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Alexey Ostrovskiy will visit Germany with a working visit
 

26.05.2016 Alexey Ostrovskiy will visit Germany with a working visit

Alexey Ostrovskiy will visit Germany with a working visit

On 31 May – 1 June Acting Governor of the Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy will have a working visit to Stuttgart and Munich (Germany) by the invitation of the Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Alexey Ulyukaev who leads a delegation.

During the working trip to Germany the Governor of the Smolensk region will discuss trade and economic cooperation and prospects of joint investment projects with the government of the federated states of Baden-Wurttemberg and Bavaria.

One of the key questions in Stuttgart will become deepening of cooperation between the Russian and German businessmen in the innovative sector. Heads of such German industrial giants as Knauf Gips KG, Mercedes-Benz, the council of Robert Bosch GmbH, and others will participate in the meeting.

The meeting with representatives of small and medium-sized enterprises of Bavaria (Henkel AG, Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Bombardier Transportation GmbH, MAN SE, Liebherr-International AG, BASF SE) and also discussion of implementation of the agreements reached during a visit to Moscow of the Prime Minister of the region Horst Zeehofer will take place in Munich.

It should be noted that the volume of commercial relations between Russia and Bavaria is very big, 20% from all the volume of the Russian-German economic relations fall on Bavaria and 50% of the investment projects realized by Germany in Russia are the Bavarian origin.