“RUSSIA - ASEAN: New Horizons of Cooperation” round table was held within the frame work of the VII Baikal International Economic Forum that was attended by ambassadors of three ASEAN member countries: Malaysia, Vietnam and the Sultanate of Brunei.
The issue of establishing a joint fund of direct investments in Russia and China is scheduled for consideration at the Russian-Chinese Conference on Cross-border and Interregional cooperation, which will be held September 12, within the framework of the VII of the Baikal Economic Forum.
On the proposal of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, the round table "RUSSIA – ASEAN: Practice of Interaction" will be held for the first time within the framework of the Baikal Economic Forum.
In connection with the 2012 APEC summit that will be held in Russia, the ASEAN countries have shown great interest in the BEF. Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei, Myanmar, Thailand and other Asia-Pacific Region (APR)countries applied for participation in the Forum.
Review of major investment projects in mining and metallurgy, implementation of which will begin in the next few years in Eastern Siberia will be presented at the round table of En+ Industrial group and Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs “DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL OF THE RESOURCE BASE AND INFRASTRUCTURE OF EASTERN SIBERIA”.
Railway bridge across the Amur river is be built near the village of Nizhneleninskoye and the Chinese city of Tongjiang wihin the frames of the project for development of the Amur region and the Jewish Autonomous Region.
Russian Railways OAO (RZhD) intends to restore the border crossing Makhalin – Hunchun (China), and in the future to introduce a new transition Nizhneleninskoye - Tongjiang (PRC), said Valery Reshetnikov, Senior Vice-President of the company at the plenary session of the VII Baikal Economic Forum on September 12.