Agreements worth almost $100bn concluded at SPIEF, says organizing committee


ST PETERSBURG, RUSSIA – JUNE 17, 2022: Hall is seen before a plenary session at the 2022 St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) at the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre. Sergei Bobylev/TASS

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More than 690 agreements totally worth over 5.6 trillion rubles ($99.8 bln) have been concluded at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), Adviser to Russian President, Executive Secretary of the SPIEF Organizing Committee Anton Kobyakov told reporters on Saturday.

“By now 691 agreements worth 5.639 trillion rubles have been signed. Of course, we only announce figures that are not commercial classified information,” he said.

Around 14,000 people participated in the forum this year, Kobyakov said. “Around 14,000 people representing 130 countries, including Russia, participated in the forum, 79 countries sent official representatives,” he said.

The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum organized by the Roscongress Foundation is running from June 15 to 18. This year’s forum is dubbed: ‘New Opportunities in a New World’. TASS serves as the event’s official photo hosting agency and the information partner.

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