The representatives of the Aluminium Association took part in the first Eurasian Economic Forum, which was held on May 26 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The forum's participants included leaders of states, heads of state authorities and business circles of the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union and partner countries, as well as representatives of international, academic, educational and industry organisations.
The forum's rich programme included discussions of a wide range of issues, in particular financial markets, industrial cooperation, agroindustrial complex, digital agenda, energy and transport infrastructure, as well as other topics.
Artem Asatur, Co-Chair of the Aluminium Association, and Elena Asanova, Head of the Direction for Coordination and Interaction with the Market of the Aluminium Association, held meetings with the existing and potential business partners, having identified the promising areas for production cooperation.
In addition to participation in the Forum, the Aluminium Association's delegation visited production facilities that made high-tech aluminium-containing products. They included Composite Group's production facility located in Bishkek. This Association's member is one of the market leaders and is a top producer of cooling systems for automotive, special and agricultural equipment.
Summing up the Eurasian Economic Forum participation results, Artem Asatur noted that 'the aluminium industry has once again demonstrated its value for the development of economic and industrial integration of the Union's countries'.
About the Eurasian Economic Forum
The First Eurasian Economic Forum (EEF) was held on the eve of the meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council (SEEC) with the participation of the heads of the EAEU's states (Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia). The Forum was established on the basis of the Eurasian Week, which in 2019 was transformed into the Eurasian Economic Forum. The Forum's main goal is to accelerate the integration of the economies of the EAEU's countries, eliminate barriers and develop horizontal ties between economic entities. This year, over 600 participants from CIS and non-CIS countries have been invited to participate in the Forum.