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Visit to Germany: we were accorded a hearty welcome


On the 3rd of February, in Berlin, at the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Federal Republic of Germany, a reception was given, which was attended by representatives of the International Club “Business Partnership” and the Business club “Women of future Russia” – CEO of “Economic Newspaper” Publishing house Tatiana Kozenkova, chairman of the Board of the Club Olga Irzun and CEO of Group of companies “Russian gold” Eugene Bogatova.

The reception was devoted to the development of economic and friendly relations of Russia and Germany, as well as giving presentations of joint business projects of the countries. At the meeting, the Trade Representative of the Russian Federation in Germany Andrei Zverev summed up the results of business partnership in 2011 and outlined plans for 2012. The previous year, according to the counsellor, had become very successful at the development of Russian-German relations.

Nowadays, there are more than 6000 German companies successfully operating in Russia, and Russia's accession to the WTO will be an additional incentive for a new stage in the development of international contacts between the two countries. In addition, Mr. Zverev described the activities of the new structure – the Council for the Russian economy in Germany. The main purpose of it’s creation was to promote Russian business in Germany and to strengthen economic and friendly relations between the Russian Federation and the Federal Republic of Germany.

At the reception, the representatives of the Russian Federation were also able to take the floor. The governor of the Ulyanovsk region Morozov S. and deputy chairman of the Astrakhan region on Social Policy Zoteeva G. gave a presentation of the investment potential of the regions and their vision of prospects and possible ways of development of bilateral Russian-German relations.

Representatives of the Club “Business Partnership” and other participants also had the opportunity to hold talks with the Chairman of the Board of the Council of the Russian economy in Germany Andrei Zverev, the business community and the Federal Republic of Germany, to discuss joint business and information projects, aimed at the development of mutually beneficial cooperation. As a result of this visit there was reached an agreement, aimed at strengthening further partnership between Russia and Germany.