EXIAR is a partner of 9th Annual Russia and CIS Trade&Export Finance Conference
This year, the Russian Agency for Export Credit and Investment Insurance (EXIAR – a part of the Russian Export Center Group) took part in the 9th annual Russia and CIS Trade & Export Finance Conference as a partner. Global Trade Review (GTR) organized the Moscow-based conference, which was held on April 14, 2016.
EXIAR CEO and Chairman of the Management Board Alexey Tyupanov opened the plenary session with a report entitled “Ensuring Uniform Conditions for Russian Exporters”. In his speech, Mr. Tyupanov spoke about the current tendencies in developing trade and economic opportunities, as well as problems in the Russian economy, the Eurasian Economic Union, and key countries with developing countries. He also discussed measures for supporting Russian exporters, diversifying the economy, developing international trade, and EXIAR’s activities.
Hanieh Ferdowsi, EXIAR’s Managing Director of International Business Development, took part in the session “Trade and Export Financing: Adapting to ‘New Norms’”. Nikita Gusakov, EXIAR’s Managing Director of Client Relations and Underwriting, and Alina Sindetskaya, EXIAR’s Director of International Development, also participated.
The conference’s business program included 10 sessions. They touched on issues of international expansion, economic growth. In addition, the sessions provided an assessment of new trade areas, fast-growing markets, trade and export financing, while also identifying needs in export financing for 2016.
The conference also saw presentations from representatives of VTB, Sberbank, HSBC, ING, Unicredit Bank, Alfa Bank, the Summa Group, Zarubezhneft, Norilsk Nickel, Mechel, NLMK Group, United Metallurgical Company (OMK), Severstal, and many others.
The Russian Agency for Export Credit and Investment Insurance (EXIAR) was established in 2011. EXIAR's mission is to support Russian hi-tech exports and investments abroad by insuring export credits against commercial and political risks. The Russian Export Center is EXIAR’s sole shareholder. The agency's charter capital is RUB 43.5 billion. The State Specialized Russian Export-Import Bank (Eximbank of Russia) is a subsidiary of EXIAR.