The Turkish delegation will take part in SPIEF-2013 to discuss development of nuclear power generation industry


The 2013 International Economic Forum (SPIEF) starts today in Saint-Petersburg (Russia) under the motto «Prospects of Global Economy – Time of Decisive Actions».


SPIEF, one of the leading annual international summits traditionally held in Saint-Petersburg, is dedicated to issues of economy and business. Once again, the forum will become the place where a number of important agreements are expected to be signed. Over 3,700 businessmen, officials and representatives of the mass media will take part in the business program of the 17th SPIEF. Traditionally, the International Economic Forum will be opened by the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. 


Representatives of Great Britain, Germany, Denmark, France, USA, UAE, Canada, China, Netherlands, Spain, India, Italy, Croatia, Switzerland, Sweden, Japan, Republicof Koreaand other countries will address the summit on the Nevariver. Heads of large corporations will become guests of SPIEF. Rosatom, Gazprom, Sberbank, LUKOIL, VTB, Rosneft, Rosnano, among others, will represent Russia.


The delegation fromTurkeywill be present among foreign participants of the Forum. It is headed by Taner Yildiz, the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of theRepublicofTurkey.  According to the official agenda of the Forum, the Minister. within the schedule of his business visit, will take part in the panel session «Elimination of Obstacles to Stability of Supplies in the Power Sector». Cooperation between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Turkey in the power sector, including construction of Akkuyu NPP in the Turkish province of Mersin consisting of four power units of NPP-2006 project with reactors WWER-1200 with the total capacity of 4800 MW, will be discussed during the visit of the Turkish delegation.


According to experts, considerable interest shown by the world business elite to the Forum is predicated upon a whole range of factors: high organization level, representation level of participants, trust-based business atmosphere, discussion of pressing issues affecting the world today, discussion and finding solutions, the involvement of the required efforts and resources. Representatives of financial and trade branches of the world business economy will act as experts at SPIEF. The work of the Forum will last for three days.



Press-Service of Akkuyu NPP