Russian-British Business Forum 2018
The annual Russian-British Business Forum (RBBF) was held in London on November 26, 2018. It became a platform for holding discussions and signing bilateral agreements. The theme of the forum this year was “Partnership in Innovations”.
The purpose of the forum is the development of trade and investment cooperation between Russia and the UK and the international business community. The Forum covers practical issues related to the development of markets and trade relations, export policy, investor relations, ways of expanding bilateral and multilateral cooperation in various sectors. The forum is organized by the Trade Representation of Russia in the UK with the participation of the Russian Embassy in the UK, the Roscongress Foundation, as well as more than 30 Russian and international partners.
According to the statistics for three quarters of 2018, Russia ranked first in terms of growth in turnover among all UK trading partners. The total trade turnover between the countries in January – September increased by 20.2%.
The agreements signed during RBBF include agreements between GC Agrosila and Househam Sprayers Ltd, Russian Export Center JSC and SupplyFinder, GetTransfer and BSI UK. Representatives of more than 70 Russian and British companies were able to hold business meetings in the special negotiation area of RBBF Matchmaking.