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Petersburg Business Was Invited to Far Eastern Federal District

Joint project of Saint-Petersburg Exchange JSC and Far East Auction Fish House JSC on sale of aquatic bioresources shows cooperation potential of enterprises from the northern capital with Far Eastern partners, in the opinion of the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East.

On June 18 within the frames of Petersburg International Economic Forum, head of the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East, Aleksandr Galushka, and Governor of Saint Petersburg, Georgy Poltavchenko, signed an agreement between the Ministry and the regional government for trade and economic, scientific and technical, cultural and humanitarian cooperation.

According to the Minister, the northern capital, being one of the main cultural and economic centers, traditionally attracts potential investors and big business players. “Here different economic events are held, including at the international level, where investment potential of the Far East can be presented”, underlined Aleksandr Galushka.

Press service of the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East told Fishnews that within the frames of the agreement it is planned to organize cooperation under priority investment projects, to assist in establishment and expansion of business contacts between economic subjects of the northern capital and Far Eastern Federal District, including joint participation in conferences, forums and fairs.

“Far Eastern regions occupy important geopolitical position and are perspective from the point of view of business development. The Far East can become a place of entry to markets of countries of APR. Petersburg, in its turn, can assist in attraction of investors. The northern capital possesses great experience and is ready to share it. Within the frames of the agreement it is also planned to assist Petersburg enterprises, ready to work in the east of the country, including in the conditions of territories of priority development”, said Aleksandr Galushka. – “We offer Petersburg business to come to the Far East”.

Georgy Poltavchenko, in his turn, noted that signing the document facilitates further development of economic relations between Petersburg and Far Eastern enterprises. The Governor proposed to make a presentation of a new economical model of Far East development on the base of Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry, including telling about territories of priority social and economic development and creation of free port Vladivostok. “We will invite the Association of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs there. I think they will be interested”, promised the Governor.

Direct interaction between Petersburg businessmen and Far Eastern partners is profitable for both parties: Petersburg entrepreneurs will get products without intermediaries, and the Far Eastern business – new sales markets. For example, on May 29 Saint-Petersburg Exchange JSC together with Far East Auction Fish House JSC held the first auction for sale of aquatic bioresources. 24 lots with total amount of 2 thousand tons of fish products were put up to tender. Following results of the tender, contracts for the sum of 22 million rubles were made. As the first tender has shown, final price established for 1 kg of humpback salmon was 71.5-73.5 rubles, while wholesale market price for the analogous products sold via intermediaries was 130 rubles on the auction day.

Fishnews

Date: 19.06.2015 All news