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The II Russian-Swedish Investment Forum


The first International investment forum was held in Stockholm in November 2011. According to the results of the Forum, the Swedish venture capital firms invested monthly in Russia (through organizations, enterprises of different ownership forms) under construction projects, research projects, medical equipment, equipment for agricultural holdings of more than $10 million.

Forum 2012 brought together more than 150 participants – representatives of federal and regional ministries and agencies of the two countries, Russian and Swedish businesses, bankers, politicians, economists Furthermore, Forum-2012 was attended by delegation of government and business circles of the Republic of Iceland. The main topics for discussion were sectoral investment and special economic zones as a catalysts for the investment process.

The official part of the forum was opened with a jubilee presentation of Trade Representative of the Russian Federation in Sweden Alexander Katasov: “Trade mission is 85, the history of Russian-Swedish trade and economic relations, it’s current status and not just...”.

In front of the guests of the forum, the representatives of the regions of Russia and Sweden gave their presentations, which revealed the possibilities and prospects of cooperation at the bilateral level. One of the main topics of discussion at the forum was the use and promotion of energy-saving and environmental technologies, in which Sweden has gained a lot of positive experience. Workshops continued in two directions – “Investment projects of Russian and Swedish regions” and “Doing business in the supply of automotive components”.

After ending the official part, there was held a reception in honor of the 85th anniversary of the Trade Mission of the Russian Federation in the Kingdom of Sweden.

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