17 February
Marriott Royal Aurora

The annual conference "Doing Business with China. New Horizons for Business Cooperation: Russia China"

Payment: 25 000 rubles
+ VAT
Participate Accreditation

Program

"Despite certain negative external factors, we believe that the practical cooperation between Russia and China is highly complementary. In the future, we should look for new prospects, while overcoming the current challenges."
Wang Yi, Foreign Minister of China
Press conference following negotiations with Sergey Lavrov, Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation


Relevance and Importance of the Conference

China is the biggest trade and strategic partner of Russia. Analysis and monitoring of key events and trends of the Russian-Chinese relations development show a preserved mutual interest in bilateral cooperation in different fields of economy and profound intercultural communications. However, crisis developments, new economic challenges, negative trends in the trade and economic cooperation impeded the bilateral interaction system, that requires new, innovative approaches to build economic relations. High expectations are placed on the fact that bilateral efforts directed to the extension and intensification of economic ties will effect all the aspects of the future cooperation positively.

The annual conference "Doing Business with China. New Horizons for Business Cooperation: Russia – China" becomes a traditional event and an efficient platform that promotes the development of the Russia-China cooperation.

The goals of the conference are to promote the development of the Russian-Chinese cooperation, to identify mutually beneficial opportunities and potential risks of certain projects, to develop practical recommendations and offers on harmonization of the bilateral economic interaction.

Key topics and issues for discussion
•New model and trends in trade and economic relations between Russia and China. Influence of internal and external factors on cooperation between the two countries.
Aligning the Eurasian Economic Union and the Silk Road Economic Belt in the interest of establishing a common trade and economic space. Current projects and prospects for expansion of business ties.
Attractiveness of Russian industrial sites for Chinese businessmen and investors. Joint development of industrial parks and trans-border economic cooperation zones.
Transport cooperation and logistics. Establishing new global-scale communications.
Cargo logistics in the Russian-Chinese trade market. Transformation of the transport logistics market.
Customs clearance of imported and exported cargo. Innovations in customs declaration. State support and regulation.
Practical issues of business between Russian and Chinese companies.
Experience with successful operation of Russian companies in China. Key factors for success.

PROGRAM

09:30 a.m. 10:00 a.m. Participant registration and morning coffee

10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Plenary session. Russia and China: strategic communications. Key priorities of cooperation of the two counties

Moderator
Alexander Gabuev, senior associate and the chair of the Russia in the Asia-Pacific Program, Carnegie Moscow Center

Topics for discussion
New model and trends in trade and economic relations between Russia and China. Influence of internal and external factors on cooperation between the two countries
Status and trends in the development of trade relations between the two countries. How and at what expense can Russian-Chinese trade be promoted? How are the Chinese consumer and the perception of Russia in China changing?
Aligning the Eurasian Economic Union and the Silk Road Economic Belt in the interest of establishing a common trade and economic space. Current projects and prospects for expansion of business ties.
Russian-Chinese regional interaction: how to stimulate sustainable development and economic growth and increase investment cooperation?
Attractiveness of Russian industrial sites for Chinese businessmen and investors. Joint development of industrial parks and trans-border economic cooperation zones.

Speakers
Yevgeniy Avtushenko, Managing Director of the Specific Economic Areas investor relations department
Oleg Chizh, Deputy C-Director, RCIF
ai Guizhu, Chairman, Union of Chinese Entrepreneurs in Russia; Vice President, Chen Tun Chinese State Corporation; President, Greenwood International Trade and Exhibition Complex
Sergey Lebedev, Head of Business Development, China board at Russian Export Center
Natalia Stapran, Acting Director of the Projects Support Department for the Asia-Pacific region of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation

12:00 p.m. 12:30 p.m. Coffee break

12:30 p.m. 2:00 p.m. Session 1. Transport cooperation and logistics

Moderator
Denis Shtirbu, Head of PPP and infrastructure practice, VEGAS LEX

Topics for discussion
Establishment of new global-scale communications. Development of transcontinental inland transportation through the territory of Russia.
Development of the transport and logistics infrastructure of the Eastern regions of Russia.
Infrastructure development for high-speed long distance railways: the Moscow-Kazan project.
New principles of infrastructure project financing. Mechanism of mutual investment protection.
Cargo logistics at the Russian-Chinese trade market. Transport logistics market transformation.
Customs clearing of imported and exported goods. Innovations in customs declaration. State support and regulation.

Speakers
Grigoriy Boyarskiy, Deputy Head of the main department of the customs clearing and processing organization, Head of the advanced customs technologies development department, FCS Russia
Denis Mazurin, Business Development Director, RZD Logistics
Nikolay Kostenko, Head of the RR high-speed service organization center
Alexander Podylov, Director in Business Development, TransContainer
Aleksey Shevchenko, Infrastructure project directorate Executive Director of the project and structured financing department, Gazprombank.

2:45 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Session 2. Practical issues of business between Russian and Chinese companies

Moderator
Margarita Fedotova, Senior Vice President of the Russian-Asian Union of Industrials and Entrepreneurs (RAUIE), head of Chinese department
Alexander Molotnikov, Chairman of the Executive board, Russia-China Law Society

Case 1
Where should cooperation with China begin?
How to build a strategy for Chinese market entry?
Albert Krisskoi ("Papa Huhu"), Founder, Dialogista

Case 2
How to find a reliable supplier in China?
Sergei Kolesnichenko, Head of the Representative Office in China, Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works

Case 3
How to organize production in China? What problems do foreign manufacturers face? Solutions.
Sales in China. Characteristics and recommendations.
Konstantin Altunyan, Chief Executive of the Representative Office in China, Rusklimat

Case 4
What methods of promoting Russian goods will attract Chinese buyers?
Specific features of advertising campaigns in China and in Russia: similarities and differences, practical recommendations and effective cases.
Maksim Spassky, Chairman, House of Russian-Chinese Friendship

Case 5

Experience with successful operation of Russian companies in China. Key factors for success.
Ivan Sinitsyn, CEO, ABK China Services, Ltd

4:30 p.m. Lunch
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