The cooperation in the framework of the Russian-Thai Business Council has discussed in Novosibirsk

On June 9, 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 met with the Executive Director of the Russian-Thai Business Council Konstantin Tarasov.

Konstantin Tarasov visited Novosibirsk because of 125th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Thailand. From 7 to 10 June in Novosibirsk are business and cultural events dedicated to the anniversary of friendship between Russia and Thailand, which is attended by  the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Thailand to the Russian Federation Sasiwat Wongsinsawat.

Konstantin Tarasov told about an activity of the Russian-Thai Business Council, which was established in 2007 and was created under the auspices of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation. The Council includes about 40 Russian companies, also Microprocessor Technologies LLC, Scientific Production Enterprise from Novosibirsk. Mr. Tarasov noted that the main activity of the Council was online because of the pandemic restrictions, but now they are ready for recommence a live dialog.

The Council is designed to promote the expansion and development of business contacts and mutually beneficial cooperation between Russian and Thai entrepreneurs, the promotion of Russian business in the markets of the Kingdom of Thailand and attracting Thai investment in Russia, to support the rights and legitimate interests of Russian entrepreneurs in their relations with Russian and Thai government and commercial structures.

Yuri Bernadsky noted the scientific and innovative potential of the Novosibirsk region. Novosibirsk is one of three centres of element base creation. In addition, the city is the biggest center of program product development, IT-products creation. There are some software associations in Novosibirsk. The Novosibirsk Akademgorodok Technopark – Academpark — has more than 300 residents and more than ten thousand employees. It is a center for the development of startups and new technologies in a variety of industries. This area may be interesting to Thailand as part of cooperation with Thailand. In addition, Yuri Bernadsky told about the NCCCI activity.

At the end of the meeting, the parties agreed to strengthen a cooperation and organization of joint events, which lead to strengthen mutual business cooperation between entrepreneurs of two countries.