Wednesday, 1 February, 2023

Russia makes important contribution to energy, food security — expert

Russia is making an important contribution to furnishing global energy and food security, Chairman of the Russia-ASEAN Business Council told TASS on Monday.

More than 30 top managers of Russian companies and banks are taking part in the G20 Business Forum this year, Ivan Polyakov said. "The Russia-ASEAN Business Council in cooperation with leading Russian industrial companies and banks presented recommendations for cooperation between countries in the sphere of financing infrastructure projects as part of the work of the Task Force on Finance and Infrastructure. Also the recommendations touched upon the topics of equitable transition to carbon neutrality, the development of digital platforms and technological solutions," the expert said.

At the same time, the head of the Russia-ASEAN Business Council believes that the partnership with Russia, which makes a significant contribution to international energy and food security, can provide the developing countries of the ASEAN, APEC and BRICS groups with the opportunity to achieve sustainable development goals as soon as possible.