SUAI took part in the II Interregional Forum ‘Strengthening of the International SME Alliance between the Russian Federation and the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean’ within the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2017 (SPIEF’17) held on the premises of the St. Petersburg Expoforum.
SPIEF’17 was attended by representatives of over 30 countries – Trade and Economy ministers, diplomats, state export officials, big business.
Prior to the opening the St. Petersburg Vice-Governor S. Movchan had a meeting with the delegations of Latin America and the Caribbean.
In the meeting the St. Petersburg officials discussed the topical issues with delegates from Cuba, Ecuador, Honduras, El-Salvador, Guatemala, Venezuela, Suriname, Panama, Uruguay, and other.
At SPIEF’17 SUAI was represented by the Vice-Rector for International Affairs K. Losev and L. Kheyfets and V. Kheyfets of the SUAI Department of International Entrepreneurship to meet, among others, E. Zhikh, the Director of Russia-Latin America Business Center and sign an Agreement on Cooperation.
The Forum ended in signing an official protocol by A. Shchetinin, the Director of Latin America Department of the RF Ministry of Foreign Affairs A. Shchetinin and Carlos Ernesto Chanduvi Suarez, Chief of Latin America and the Caribbean Division, UNIDO.