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5 November 2008

OJSC “VTB-Leasing” Sponsors the VI International Conference “10 Years of Rail Transport System Reform: Russian Railways in the Transport Services Market – Interaction and Partnership”

The VI International Conference “10 Years of Rail Transport System Reform: Russian Railways in the Transport Services Market – Interaction and Partnership” took place in Moscow on October 30-31, 2008.

The conference organized by OJSC Russian Railways (OJSC “RZhD”) discussed the strategy of railroad transportation development covering the period until the year 2030. Other topics covered at the conference included specifics of the industry’s operations in conditions of the current financial crisis, improvement of quality of transportation services provided to cargo owners, financial, lending and leasing aspects of transport industry operations. The conference also summarized the results of the transport industry achievements in 2008.

The conference was attended by over 700 delegates including: deputy Prime Minister Mr. A. Zhukov, President of OJSC RZhD Mr. V.Yakunin, top officials of the Ministry of economic development and trade of the Russian Federation, federal services and agencies, representatives of the Federation Council and State Duma (respectively upper and lower houses of the Russian parliament), chief executives of transportation, shipping and logistics companies, port terminals, representatives of banking, insurance and leasing companies.

OJSC “VTB-Leasing” sponsored the international conference. Representatives of OJSC “VTB-Leasing” held negotiations covering various aspects of cooperation with several companies of the transport industry. At the end of the roundtable covering financial aspects of the transport sector, employees of OJSC “VTB-Leasing” answered multiple questions from the audience regarding the operations of VTB-Leasing, terms and conditions of leasing transactions and the Company’s view on future cooperation with companies operating in the rail, sea, river and air transportation sectors of Russian economy.

During an official ceremony top executives of OJSC RZhD awarded OJSC “VTB-Leasing” an honorable badge – a special commendation of the conference organizers.


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