Main spheres of economy of EEU member-states to discuss at “Eurasian week” in Astana
The forum Eurasian week will be held from August 24 to 26 at the platform Astana EXPO-2017. At the International exhibition forum, interregional cooperation of the member-states of the Eurasian economic union (EEU) will be discussed, the report of the World bank will be presented, which is dedicated to an analysis of development of digital economy in Eurasia, and about 300 companies from the EEU will present their exhibits.
It was certified in the NEC, that in this year the business programme includes 30 discussion events, which will cover 13 strategically important for the whole market of the EEU spheres of economy. More than 250 speakers from 17 countries will participate in the forum. To participate in the forum, representatives of 35 countries have already been registered, including the member-states of the EEU, CIS, Southern-east And Southern Asia, the Middle East, Europe, Africa and North America.
Within the forum, the matters on interregional cooperation are planned to discuss during the meeting of Governors of the member-states of the EEU, where Heads of more than 20 regions of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia will take part. Besides the events, included into the vusiness programme, the Exchange of subcontracts, focused on the establishment of direct contracts and development of cooperation of large, medium and small plants of the member-states of the EEU. Besides, during the three days, the interactive exposition with the participation of about 300 companies from the states of the Union will operate, which have proposals for increasing their exports to third countries.
During the discussions and round tables of the forum, the formation of a single market of services and the common finance market of the Union will be discussed, as well as the effective development of a single market of labor and creation of favorable conditions for investing to the member-states of the EEU. The special attention will be paid to the matters of preparation of the Concept of formatting the common finance market of the EEU, work on which is conducted by the Department of finance policy of the EEU together with the Governmental and national (central) banks of the Union. The main tasks, principles, purposes, stages and expected results of formatting of the common finance market of the EEU will be defined in the Concept. It is also planned to discuss the matters on formation of a single exchange space of the EEU and the experience of development of the International finance center in Kazakhstan, was said in the EEC.
At the Eurasian week the open discussion of the project of the main directions of implementation of the digital agenda of the states of the EEU was finished, and in October, this document is planned to present to discuss by Prime-Ministers of the member-states of the EEU. In addition, at the forum, for the first time, the report of the World bank will be promulgated, which is dedicated to the analysis of development of digital economy of Eurasia.
We remind that the Forum Eurasian week is an annual event, which is held by the member-states of the EEU and the EEC. The forum includes the business and exposition parts, facilitates to establishment of B2B- and B2G-contacts. The first forum Eurasian week was held in October 2016 at the platform of the Moscow international forum and show of innovative development The open innovations. 16 thematic events were held with the participation of the business and expert circles of the Union and the third countries (Vietnam, Singapore, Egypt, South Korea, states of the EU). At the forum, more than 400 speakers delivered speeches. 43 exhibitioners from the states of the Union took part in the exhibition part, the forum was visited by more than 2000 people.
Source: Kazakhstan 2050