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St Petersburg International Economic Forum: The Expanding Silk Road: Russia And East Asia In The 21st Century

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

On 25 April, 2012 the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum with the support of the Ministry for Economic Development of the Russian Federation, RTS group and Micex group will provide a unique platform for discussions, for the first time organized abroad and entitled "The Road to St. Petersburg. The Expanding Silk Road: Russia and East Asia in the 21st Century". The event will take place in Hong Kong and gather 120 international participants, representing government and business leaders not only from Russian and Asian countries but from around the world. It is planned to organize this event annually.

The event discussion will host a range of prominent panelists, representing Russian and Asian political and business leadership as well as international investor community, and will be moderated by Bernard Lo, News Anchor, CNBC Hong Kong.

The panelists will include Sergei Sinkevich, Vice President, MICEX-RTS, Sean Glodek, Managing Director, Russian Direct Investment Fund, Hu Shuli, Editor-in-Chief, Caixin Media, Victor Huang, Partner, PwC Hong Kong, James Pearson, Managing Director and Global Head, Financial Institutions Strategic Coverage, Standard Chartered Bank, Sergei Beliakov, Head, Department for Investment Policy and Development of Private/Public Partnership, Ministry of Economic development of the Russian Federation, Jonathan Schmidt, Strategic Advisor, SPIEF, Andrey Zokin, Executive Vice-President, Gazprombank OJSC.

Participants of the event will explore the potential for Russia to expand trade and investment in Asia and further regional economic integration. In a wide ranging interactive debate, panelists will share their views about Asia's potential role in investing in and developing Siberia to unlock resource and industrial development in East Russia, will discuss the Russian firms enhancing investment and trade in Asia. The results, suggestions, ideas of the session will be included to the programme of St. Petersburg International Economic Forum where participants continue Russia and East Asia dialogue.

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