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Results of international economic forum summed up in St. Petersburg
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Representatives of 140 countries took part in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), RIA Novosti reports.
According to Anton Kobyakov, a representative of the SPIEF organizing committee, 13,000 people, 11,000 companies from Russia and other countries, as well as heads of 800 top companies joined the events of the forum. About 3,000 foreign guests were present in person.
More than 800 agreements were concluded at the forum, their total amount exceeding 3.86 trillion rubles. Kobyakov called this number of agreements unprecedented.
St. Petersburg International Economic Forum was held June 2-5. The business program brought together over 100 discussions, including Russian and world economy, as well as social and technological issues. Russian President Vladimir Putin took part in the forum.
The next forum will be held for the 25th time in early June 2022.
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