MOSCOW, June 14. /TASS/. The 25th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), the most important annual economic conference in Russia, will be held this year from June 15 to 18.
The Forum was staged for the first time in 1997. SPIEF was canceled in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
SPIEF is the floor where heads of states, senior government officials, chief executives of Russian and foreign companies and researchers met to discuss economic challenges faced by Russia, developing economies and the world on the whole.
The forum is annually attended by more than 10,000 participants from over 140 countries of the world. SPIEF events are organized as plenary sessions, roundtables, exhibitions, teleconferences and presentations. The President of Russia takes place in Forum activities since 2005.
One or several countries receive the SPIEF guest status since 2016. Egypt will be the guest country of SPIEF in 2022.
TASS is the official photo host agency of SPIEF 2022. The official website of the Forum is at www.forumspb.