XVIII Interregional Universal wholesale-retail fair «Kursk Кorenskaya Fair – 2018»

XVIII Interregional Universal wholesale-retail fair «Kursk Кorenskaya Fair – 2018» is one of the main commercial grounds of Russia. The achievements and innovations in industry, agriculture and many other industries are presented by both large companies and SMEs. The banks and insurance companies, educational and scientific institutions also present their products there. The completely exclusive things can be found here, but the most important thing is that you can establish new business contacts and find a business associate here.

Last year the Fair was attended by officials and business delegations from 36 Russian regions and 28 countries, including Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, China, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Italy, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Panama, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Turkey, Vietnam, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Zimbabwe.

We invite you to take part in the XVIII Interregional Universal wholesale-retail fair «Kursk Кorenskaya Fair – 2018», which will be work in June, from 7th till 10th 2018.

Learn more: http://kurskyarmarka.ru/en/

The program of the general activities of the XVIII Interregional Univers…

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We also invite you to participate in VII Central Russian Economic Forum on June 8, 2018, which will be held on the sidelines of the Fair.

Additional information about the Forum: http://www.sef-kursk.ru/2018/


The Eastern Economic Forum will take place on 6–7 September, 2018 on the campus of the Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) on Russky Island (Vladivostok).
The Eastern Economic Forum is a unique platform for cooperation between representatives from the worlds of business and politics, as well as members of the expert and media communities from Russia and the Asia-Pacific region. The aim of the exhibitions at EEF 2018 is to attract investors to the Russian Far East, by:

  • providing a visual representation of the Forum programme, showcasing investment opportunities in the Russian Far East;
  • creating a space for direct dialogue between investors, company heads, representatives of government agencies, and the media;
  • giving potential Russian and international investors an idea of the progress being made on work to support the investment process;
  • offering clear confirmation of the region’s investment appeal;
  • working directly with investors along industry-based and regional lines;
  • providing a complete picture of the regions of the Russian Far East and their investment attractiveness;
  • establishing a comprehensive overview of the Russian Far East’s development institutions;
  • showcasing all the countries taking part in the Forum.

The EEF 2018 exhibition space will include presentations about specific advanced special socioeconomic zones, investment projects, and measures being undertaken by federal and regional authorities to develop the socioeconomic, demographic, and investment potential of the Far Eastern Federal District.
Forum Information Center
Tel.: +7 (499) 7000 111
Email: info@forumvostok.ru
Official site

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Monthly issue of Tula Region Development Corporation information letter

Trade Representation of the Russian Federation in Sweden would like to bring to your attention the monthly issue of Tula Region Development Corporation information letter.

The Tula Region is a dynamically developing region of Central Russia with an active investment attraction stance. Close proximity to Moscow, the largest national sales market, developed infrastructure, skilled human resources, and favorable investment environment are the key advantages of the Tula Region. The territory of the region is crossed by three federal freeways: M2 Moscow–Belgorod–Ukrainian Border, M4 Moscow–Novorossiysk, and M6 Moscow–Astrakhan. Major railway lines connect Tula with other regions of Russia, near- and far-abroad countries. The international DomodedovoAirport lies 100 km (62 miles) up north from the border of the Tula Region. The region has branchy engineering infrastructure, which ensures unlimited access to energy resources. The Tula Region is home to several power plants and trunk gas mains traversing its territory.

The regional system of vocational education fosters the high skills of local labor. Two thirds of all educational institutions of the Tula Region teach Mechanical Engineering, Metalworking, and Transportation Facilities. The investment strategy of the Tula Region is aimed at integrated territorial development at the expense of Russian and foreign investments, as well as the energizing of innovations – first of all, in such traditional to the region industries as mechanical engineering, metalworking, chemistry, electronics and agricultural crop processing.

A favorable environment for doing business in the Tula Region is created due to the reduction of administrative and bureaucratic barriers, simplification of licensing procedures and development of effective instruments for the support of entrepreneurial activity.

The trust of investors is the main yardstick for measuring the effectiveness of the local government and its openness to business. More than 200 businesses with the participation of foreign capital successfully operate in the Tula Region. In 2015 investments into fixed assets exceeded 105bn rubles. The region is one of the industrial growth leaders in Central Russia. During the last 4 years the region increased its own fiscal and non-tax revenues by more than 52%. The given parameters confirm the stability of Tula Region’s economic development.

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Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s telephone conversation with Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom

On February 6, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov spoke with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Sweden Margot Wallstrom over the telephone at the latter’s request.

The ministers discussed Russian-Swedish relations. Margot Wallstrom expressed regret over the incidents with regard to the Russian embassy and trade mission in Stockholm, which took place in early January through the provocative actions of Swedish citizen Leonid Karnyushin and informed the Russian side about the steps being taken by the Swedish authorities to ensure the safety of the Russian diplomatic missions in Sweden.

The sides exchanged views on a number of international matters, including the situation in Syria, as well as Russian-Swedish cooperation in regional formats in Northern Europe.