Novosibirsk companies discussed cooperation with the Republic of Turkey

On December 10, within the framework of cooperation between the Investment Development Agency of the Novosibirsk Region and the trade missions of Russia in foreign countries with the participation of the Novosibirsk City Chamber of Commerce and Industry held a webinar “Hour with the Trade Representative” dedicated to the development of trade and economic cooperation between the Novosibirsk Region and the Republic of Turkey.

The event was attended by the representative of the Russian Export Center in the Republic of Turkey Radik Gimatdinov, the representative of the Russian Federation Trade Mission in Turkey Evgeniy Efremov, the head of the Regional marketing, Foreign economic Activity and Tourism Department of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Novosibirsk region Anastasia Ivashina, and representatives of Turkish companies.

From the Russian side the following companies joined the webinar: Katalizator JSC , Kombest LLC, Epos-Engineering LLC, ElektroDirekt LLC, SibTar LLC, RusInTech Service LLC.

Radik Gimatdinov welcomed the participants of the webinar and pointed out a high potential of Russian-Turkish trade and economic relations, and especially the trade partnership between Novosibirsk Region and Turkey. Also Radik Gimatdinov told about the way of cooperation of Novosibirsk region with Turkey and, considering current epidemiological situation, called on to take active part in the online events.

During the meeting Anastasia Ivashina told about the external relations of the Novosibirsk region with Turkey and noted that for 9 months of the current year trade turnover with Turkey has grown in 3 times, exports — in 4 times, and imports — in 1,5 times, then Novosibirsk region and Turkey have a high potential for development and cooperation.

Evgeny Efremov told about the specifics of the Turkish market and the work procedure of the trade mission of the Russian Federation in the Turkish Republic and answered questions of the Novosibirsk region exporters.

As a result of the webinar the Novosibirsk region entrepreneurs received an expert opinion on the issues of interest related to the access to the Turkish market, logistics, cooperation in focused areas, as well as recommendations on export strategies for 2021.