Cooperation with the Trade Representation of the Russian Federation in the Republic of India has discussed in Novosibirsk
On August 23, the President of the NCCCI Yuri Bernadsky and the Vice-president of the NCCCI Tatyana Bernadskaya met with theHead of the Operational Department of the Trade Representation of the Russian Federation in the Republic of India Evgenii Ostapkevich.
Evgenii Ostapkevich told about the Trade Representation of the Russian Federation activity. He noted that the main activity of the Trade Representation of the Russian Federation was online because of the pandemic restrictions, but now they are ready for recommence a live dialog.
The Trade Representation of the Russian Federation in India has several formats of interaction with the Russian authorities and the business community. In particular, as part of cooperation with the JSC “Investment Promotion Agency of Novosibirsk region” the Trade Representation holds video conferences «Hour with the Trade Representative». One of the areas of work of the Trade Representation of the Russian Federation in India is interaction at the level of associations, where the trade mission is a link between the Indian association and the Russian organization. In addition, the Trade Representation of the Russian Federation in India on the instructions of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation organizes various activities aimed at the import of a particular category of products from India. Mr. Ostapkevich mentioned the organization of business missions to India by the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry as one of the most productive forms of interaction.
Among the branches of economy in demand in India Mr. Ostapkevich mentioned the following: pharmaceutical, agricultural machine building, car manufacturing and metallurgy, namely the equipment and the chemical components used in the metallurgical industry. Indian companies are interested in technology, creating a joint venture, industrial and scientific cooperation.
Yuri Bernadsky told about the activities of Novosibirsk City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, one of the priorities of which is the search for new partners for Novosibirsk companies abroad.
Tatyana Bernadskaya pointed out that the Chamber annually forms business missions of Novosibirsk entrepreneurs both abroad and in Russia, as well as organizes the reception of foreign delegations and B2B negotiations in Novosibirsk.
Summarizing the results of the meeting, the parties agreed to cooperate and organize joint events, aimed at the strengthening of business contacts between entrepreneurs of the two countries and the promotion of Russian companies in the Indian market.