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7th Moscow International Automotive Forum (IMAF 2016)


On 23 August 2016, the AEB in cooperation with the international exhibition operator ITEMF Expo held the 7th IMAF 2016 (International Moscow Automotive Forum) in Moscow. This year the topic of the forum was “The Russian automotive industry: breakpoint for revival”

Frank Schauff, AEB CEO, and Michael Johannes, Vice President, Messe Frankfurt GmbH, Brand Manager, Automechanika, made the opening remarks.

Among the speakers of the plenary session were: Nicolas Maure, President, Avtovaz, Andrey Pankov, CEO, Renault Russia, Kirill Epstein, Director of Automotive components Division, GAZ Group, Massimilano Perri, Business Director, Iveco Russia, and Jaron Wiedmaier, General Director, Continental Tires. The experts evaluated the efficiency of the supporting measures in the automobile industry taken by the government, summed up the preliminary results of the industry's progress in the first half-year period of 2016, figured out, has the market reached its bottom or is there any sign of an upcoming push towards strong growth, and announced the companies strategies and plans over the long run in the Russian market.

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For more information please read the press-release in English and Russian

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