New trade missions in Latin America, Asia and Africa will help Russian entrepreneurs enter new markets, chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Sergei Katyrin was quoted by ITAR-TASS as saying Tuesday.
“The development of economic relations, investment cooperation and support for export operations are our priority tasks we are solving together with other organizations” working on all tracks such as BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa), the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Business Council, the Boao Forum for Asia, and business councils. At present, the Chamber has 12 offices in 40 countries.
At its latest meeting, attended by the officials from more than 60 Russian companies, the BRICS Business Forum determined the sectors where the member states can work together, including the development of railway service in Africa, Katyrin said.
The Council of the SCO Heads of State and the BRICS summit will be held in Ufa, Russia’s Volga Region, in 2015. The Chamber will represent the interests of Russian business at the meetings. Russia is preparing more than 30 new projects for the occasion.