HONOLULU, November 14 (Itar-Tass) —— Russian President Dmitry Medvedev joined the other APEC leaders at a meeting with members of the Business Advisory Council of the APEC forum held upon completion of the first session of the APEC summit.
The Business Advisory Council is a permanent body in the APEC structure. It incorporates three representatives of big business from each of the APEC member states. Russia is represented in the Council by Oleg Deripaska from " Bazovy Element" Holding, Ziyavudin Magomedov from "Summa Kapial" group and Andrei Kostin from VTB who next year is to become chairperson of the Russian segment of the Business Advisory Council.
The main task of the Council is to make proposals for creation of favorable conditions for trade, investments and cooperation in the APEC space.