The management of the European Businesses Association in Russia visited the Lipetsk Special Economic Zone

4 July 2019
On July 4, 2019, in the framework of a visit to the Lipetsk region, a delegation of the Association of European Businesses in Russia under the leadership of its Director General, Frank Schauff, visited the Lipetsk Special Economic Zone. The delegation included representatives of the company - a resident of the industrial site KWS SAAT SE and companies - members of the Association (hereinafter - AEB).

Deputy Head of the Administration of the Lipetsk region Dmitry Averov held a business meeting with the representatives of the AEB. During the talks, the sides discussed issues of the investment development of the region and the possibilities of cooperation in attracting European business to Lipetsk land.

Director General of JSC SEZ Lipetsk Dmitry Dudarev presented the guests the investment potential of the project. Then a sightseeing tour took place with an inspection of enterprises under construction and leading industrial activities, infrastructure facilities, and the network control center.

The delegation had the opportunity to visit the factories of Bekaert Lipetsk LLC, ABB Electric Equipment LLC and discuss with the management of the enterprises measures to support foreign investors, the supply of raw materials from local manufacturers and the selection of professional staff.

At the end of the meeting, a negotiation session was held with the representatives of the AEB, specialists of the Management Company of the Special Economic Zone of Lipetsk, and enterprises - members of the AEB, including ABB, PPG, Syngenta, Schlumberger, Cargill, Lanxess, Viessmann. AEB Executive Director Ruslan Kokarev noted the high organization of the visit and invited, in turn, specialists and residents of the Lipetsk Special Economic Zone to visit the Association of European Businesses.

We remind that the AEB is an independent non-profit organization that represents and lobbies the interests of companies from EU member states and the European Free Trade Association, which conduct business in the Russian Federation.

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