London opens Destination Moscow: Roadshow 2013


MOSCOW, Russia – In the first quarter of 2013, the Moscow City Government will conduct Destination Moscow: Roadshow 2013. London opens the series of events: a business-congress on Moscow as a business destination will take place at the Langham Hotel, on February 19. The main presentation will be held from 9.00-10.30am (after which there will be opportunities for one-to-one interviews) but you are also welcome to attend the rest of the day’s sessions which will conclude at 6pm.

A series of events and briefings taking place in the UK, Germany, Singapore, Japan and the US in February-March this year, designed to overcome the information barrier between Moscow and the international business community and build a constructive dialogue with foreign investors and experts.

At the London event, the Moscow Government delegation will be meeting with local authorities and representatives of the local financial and economic community with an interest in business development and establishing business contacts in Moscow.

Keynote speakers will include Sergey Cheryomin, Minister, Department for Foreign Economic Activity and International Relations of the Moscow Government, as well as representatives from the Department of Finance of the Moscow Government, the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation, the Russian Direct Investment Fund, the Russian Trading System, the Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange, the RTS and MICEX stock exchanges, and the Commission on Transnational Corporation.

The discussion will be moderated by Marc van der Plas, Member of Executive, KPMG Russia & CIS and Stefan Dierks, Partner, Global Strategy Group, Moscow.

Key discussion topics will include:

– Current and future opportunities for cooperation between the business communities in Moscow and London;

– Business infrastructure development of the city of Moscow;

– Case studies of Russian and foreign investors in Moscow;

– Current situation and prospects for the Russian economy.

The Russian capital is becoming more and more attractive to foreign investors.

Trade between organizations registered in Moscow and foreign entities in the first three quarters of 2012 increased by 3.4% over the same period of 2011 to $226.1 billion. Imports reached $86.8 billion U.S. dollars, while exports reached $139.3 billion.

Destination Moscow: Roadshow 2013 – future event’s dates:
London: February 19, 2013
Frankfurt: February 27, 2013
Singapore: March 1, 2013
Tokyo: March 4, 2013
New York: March 20, 2013
Boston: March 22, 2013