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World Bank Briefing in St. Petersburg


On 9 October 2015, the AEB North-Western Regional Committee invited its members to a briefing by the World Bank based on their Russia’s economic report #34. The event was kindly hosted by the Consulate General of Finland in St. Petersburg.

This time, Birgit Hansl, World Bank’s Lead Economist and Country Sector Coordinator for the Russian Federation, briefed the participants on the following key issues: 
∙ the recent economic developments and the economic outlook in the Russian Federation; 
∙ the Fiscal Implications of an Aging Population and the Diminishing Economic Role of the Natural Resource Sector. 
The event was chaired by Andreas Bitzi, AEB NWRC Deputy Chair.