Global Fishery Forum & Seafood Expo Russia
6-8 July, Saint-Petersburg

WORLD FISH MARKET: INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION VS. PANDEMIC

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Program

  • Online Conference Opening

    Moderator:

    Kirill Tokarev, Editor in Chief, TV presenter, RBC (Russian multimedia holding).

  • Topic: Assessment of the pandemic’s influence on the global market

    According to FAO data, long-run recession in world fishery market can be seen even after the quarantine restrictions will be loosen up or removed. And how things will be going on later? What are the perspectives of Russian and world fishery market? Can all companies survive the global crises and what future does industry hold?

    Speaker:

    Ilya Shestakov, Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation - Head of the Federal Agency for Fisheries.

  • Topic: Presentation of FAO report «The State of World's Fisheries and Aquaculture 2020»: current trends in production and fish trade, perspectives and the pandemic.

    The role of FAO in supporting the sector during the pandemic. What are the most significant effects of the pandemic on the markets?

    Speaker:

    Marcio Castro de Souza, Secretary of FAO Subcommittee on Fish Trade, GLOBEFISH Coordinator, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

  • Topic: How does world bank view the pandemic’s impact on the fishery market?

    Investment activity in fish market: how could it be characterized and what are its consequences?

    Speaker:

    Ragnar Árnason, Professor of Economics, University of Iceland.

  • Topic: Will China still be a main driver of world fishery market?

    What are Chinese fishery market trends and their influence on global fishery market?

    Speaker:

    Fan Xubing, Managing Director and General Manager, Beijing Seabridge Marketing & Consulting.

  • Topic: How has the pandemic influenced on Norwegian fishery companies’ capitalization?

    FAO made a conclusion about world aquaculture slowdown. Does it mean that world aquaculture already went through its “golden age”?

    Speaker:

    Demi Korban, Business Reporter, IntraFish International News Holding.

  • Topic: Impact of new economic conditions on the financial stability of fishery enterprises

    How did pandemic influence on companies’ opportunity to deal with loans? Expectations about repayment speed, debt restructuration and new loans volume.

    Speaker:

    Alexander Panov, Executive Director, Sberbank.

  • Topic: Life after the pandemic: restaurants and cafes in a new reality

    Speaker:

    Igor Bukharov, President, Federation of Restaurateurs & Hoteliers of Russia.

  • Discussion of the current state of the russian fish industry

    Speakers:

    Petr Savchuk, Deputy Head, Federal Agency for Fisheries;
    Sergey Mitin, Deputy Chairman, Council of the Federation Committee for Agrarian and Food Policy and Environmental Management;
    Sergey Tarusov, Chairman, Rybolovetsky Kolkhoz n.a. Lenin;
    Aleksey Buglak, President, Pollock Catchers Association.

  • Q&A session

  • Online Conference Closing

We invite conference participants to discuss topics mentioned above. You may think over your questions to speakers beforehand and send to organizing committee on approval e.gritsenko@rusfishexpo.com.

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speakers

Ilya Shestakov

Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation - Head of the Federal Agency for Fisheries

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Petr Savchuk

Deputy Head, Federal Agency for Fisheries

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Marcio Castro de Souza

Secretary of FAO Subcommittee on Fish Trade, GLOBEFISH Coordinator, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

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Ragnar Árnason

Professor of Economics, University of Iceland

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Fan Xubing

Managing Director and General Manager, Beijing Seabridge Marketing & Consulting

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Demi Korban

Business Reporter, IntraFish International News Holding

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Alexander Panov

Executive Director, Sberbank

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Sergey Mitin

Deputy Chairman, Council of the Federation Committee for Agrarian and Food Policy and Environmental Management

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Sergey Tarusov

Chairman, Rybolovetsky Kolkhoz n.a. Lenin

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Aleksey Buglak

President, Pollock Fishing Association

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Igor Bukharov

President, Federation of Restaurateurs & Hoteliers of Russia

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Moderator

Kirill Tokarev

Editor in Chief, TV presenter, RBC (Russian multimedia holding)

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