10th jubilee report-election Assembly of the International Congress of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs was convened in Moscow in Petrovsky Palace, now the Reception Hall of the Moscow Government.
Delegations from 26 countries arrived at the Assembly: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Hungary, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Montenegro, Tajikistan, Estonia, China, India and Japan.
The ICIE Assembly was attended by representatives of international organizations, including the CIS Executive Committee, Center for International Industrial Cooperation UNIDO, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, the Offshore Center of Scientific and Technical Information, Russian National Committee of Black Sea Economic Cooperation.
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russian Federation – G.B. Karasin, Chairman of Moscow Confederation of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (Employers) – E.V. Panina, deputies of the State Duma and the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of Russia, representatives of ministries and departments, as well as the government of Moscow participated the Assembly. More than 200 participants in total.
V.I. Matvienko – the Chairman of the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation has sent a greeting to the Assembly . Y.V.Shamkov – the First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on economic policy announced the greeting and made a speech.
A.A. Dron – Deputy Chairman of Executive Committee – Executive Secretary of the Commonwealth of Independent States and E.V. Panina have also sent their congratulations.
The Assembly has gotten greetings from A.I. Sergeev– Secretary General of the IPA CIS Council and А.А.Turchak – President of the Union of Industrialists and entrepreneurs of St. Petersburg.
The Assembly agenda included issues of the Congress Council and the Supervisory Commission reports from the year 2009 to 2013 and of the ICIE governing bodies’ elections. During presentations and discussions participants deliberated perspective directions of the Congress, taking into account current trends in world economic relations, the integration processes in the Eurasian economic space, past cooperation experience of the national unions – members of the ICIE.The Assembly participants discussed progress and prospects of basic program of the International Congress “Eurasian Economic Space: cooperation, integration and development”.
The Assembly addressed matters related with constructive cooperation of the business representatives of the Congress country-members in the field of industrial development, formation of a favorable investment and financial climate, creation of institutional, legal and organizational conditions for such cooperation.
K. Baykenov, Chairman of the ICIE Council, Chairman of the Employers’ Confederation of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the D.V. Pechalov, Chairman of the Control Commission, Chairman of Board “Eurokredyt” reported at the assembly.
The speeches after the reports were made by A.N. Shokhin, President of RSPP; A.D. Kharlap, the Chairman of the Belarusian Republican Association of Industrial Enterprises «BelAPP”; A.U. Blavdzevich, Vice-President of the Ukrainian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs; Chen Tszumin, Vice Chairman of China ‘s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries; A.A. Girzekorn, Head of the ICIE Representative Office for interaction between business circles of Baltic region; V.P. Tarlev, President of the National Congress of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Moldova; I.U. Shpurov, Vice-President of the ICIE, the Chairman of the Committee on development of innovative forms of technology parks, pharmacology and biotechnology business; I. Strautynsh, Chairman of the Co-operative Society “KoopProekt”, the Republic of Latvia; Y. Podobnik, President of the Association of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Slovenia; M. V.Cherekaev, Head of the WTO department, the Ministry for Economic Development; S.S. Said, Chairman of Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Tajikistan; etc.In conclusion of the discussion V. Glukhikh – President of the ICIE made a speech.
The appropriate decisions were taken after the consideration, among them the decisions on the ICIE Council and the ICIE Control Commission reports.
Further, the Assembly considered the organizational issues and appointed the new Council and Supervisory Commission.
Y.V.Shamkov, First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council on Economic Policy was elected as a Chairman of the ICIE Council. M.K. Musayev, President of the National Confederation of Entrepreneurs (Employers) of the Azerbaijan Republic; I. Strautynsh, Chairman of the Executive Board of Co-operative Society “KoopProekt”, Republic of Latvia and S. S. Said, Chairman of Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Tajikistan Council were elected the deputy chairmen of the Council.
The Assembly reappointed V.K. Glukhikh as a President of the International Congress of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs for the period of 4 years.
Supervisory Commission reappointed its Chairman D.V. Pechalov.
Vice-presidents were appointed also. A.K. Kinah, President of the Ukrainian Unions of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, People’s Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine became First Vice President. K.K. Baykenov , O.V. Birch , U.A. Vinogradov, T. Vyahi , T. Dyabronka , V.A. Kazyulin , V.P. Kolmogorov, V. Lityushkin, V.A. Nikulin, V.K. Pshenichnikov, V.L. Sedelnikov, A.N. Tkachuk, I.Yu.Shpurov , V.V.Yudin became vice-presidents.
The structure of the working bodies of the ICIE, such as committees, the board of directors and Congress Councils, was approved also.
On completion of the Assembly honourable distinctions of the ICIE were conferred to the active group of Congress members. The Order of the Commonwealth was bestow to V.P. Tarlevm, President of the National Congress of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Moldova; O.V. Berezovoy – Vice President of the ICIE; B.R. Baiseitov, Chairman of the Board of Directors of JSC “Bank Center Credit” of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the vice -president of the International Banking Council; L.N. Kozlov, Chairman of the Congressional Committee on transport and transit. Active members and partners of the Congress were also awarded honorary diplomas.
At the Assembly certificates were given to new ICIE members: the Serbian Association of Employers, the Federation of Employers of Montenegro, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Tajikistan, the Japanese Corporation “Kabuschiki Kayscha Continental Corporation”.