Experts discuss priority areas of cooperation within SCO

On November 26, 2014, Moscow hosted a roundtable "SCO Meeting in Astana: Cooperation Issues," devoted to the SCO Council of Heads of Government Meeting, which will be held on December 14-15 in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Participants discussed issues such as the priority areas of economic cooperation between SCO member states; the prospects for establishing a common economic space and joint economic projects; the coordination of energy strategies within the SCO and mutual payments in national currencies.

The event was attended by the SCO Business Council Executive Secretary Sergei Kanavsky, Head of the Secretariat of the Russian national part of the SCO Energy Club Viktor Kalyuzhny, Director of the International Cooperation Department of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vladimir Padalko, Dean of the Marketing Faculty at the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics Asali Asaliyev and expert of the Russian national part of the SCO Energy Club Mikhail Krugov.