Presentation of "Arabia-EXPO" in St Petersburg
On April 29 the House of Moscow in St Petersburg hosted the round table “Russian-Arab Cooperation at the Modern Stage: Commerce, Economy, Investment”. The event was attended by representatives of business, mass-media and social and political circles. Among other things, the event included a presentation of the 11th Session of the RABC and the Third International Exhibition “Arabia-EXPO” also took place.
Mr Vladislav Lutsenko, Deputy Director of the RABC and Director General of the “Arabia-EXPO” company, told the participants of the event about the forthcoming Exhibition, scheduled to be held in the period May 30 to June 1 in St Petersburg. He mentioned that the Exhibition and the associated events were supposed to be attended by more than 1 000 Arab guests.
The event also witnessed discussing such topic problems as organizing direct investment flows between Russia and the Arab world, the processes of establishing a comfortable investment infrastructure, the dependence of the Russian-Arab trade turnover on the political situation and the instability some countries of the region – including both traditional and new partners of Russia – are dealing with nowadays. In addition to that, the participants of the round table discussed the great possibilities that await Russian entrepreneurs in countries of Middle East, the Persian gulf and North Africa.