AEB BUSINESS MISSION TO LIPETSK REGION

AEB BUSINESS MISSION TO LIPETSK REGION

Starting the official programme of the business-mission, participants were hosted by the Lipetsk administration. After the presentation of the region, Deputy Head of Administration Dmitry Averov informed the AEB delegation about investment opportunities of the region and some preferences and measures to support foreign businesses. During the open discussion that followed, participants discussed the prospects for the participation of European companies in the implementation of investment projects in the region, federal and regional assistance programmes and human resources.
The mission was continued in the Special Economic Zone “Lipetsk” where the delegation visited successfully localized production of the Bekaert and ABB companies.
Dmitriy Dudarev, Lipetsk SEZ General manager, presented special economic zone potential to AEB member companies. The parties agreed on the long list of cooperation initiatives that include assisting new commercial bridges, promoting Lipetsk SEZ investment opportunities through presentations and joint sessions.
Currently 8 AEB members are operating production facilities as Lipetsk SEZ tenants - ABB, PPG, Syngenta, Schlumberger, Cargill, Lanxess, Viessmann and KWS.
The programme ended at experimental station of the seed-breeding company “KWS RUS”.