Meeting in the Chamber of Commerce, Hamburg26.03.2010
February 24, 2010 delegation of Kaliningrad business society paid a 3 day business visit to Hamburg, Germany. Meeting agenda was “Kaliningrad – Opportunities for Cooperation”. Business mission was organized by the Kaliningrad Chamber of Commerce, with the participation of companies IBC / HLT / Dm-Lingua (director D. E. Mikaelian). Meeting was attended by Head of Hamburg Chamber of Commerce Frank Horch, President of the Kaliningrad Chamber of Commerce Alexei Zinoviev , General Consul of Russian Federation in Hamburg Sergei Pavlovich Ganzha, Minister of Economy of the Government of the Kaliningrad region A.V. Smirnova and representatives of industries: construction, certification of production, ship repair, processing and sale of iron and nonferrous metals, milk production, tourism, customs.
According to the plan, main event of the visit was a business meeting in the Chamber of Commerce, which took place on February 25. Presidents of both chambers Mr. Frank Horch, Alexei Zinoviev and General Consul of Russia Sergey Ganzha made a welcome speech infront of the audience to open the work of mission. Minister of Economy of the region Alexander Smirnov gave a presentation on “Investment attractiveness of the Kaliningrad region”. Director of KTSSM Aleksey Shchagin spoke about Russian customs, standardization and metrology in his report on the requirements for products and procedures to enter Russian market – certification and obtaining other permits.
Our employees, Alexander Eckart and Andrey Kopin, also were participating in this meeting. Issues related to transportation, energy, modular construction, in relation to the Kaliningrad region were discussed with Zinoviev, Shchagina, Sviridov, Kotelevsky. Tentative agreements on cooperation possibilities in various fields were achieved.