Results of the 2019 Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum

Results of the 2019 Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum The 2019 Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum took place on June 6-8. The Moscow government took part in the business program along with other representatives from government bodies, public organizations, and business community leaders. Overall, a total of 120 business events took place during the forum.   Moscow presented…

Who’s not afraid of sanctions

Who’s not afraid of sanctions In 2018, German companies invested over three billion euros in Russia, hitting a new high since the 2008 financial crisis in terms of investment volumes.   The Russian-German Chamber of Commerce reported that, according to Bundesbank records, the volume of German companies investments into the Russian economy reached its peak since…

What’s new #27

SIBUR and Skolkovo Foundation launch PolyLab Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has opened the first Russian research center for the development and testing of polymer products – SIBUR PolyLab. According to the company, the volume of investments in the establishment of the center amounted to 2.2 billion rubles. Simultaneously with the opening of the center, memorandums of…

Money? Great, but we need PPPs!

Money? Great, but we need PPPs! Moscow has placed first in the rating of Russian regions in terms of public-private partnerships (PPPs) for the fourth time. This rating is put together jointly by the Russian Ministry of Economic Development and the National PPP Center every year.   The area across from the Sberbank office on…

BUSINESS AWARD FOR THE YOUNG AND AMBITIOUS

BUSINESS AWARD FOR THE YOUNG AND AMBITIOUS Student entrepreneurship? This is no joke! In May, the finalists for the Russian award for high school and university student entrepreneurship were announced. Famous Russian entrepreneurs and journalists selected the best projects across nine nomination categories. The award will be presented annually to talented and successful young entrepreneurs,…