EDB Holds 12th International Conference Eurasian Integration

01 November 2017

Moscow, November 1, 2017. The 12th International Conference Eurasian Integration organized by the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) was held on October 31, 2017, in Moscow.

The conference was attended by the heads of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), national companies, representatives of international financial institutions, academic and business communities of EDB member states, foreign scholars and experts. The participants focused on relevant aspects of integration processes evolving in the Eurasian space in the area of finance, investment, infrastructure, foreign economic and humanitarian cooperation.

The plenary session was attended by Dmitry Pankin, Board Chairman, EDB; Tigran Sarkisyan, Chairman, Eurasian Economic Commission Board; Aleksey Kudrin, Board Chairman, Center for Strategic Research; Natalia Korzhova, President, Financial Academy under the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan; and Ksenia Yudayeva, First Deputy Board Chairman, Central Bank of the Russian Federation.

Participants of discussion panels examined issues related to creation of a single humanitarian Eurasian space, challenges and prospects of economic development, role of international development banks in infrastructural projects, etc.

A number of documents dealing with expansion of joint activities in the area of power engineering and education were also signed at the conference.

Additional Information:

Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) is an international financial institution founded by Russia and Kazakhstan in January 2006 to promote development of market economies of its member states, and secure their sustainable economic growth and expansion of their mutual trade and economic ties. The charter capital of the EDB is US$ 7 billion. The member states of the Bank are the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Russian Federation, and the Republic of Tajikistan.

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