16 December 2016 on the sidelines of the visit to Japan by the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, Russia — Japan Business Dialogue Forum was held in Tokyo.
6-7 December 2016 the 2nd International conference «Antimonopoly Policy: Science, Practice, Education» was hosted by the Skolkovo Innovation Centre.
1-2 December 2016 the 2nd Forum on Small Business of the SCO and BRICS Regions was held in Ufa, Republic of Bashkortostan (Russia).
The 12nd Meeting of BRICS Contact Group on Economic and Trade Issues (CGETI) took place in Agra, India, on 29 July 2016 and was presided by Dammu Ravi, Joint Secretary of Department of Commerce, Government of India.
18 July 2016 a session on Unleashing the Power of E-Commerce for Development took place as part of UNCTAD 14 hosted by Nairobi, Kenya.