Representative delegation met Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov and took part in the opening of business forum “Tatarstan-Japan: investment future”. CEO of Investment and Venture Fund of the Republic of Tatarstan Aynur Aydeldinov took part in events.
Welcoming the guests, Rustam Minnikhanov expressed his confidence that Tatarstan and Japan has a solid cooperation potential, and some Japanese companies worked in the regional market for a long time, including projects in petrochemical and oil-refining industries.
Minnikhanov expressed gratitude to leadership of Japan and Japanese embassy in Russia for organizing the visit of Tatarstan delegation to Tokyo in March 2016. He wished everyone effective work and finding new areas for mutually beneficial partnership.
Later on, 23 Japanese companies presented their businesses.
According to Special Advisor to Prime Minister of Japan Eiichi Hasegawa, information and communication technologies, oil-refining, petrochemistry, automotive industry, and construction are the most prospective areas.
After that the delegation took part in the opening of business forum “Tatarstan-Japan: investment future” at Korston hotel. Prime Minister of Tatarstan Ildar Khalikov took part in the event.
The investment potential of the republic was presented to members of Japanese delegation.
Ildar Khalikov told about potential spheres of cooperation, such as attraction of residents to Alabuga and Innopolis Specialized Economic Zones, production of automotive components, engineering, metal working, promotion of products of Tatarstan enterprises in Japan, agricultural industry, food production, construction, energy-saving technologies, and health care.
Eiichi Hasegawa expressed thanks Tatarstan businessmen and Government for organizing the meeting.
He underlined that Japanese delegation consists of 38 people representing 20 companies. “I hope that this forum will become a place for sharing opinions and new projects creation,” he added.