President of Isfahan Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ECCIMA) meets with the Representative of St. Petersburg Governor General in Legislative Council
Mr. Sahlabadi, President of ECCIMA said: “Visa facilitation and direct flight from Isfahan to Russia can have significant influences on the increase of trade opportunities between Iran and Russia.” He had emphasized the importance of Visa issuance for Business activists and the role of Russian Consulate General in Isfahan in this matter.
Exploring the trade and investment opportunities between Iran and Russia shows that Russia export to Iran is three times more than Iran to Russia which can be balanced. In this regard Isfahan Chamber of Commerce is ready to increase direct cooperation between Isfahan and St. Petersburg.
Yuri Shesterikov, Representative of St. Petersburg Governor General in Legislative Council declared that St. Petersburg has $ 60 billion export of goods and services to different countries and can have close bilateral relations with Isfahan. He had mentioned the importance of cooperation between two chambers of commerce in order to increase trade opportunities and close bilateral relations between the two provinces.
Yuri Shesterikov emphasized on consolidating the sister city relationship between Isfahan and St. Petersburg and said that the private sector particularly the chamber of commerce can have extensive cooperation with St. Petersburg.
Karim Salimi, deputy director of trade development at Isfahan province's industry, mining and trade organization, called for the removal of intermediaries between Isfahan and Russian economic activists and said the direct link between merchants could lead to the development of trade between the two countries.
Finally the Iranian and Russian Companies had B2B meetings for further specialized negotiations.
Photo galleryOn 21 April 2018, President of Isfahan Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ECCIMA) meets with the Representative of St. Petersburg Governor General in Legislative Council