Special issue of the “Asia-Pacific News Brief” on the topic “Digitalization: Cooperation for Sustainable Growth” published on the occasion of SPIEF

A special issue of the “Asia-Pacific News Brief” on the topic “Digitalization: Cooperation for Sustainable Growth” was published on the occasion of St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF)-2018.
The issue opens with the article by Dr. Alexander Shokhin, President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs “Cooperation for sustainable growth” (in Russian, in English).
In an interview for the “Asia-Pacific News Brief” Director of International Financial Relations Department of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation Andrey Bokarev highlights the cooperation prospects with the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) (in Russian, in English).
Transformation of business models in the age of digitization is discussed in the KPMG material (in Russian, in English).
Mikhail Oseevskiy, President of Rostelecom, Vice-President, Member of the Board of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP), Chairman of the RSPP Committee on Digital Economy reflects on business-state cooperation in forming the digital economy of the Russian Federation (in Russian, in English).
The article by MMK company explores how digital technologies change production (in Russian, in English).
Huawei experts share with the readers the company`s experience in bringing the best practices of digital economy to Russia (in Russian, in English).
The JUMORE company`s material focuses on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) business solutions (in Russian, in English).
Samsung experts present the company’s experience in implementing Internet of Things and developing other systems to improve productivity and competitiveness of manufacturing (in Russian, in English).
Mr. Trang, TH Group Executive Director reflects on the role of digital technologies in agri-industrial sector (in Russian, in English).
Board member (Minister) for the EAEU Karine Minasyan presents the digital agenda for the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) (in Russian, in English).
Vladimir Basko, Chairman of the Committee on Digital Agenda of the EAEU Business Council, General Director of InfoPark shares with the readers business vision of the Eurasian Economic Union digital economy development (in Russian, in English).
The role of the digital technologies in energy markets transformation is explored by the expert of the Analytical Center for the Government of the Russian Federation Vlada Brilliantova (in Russian, in English).
The article “Digitalization: Barriers, Opportunities and Priorities. Business 20 (B20) Recommendations” focuses on the B20 work and proposals for digitalization of economy (in Russian, in English).
The special issue concludes with the announcements of the key events on digitalization in the Asia-Pacific region in the second half of 2018 (in Russian, in English).
Full issue (in Russian, in English)