VTB Capital will participate in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

20 June 2012

VTB Capital will be participating in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, which will be held on 21st – 23rd June 2012. Representatives of the company will be taking part in the Forum’s key sessions.

On the first day of the Forum a round table on emerging markets economies will be held, featuring Alexey Moiseev, Head of Macroeconomic Analysis at VTB Capital. Leading international economists and government representatives will be discussing global economic prospects, including the ongoing financial crisis in the eurozone, as well as political instability in the Middle East and energy price volatility.

On the second day Yuri Soloviev, First Deputy President and Chairman of the Management Board of VTB Bank, Chairman of VTB Capital holding companies Board of Directors, will participate in a panel discussion entitled "How to finance Russia’s infrastructure ambitions."The panel will also include the Russian Minister of Transport Maxim Sokolov and heads of Russian and foreign corporations, who will discuss the prospects for modernization and expansion of existing infrastructure in Russia.

Yuri Soloviev, said: "The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum has traditionally been considered a key platform for dialogue between the Russian and international business community. Russia continues to become more attractive as an investment destination. Last year, Russia's GDP grew by 4.3%, faster than the vast majority of European countries. We expect this Forum will encourage fruitful cooperation on a number of important areas which will determine the development of Russia in the next 6 years, as well as opportunities to deepen our relationships with our customers and partners."

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