Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Committee round table
On July 19, 2021, the Committee of the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) held an open round table on Sustainable Development of the Real Sector of the Economy and Investment Activity (the Committee of the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry) was held. The event was in the format of a videoconference on the topic: "Forms of international and interregional cooperation of entrepreneurs in the legal field of the Eurasian Economic Union – the main problems and opportunities for business".
The Leadership of the MCCI and the Moscow Representative Office, the Financial and Business Association of Euro-Asian Cooperation, with the support of the Moscow Government and the Department of Economic Policy and Development of the City of Moscow participated in the open round table.
The event was attended by representatives of the following Chambers of Commerce and Industry: the Republic of Buryatia; the regions of Smolensk, Voronezh, Bryansk and Kaluga regions; the Central Siberian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Minsk and Vitebsk branches of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry; the committees: the Chamber of Commerce and Industry on investment Activities and Euro-Asian integration (Krasnoyarsk), the MCCI on the development of sustainable transport systems (Moscow), the MCCI on sustainable development of the real sector of the economy and investment activities. As well as representatives of educational, scientific institutions and the business community from Moscow and the regions of the Russian Federation, members of the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry. In total, more than 30 participants took part in the Round Table.
During the Round table, the following issues were considered: current trends in the development of Eurasian integration; the basics of interaction of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry with strategic partners-Russian and foreign development institutions; the project "Business Market of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry" for chambers of commerce and industry, algorithms for effective interaction of chambers of commerce and industry when entering the Eurasian market: successful examples, experience in creating and functioning "teams" based on the Committees of regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry with the involvement of local business, opportunities for entrepreneurs to access sources of project financing.
Oleg Chernyshev, Chairman of the MCCI Committee on Sustainable Development of the Real Sector of the Economy and Investment Activity, Head of the FBA EAC Representative Office in the Central Federal District, moderated the event. In his report, he focused on the opportunities opening up for members of the Chambers of Commerce and industry in connection with the current Memorandum of Cooperation between the ICCI and the FBA EAC, and informed the participants about the main news, areas of activity, and key projects of the FBA EAC.
Here are the list of the speakers of the event:
Suren Vardanyan, Vice-President of the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Co-Chairman of the Committee on Sustainable Development of the Real Sector of the Economy and Investment Activity, performed with a report on the tasks of the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry to work with partner organizations of the EAEU countries;
Artem Dalevich, Vice-President of the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry, gave a talk on the project of the “Business Market” of the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry;
Alexander Kuramshin, Adviser to the General Director of Technopolis Moscow, told about the creation of innovative production facilities on the basis of the SEZ "Technopolis Moscow",
Elena Kalashnikova, Rector of the ANO DPO "International University of Professional Innovations" performed on training personnel for work in the Eurasian Economic Space,
Evgeny Luzhbin, Vice-President of the Union "CS CCI" told the participants about the positive experience of interaction of the CS CCI Committee on Investment Activities and Euro-Asian integration with the MCCI Committee on Sustainable Development of the Real sector of the economy and investment activities, and others.
Summing up the results of the Round Table, Oleg Chernyshev expressed satisfaction with the discussion and confidence in its practical value. He also invited the participants to take an active part in discussing and resolving issues of cooperation, integration, and subcontracting at the Eurasian Expert and Communication Platform created by the ICCI and the FBA of the EAC on the basis of the ICCI Committee on Sustainable Development of the Real Sector of the Economy and Investment Activity. In conclusion, O. Chernyshev offered to interact with the FBA EAC on other issues for the successful solution of their tasks and drew the attention of those present to participation in the projects of the FBA EAC: the work of the VIII Moscow International Annual Financial and Economic Forum (18.11.2021), the Program of the FBA EAC "Business Dialogues" for representatives of the business communities of the Eurasian Economic Space, and publications on the pages of the printed body of the Association of the Eurasian Financial and Economic Herald.