II Eurasian Forum

7 sessions, 43 participants from Russia, among which representatives of the political forces, heads of the major enterprises and financial institutions, 500 accredited companies, more than 400 articles of well-known Russian and Italian editions and 4 new participating countries: Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and China.

These are the figures of the Eurasian Forum 2012 – an unique event of Italy, appeared capable to collect on one platform the chief representatives of economy and the government of Italy and Eurasia. This year the Eurasian Forum will take place again in Verona on October 17 and 18, 2013 (in Palazzo della Gran Guardia).

Organized by Conoscere Eurasia Association (Verona), Intesa Sanpaolo and Gazprombank, the Eurasian Forum today is not only a reference point for the Russian-Italian economic relations that reached 28,3 billion euro in 2012 (+8%) (having made 3,7% of the general trade profit of Italy), but also for all Eurasian zone which, thanks to the Customs union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan, can become the market for Made in Italy production in volume up to 34 billion euro until the end of 2015.

The innovation and internationalization remain this year the main subjects uniting strategic spheres for lifting of competitiveness of economy of Italy. The energetics, environment, telecommunications, transport, managerial government bodies, financing, private equity, venture capital, start up projects are only some of topics that will be discussed during the Second Eurasian Forum, where spheres of food and the agricultural industry will be presented for the first time.

The Eurasian Forum is not simply theoretical conversations, but an event of the international level aimed to develop business relations that are the most important point during this difficult historical period.