The 2nd of April 2021, with the organizational support of the diplomatic mission and the Portuguese-Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, a video conference was held on the prospects for cooperation between the Kemerovo Region-Kuzbass and the Portuguese regions.
The event was attended by A.A. Shcherbinin, Deputy Director of the State Autonomous Institution "Investment Agency of Kuzbass", and E.V. Vilchikova, Deputy Director of the Autonomous Non-Commercial Organization "Export Support Centre of Kuzbass".
S.N. Baldin, Embassy Adviser for Trade and Economic Affairs, addressed the participants of the video conference. The diplomat informed of the current state of bilateral commodity exchange and possibilities for expansion of foreign economic relations with due account of regional industrial and investment potential of business partners.
In the course of the discussions, B. Kota, PRCCI President, and A. Shcherbinin identified the most promising areas for further cross-regional cooperation, among them: "Green energy, information and communication technologies, agriculture, animal husbandry, tourism, as well as exhibition and fair activities and exchange of industry business missions.
In conclusion of the video conference, representatives of export development and investment promotion institutions of the Kemerovo Region informed about the celebration of the 300th anniversary of Kuzbass on 6 July 2021 and invited Portuguese businessmen to participate in the business part of the anniversary celebrations.