UniCredit Bank and German-Russian Chamber of Commerce held a joint event
On 30 October 2018, UniCredit Bank in cooperation with German-Russian Chamber of Commerce held a business seminar on macroeconomics Current Economic Trends and Next Year Prospects. The event was attended by the Chamber members and representatives of leading companies from Germany operating in various economic sectors.
The guests of the event were greeted by Mikhail Alekseev, Chairman of Management Board of UniCredit Bank, Matthias Schepp, Head of the German-Russian Chamber of Commerce, and Michael Diederich, Chairman of the Management Board of UniCredit Bank AG. Artem Arkhipov, Chief Economist of UniCredit Bank, presented a detailed report with the review of the current economic trends and shared his vision of the next year to come.
“The current economic situation is a sort of challenge for most German companies and their Russian partners who strive to go on with their development. Events of this kind, enabling face-to-face contact, offer an opportunity for sharing opinions, especially given the rising number of factors influencing Russian economic indicators, and their impact becoming of more significance. This opportunity was highly appreciated by our guests,” comments Fabrizio Rollo, Director of the International Center Department, UniCredit Bank.
Besides, as part of the event, special attention was paid to framework business conditions in Russia as a starting basis, including for German companies operating in a changing world. Thomas Heidemann, Partner for CMS Hasche Sigle, with a long-term experience of work in Russia, became a speaker reporting on this topic to the guests of the event.