26/04/2013 – The Russian Federation’s First Deputy Prime Minister, Igor Shuvalov, visited the OECD at this time. He addressed the OECD Council and had a two-hour dialogue on the continued accession of Russia to the OECD with Member international locations’ Ambassadors. Russia was invited to start out the accession course of in 2007. Energetic discussions began in 2009, and the accession course of has been transferring ahead since then with technical evaluations inside OECD Committees.
On 25 April, OECD consultants and a high-level Russian delegation met to debate points associated to the accession negotiations, such because the Russian enterprise local weather, the surroundings and public governance.
“First Deputy Prime Minister Shuvalov’s go to and the presence of an essential delegation comprising 5 Deputy Ministers is a concrete expression of the significance connected by Russia to accession to the OECD at a essential time for the G20 and the worldwide financial system” mentioned OECD Secretary Basic Angel Gurría.