Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu and Alexander Shokhin attend B20 Germany 2017
8 May 2017

German Chancellor Agela Merkel and Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu (right)


Mr. Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu, President of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) and SRCIC Honorary Chairman, attended B20 Summit in Berlin.


Mr. Hisarcıklıoğlu shared experiences he had obtained during the B20 Turkish Presidency with his counterparts and also attended a session where Ms. Berkeley delivered a speech to the Chancellor Angela Merkel.


Attended by TOBB Vice President Ender Yorgancılar, bilateral meetings were held with Daniel Funes de Rioja, who has assumed the B20 Argentine Presidency in 2018, and Günter Verheugen, former Vice President of the European Commission.


Dr. Alexander Shokhin, President of Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) and SRCIC Vice Chairman, also participated in the B20 event under the German presidency - B20 summit in Berlin on May 2-3, 2017.


On the sidelines of the summit, Dr. Alexander Shokhin held working meetings with BDI Director General Joachim Lang, BUSINESSEUROPE President Emma Marcegaglia and JUMORE E-COMMERCE CO., LTD delegation.


At the B20 Summit on 2-3 May 2017, B20 meeting presents its recommendations to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is going to preside over G20 Germany 2017.


The recommendations to the G20 leaders were elaborated by five taskforces on trade and investment, energy, climate & resource efficiency, financing growth and infrastructure, digitalization, employment and education as well as two cross-thematic groups “Responsible Business Conduct and Anti-Corruption” and “Small and Medium Enterprises”.


G20 Germany 2017 will be held in Hamburg in July.


Source: Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey