NRCC Business Mission to Kaliningrad and Kaliningrad region, 19-21 October 2015

On 19-21 of October, Norwegian-Russian Chamber of Commerce organized business mission to Kaliningrad and Kaliningrad region in cooperation with the Kaliningrad Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The mission was headed by Jarle Forbord, Managing Director of the NRCC. The participants were representatives of NRCC member companies and other Norwegian companies and organisations, such as the Royal Embassy of Norway in the Russian Federation, Innovation Norway, DNV GL, Thrane (mining), Lyng AS (aquaculture&shipbuilding), Sundnes Projects AS (International Consulting), ├ślen Betong (construction industry), Nordic Group (delivery of stone to the construction of the new football stadium for FIFA World CUP in Russia), HAV Shipping (shipping/crew), VSM (ships crew), Green Reefers ASA, University of Nordland (UiN).

Kaliningrad CCI introduced to participants business opportunities in the Kaliningrad region in general. B2B meetings and company visits were arranged with 25 companies within some of the most important industries in Kaliningrad for Norwegian businesses, such as the Aquaculture, Maritime shipbuilding, Mining, Education within Ships repair and aquaculture, door to door logistic chains, fisheries cooperation, export and import of product within different sectors. Among visited potential partners of future cooperation were Pregolia Shipyard, Kalinigrad State Maritime Fishport, Kaliningrad Amber Plant, and others.

All Norwegian and Russian representatives met later for the business reception and networking.

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Aleksey Zinoviev, President of the Kaliningrad CCI, and Jarle Forbord, Managing Director of the NRCC

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Panel discussions

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Welcoming speech of the Managing Director of the NRCC Jarle Forbord

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Tatiana Savinova, Senior Advor from UiT The Arctic University of Norway discussing with other participants

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NRCC Business reception for all Norwegian and Russian participants. Openings speeches by Jarle Forbord, Managing Director
of the NRCC, and Vladimir Bagreev, NRCC representative in Russia.