VTB Capital participated in the CIS Business Leaders Forum, which was held in Moscow on March 20, 2012.
During the Forum, representatives of public authorities, public organizations and business communities of the CIS countries discussed a wide range of issues relating to effective cooperation in political, economic and social issues. Special attention was paid to the status of the implementation of the Strategy of Economic Development and Innovation Cooperation of the CIS.
Andrey Kiselev, Deputy Head of Infrastructure Capital & Project Finance at VTB Capital, was a speaker in the section "Investment and Infrastructure". He spoke about the concept and benefits of public-private partnership, including through the implementation of infrastructure projects.
Additionally, Alexey Moiseev, Head of Macroeconomic Analysis VTB Capital, was a speaker in the section "Free Trade Area, the Common Economic Space: Problems and prospects". He shared his views regarding the feasibility and issues of competition within the Common Economic Space.
The Forum also held a ceremony to award the most important representatives of the business community of the CIS. Yuri Soloviev, First Deputy President and Chairman of the Management Board of VTB Bank, was awarded the Honorary Badge of the Business Center of the CIS: 'Business Leader of the CIS".
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