Preparation for the First Eastern Economic Forum is Nearing Completion

Aug 26, 2015, 09:12 ET from Eastern Economic Forum

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia, August 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Around 300 foreign business people and entrepreneurs have registered for participation. Interestingly, almost 1,000 representatives of the foreign business community applied for participation, but corporate delegations were reduced according to the established quotas.

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Based on the results of the completed accreditation, the largest foreign delegation is arriving from China - 104 people. We also expect large delegations from Japan (64 people), Korea (33 people), and the European Union (24 people). The forum will also welcome delegates from India, Israel, Brazil, Australia, Singapore, and New Zealand.

The forum excites the greatest interest among representatives of investment and financial companies, enterprises involved in extraction and processing of natural resources, and the petrochemical industry.

The program of the Eastern Economic Forum is published on"The program has been approved. The topics raised on the Forum will include the following: East Russia on the global investment opportunities map, agribusiness, energy sector development, the aviation cluster, gold mining industry development, advanced development territories, the free port of Vladivostok, innovative potential of East Russia, fishery and aquaculture, and much more," said Deputy Head of the Ministry for Development of the Far East of Russia Maksim Shereykin while speaking on details of the Forum.

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