On 6 December, the President of NCCCI Yury Bernadsky held a working meeting with the representative of the Italian company OOO AF Most Alberto Fiocco.
Alberto Fiocco said that his company provides consulting services and supporting for Italian enterprises at entering the Russian market. Also he noted that there are a lot of Italian brands fashion industry on the market of the Siberian Federal District, but manufacturing companies are not many, as, for example, in the European part of Russia.
Yury Bernadsky presented the economic potential of the Novosibirsk region, noting the diversification of the regional economy, favorable business climate, a high level of entrepreneurial activity. Due to its geographical position, Novosibirsk is the largest transportation hub in Western Siberia.
Yuri Bernadsky also noted that the Novosibirsk region is actively exploring the representatives of the Italian business. An agreement on the establishment of a shoe cluster was signed with Government of the region and Italian businessman.
Following the meeting, an agreement was reached on the development of cooperation between the Novosibirsk City Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Italian businessman.
On 23 November the President of NCCI Yury Bernadsky and the Vice-President Tatyana Bernadskaya held a working meeting with the General Secretary of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Italy-Eurasia David Sarnataro.
The meeting was held in the framework of the visit of representatives of Italian business in Novosibirsk.
David Sarnataro noted that the main purpose of the visit is to get acquainted with the investment, economic and business potential of the Novosibirsk region.
Italian companies are ready to invest in the Novosibirsk region, in particular, the delegation included representatives of the company, which intends to implement a large-scale agricultural project, including production and processing of agricultural crops for the pharmaceutical industry.
David Sarnataro expressed his intention to establish a permanent business cooperation for the development of bilateral mutually beneficial relations.
Tatyana Bernadskaya told the Italian partners about the activities of the NCCI, including the Regional Integrated Center of Novosibirsk region, the leader of which is the Chamber.
Following the meeting, an agreement was reached on the development of cooperation between the Novosibirsk City Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Italy-Eurasia in various sectors of the economy and the parties intend to sign an agreement on cooperation.
At the Novosibirsk Expocentre on November 9-11 hosted the IV international exhibition of agricultural machinery, equipment and materials for the production and processing of agricultural products «AgroSib-2016».
The exhibition was attended by companies from different Russian regions and foreign countries. There was also organized the official German pavilion, in which 15 German companies presented their products: AMAZONEN-WERKE H. Dreyer GmbH & Co. KG, Grimme Landmaschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG, Petkus Technologie GmbH, Urban, German Seed Alliance and others.
In the framework of exhibition by Regional integrated center of Novosibirsk region were organized business negotiations between German manufacturers of machinery, equipment and materials for production and processing of agricultural products and agricultural enterprises of Novosibirsk region.
From the Russian side in the negotiations attended by the heads of agricultural enterprises and farms of the Novosibirsk region: LLC «Siberian vegetables», LLC «Agricultural firm «Gektariys», LLC «Rubin», LLC «Sady Giganta», LLC «Sokolovo», SP Wais A.E., CJSC «Priobskiy», OJSC «Novaya Zaria», LLC «Chernakovo» and others.
The representatives of agricultural enterprises of Novosibirsk learnt more about the potential of German machinery and equipment, asked questions, exchanged contacts.
Many of companies from the Novosibirsk region have long and successfully cooperation with German companies, some are planning to start cooperation as a result of the negotiations.
Regional integrated center of Novosibirsk region acting on the basis of the Union «Novosibirsk city chamber of commerce and industry», provides services to companies, leading international and inter-regional activities. First of all, it is looking for partners in the regions of Russia and foreign countries, with the European Enterprise Network, conducting business missions to various countries and regions of Russia, consultations in the field of foreign economic activity innovation, technology transfer and commercialization, information and training seminars on external economic activity and much more.
For the development of Russian-Japanese relations in the formation of a comfortable urban environment and improvement of housing and communal services, the governments of the Russian Federation and Japan created the Japan-Russian working group for the implementation of joint projects in the sphere of the development of urban environment. Novosibirsk region is one of the first received the Japanese delegation. Businessmen got acquainted with the infrastructure development of Novosibirsk.
In the framework of the visit of Japanese delegation to Novosibirsk businessmen participated in the roundtable, which was organized by the Novosibirsk city Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The roundtable was attended by the first Deputy chairman of the Novosibirsk Region government Vladimir Znatkov, Minister of construction Sergei Boyarsky, Minister of housing, utilities infrastructure and energy Kim Te Su, vice-president of the Novosibirsk City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Tatiana Bernadskaya, general director of the «Agency of Investment Development of the Novosibirsk Region» Vladimir Nikonov and entrepreneurs of the region. The Japanese side was represented by the assistant deputy Minister of land, infrastructure, transport and tourism of Japan Takeshi Mugishima, head of policy department of the Ministry of land, infrastructure, transport and tourism of Japan Mr. Masaru Sakamoto, representatives of the companies Nikken Sekkei Ltd, Nomura, Panasonic, and others.
Representatives of Japanese companies presented their developments and technological solutions in the field of infrastructure development of urban communal services and territory planning, which can be introduced in Novosibirsk. Novosibirsk region focused on the development of economical, social and cultural relations with Japan.
On July 26, 2016 President of NCCCI Yuri Bernadsky, Vice-President Tatiana Bernadskaya, Deputy Head of the International Relations Division of the Governor of the Novosibirsk Region and Novosibirsk Region Government Natalia Zhukova had a meeting with General Consul of Vietnam in Yekaterinburg Vu Huy Myng in Novosibirsk City Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Vu Duy Myng told about economic situation in Vietnam. In recent years, economic growth was 7-8%, in the crisis - 5-6%. Shipbuilding, oil, footwear, agriculture and seafood production developing actively.
The volume of exports increased by 20% annually. The main partner countries - the US, China, EU, Japan, South Korea.
Economic cooperation between Vietnam and Russia established, but the volume of trade is small, although its growth potential is quite high. In particular, according to Vu Huy Myng, Novosibirsk region can cooperate with Vietnam in areas such as education, tourism, and trade. The development of relations will contribute the establishment of sister-city relations and mutual visits of business representatives of government and business between two countries.
Novosibirsk region also supports trade with Vietnam. In 2015 exports amounted $ 7.4 million, import - $ 6.6 million.
The parties agreed to cooperate by carrying out business activities with the participation of Novosibirsk and Vietnamese businessmen.
On June 22, 2016 Vice-President of the Novosibirsk City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Tatiana Bernadskaya met with Director of the British Embassy Trade and Investment Department in Russian Federation John Lindfield.
John Lindfield said that the Embassy will organize a visit of British delegation to Novosibirsk to discuss possible ways of cooperation. Several business missions have been conducted in Urals and Siberian federal districts cities and had good results. British businessmen interested in cooperation with Russian companies in various industries.
Tatiana Bernadskaya presented the economic potential of the Novosibirsk region, told the about the features of the region's economic development, diversified economy, favorable business climate, high level of entrepreneurial activity.
In the framework of this visit, the representatives of the British Embassy and the NCCCI agreed to conduct a business mission of British companies in Novosibirsk, business meetings, visiting the city's business and other activities. Interest of British partners in Siberian region shows good prospects in the development of long term partnerships, strengthening trade and economic relations and the effectiveness of entrepreneurial projects of two states.
Current forms of support for innovative enterprises were discussed at the international forum of technological development "TECHNOPROM-2016"
On 9 June, 2016 Novosibirsk City Chamber of Commerce and Industry held the conference "Tools and infrastructure to support scientific, technical and technological partnership of Russian and foreign companies" in the framework of TECHNOPROM.
In his welcoming speech, president of NCCCI Yury Bernadsky noted that the conference opens additional opportunities for entrepreneurs in searching new partners, new solutions and tools for business.
Executive Director of “Technopark Akademgorodok” Alexei Logvinsky told about the activities of Academpark, as a subject of support of innovative entrepreneurship.
Head of Department of international relations and technology transfer "Innovation centre "Koltsovo", Maria Pelipas acquainted the participants with the practice of international cooperation for enterprises and seeking foreign partners with the assistance of EEN, technology transfer networks and other tools.
Alexander Nikolaenko, Sergey Parshikov and Mikhail Kosmynin told about the infrastructure and the tools of the state support of small and medium enterprises, both at the municipal and at the regional level.
Anna Trubacheva told about the experience of the cluster of information and biopharmaceutical technologies of internationalization development, the development of international cooperation and Alexander Kvashnin told about the tools of breeding technological innovation on the world market.
During the conference experts discussed a wide range of issues in support of technology transfer and international cooperation, the import of technology as one of the priorities in the development of the economy, internationalization of science and business, practices of innovative companies, development of international cooperation.
On 19 January, 2016 the Government of the Novosibirsk region in the framework of the visit of the Italian delegation held a round table with representatives of business circles of the city. The round table participants presented the Lombardy region and the Novosibirsk region.
The roundtable was attended by first Deputy Chairman of the government of the Novosibirsk region Vladimir Znatkov, the representative of MFA of Russia in Novosibirsk Nikolay Afonasov, President of the Novosibirsk city CCI Yury Bernadsky, Ministers of the Novosibirsk region, more than 40 representatives of business circles of the region.
The Italian side was represented by Vice President of Lombardy region Fabrizio Sala, the Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Antonio Rossi, head of international relations Mary Louise Scalise and other members of the delegation.
The head of the delegation Fabrizio Sala noted that Novosibirsk region is not sufficiently familiar with Italian entrepreneurs, but this visit showed great opportunities for cooperation.
An important aspect of economic development of the region are the clusters: textiles, metallurgy, information technology, biotechnology, agriculture and others.
Fabrizio Sala has told about measures of support of small and medium enterprises in Lombardy. region There are tenders in the region in which small and medium enterprises can participate.
Investment potential of the Novosibirsk region to the Italian partners presented Olga Molchanova. She told about measures of state support of investors, noting that the level of development of small and average business of the Novosibirsk region is the leader in Russia.
Novosibirsk chamber of Commerce and industry makes a significant contribution to the intensification of foreign economic relations of the region by solving one of its main tasks: assistance to entrepreneurs in finding partners. In the framework of the Integrated Regional Center of the Novosibirsk region, the Chamber works to create favorable conditions and seek new opportunities for collaboration, technological cooperation of Novosibirsk business with partners from other Russian regions and abroad.
On January 14, 2016 Novosibirsk chamber of Commerce and industry hosted a business delegation from the Republic of Belarus.
Negotiators unveiled the production potential of their companies during the meeting in the Chamber.
Representatives of the Belarusian delegation showed interest in the proposals of Novosibirsk companies in such areas as: design and installation of engineering systems for buildings and structures, production of electric, heat and ventilation equipment, heating systems and water supply, cargo transportation.
Business offers of Belarusian companies have attracted interest from the representatives of the Novosibirsk business. Negotiations have allowed the Novosibirsk and Belarusian entrepreneurs to understand the needs of each other, to establish new business contacts, to agree on possible joint projects.
Meeting of Belarusian and Novosibirsk businessmen was organized by the Novosibirsk city CCI in the framework of the project Regional Integrated Centre of the Novosibirsk region.
On November 24, 2015 President of Novosibirsk City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Yury Bernadsky and the Vice-President of the Chamber Tatiana Bernadskaya met with Counsellor of Embassy of Portugal in Russian Federation, Mr. Paulo Santos.
The Embassy of Portugal has the intention to open the Honorary Consulate of Novosibirsk. That will contribute to development of business contacts between Portugal and Novosibirsk region. Quality of Portuguese products is known in many countries. Portugal is ready to supply Siberian market with such products as wine and olive oil which are not included in the sanctions list. Also Portugal can provide a wide range of building materials.
Counsellor of the Embassy of Portugal hopes NC CCI will support opening of the Honorary Consulate in Novosibirsk.
Yury Bernadsky noted that the opening of the Honorary Consulate is an important event for businesses of the two countries.
Summing up the meeting, the sides agreed on cooperation. The opening in Novosibirsk of the Honorary Consulate of Portugal will help to find common ground and will contribute to the rapprochement of Novosibirsk and Portuguese business.
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