MOSCOW and NEW YORK, October 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
On October 26-27, 2015 in New York U.S., Russia Business Council's 2015 Annual Meeting "Strategic Perspectives on Future Growth" will take place. This year's Annual Meeting will focus on the opportunities for the American and Russian business communities to cooperate in the current economic circumstances.
Government and business leaders to speak at the conference include Bruce Andrews U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce, Chuck Hagel
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense and U.S. Senator, Konstantin Kosachev ( Chairman of International Affairs Committee, RF Federation Council), Andrey Nikitin the Director of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives, and other speakers.
Andrey Nikitin, the Director of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives (ASI) will tell about the measures ASI is taking to improve the ranking of Russia in the World Bank's ease of doing business index this year, as well as to enhance the conditions for business cooperation with American investors. These are: development of Roadmaps - proposals for improving business conditions and removing administrative barriers for American investors in Russia, The Russian Regional Investment Climate Index that can be used as an indication of the most favorable Russian regions for American investors, Russian investment web-project about opportunities of Russian regions http://www.investinregions.ru, etc.
About the Agency for Strategic Initiatives
The Agency for Strategic Initiatives (ASI) is a non-commercial organization founded in 2011 by the Russian government. The main objective of ASI is to help Russian economy become competitive by
• enhancing business climate and regulation,
• improving communication between business and authorities,
• bolstering entrepreneurs' influence on government policies.
They assist foreign and Russian investors in
• overcoming administrative barriers,
• finding the right financial partner,
• communicating with the local authorities and other areas.
SOURCE Agency for Strategic Initiatives