Sharing economy was the main theme of the conference «Gazprombank Leasing»

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase in fotobanka. Archival photoSharing economy was the main theme of the conference «Gazprombank Leasing»© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase the image Bank

The role of the sharing economy assets in Russia and the world, its growth rate and market capitalization share of the companies became a key theme of the third conference «Leasing and Sharing Economy: the era of digital transformation», organized in Moscow by the company «Gazprombank Leasing», according to a press release from the company.

The conference was attended by more than 500 representatives of the real sector of the Russian economy and sharing-companies, governments, international leasing associations, leading experts, including from USA, Italy, Poland and Romania.

«Leasing is a versatile financial instrument, which in conjunction with the state allows us to significantly increase production volumes of the Russian companies and to receive additional incomes in the Federal budget», — are reported comment of the Deputy Director of Department Minpromtorga of Russia Alexey Yartsev.

The participants also discussed the impact of the new model sharing economy for the implementation of leasing transactions, the change in the transport industry and building digital infrastructure.

«Annual leasing conference has already become a permanent platform for exchange of experience, discussions of new challenges in the economy and industry, including the leasing market. Sharing economy, as the theme of this year’s conference, we have chosen not accidentally. Today more and more companies, including the largest, are considering a transition of ownership of the assets to their temporary use. I truly believe that the economy of sharing can shake up traditional business models that do not change over the years» — gave the press service quoted the General Director of «Gazprombank Leasing» Maxim Agadzhanova.