Dear members of the FBA EAC!
We inform you about the events that took place in the business life of the FBA EAC in March 2022:
On March 2, 2022, a regular meeting of the Bureau of the Board of the FBA EAC was held.
The participants discussed the issues of preparation for the General Meeting of the Association’s Members, approved the creation of the FBA EAC Precious Metals Committee and the head of the Committee – member of the Board of the FBA EAC, Head of the Association’s Representative Office in Italy A.Boldi. Also, the Vice-President of the FBA EAC was approved by the President of the foundation “International Social and Working Fund of Migrants from Moldova”, R. Taran.
More information is available at the link: https://www.fbacs.com/en/articles/on-march-2-2022-at-11-00-moscow-time-a-regular-meeting-of-the-bureau-of-the-fba-eac-board-was-held-.html
On March 3, 2022, we heldthe Annual General Meeting of the Association’s members. The meeting was held in a combined format. The subject of discussion was the results of the Association’s work in the past year, new areas of activity for 2022, audit, change of legal address and rotation in the governing bodies of the Association.
Среди итогов года отмечено: рост членской базы-14 новых членов в отчетном году (общее количество членов – 74 организации), расширение географии участников – 26 стран мира, увеличение количества представительств-открыты представительства: в ОАЭ, Австралийском союзе, Новой Зеландии, Финляндии и Великобритании (в 50 странах Европы, Азии и Африки находятся Представительства Ассоциации либо ее представители), углубление официальных деловых контактов с представителями более 120 стран мира.
The results of the year noted: the growth of the membership base -14 new members in the reporting year (the total number of members – 74 organizations), the expansion of the geography of participants – 26 countries of the world, an increase in the number of representative offices-representative offices were opened in the UAE, the Australian Union, New Zealand, Finland and the UK (in 50 countries of Europe, Asia and Africa there are Representative offices of the Association or its representatives), deepening official business contacts with representatives of more than 120 countries of the world.
In 2021, the heads and members of the FBA EAC took part in over a hundred international forums, round tables and conferences, a number of which were co-organized by the Association. Over 50 business meetings were held with representatives of various countries of the world. The VIII Moscow International Financial and Economic Forum was successfully held (over one and a half thousand participants from 27 countries of the world), 5 specialized round tables were held with a total number of participants of more than 200 people, organized by the Committees of the FBA EAC. 21 publications were prepared for Russian and international media, 3 issues of the Eurasian Financial and Economic Herald were published, the journal’s website was developed and implemented.
FBA EAC continues close cooperation with the International Banking Council (IBC), with the relevant committees and commissions of the RSPP, with the International Congress of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (ICIE), with the CIS Financial and Banking Council, with the Association of Central and Eastern European Banks (BACEE), and, more recently, with the UNIDO Center for International Industrial Cooperation in the Russian Federation, with which the Association began to build a multifaceted practical work. An electronic communication platform, the FBA EAC Deals Platform, has been developed, implemented and is actively being filled, which helps to promote the goods and services of the Association’s members.
Today, the Association is ready to provide highly professional services in the field of law, personnel audit, financial and banking activities, in the organization of international business communications. The members of the Association are large high-tech companies that are also able to provide a wide range of services, conduct expert examinations of projects, give conclusions on them, and assist in implementation. Read the details on our website: https://www.fbacs.com/en/articles/the-general-meeting-of-the-association-members-on-march-3.html
On March 15, 2022, Acting President A.Kotlyarsky helda meeting of with vice-presidents and committee chairmen in the format of a videoconference. The meeting discussed the work plans of the committees for the 1st half of 2022.
Oleg Berezovoy, General Director of the FBA EAC, reminded the participants of the meeting that the Association’s management, in an effort to improve the efficiency and degree of responsibility of the Chairmen of the Committees, will rely on the developed “system of activity indicators” in assessing their activities.
The main issue on the agenda was addressed by: Vice-President of the FBA EAC R.Taran, Chairman of the FBA EAC Committee on International and Scientific and Technical Cooperation V.Kondratenko, Chairman of the FBA EAC Committee on Finance and Investments P.Delmotte, Chairman of the FBA EAC Committee on Personnel Technologies and Qualifications A.Bespalov, Chairman of the FBA EAC Committee on International Leasing V. Sokolov, Chairman of the FBA EAC International Banking Committee O.Preksin,
Chairman of the FBA EAC Committee on BAT and Investment Projects Y.Fedorov.
In his closing speech, A. Kotlyarsky expressed confidence that in modern turbulent times the role of such an extensive international organization as the FBA EAC is only increasing.
More detailed information is available on the Association’s website at the link: https://www.fbacs.com/en/articles/meeting-with-the-acting-president-of-the-fba-eac.html
On March 17, 2022, the 24th meeting of the RSPP Integration Council for Cooperation with the EEC was held. The meeting was held via videoconference.
On the main topic of the meeting, “On joint actions of the business community to ensure sustainable growth and development of the EAEU and the international economy in new conditions”, the Chairman of the Integration Council of the RSPP for Interaction with the EEC, the Vice President of the RSPP A.Murychev.
The meeting was attended by: Acting Executive Secretary of the EAEU Business Council, Managing Director of the Department for International Multilateral Cooperation and Integration of the RSPP, member of the Integration Council of the RSPP for Interaction with the EEC S.Mikhnevich; Vice President – Managing Director of the Department of International Bilateral Cooperation of the RSPP, member of the Integration Council of the RSPP for Interaction with the EEC, member of the Supervisory Board of the FBA EAC S.Krasilnikov; Deputy Co-Chairman of the RSPP Committee on Industrial Policy and Technical Regulation, member of the RSPP Integration Council for Interaction with the EEC A. Lotsmanov; Executive Secretary of the RSPP Commission on Fisheries and Aquaculture, coordinator of the analytical group of the All-Russian Association of Fishermen (VARPE) I.Karpman and others.
The General Director of the FBA EAC O.Berezovoy attended the meeting.
Follow the link for the information: https://www.fbacs.com/en/articles/the-twenty-fourth-meeting-of-the-rspp-integration-council-on-interaction-with-the-eec-.html
On March 17, 2022, an expanded meeting of the RSPP Financial Industry Commissions was held on the topic “On measures to ensure domestic demand for securities of Russian issuers”. The meeting was chaired by the Vice–President of the RSPP – Managing Director of the Financial Policy and Financial Markets Department, Chairman of the Board of the FBA EAC A.Murychev. The RSPP sent to the Bank of Russia proposals of a systemic nature on measures in the field of ensuring the fulfillment of obligations on bonds with respect to Russian holders, restoring a fair price for securities, preserving the institution of retail investors and a number of others. Also, for the rapid development and discussion of measures to ensure the availability of financial resources and services, as well as the financial stability of companies, the creation of an appropriate temporary working group was discussed. General Director O. Berezovoy and Chairman of the International Leasing Committee V.Sokolov represented FBA EAC at the event.
Information that is more detailed on our website: https://www.fbacs.com/en/articles/a-meeting-of-the-rspp-financial-industry-commission-on-measures-to-ensure-domestic-demand-for-securi.html
On March 14-18, 2022, Expoforum hosted the VI St. Petersburg International Labor Forum. The Forum touched upon a wide range of issues and changes in the labor market, the quality of training, the use of new forms of employment, education, its standards and qualifications. Participants from Russia and CIS countries at a special section discussed the practices of regulating migration processes, outlined approaches to supporting the economy. The format of multilateral partnership for the creation of joint educational and production clusters, basic departments, laboratories, research centers and institutes aimed at qualitative replacement of the market of specialists aroused interest.
On behalf of the FBA EAC, the Chairman of the Committee on Personnel Technologies and Qualifications A. Bespalov took part in the forum. Read more information on the website: https://www.fbacs.com/en/articles/the-sixth-international-labor-forum-on-march-14-18.html
On March 23, 2022, an expanded meeting of the International Banking Committee of the FBA EAC, the ARB Committee on International Activities and the Subcommittee on Financial and Banking Activities of the Committee on International Cooperation of the RSPP took place. At the meeting, the current state and prospects for the development of cross-border financial and banking partnership were discussed in detail. Over 60 representatives of the financial and banking community attended the meeting, which was held in a combined format, and the real sector of the economy – heads of industrial enterprises – members of the FBA EAC from near and far abroad. O.Preksin, the Chairman of the Committee on International Activities and Vice-President of the ARB, Deputy Chairman of the Subcommittee on Financial and Banking Activities of the RSPP Committee on International Cooperation, Chairman of the International Banking Committee of the FBA EAC moderated the meeting. Among the speakers were: Chairman of the Board of ARB O.Skvortsov, Member of the Board (Minister) for Integration of the Eurasian Economic Commission, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences S. Glazyev, Chief Director for Financial Research of the Institute of Energy and Finance M. Ershov, Deputy Director of the Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations of the Russian Academy of Sciences S.Afontsev, Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) S. Vasiliev, Chairman of the Expert Council of the Industrial Development Fund A. Danilov-Danilyan, Unique opportunities of the jurisdiction of the Astana International Financial Center, Director of the Department of International Business and Cooperation of the AIFC Business Connect B. Sarsembekov. More detailed information and presentations of the speakers are available on the FBA EAC website at the link: http://www.fbacs.com/articles/finansovo-bankovskoe-soobshchestvo-obsuzhdaet-aktualnye-voprosy-transgranichnogo-sotrudnichestva.html.
On March 23, 2022, a meeting of the Council of the Association of Banks of Russia was held, at which measures to support the banking sector of the Russian Federation were discussed and a number of organizational decisions were made. The discussion was attended by: V.Chistyukhin – First Deputy Chairman of the Bank of Russia, B.Shablya – Head of the Current Banking Supervision Service of the Bank of Russia, A.Danilov – Director of the Banking Regulation and Analytics Department of the Bank of Russia, A.Yakovlev – Deputy Director of the Financial Policy Department of the Ministry of Finance of Russia, M.Shevchenko – Chairman of the Board of Directors of KIWI Bank, M.Dralin – Chairman of the Management Board of Bank Kuznetsky, A.Aksakov – Chairman of the Council of the Association of Banks of Russia, Chairman of the State Duma Committee on the Financial Market, member of the Supervisory Board of the FBA EAC, G.Luntovsky – President of the Association of Banks of Russia, Member of the Board of the FBA EAC. Read more on the website: https://asros.ru/news/asros/sovet-assotsiatsii-bankov-rossii-obsudil-mery-podderzhki-bankovskogo-sektora/
On March 25, 2022, the 19th meeting of the Presidium of the EAEU Business Council took place, the main topic was joint actions of the business community to ensure sustainable growth and development of the EAEU and the international economy in new conditions. RSPP President A.Shokhin, Chairman of the EEC Board M.Myasnikovich, Chairman of the Confederation of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (Employers) of the Republic of Belarus A.Kharlap, Acting Chairman of NCE “Atameken” N.Abilshaikov, Vice-President of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Armenia N.Karamanukyan, member of the Board (Minister) in the main areas of integration and macroeconomics of the EEC S. Glazyev, member of the Board (Minister) for Economics and Financial Policy of the EEC, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the FBA EAC R.Beketaev, member of the Board (Minister) for Trade of the EEC A.Slepnev and other representatives of government and Eurasian business. attended the meeting. The Chairman of the Presidium -President of the EAEU Business Council in 2022, D. Ibraev, hosted the meeting.
Read more on the website: https://rspp.ru/events/news/postupatelno-razvivat-sotrudnichestvo-v-novykh-usloviyakh-itogi-zasedaniya-delovogo-soveta-eaes-624320da90802/
On March 28, 2022, the FBA EAC held an online meeting with representatives of the business circles of Slovenia and Serbia. General Director O.Berezovoy took part in it from the FBA EAC, Slovenia was represented by the head of the Representative Office of the FBA EAC Y. Podobnik.The founder of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Slovenia Z.Saje, Serbia – Dr. D.Trivan. Read more at the link: https://www.fbacs.com/en/articles/meeting-with-business-representatives-of-slovenia-and-serbia.html
On March 30, 2022, a meeting with the heads of the Representative Offices of the FBA EAC was in the videoconference mode. Chairman of the Management Board A.Murychev led the meeting. The meeting was attended by the Acting President of the FBA EAC A. Kotlyarsky, Vice-President R. Taran, General Director O. Berezovoy and heads of twenty Representative Offices of the Association. At the meeting, the work plans of the Representative Offices for the upcoming half–year were discussed, the presentation of the new member of the FBA EAC – LLC “First Integrated Registration Company” took place, the participants of the meeting were informed about the preparations for the international forum “Golden Bridge”, which will be held in Rome on June 9, 2022. Read more at the link: https://www.fbacs.com/en/articles/meeting-with-fba-eac-heads-of-representative-offices-.html
On March 30, 2022, a general meeting of members of the Association of Financial Market Participants “Council for Professional Qualifications of the Financial Market” was held in mixed format. The Chairman of the Association, Chairman of the Board of the FBA EAC A.Murychev led the meeting. General Director O. Berezovoy represented FBA EAC at the event as a member of the Association. More detailed information is available on the website: https://www.fbacs.com/en/articles/general-meeting-of-the-association-council-for-professional-qualifications-development.html
On March 31, 2022, a meeting was held in the format of a videoconference with the President of the Tunisian-African Business Council A.Jaziri, a member of the Board of the FBA EAC, President of WARIG (West African and Russian Industrial Group) A. Sow, head of the representative office of the FBA EAC in West Africa and Mauritania A. Biryukov. The meeting discussed issues of cooperation and promotion of projects on the territory of the Russian Federation and Africa and the conduct of the forum in Tunis on May 25. More detailed information is available on the website: https://www.fbacs.com/articles/vstrecha-s-predstavitelyami-biznesa-afriki.html
On March 31, 2022, a dialogue with Moldovan business representatives took place in the format of the videoconference.
Participants of the meeting: General Director of the FBA EAC O.Berezovoy, Vice President R.Taran, CEO of the company WineMD I.Muntian. The issues of joining the FBA EAC and promoting the products of Moldovan winemakers in Russia were discussed at the meeting.
More detailed information is available on the website: https://www.fbacs.com/en/articles/meeting-with-business-representatives-of-the-republic-of-moldova.html
In the near future, the following events will take place in the life of the FBA EAC:
On April 5, 2022, the Online & Offline Retail Forum will take place. An innovative exhibition of products from leading vendors, service providers for business development, marketing, IT operations, logistics, security, self-service, e-commerce and payment solutions will be held within the framework of the PLAS Forum: “Online & Offline Retail”.
On April 19, 2022, a meeting of the Bureau of the Board of the FBA EAC will take place. Among the issues on the agenda: the creation of the precious metals Committee, the convening of the organizing committee of the Moscow International Financial and Economic Forum, preparations for the forum in Rome and others. More detailed information will be provided later.
On April 21, 2022, the XXIII All-Russian Banking Conference will be held in a combined format. The organizer is the Association of Banks of Russia. The heads of the Bank of Russia, the Ministry of Finance, other federal ministries and departments, the State Duma, the Federation Council, representatives of credit institutions and well-known experts, traditionally attend the conference.
On April 22, 2022 the National Industrial Forum will take place. The event was organized with the support of the RSPP (RSPP Committee on Investment Policy, Development Institutions and Export Support).
In 2022, the Forum will be devoted to issues of state support for industrial companies’ projects in the face of new economic challenges.
On April 26, 2022, it is planned to hold a Round table organized by the Committee on Best Available Technologies (BAT) and Investment Projects. More detailed information will be provided later.
At the end of April 2022, a meeting of the Acting President of the FBA EAC with vice-presidents and heads of committees will be held. The agenda includes the activation of the work of the committees to provide project, expert, advisory assistance to the members of the Association. More detailed information will be provided later.
In April 2022, it is planned to sign a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Tunisian-African Business Council.
In April 2022, the photo Contest “The World through the eyes of an artist” – 2022 continues. Read the updated terms of the contest on the magazine’s website: https://www.herald.media/photo-contest . We invite non-professional photographers from the countries of the FBA EAC presence to participate in the photo contest.
In April 2022, applications for participation in the Competition for the award of the public prize “Business Elite of Eurasia” will continue to be accepted. Details about participation in the Competition can be found on the FBA EAC website: http://www.fbacs.com/articles/o-premii.html
In 2022, meetings in the B2B format will continue in the videoconference mode for members of the Association interested in establishing international business contacts. We are waiting for suggestions on the topics of the Round Tables.
In 2022, the work of the FBA EAC Deals Platform will continue. Thanks to technical modifications, the registration process on the Platform has been simplified, training materials have been updated and updated, administration and monitoring tools have been improved. We invite interested participants to use the opportunities of the Deals Platform to develop their business. Registration and posting of information is free of charge. Link to the website of the FBA EAC Deals Platform: https://www.dep.global/
In June 2022, the forum “Golden Bridge” is planned to be held in Rome (Italy). The following issues will be discussed at the forum: gold and financial instruments, the use of precious metals, the production and sale of jewelry, the possibility of development and cooperation in the Eurasian market for operators and financing structures, new technologies for working with precious metals, a gold bank. Interested structures are invited to participate. More detailed information will be provided later.