More than 700 business representatives will take part in WEF


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More than 700 business representatives confirmed their participation in the Eastern economic forum, it is expected that more than three thousand people, told reporters the Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov.

“Come more than three thousand guests. Among the confirmed participation — 723 representative of the business (in 2016 — 453), of which 208 heads of Russian companies and 71 foreign,” — said Ushakov.

According to him, the geography of participants includes more than 55 countries around the world, last year at the forum were representatives from 30 countries.