Over 50% of Russian companies hope for good deals after APEC summit - poll

A poll of 350 Russian companies has indicated that 15% of them plan to take part in the business summit of the APEC forum due in Vladivostok on September 7-8.

The nation-wide poll was taken on August 1-14 by HeadHunter company in the framework of its partnership with the business summit of the forum.

Almost all (95%) regard the event as a chance to establish useful contacts, 52% plan to sign good deals, and 47% enter the world market. Also 37% of the companies hope to influence their professional environment, 21% change legislation in their sector and only 5% do not put forward any concrete objectives.

In addition, 58% of the polled participants of the APEC business summit believe that the event is capable of modifying the direction of their company's development, its objectives and tasks. Also 21% of the respondents said that the summit is a key market event and its outcome is capable of cardinally changing the company's course of development.

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