On August 26, 2014, Delegation of the Eastern Committee of the German Economy Headed by the Chairman of the Working Group on Agribusiness Industry Dr. Thomas Kirchberg Visited Krasnodar
The purpose of the visit is to discuss the prospects for cooperation in the sphere of agribusiness industry.
Representatives of the regional Ministries of strategic development, investment and foreign economic activities, agriculture and processing industry took part in a dialogue with foreign partners.
The structure of the agribusiness industry of the region, the investment potential of the industry and the strategic directions of development of the Kuban economy discussed during the meeting.
Representatives of the working group "Agriculture" in the Eastern Committee also received detailed information on state aid measures existing in the region for investors and support programs for farmers.
As it was noted, there are close trade and economic relations between the Krasnodar region and Germany. Over the past five years, Germany has been consistently among the top three trade partners of the region. Participation in the congress and exhibition events also plays a significant role in the development of comprehensive cooperation between the region and Germany.
In conclusion, the German colleagues invited a delegation of the Krasnodar region to take part in the International Agricultural Exhibition "Green Week" in Berlin.
The Kuban part, in turn, invited the representatives of the Eastern Committee of the German economy to take part in the International Investment Forum "Sochi-2014", which will be held on September 18-21, 2014.
The Eastern Committee of the German economy is a collective body of the association of a number of major business alliances of Germany, whose interests are directed to cooperate with companies from Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, South-Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia. The goal of the Eastern Committee is to promote and stimulate the activity of German companies in the development of trade, industry, investment and services.