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Press-release of the International specialized exhibition Import Substitution 2016
16 August 2016

PRESS RELEASE

The 2nd International specialized exhibition
IMPORT SUBSTITUTION

The 2nd International specialized exhibition Import Substitution will be held September 13 through 15, 2016 in Crocus Expo IEC in accordance with the Instruction of the Government of the Russian Federation (№479-r dated March 22, 2016). The event is held with official support of the Ministry for Industry and Trade of Russia, the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation, other federal executive bodies and the government organizations. According to the order of Denis Manturov, Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, Gleb Nikitin, First Deputy Head of the Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, heads the Organization Committee on preparation and organization of the exhibition. The Committee also includes: Veronika Nikishina, Assistant to Igor Shuvalov, member of Board (minister) in charge of trade of the Eurasian Economic Commission, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation; Alexey Gospodarev, Director of the Department of Foreign Economic Relations of the Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation; Alexey Teksler, First Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation; Andrey Reznikov, Deputy Minister of the Russian Federation for the North Caucasus Affairs; Hamit Mavliyarov, Deputy Minister of Construction and Housing and Utilities of the Russian Federation, and others.

Dmitry Medvedev, Prime Minister of Russia, Arkady Dvorkovich, Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, Denis Manturov, Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, and Alexei Uliukaev, Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, are invited to participate in the Official Opening Ceremony of the 2nd International specialized exhibition Import Substitution.

The goal of the event is assistance to acceleration of development, production and distribution of competitive Russian import substituting goods and services contributing to the development and saturation of national and foreign markets.

Various regions of Russia; industrial, transport and agricultural enterprises, scientific and design organizations, bodies of supervision and licensing; producers and developers of import-substituting technologies and services; organizations engaged in building of modern production objects; suppliers and subcontractors of Russian end product producers, state and public organizations; finance, leasing, insurance and investment companies; educational institutions and mass media are invited as exhibitors.

The exposition is to become a platform of review of opportunities and achievements in the field of competitive import substitution of goods and services both due to expansion and adjustment of own domestic production and to reorientation to new foreign suppliers and partners, the latest technologies, perspective developments and investment projects characterizing the scientific, technical and production capacity of Russia. The project provides an opportunity for expansion of business cooperation with national and foreign partners, saturation of the market with qualitative and competitive goods, promotion of developments and creation of new productions for import substituting goods.

The exposition of the exhibition will present practically all branches of economy – mechanical engineering, transport sector, medicine, construction, industry, agrarian sector, consumer goods, computer related developments, hi-tech solutions in oil and gas, fuel and energy complexes and other branches.
Open Reception Room of the Ministry for Industry and Trade of Russia with participation of the heads of departments and structural divisions in real-time operation mode will be organized within the frames of the event.

More than 300 companies from 35 regions of Russia and foreign countries (Slovenia, Tunis, Belorussia and others) demonstrated enterprises’ possibilities in creation of domestic capacities at the first edition of the exhibition in 2015. The results of the Import Substitution 2015 exhibition revealed that high-quality nationally manufactured products are capable to replace import analogs, and the project can become a reference point of Russian production development in all spheres of economic activity.

The congress program of the exhibition is targeted to become a strategic tribune of the Government of the Russian Federation in the solution of one of the most actual economic and political challenges of modern Russia. The exhibition and the congress program promote the solution of the following tasks: Filling of the national and foreign markets with qualitative and competitive goods and services; Increase of coordination level of activity of bodies providing functioning and development of competitive goods and services production; Improvement of infrastructure and improvement of existing capacities usage for production of import substituting products; Modernization of technologies in production of import substituting products; Formation and development of international lines for transportation of necessary components to the territory of Russia; Scientific provision for the development of import substituting products manufacture; Increase of investment appeal of competitive products and services production in Russia and Ensuring environment protection at import substituting products manufacture.

Development of Internal Tourism section will be for the first time presented within the frames of the event. The section will cover various aspects of tourism devoted to the richness of historical and cultural heritage of Russia, sights, resort and medical zones and prospects of tourist development of regions.

Moreover, the forum and exhibition Import Substitution in Tourism, initiated and organized by the Agency of Ready Solutions with assistance of the Federal Agency for Tourism of Russia, will acquaint visitors with unique opportunities of tours organization all over the country. Special attention is paid to the sector of children's tourism.

Exposition and the calendar of events of the 2nd International specialized exhibition Import Substitution will demonstrate the first results of implementation of tasks set forth by the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin in the Message to the Federal Assembly on import substitution program support of December 4, 2014.

Crocus Expo IEC Press Service


Exhibition:  IMPORT SUBSTITUTION