Luxembourg, represented by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy Étienne Schneider, will be participating in the "Eastern Economic Forum" in Vladivostok in Russia this week.

At the invitation of the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Dimitri Medvedev, Minister Schneider, will attend the Eastern Economic Forum from Wednesday 4 September to Friday 6 September 2019.

Established in 2015, the Eastern Economic Forum aims to support the economic development of the Far East region of Russia and expand international cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region.

During his stay in Vladivostok, Étienne Schneider will also meet with several businessmen and political leaders, including Maxim Oreshkin, Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, and Denis Manturov, Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation.