VIII Russian-Chinese forum "Business with China: new time strategies"

TUESDAY, 30 MAY
10:00 - 11:00 / Registration
+ welcome coffee
11:00–13:00 / Plenary session: "Russian-Chinese trade in the context of globalization and technologies development"
The opportunities and tools of international trade, that were previously accessible only to high rollers, today are used by small companies, making them more independent and effective. The process of globalization involves more and more players who are starting to influence the tendencies and trends of international trade. Access to global markets, in turn, allows these players to ensure long-term business growth. But how is total globalization proceeding? How Russian-Chinese trade relations feel in this global process? What needs to be done to make your business global?
Key questions:
  • Russian-Chinese trade - tendencies and trends that change the market
  • New working models with China for Russian entrepreneurships and investors
  • The overview of the concept "One belt - One road" - presentation of a roadmap for freight forwarders
  • The market of Russian-Chinese cargo transportation: strategic challenges and trends in the context of globalization
  • New financial instruments, as the foundation for the dynamic rise in the turnover
  • Russian regions - potential directions for import and export
  • E-commerce, as the engine of globalization - the strategy "30 - 30 - 30"
  • The express delivery market - the development of export-oriented infrastructure
Result: a roadmap for the most promising vectors of Russian and Chinese enterprises trade development will be formed in the context of globalization and increasing the influence of technologies.
14:00 - 17:30 / Expert session "Business with China - Leadership Strategies"
+ coffee break
Import from China - 5 pillars of successful trade
  • Production in China - the strategy of creating your own product without your own production
  • Deep analytics and revealing trends - the strategy "Who owns the information – they own the world"
  • The strategy of building its own vertically integrated distribution - from production to retail
  • The "GoodWill" strategy is a brand, as the main asset
  • Strategy "One step ahead" - how to become the main conductor of new products
Export to China – do impossible and succeed
  • Trade with the northern provinces of China as a springboard for future expansion
  • Opening your own distribution company in China
  • Work with the largest importers - the strategy "Divide and Conquer"
  • E-commerce as the key to the Chinese market
  • The "GoodWill" strategy - brand, as the main asset
Logistics and finance - leadership in the B2B market
  • From services to infrastructure
  • The strategy of creating non-competitive offers
  • Technology and strategy of «Kaizen»
  • Power of marketing
  • Investing in the future
Results: participants will learn about 5 leadership strategies for importing from China, when exporting to China and providing services in this market. Experience of the best companies at the VIII Russian-Chinese Forum.
17:30 / Closing ceremony
WEDNESDAY, 31 MAY
11:00–12:00 / Business dialogue "Financial Instruments for Import and Export - Time for Large Economic Transactions"
Today the market has a huge number of financial instruments created to help a participant in foreign economic activity to build an effective business chain with import and export supplies, expand opportunities and reduce costs. Besides, the topic of financing and currency calculations has always played one of the most important roles in participants' foreign economic activity. Within the framework of the business dialogue, the participants and experts in finance will discuss the questions of cross-border settlements and financing of supplies.
Key questions:
  • Trade finance and what is it
  • Letters of credit of Russian and international banks
  • Exchange floors as an instrument of cross-border settlements
  • Non-standard instruments for financing foreign trade activities
  • The legal optimization of taxes
  • VAT refund upon export
  • Hong Kong companies as a tool for working with China
12:00–14:00 / Expert session "Logistics of import and export supplies to China - new opportunities for cargo owners"
The logistics of international supplies is either a competitive advantage of a foreign economic activity participant or its weak side. The uninterrupted supply, optimization of costs and timing, competent preparation for customs clearance - all this is an integral part of international business. Within the framework of the session, experts of the international logistics market will talk about how the market develops and what new opportunities the importers and exporters interested in increasing the efficiency of their business can get.
Key questions:
  • New standards in outsourcing of logistics processes
  • Exchange of cargo - is the market waiting for the uberization?
  • Delivery of goods from China - overview of the best solutions for general and groupage cargoes
  • Innovations in the customs legislation, which the participants in foreign trade should know +
  • Choosing the best carrier: 5 rules for successful partnership
  • SCM - the practice of increasing business profits through effective logistics management
  • Delivery of goods to China Specificity of food delivery in China The practice of applying the status of "Authorized Economic Operator"
  • Customs clearance in free trade zones when export to China
14:00–17:30 / "Technologies of Russian food products launching to the Chinese market"
Recently the Chinese market has commanded the attention of the Russian export-oriented companies. And this is not accidental. The consumer market, incredible in its size, the distinct tendency of import growth, as well as the devaluation of the ruble, in aggregate, formed the necessary conjuncture. But entering the Chinese market with global competition with suppliers from Europe, the United States, and Asia is not an easy task. Within the framework of this event, the participants will discuss the real experience of working in the Chinese market, setting up sales channels, working with Chinese distributors and networks.
Key questions:
  • The procedure for importing food products to China: certification, quotas and free trade areas
  • The taste preferences of Chinese consumers
  • Hong Kong, as a platform for entering to the Chinese market
  • Cross-border trade - access to the markets of the northern provinces
  • Experience of entering to the markets of Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Guangzhou
  • Marketing and brand promotion in the Chinese market
  • The truth about Chinese distributors and how to work with them
  • Wholesale markets and warehouses – the trade experience in Chinese markets
  • Entering to the retail network
  • E-commerce as a key to the Chinese wholesale market
17:30 / Closing ceremony
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