YALTA (QHA) - The fourth international investment forum of CIS participating states “Yalta Business Meetings” kicked off its work in Yalta.
As reported by Ukrinform, the forum is held by the CIS Financial and Banking Council jointly with the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine under the auspices of the CIS Executive Committee and the VTB Bank, according to Ukrinform.
A special session “The exchange infrastructure as an instrument for attraction of investments into the real sector of economies of CIS countries” will be held during the first day of the forum, as well as a plenary meeting will be held “New possibilities for investments and financial and banking cooperation on the CIS space.” In addition, investment projects of CIS countries will be presented and a general meeting of members of the CIS Financial and Banking Council will be held.
On Saturday, July 6, round tables are planned, dedicated to formation of modern infrastructure for optimization of debt relations on the Commonwealth space and the issues of financing innovation projects in the defense industry. Participants in the forum will also discuss experience and a practice of investment projects realization on the territory of CIS countries.
The investment potential of Crimea will also be a theme for discussion, as well as ways for realization of the strategy of stable social and economic development of the autonomy and realization of perspective projects on its territory. In particular, development of the sanatorium-resort complex, construction of modern hot house facilities, wine-growing and production of wines, construction of industrial parks and complexes for solid waste processing, etc.
Participating in the forum work are representatives of governments and national banks of CIS countries, heads of bank associations, heads of the largest commercial banks, currency, stock and commodity exchanges and representatives of investment companies. 
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