On September 13, the meeting of the Сo-chairmen of the Russian-Swedish Steering committee on trade and economic cooperation Denis Manturov, Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, and Ann Linde, Minister for EU Affairs and Trade of the Kingdom of Sweden, took place in Moscow. This has been the first meeting at the level of Co-chairmen since 2013.
During the meeting the sides discussed the main issues of bilateral trade and economic cooperation, including investment sphere, science and technology, transport, pharmaceutical and space industries.
The sides reached an agreement on holding meetings of the working groups in the nearest future. Following the results of these meetings, the sides will determine date of a full-size meeting of the Steering committee on trade and economic cooperation as the key mechanism for the mutual cooperation.
Trade representative of the Russian Federation in the Kingdom of Sweden A.V. Katasov took part in the meeting.
Photos: Press-center of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation (с)