30.03.2016 — II Intersectoral Industrial Forum: Import Substitution Becomes Proactive

The II Intersectoral Industrial Forum supported by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation upon the initiative of the Assembly of Business community and the Joint working group on escort of foreign investors took place in Moscow on 30th March, 2016. The Forum’s main objective was to discuss possible proponence mechanisms for real economy involving representatives of the trade ministries, expert community, representatives of business and banking sector, and also foreign partners.

Artem Sirota participated in the Forum in capacity of a co-moderator of the Round table "Financial instruments for business assistance and development under present conditions". In particular, Artem Sirota, having over 10 years experience on the international market, highlighted the most feasible questions on special economic zones as an effective mechanism to enhance investment climate in Russia and to diminish risks for foreign investors.