3 Feb

We inform you about the events that took place in the business life of the FBA EAC in January 2022

On January 13, 2022, by Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Timur Suleimenov, a member of the Supervisory Board of VEB’s EAC, was appointed First Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

On January 18, 2022, the annual meeting of the participants of the Lisbon-Vladivostok Initiative took place. The event was attended by more than 100 people, the meeting was held in a mixed format. The moderator of the event was a member of the FBA EAC Supervisory Board, President of the SCHNEIDER GROUP U.Schneider. In his speech, he noted that despite the difficulties associated with the pandemic and political differences, the Initiative is increasingly uniting the space of Europe and Eurasia. Director General O. Berezovoy took part in the event on behalf of the FBA EAC. Read more at the link: http://www.fbacs.com/articles/ezhegodnaya-vstrecha-initsiativy-lissabon-vladivostok.html

On January 25, 2022, a meeting of the Bureau of the FBA EAC Board was held in videoconference format. The meeting was chaired by the Chairman of the Board of the Association A. Murychev. The participants discussed a wide range of issues related to the preparation of the General Meeting of Members of the FBA EAC on 3.03.2022, approved the work plan and budget of the FBA EAC for 2022.
More information on the website of the Association at the link: http://www.fbacs.com/articles/sostoyalos-zasedanie-byuro-pravleniya-fba-eas.html

Since January 25, 2022, by the decision of the Bureau of the FBA EAC Board, due to the illness of the President of the Association, the first Vice-President of the FBA EAC, General Director of the PROMTECH company, Doctor of Technical Sciences A.Kotlyarsky has been appointed to temporarily act as President of the FBA EAC.

On January 25, 2022, in order to strengthen cooperation with UNIDO, the Director of the Center for International Industrial Cooperation of UNIDO in the Russian Federation S. Korotkov was appointed Adviser to the Chairman of the Board of the FBA EAC. More at the link: http://www.fbacs.com/articles/fba-eas-ukreplyaet-svyazi-s-yunido.html

On January 26, 2022, a working meeting with the Minister of Construction and Housing and Communal Services of the Russian Federation I. Fayzullin was held. The meeting was attended by: President of the Association “National Association of Builders (NOSTROY) A. Glushkov; President of the National Association of Prospectors and Designers (NOPRIZ) M. Posokhin; Vice-President of the Russian Union of Builders, State Secretary – Deputy Minister of Construction and Housing and Communal Services of the Russian Federation S. Ivanova, Vice-President of the RSPP, Chairman of the Board of the FBA EAC A. Murychev. During the meeting, issues of execution of the instructions of the President of the Russian Federation following the results of the plenary session of the XXX Congress of the RSPP were discussed. More at the link: https://rspp.ru/events/news/vitse-prezident-rspp-aleksandr-murychev-prinyal-uchastie-v-rabochey-vstreche-s-ministrom-stroitelstv-61f1506a74d8f/

On January 26, 2022, the head of the CRCC representative office in Moscow Mr. Peng Mingquan met with a member of the Bureau of FBA EAC Board A.Tkachuk and the representative of FBA EAC in Iraq and the United Arab Emirates D. Panasenko. The meeting was devoted to further cooperation using a wide range of tools, including investment projects in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey, the Middle East and Africa, as well as cooperation in the development of the Pyzhem titanium-quartz deposit in the Komi Republic of the Russian Federation. The parties agreed to organize a joint management company, which is confirmed by a written offer of partnership. “Combining the accumulated competencies of our organizations both in construction and in financing infrastructure projects will have a significant synergistic effect for the domestic market,” A. Tkachuk stressed. More information on the website: http://www.fbacs.com/articles/kitayskiy-gigant-crcc-v-sotrudnichestve-s-fba-eas-vzyal-kurs-na-investitsii.html

On January 31, 2022, a meeting of the Committee of the Association of Banks of Russia on Banking Legislation was held in the format of the videoconference. The following issues were discussed at the meeting: on the draft of the Federal Law No. 48749-8 “On Amendments to the Federal Law “On Consumer Credit (Loan)” and certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation” in terms of improving the procedure for calculating the full cost of consumer credit (loan), on the report of the Working Group on Guarantees and Letters of Credit for 2021, on planning the work of the Committee on Banking Legislation for 2022.

The following events will take place in the life of the FBA EAC in the near future:

On February 3, 2022, an Extraordinary XL General Meeting of members of the Association of Banks of Russia will be held in the videoconference format on the Cisco Webex platform. More about the event: https://asros.ru/events/members-meeting-2022-02-03/

On February 3, 2022, the first organizational meeting of the Expert Council of the International Banking Council (IBS) will be held in the videoconference format on the Cisco Webex platform. The main purpose of the event is to determine the thematic work plans of the Council for 2022-2023.

On February 11, 2022, at 11.00 msk, a round table “Prospects for cooperation with UNIDO: a strategy for Universal sustainable industrial development” will be held in the format of a videoconference. Members and partners of the FBA EAC, heads of representative offices and committees of the Association are invited to participate. A connection link will be sent additionally.

In February 2022, as part of cooperation with the financial unit of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), we will begin holding Business meetings “Public Reception” with a Member of the Board (Minister) for Economics and Financial Policy of the EEC R.Beketaev. Such meetings are planned to be held once every 2 months. The purpose of such events is to exchange experience, identify problems and obstacles for the business development of the members of the FBA EAC on the territory of the EAEU countries. The specific date of the event will be announced later.

The photo Contest “The World through the eyes of an artist” 2022 starts in February 2022. New conditions of the contest are on the website of the Economic and Financial Herald: https://www.herald.media/photo-contest.

In February 2022, begins the acceptance of applications for participation in the Competition for the award of the public award “Business Elite of Eurasia”. Read more about the conditions of participation on the FBA EAC website:: http://www.fbacs.com/articles/o-premii.html

On March 3, 2022, at 12.00 msk, a general meeting of the members of the FBA EAC Association will be held. The meeting will be held at the headquarters of the Financial and Business Association of Eurasian Cooperation. More detailed information and a link to connect for online participation will be sent additionally.

The Annual Meeting of credit institutions with the management of the Bank of Russia will take place on March 3-4, 2022. The purpose of the annual meetings is to discuss current problems facing the banking community, new legislative and regulatory documents in direct dialogue with the regulator. More detailed information is available on the website of the Association of Banks of Russia: https://asros.ru/events/meeting-with-cbr-2022/

In March 2022, the Eurasian Financial and Economic Herald No. 15 will be published. We inform you that the new issue of the journal will be timed to the date of the General Meeting of the FBA EAC. We are waiting for the materials for new publications. The deadline for the provision of materials is February 10, 2022. The archive of the journals is available on the journal’s website at the link: https://www.herald.media

In 2022, the meetings in B2B format will continue to be organized in the videoconference format 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 the technical modifications, the registration process on the Platform has been simplified, training materials have been updated, administration and monitoring tools have been improved. We invite interested participants to use the opportunities of the Deals Platform to develop their business. Link to the website of the Deals Platform: https://www.dep.global/