Ugra is a participant of the IV International Silk Road EXPO
The 4th International Silk Road EXPO is held in Xian (Shanxi Province, China). All regions of the Ural Federal Okrug are taking part in the exhibition. Ugra delegation headed by the Governor of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug - Ugra Natalia Komarova. Among the delegates - representatives of the development institutions, science, health, tourism, culture and business.
Within the framework of the EXPO there was a presentation of UFO. During the presentation of the Ugra stand, the Director of the Economic Development Department - deputy Governor of the Khanty-Mansiysk autonomous okrug - Ugra Nikolay Milkis made a comment that 3 days the team of the region will present the industrial, investment, tourism and cultural potential of Ugra territory to the Chinese partners.
“We are ready to carry on a dialogue with Chinese colleagues about mining of unconventional oil, increasing lumber supplies and much more,” he said.
Negotiations were held between Irina Gaichentseva, General director of the Foundation "Support Centre for Ugra Export" and the Deputy Director of the Department of Cooperation and Development of the Silk Road International Chamber of Commerce. Chinese side was interested in organic food products of Ugra commodity producers and souvenirs. During the negotiations was reaches an agreement on cooperation.
Ren Hao executive director of the Xian trading house was interested in Jam, sweets, pastila from wild plants, dried mushrooms and other organic food. Between Ren Hao and Irina Gaichentseva - general Diretor of Foundation was held a negotiotion about possibility of delivery goods to China.
A lot of visitors gathered beside stand where the tourist potential of the autonomous region is presented. Specially prepared booklets was taken by representatives of travel agencies in China.
On the last day of the EXPO, on May 13, 2019, the Foundation “Support Centre for Ugra Export” signed a cooperation agreement with the EUPIC company. This is the EU project innovation center in China for the European Enterprise Support Network in the People’s Republic of China (“Enterprise Europe Network West and North China”). The center provides SME services in the areas of technological innovation, industrialization and trade support as the most influential service platform with the widest coverage.