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MOSCOW, May 17. /TASS/. Chief Executives of China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba and France’s Societe Generale confirmed their participation in the St. Petersburg International Economic Fund (SPIEF) in 2016, Vice Premier and Chairman of SPIEF Steering Committee Sergey Prikhodko said on Tuesday.
Interest of foreign and Russian participants in the forum is growing this year, Prikhodko said.
"Statistics says interest in the Forum is growing," the official said. "Over 200 speakers and moderators already confirmed their participation in the program," Prikhodko added.
The twentieth St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) will be held on June 16-18 at a new site near St. Petersburg. The new economic reality and the search for new growth drivers will be key topics for discussions at the Forum.