07 February / 2017

III YALTA INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC FORUM BACKGROUND

Dates: April, 20 - 22 April, 2017

Venue: Mriya Resort hotel, Yalta, the Republic of Crimea

The Yalta International Economic Forum (YIEF) is an annual business event held in the Republic of Crimea. The Forum is organized by the Government of the Republic of Crimea and the Yalta International Economic Forum Foundation under the auspices of the Administration of the President of the Russian Federation.

III Yalta International Economic Forum will bring together more than 1500 businesspeople, politicians, experts and officials. At least 250 international participants from 40 countriesare expected to attend the event.

YIEF-2017 architecture includes around 15 panel sessions on the first day of the Forum. Business programme focuses on the issues related to strengthening the investment appeal of the Republic’s infrastructure, economic aspects of eco-technology development and environmentally friendly development of the region in line with global standards. Among other issues, it centers around improving the quality of education and professional training; preserving and developing cultural potential of the region and strengthening international cultural ties; transforming the tourism industry, Strategy for socio-economic development of the Republic of Crimea for the period until 2030 implementation. 

Within the frames of the plenary session to take place on the second day of the Forum, participants will discuss economic climate of the country from the point of view of international business, perspectives of a new economic paradigm development in the Russian Federation, social and humanitarian issues.   

Today YIEF is the main Russian platform for showcasing Crimea’s investment opportunities and capacity. One of the key unique features of the region if free economic zone, offering significant tax incentives, accelerated depreciation of fixed assets and the free customs zone regime.

An exhibition of the investment projects of the Republic of Crimea is a permanent feature of the YIEF. Much of the work at the Forum will be dedicated to a series of individual meetings of the representatives of the Government of the Republic of Crimea with potential investors on the third day of the Forum.

YIEF-2017 boasts an extensive cultural and sporting programme. Well-known figures from the arts and professional athletes will take part in the events, organized by the Ministry of Sport of the Republic of Crimea and the Ministry of Resorts and Tourism of the Republic of Crimea.

  The Yalta International Economic Forum Foundation, Delegate Management Department:          8 (812) 6430709, e-mail: info@forumyalta.com, website: www.forumyalta.com. Applications for participation are admitted via official website of the Forum.