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St. Petersburg International Economic Forum and Boao Forum for Asia Sign a Memorandum of Cooperation


BOAO, China, Mar. 30/PRN=KYODO JBN/ --

    St. Petersburg International Economic Forum Foundation and the
non-governmental non-profit international organization Boao Forum for Asia
signed a Memorandum of Cooperation in Boao (People's Republic of China) on
March 28, 2015. The signing ceremony was held within the framework of the Boao

    The document was signed by Sergey Belyakov, Chairman of the Board of St.
Petersburg International Economic Forum Foundation, and Wu Jun, Executive
Director of Boao Forum for Asia, in the presence of Zhou Wenzhong, Secretary
General of Boao Forum for Asia. Sergey Katyrin, Board Member of Boao Forum for
Asia, President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian
Federation, Chairman of the Russian part of the BRICS and SCO Business
Councils, was moderator of the ceremony.

    Sergey Belyakov, Chairman of the Board of SPIEF Foundation, said, "Russia
is very interested in developing co-operation with the Asia-Pacific region. For
this purpose, we are developing relations between state and business. The Boao
Forum for Asia is the biggest in the region and one of the most representative
in the world. By participating in the Boao Forum and co-operating with we gain
a great opportunity for understanding Asia better and expanding our potential
for economic collaboration. The Forum agenda and the expertise of its
participants are relevant for us and, therefore, in demand. I am convinced that
co-operation between SPIEF and the Boao Forum as well as entry and presence of
SPIEF in the Asia-Pacific region as a result of this co-operation will not only
the quality of SPIEF and the Boao Forum, but also contribute to development of
relations between the Russian economy, China and other Asia-Pacific states."

    "China and Russia are two big countries with good relationship. BFA is
based China, aimed at promoting regional economic integration; Russia is an
import part of Asia, therefore it is of strategic importance for BFA and SPIEF
to establish cooperation. The signing of MOU today is only a starting point,
together we will be able to contribute more and better for the development of
the region. We will look forward to seeing you in St. Petersburg in near
future," said Mr. Zhou Wenzhong, Secretary General, Boao Forum for Asia.


    SOURCE: St. Petersburg International Economic Forum