The Third Moscow Financial Forum will be held on September 6 and 7 in the Manege Central Exhibition Hall. This year, the Forum will switch to a two-day format for the first time. The Forum is organized by the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation and the Government of Moscow.

The 2018 Forum is titled "Finances for Development: A New Platform for Stable and Balanced Relationships".

On the first day of the Forum, discussion will center on measures that will shape the development of the Russian economy during the next 6 years. It will focus on the mechanisms for the achievement of the targets set in the Executive Order on National Goals and Strategic Objectives of the Russian Federation until 2024 signed by the President in May this year.

On the second day of the Forum, the participants will discuss a range of topics, including transformation of tax administration, measures to foster the well-being of the country's population, the system of interbudgetary relations, modern approaches to welfare spending, etc.

This year, the Forum will be attended by representatives of federal and regional governments, business, professional and academic community, non-governmental organizations and associations, as well as world-class economic and financial experts.

The up-to-date program and speaker profiles will be posted on the official website of the Moscow Financial Forum.


Background information:
The Moscow Financial Forum is a unique platform for professional discussion of Russia's financial and economic policy. The mission of the Forum is to search for solutions that will make the Russian economy more competitive.

The Moscow Financial Forum was first held in the capital on September 23, 2016; since then, it has become a tradition for financial experts to hold annual meetings in September in order to discuss topical issues and search for effective ways to tackle financial issues facing the Russian economy.

In 2017, the Forum was attended by the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation – Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation Anton Siluanov, the Mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin, the Bank of Russia Governor Elvira Nabiullina, the Chairman of the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation Alexey Kudrin, the Vice President of the World Bank for Europe and Central Asia Cyril Muller, the First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund David Lipton, the Chairman of the Executive Board of PJSC Sberbank Herman Gref, as well as representatives of regional governments, business, professional and academic community and non-governmental organizations, and world-class economic and financial experts.
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