Russia's participation in new Silk Road project in the focus of discussion at Gaidar Forum

13 January2017
Russia's participation in new Silk Road project in the focus of discussion at Gaidar Forum

On January 13, Gaidar Forum participants discussed the prospects for a new Silk Road development in a panel session at RANEPA.

Head of the Russia in the Asia-Pacific Region Programme of Carnegie Moscow Center Alexander Gabuev moderated the event attended by President of the Center for International Public Policy Studies (CIPPS) Naoki Tanaka; former Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan (2014-2015) Djoomart Otorbaev; Deputy Economic Development Minister Stanislav Voskresensky;  Johns Hopkins University Professor Ho-Fung Hung; Peking University Professor, Founding Director of the China Center for Economic Research, former World Bank Chief Economist and Sr. Vice President (2008-2012) Justin Yifu Lin; and President of the Astana International Financial Center Kairat Kelimbetov.

According to the experts, Russia and China have recently established a smooth and stable mode of cooperation – they are planning and implementing new joint projects. Chinese institutions are actively participating in interesting and commercially profitable projects.

Organizers of the Gaidar Forum: “The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration” (RANEPA), The Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy (Gaidar Institute) and the Association of Innovative Regions of Russia (AIRR).

Web: the Gaidar Forum


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