VLADIVOSTOK, Russia, September 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
More than 80 large investment contracts were signed, worth more than 1.3 trillion rubles at the first Eastern Economic Forum, which took place on September 3-5 in Vladivostok. The deputy prime minister and presidential plenipotentiary for the Far Eastern Federal District Yury Trutnev made the statement in summing up the forum's results. "This is a good result," observed Trutnev.
Among the largest contracts signed at the forum was the agreement between Gazprom and the Ministry for the Development of the Far East for the construction of the Amur Gas Processing Plant; an agreement between RusHydro and VTB Bank to refinance the debts of RAO Energy Systems of the East; an agreement on cooperation to generate electricity between Rosatom and the Government of the Chukotka Autonomous Region; an investment agreement between the Ministry for the Development of the Far East and Kolmar coal mining company to finance the construction of the Inaglinsky mine-enrichment complex and other agreements.
There were 2520 participants in the forum (who had received accreditation), of which 1824 were involved in the forum's work as delegates and guests. The forum's work was covered by 550 representatives from 244 Russian and foreign media organizations.
Thirty-two official foreign delegations attended the forum. The largest official delegations were groups representing China, South Korea and Japan. Furthermore, the delegations from China, Cambodia and Vietnam were headed by deputy prime ministers. Also present at the Eastern Economic Forum were representatives from the USA, UK, Germany, France, Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, the Netherlands, South Africa, Philippines, Argentina, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Singapore, Azerbaijan, India, Taiwan, Norway, Ireland, Israel, Hong Kong, Australia, Malaysia, UAE and other countries.
More than half the delegates at the forum were representatives of large foreign businesses: directors of large multinational corporations, including KOGAS, Nord StreamAG, JBIC, Mazda Motor, ICBC, Noble Group, Mitsubishi Corporation, Mitsui, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Samsung and many others.
SOURCE Eastern Economic Forum