Doing Business in Russia Launch Event
Watch a presentation by Augusto Lopez-Claros on the key findings of the "Doing Business in Russia 2012" report. Mr. Lopez-Claros is the director of Global Indicators and Analysis at the World Bank Group. He spoke June 21, 2012, at the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum in Russia. Also participating are Andrey Belousov, Russia's minister of economic development, and Alexander Pirozhenko, director for network development at the Agency for Strategic Initiatives. The presentation was attended by 150 representatives of the public and private sector, think tanks and mass media, as well as representatives of the regions, including governors, Ministry of Economic Development, Ministry of Regional Development, Agency for Strategic Initiatives, the Higher School of Economics and other agencies.