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We inform you about the events that took place in the business life of the FBA EAC in July 2023

On July 2-5, 2023 «First Trans Eurasian Cooperation Development High Peek Forum of Supply Chain in International New Land-sea Corridor & Freight Forwarding Fair» was held in Chongquin (China). It was organized by the International Coordinating Council on Trans-Eurasian Transportation (CCTT) together with China International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFA) and ASEAN Federation of Forwarders Associations (AFFA) with the support of the Chongquin Government. The Association was represented by M.Fedotova, advisor to President of the FBA EAC Li Shuobing. She spoke at the panel session «One Belt, One Road and the Greater Eurasian Space: New Horizons of Integration». More information is available at the link: https://www.fbacs.com/en/articles/first-trans-eurasian-cooperation-development-high-peek-forum-of-supply-chain-in-international-new-la.html

On July 3, 2023 S.Plikais was appointed Vice-President of the Association. The FBA EAC International Committee for Technology Sovereignty in Radioelectronics and Applied Informatics was established in the structure of the Association. A.Makarichev, CEO of Partner Group, was appointed Chairman of the Committee. More information is available at the link: https://www.fbacs.com/en/articles/new-appointments.html

On July 5, 2023 business negotiations with representatives of the company MERIDA LLC (UAE), recently accepted as a member of the Association, were held in the headquarters of the FBA EAC. The meeting was attended by Chairman of the FBA EAC Executive Board A.Murychev, First Vice President A.Kotlyarsky, Vice President S.Plikais, interim General Director S.Orlova, and Chief Executive Director E.Berezovaya. MERIDA LLC was represented by E.Panasyuk and A.Nikitin. Following the results of the meeting, it was decided to develop a detailed “road map” of interaction between MERIDA LLC and the FBA EAC. Read more at: https://www.fbacs.com/en/articles/business-negotiations-with-representatives-of-the-company-merida-llc-on-july-5.html

On July 11, 2023 in Yekaterinburg «Financing for Industrial Innovations: From Conventional to Digital» session was held at INNOPROM-2023. The session was moderated by Vice President of RSPP, Chairman of the FBA EAC Executive Board A.Murychev. Opening the event, A.Murychev noted that innovations in industry are of primary importance for the development not only of an individual enterprise, but also of the Russian economy as a whole. In the course of further discussion, the participants assessed the current state and prospects of the digital asset market, tried to answer the question “what can digitalization of assets provide for financing innovations in industry and how this tool solves the issue of increasing the availability of financial resources for industry”, agreed with the opinion that the synergy between traditional and new financial instruments has reached a qualitatively new level, and all of them can be combined in one project from idea to practice. More information is available at the link: https://www.fbacs.com/en/articles/financing-for-industrial-innovations-from-conventional-to-digital-session-was-held-within-innoprom-2.html

On July 14, 2023 an exhibition of pedigree livestock breeding was held on the premises of the Vladimir Agrarian College. Traditionally, the best farms in the region took part in the event. In conversation with FBA EAC Committee member V.Vasiliev, interim Minister of Agriculture of the Vladimir region S.Lukyanov expressed his willingness to hold an extended round table with local farmers interested in developing their production in order to determine the forms and methods of future cooperation. In co-operation with the Research Institute “Child nutrition” and Belarusian colleagues, information is being collected on necessary equipment, suppply of raw materials, personnel, client base, etc. V.Karamzin, member of the FBA EAC Committee, Doctor of Science, General Director of Agromash, takes an active part in this work. Detailed information is available at: https://www.fbacs.com/en/articles/fba-eac-develops-a-project-on-deep-processing-of-milk-for-infant-food-and-school-meals-.html

On July 18, 2023 business negotiations took place at the FBA EAC headquarters, attended by S.Orlova, Acting General Director, E.Berezovaya, Chief Executive Director, and A.Yakovleva, Head of the Ludvig Nobel Foundation. A.Yakovleva spoke about the history and activities of the Foundation, shared plans for the implementation of the humanitarian and educational project “Cadets of Victory”. The participants of the negotiations exchanged proposals for possible mutually beneficial co-operation and stressed the importance of such meetings in promoting social projects. Please follow the link for more information:   https://www.fbacs.com/en/articles/business-negotiations-with-potential-members-of-fba-eac.html

On July 19, 2023 a meeting of the Business Centre for Economic Development of the CIS was held. The meeting was moderated by A.Kazakov, Chairman of the Coordinating Council of CIS Financial and Banking Council, Chairman of Coordinating Council of the CIS Business Centre for Economic Development, Advisor to General Secretary of the CIS, Member of FBA EAC Business Council. The speakers of the meeting were A.Aksakov, Chairman of the Financial Market Committee of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, member of the Supervisory Board of FBA EAC and A.Murychev, Vice President for Financial Policy and Economic Sector Development of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, Chairman of the FBA EAC Board. The participants discussed issues related to the establishment of the International Business Club of the CIS, EAEU, SCO; organization of the International Financial and Banking Forum of the CIS Member States “Dialogue of Integrations: CIS, EAEU, SCO, BRICS” scheduled for March 17, 2024 in China; and the establishment of a new Committee on Information Technologies within the structure of the CIS Business Centre for Economic Development. Read more at: https://www.fbacs.com/en/articles/meeting-of-the-business-centre-for-economic-development-of-the-cis-on-july-19-2023.html

On July 26, 2023 FBA EAC Telegram channel was launched.

On July 26-29, 2023 the Russia-Africa Economic and Humanitarian Forum took place in St. Petersburg at the Expoforum Exhibition Center. The event is designed to demonstrate various forms and directions of Russian-African cooperation, as well as to determine their development for the long term. One of the centers of attraction of the Forum participants was the “Innovation Territory”, a project that is a platform for dialogue, debate and discussion of trends with leading experts in the field of innovation and digital transformation. One of the speakers of this event, held under the title “Effective Cybersecurity: Expectations and industry specifics”, was A.Biryukov, Head of the Representative Office of the FBA EAC in West Africa and Mauritania, General Director of OOO “BIZAF Business in Africa’’. Read more about the forum here: https:/www.fbacs.com/en/articles/russia-africa-economic-and-humanitarian-forum.html%20

On July 27, 2023 a meeting was held at the headquarters of FBA EAC between the management of the FBA EAC Committee on Best Available Technologies and Investment Projects, which is chaired by Y.Fedorov, and A.Unitsky, President of Unitsky String Technologies Inc. The meeting was attended by V.Donchenko, Chief Scientific Associate of the Centre for Environmental Safety of the Academy of Sciences of the Russian Federation, expert of the BAT Council, member of the FBA EAC Committee; A.Babayan, Chief Executive Director of Unitsky String Technologies Inc.; S.Orlova, Acting General Director of FBA EAC; E.Berezovaya, Chief Executive Director of FBA EAC. The participants discussed the possibility of implementing the Unitsky String Transport (uST) project, which represents the development of string systems technology as a global transformative potential aimed at forming the foundation for the safe and harmonious development of civilization in the long term, namely the creation of a new environmentally safe flyover mode of transport. Read more at:  https://www.fbacs.com/en/articles/meeting-between-the-fba-eac-committee-on-bat-and-investment-projects-and-unitsky-string-technologies.html

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

The year 2023 will be held under the auspices of the FBA EAC’s 10th anniversary.
The business program for 2023 includes business, representational and anniversary events.

In August 2023 applications for participation in the Competition for the International Public Award «Business Elite of Eurasia» will continue to be accepted. Please note that within the framework of the award in the anniversary year of the FBA EAC, there are six nominations, including new ones.  Details on participation in the Contest and the nomination-2023 are available on the website: https://www.fbacs.com/en/articles/the-provision.html

In August 2023 the 18th issue of the Eurasian Financial and Economic Herald will be published. For information on cooperation, please contact the editorial board of the journal: https://www.herald.media/en/magazine#collab-home

In 2023, the photo Contest “The world through the eyes of a photographer – 2023” continues. We invite non-professional photographers from the countries of the FBA EAC presence to participate in the photo contest. Read the terms of the contest on the journal’s website: https://www.herald.media/en/photo-contest#photo-contest-rules

On September 27-30 2023 the XX International Banking Forum will be held in Sochi. The forum will include the conference “Financial Markets in Times of Structural Shifts and Shocks: Russia and International Practice”. The main theme of the forum will be the discussion of the conditions and prospects for the development of financial markets in times of structural shifts and shocks.

In September 2023, the Association’s anniversary booklet is scheduled to be released.  Vice-presidents, chairmen of committees, heads of representative offices are invited to join the preparation of this publication, having worked out the issue of preparing congratulations for the FBA EAC from significant international, state, public organizations that will be included in the booklet.

On October12-13, 2023 the regional financial event «FinConference 2023» will be held in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic.

The main program of the FinConference 2023 will focus on topical issues in decentralized finance, payment instruments, correspondent banking and other related topics. The program will include presentations and panel discussions on the following aspects:

  • Decentralized finance: Exploring the concept and principles of decentralized finance, including blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies, decentralized exchanges and other financial innovations;
  • Payment Instruments: Discussion on various payment systems, their development, efficiency and security. Exploring new technologies and trends in payment services, including mobile payments, e-wallets and digital payment platforms, and remittance systems;
  • Correspondent banking: Analyzing current challenges and opportunities in correspondent banking, including liquidity, regulation, risk and compliance issues;
  • Financial innovation and open banking: Discussing new technological developments in the financial industry, including artificial intelligence, big data, robotics and process automation.

Forum Organizer: Union of Banks of Kyrgyzstan.

From November 8 to 16, 2023, the FBA EAC International Business Week will take place. A number of round tables on industry topics will be held during the week. 

The following topics and basic countries are proposed for the event:

  • Agriculture and fertilizers as instruments of power in the new current geopolitical scenario (Brazil) – 08.11.23
  • Energy security of the European energy market (Serbia) – 09.11.23
  • Digitalization of Business as a Key Competitive Advantage. Global Trends and International Practice (Australia) – 14.11.23
  • Who and how creates the transport and logistics map of Greater Eurasia (Russia) -15.11.23
  • Cross-border settlements in a multipolar world (Russia) – 16.11.2023
  • “Human Capital” – the basic source of economic development (Russia) – 16.11.2023
On November 16, 2023 the plenary session of the X Moscow International Financial and Economic Forum “Building bridges, not barriers. Business Eurasia in a New Reality” will be held.

We invite for cooperation information partners of the forum, sponsors and speakers.