On day two we had a good panel on digitalization of trade at the IFC 2021 in Moscow.

Great feedback on my speech and our paneldiscussion.

Opening session Day 2 with Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, my friend 1st Vice Chairman of Federal Customs Ruslan Davydov & WCO Secretary General Kunio Mikuriya.

Speech from the Prime Minister of Russia

Ruslan Davydov act. Head of Federal Russian Customs, reports that post-pandemic trade is recovering fast. Russia is expecting the highest trade turn-over ever for 2021.

Ruslan Davydov, act Head of Federal Customs, having a press briefing.

There was a big media attention, both international and domestic, for the International Customs Forum.

It was great to meet colleagues and old friends again, in real life.

Happy meeting with my mentor and friend Leonid Lozbenko, Former Deputy Secretary General of the World Customs Organization, former Deputy Head of Russia Customs, now on the supervisory committe of Russian Federal Customs

The world is slowly opening for a new normal.

The ICF 2921 was very well irhanized with high level participantion , great dialogue and messages from the panels. It was without any doubt a success.

We had a great working and planning dinner woth the team in Moscow tonight.

Great food, drinks and fantastic company. It is always a pleasure to work with greta people. W

e are making progress and we will take important steps here in the near future.