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Import Substitution 2018

The 4th International specialized exhibition Import Substitution will be held with the official support of the Government of the Russian Federation and the Ministry for Commerce and Industry of Russia September 11 through 13, 2018 in Crocus Expo.

The project renders comprehensive assistance to Russian companies in development and production of high-quality competitive goods / services, their promotion in the national and international markets, search of new business partners and establishment of new sales channels. The event’s contribution to the state program of the same name has been underlined by the order of the Government of the Russian Federation of April 21, 2018 according to which the International specialized exhibition Import Substitution will be held annually.

The meeting of the Governmental Commission on import substitution will be held again within the frames of the Import Substitution exhibition. Members of the Government of the Russian Federation and ministries, representatives of federal executive bodies of territorial subjects of the Russian Federation, local government bodies and other officials will participate in the commission’s work. Dmitry Medvedev, Russian Prime Minister, will chair the event.

The exposition comprises 8 000 sq m. More than 300 companies from Russia (Moscow and the Moscow region, Yekaterinburg, the Vologda, Kursk, Lipetsk, Ryazan, Samara regions, the Republics of Ingushetia, Mari El, Udmurtia and etc.) will display the best samples of high-quality products from different branches of industry. The exposition displays modern technologies, perspective developments, investment projects of Russia and foreign partners. Thematic sections:

·         agriculture;

·         medicine and pharmaceutics;

·         food industry;

·         light industry;

·         machine building;

·         metallurgy;

·         fuel and energy complex;

·         science;

·         information technologies;

·         and many other things.

Large production enterprises including Rostec, KAMAZ, AVTOROS and others will participate in the exhibition. Successful product samples and developments of regional producers will be demonstrated at collective stands among which a large-scale exposition Made in Moscow (200 sq m).

The 2nd National forum Import Substitution will become the headliner of the business program. The work of the forum is aimed at coordination of activities and effective dialogue of federal executive bodies, executive bodies of territorial subjects of the Russian Federation and business community for the purpose of development of offers for acceleration of implementation of industry import substitution programs.

Representatives of the government, production enterprises, scientific organizations will not only discuss progress in production and implementation of competitive import-substituting goods and services, but will also determine subsequent plans promoting increase of production capacity and release of high-quality domestic production.

Other events to be held within the frames of the forum, cross-industry panel discussions and strategic sessions, will allow to intensify communication and information exchange between participants and visitors.

The Import Substitution project contributes to the development and strengthening of cross-industry communications of entities and decrease in dependence of the Russian economy on imported goods and services. -

Welcome to the 4th International specialized exhibition Import Substitution!

Free ticket is available on the official website at

  • 07.06.2018

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