Sputnik spoke with Michio Kaku, an American theoretical physicist, futurist, and popularizer of science at the 2018 International Economic Forum (SPIEF).
Dmitry Morozov, chief executive officer of the closed joint stock company (CJSC) and leading Russian innovative biotechnical company BIOCAD, has spoken to Sputnik about the country’s brand new medical technologies.
ST PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - The Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) has agreed to continue a dialogue with at least 15 Russian companies in light of the results of meetings at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), SAGIA's deputy governor for investment, Sultan Mofti, told Sputnik on Friday.
ST PETERSBURG (Sputnik) – Russian pipeline systems have no competition on the European market according to the price of gas for consumers, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday.
ST PETERSBURG (Sputnik) – Russia’s Rosneft said on Friday it had signed a memorandum of understanding on potential cooperation in implementation of projects in Africa with Nigeria’s Oranto Petroleum Limited.
The 2018 St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) kicked off on May 24, in an annual three-day event that gathers business representatives and top politicians. Speaking to Sputnik, Pekka Viljakainen, Senior Advisor to the President of the Skolkovo Foundation, has lauded the SPIEF in light of burgeoning Russian-Finnish relations.
ST.PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - Russian-US economic cooperation, including revenue of the US businesses which operate in Russia, is expected to continue growing in 2018 despite the tense political environment, Alexis Rodzianko, president and CEO of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Russia, said on Friday.
ST PETERSBURG (Sputnik) – The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and 10 other major oil producers reached a conformity level with oil production cuts under the Vienna deal of over 150 percent in April, Energy and Industry Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Suhail Mazroui told Sputnik on Friday.
ST PETERSBURG (Sputnik), Anastasia Dmitrieva – US sanctions against Iran may limit the country’s oil exports between 300,000 and 1 million barrels per day, BP Group Chief Executive Bob Dudley told Sputnik on Thursday.
ST PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - Russia is ready to use euros rather than US dollars in foreign trade if the European Union declares its stance against expansion of the US anti-Russian sanctions, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said Thursday.
ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - Russian fiscal policy, as well as several other macroeconomic standards, sets standards of excellence and indicates that Russia is a "safe haven" for investments, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde said on Thursday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Sputnik will take part in the upcoming St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), during which it will run a 24/7 newswire dedicated to the event and provide photos of key events of the forum, the agency's press service said on Wednesday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with the chief executives of foreign companies on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), representatives of BP, Siemens, Huawei, Shell, Boeing, Total, Volvo and Toyota will attend the meeting, Kremlin aide Yury Ushakov told reporters.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - French President Emmanuel Macron and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday will hold a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg Economic Forum (SPIEF), the French Embassy in Russia said in a Wednesday statement.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Swedish Trade and EU Affairs Deputy Minister Oscar Stenstrom will attend the upcoming St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in order to promote interests of Swedish companies in Russia, the Swedish government's press service said on Wednesday.
A number of topics affecting the world economy are expected to be addressed at the upcoming 2018 St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce & Industry, will be leading the Indian delegation to SPIEF. He spoke exclusively to Sputnik about India’s strategy to combat bilateral trade barriers amid US protectionism.
ROME (Sputnik) - An Italian delegation of industrialists and entrepreneurs will take part in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in order to promote the development of bilateral cooperation between Italian and Russian businessmen, the Italian Conoscere Eurasia (Let's Know Eurasia) association told Sputnik on Tuesday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia and France will discuss issues related to the joint projects in nuclear energy on Friday at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), the Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom press service said Tuesday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The state railroad monopoly Russian Railways considers its project on the electrification of the railway in Iran completely civilian and not subject to US sanctions, the company's CEO Oleg Belozerov said in an interview with Sputnik before the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Foreign investors will discuss the fact that Russia's economic isolation was not achieved as expected by the architects of the sanctions at a meeting with Vladimir Putin at the upcoming St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), the CEO of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), Kirill Dmitriev, said on Monday.
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