Entrepreneurs of the Kingdom of Belgium plan to enter the Novosibirsk market
On May 27, the President of the Novosibirsk City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Yuri Bernadsky and the Vice-President of the Novosibirsk City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Tatyana Bernadskaya held a meeting with the investment and trade commissioner of the Embassy of Belgium Frank Van Eynde.
The head of the Cluster Development Centre of the Novosibirsk region Aleksandr Tropin took part in negotiations.
During the meeting Mr. Frank Van Eynde told that he came to Novosibirsk in a purpose of establishing business relations between Belgian companies and their potential Russian partners. According to him Belgian trade departments are represented in Moscow, Saint-Petersburg and Nizhny Novgorod. However, entrepreneurs of Belgium plan to enter the markets of other Russian regions.
Due to the fact that Novosibirsk is the biggest scientific, industrial, transport and logistic center beyond the Urals the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium is going to visit Novosibirsk in 2020. Mr. Frank Van Eynde reported that the Embassy of the Kingdom of Belgium plan to hold a business mission of Belgian companies to Novosibirsk and organize B2B negotiations with representatives of Russian companies.
Tatyana Bernadskaya noted that the Novosibirsk City Chamber of Commerce and Industry consolidates the biggest enterprises and business unions in Novosibirsk region, represents their interests in public authorities, and provides different services to entrepreneurs. Various business events are also organized, which are aimed at establishing partnership between Novosibirsk and foreign business.
Yuri Bernadsky emphasized that Novosibirsk region is a perspective Russian region for business relations developing. There are representatives of foreign consulates and trade departments of more than 10 countries. Yuri Bernadsky expressed the hope that Belgium would become a main European partner of Novosibirsk too.
During the meeting representatives of the Novosibirsk City Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Embassy of the Kingdom of Belgium reached an agreement on conducting a presentation of Belgian companies to Novosibirsk business and organize business meetings.