Novosibirsk-Saxony: the revival of the traditions of cooperation

On June 6, the President of the Novosibirsk City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Yuri Bernadsky met with the authorized representative of the Department of Economic development of Saxony for the development of cooperation with Russia and CIS countries of the Ministry of economy, Dr. Manfred Liebleand head of Department of cooperation projects of the Department of Economic development of Saxony Christine Juneviciute.              

Mr. Manfred Liebletold about the activities of the Department for the Development of Cooperation with Russia and the CIS countries of Saxony. The main goal of the Department is to establish economic ties between the businessmen of the federal state of Saxony and foreign business: the organization of business missions, technological and economic forums, participation in exhibitions. The department helps German companies in cooperation with Russian business.

In 2012, business trips were organized by German entrepreneurs to Novosibirsk. These events were a success, many Saxon companies are now working with the Novosibirsk enterprises. The conditions for doing business between Germany and Russia have changed, however, German companies are looking for new contacts with Russian business.

Following the meeting, an agreement was reached on joint Russian-German technology forum in Novosibirsk, organize B2B negotiations between Novosibirsk and Saxon companies, and visit the city’s enterprises. Interest Saxon partners in the Siberian region are promising in the development of long term partnerships, strengthening trade and economic relations and the effectiveness of the entrepreneurial projects of the two States.