Руководство Ассоциации европейского бизнеса в России посетило особую экономическую зону «Липецк»

Association of European Businesses Visited Lipetsk SEZ

On 4 July 2019, the Association of European Businesses delegation chaired by Frank Schauff, AEB CEO visited the Lipetsk Industrial Special Economic Zone (the Lipetsk SEZ) during their stay in the Lipetsk region. The delegation included the representatives of KWS SAAT SE industrial site tenant and members of Association of European Businesses (AEB). Deputy Governor Dmitry Averov held the meeting with the AEB representatives. The parties discussed the investment potential of the region and cooperation prospects in attracting European businesses. Lipetsk SEZ General Director Dmitry Dudarev demonstrated the investment potential of the economic zone to the visitors. SEZ employees took the delegates on a tour around the industrial sites to show construction in progress, operating facilities, infrastructure and control center. The delegates had an opportunity to pay visits to Bekaert Lipetsk and ABB Electrical Equipment and to discuss the questions concerning the tenants support, raw materials supply by local manufacturers and professionals hiring. At the end of the meeting the AEB representatives, the Lipetsk SEZ Management and AEB members including ABB, PPG, Syngnta, Schlumberger, Cargill, Lanxess, Viessmann held a negotiating session. Ruslan Kokarev, AEB COO stressed the arrangements of the visit out and invited the Lipetsk SEZ specialists to visit AEB. The AEB is an independent non-profit organization that represents and lobbies the interest of the EU companies and the European Free Trade Association members doing business in Russia.