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28.11.2012

Ambassador Yakovenko participates in the Russian Banking Forum in London

On 28 November 2012 H.E. Alexander Yakovenko, Ambassador of Russia, participated in the 19th international Russian Banking Forum, annually organised in London under the auspices of the Adam Smith Conferences and aimed at Russian, British and international financial professionals. This year its participants included Mr Dmitry Pankin, the Head of the Federal Service for Financial Markets, representatives of the management of such leading financial institutions as Sberbank, Gazprombank, VTB Bank, URALSIB Capital, Otkritie, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, Citibank, HSBC, etc.

Speaking at the Forum, Ambassador Yakovenko highlighted the key trends of the Russian-British business co-operation, including the framework of the bilateral Intergovernmental Steering Committee on Trade and Investment and its latest session in London on 29 October 2012, stressed the notable contribution by the financial sector to the growing dialogue between our countries, including that in the context of the ongoing expert discussions on the creation of the international financial centre in Moscow.




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