Forum on Russia-China: New Opportunities for Sustainable Business Development

The event is designed for specialists in the children goods industry. The forum will be useful for company owners, marketers, brand managers and category managers.

September, 27

15.00–16.30
Pavilion No.2, Seminar Hall 3

Forum key topics:

  • Cooperation with Chinese companies. Entrance to a new market for Russian companies.
  • Search for your manufacturer. Common mistakes when working with a factory.

Speaker: Leila Pavlova, founder of the BetweenTrades and Between2countries projects. More than 15 years of experience in category management. Strategic consulting for foreign trade companies.

The forum participants will get insight into business management tools at the initial period of global purchasing and get answers to the following questions:

  • on which solutions and key figures a company owner can make a decision to start international activity;
  • how to make your own purchases and cooperate with Chinese manufacturers;
  • how a first-time entrepreneur can avoid common mistakes when purchasing  goods in China.

September, 28

12.00–13.00

Forum key topics:

  • Reduction in logistics costs.
  • Delivery Management Tool “Control Points”.

Speaker: Leila Pavlova, founder of the BetweenTrades and Between2countries projects. More than 15 years of experience in category management. Strategic consulting for foreign trade companies.


The following topics will be discussed at the seminar:

  • tools to manage supply chains for companies engaged in international activity. “Control Points” as a tool for category management, logistics managers and analysts of purchasing departments;
  • easy-to-use monitoring system for heads of company departments and business owners. (For each shipment a scenario is made taking into account the order from preliminary payment to store-door delivery. Depending on the scenario and the order monitoring system, a company can improve a flow of funds up to 15% and increase the turnover of funds. The tool is necessary for the companies specializing in deliveries of project goods, customized goods, seasonal goods and goods of a wide assortment matrix exceeding 15,000 positions.);
  • specifics of import management of children goods: customs clearance, certification, logistics.

13.00–13.40

V.I.G.Trans
Specifics of Import Management of Children Goods: Customs Clearance, Certification, Logistics.

The event participants will find out how to arrange import/export by company efforts and how an outsourcing company works, get familiar with specifics of making direct contracts with manufacturers as well as choose optimal logistics routes.

Speaker: Jamal Davitashvili, Deputy Chairman of the Transport Committee of Opora Russia Moscow Branch, Head of Customs Registration Department of V.I.G.Trans (logistics operator and customs broker).
More than 15 years of experience in the customs bodies, 10 of them at the customs post having gone the way from customs officer to head of the customs post.