Russian delegation headed by the Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Denis Manturov is going to take part in the Business-mission “Trade and Industrial Dialog: Russia-Japan” on 29 February - 1 March, 2016 in Tokyo.

The Business-mission will be held in the following formats:

Highly topical business program including the Plenary Session: “Russia - Japan: Priorities for Business Cooperation” with the participation of Denis Manturov - Minister of Industry and Trade of Russia and Hayshi Motoo - Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, as well as top executives of Russian and Japanese businesses.

Sectoral sessions:

  • Business contact exchange
  • Presentations of regions and enterprises
  • Tours to Japanese industrial sites
  • Organizer of the Business-mission is Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation.

RUSSIAN AND JAPANESE ENTERPRISES, which are interested in new business contacts establishment and widening and strengthening of collaboration in manufacturing and trade-economic spheres ARE INVITED TO TAKE PART IN THE EVENT!

"The atmosphere of trust and the opportunity for direct dialog between business, political, and financial circles of our countries are particularly important in the context of mutual restrictions and subsequent negative tendencies in export and import transactions. Under these conditions, only constant contact and the ability to communicate efficiently can create the necessary framework for long-term cooperation," emphasized Denis Manturov, the Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation.

Business does not stop in spite of sanctions. That is the main message of the Trade and Industrial Dialog: Russia-Japan business mission.

Over the course of two days, more than 670 Russian and Japanese businessmen from 280 companies and the authorities representing 9 regions of Russia including Ulyanovsk, Yaroslavl, Moscow, Tula and Sverdlovsk Region, Khabarovsk and Stavropol, the Republic of Tatarstan and the Republic of Buryatia participated in approximately 20 events. CEOs of major industrial companies and banks held multiple negotiation sessions and discussed their cooperation and the strengthening of mutually beneficial relations in the course of over 100 bilateral meetings. At the business mission, parties concluded several important agreements, including the Memorandum on Cooperation in the Industrial Policy Area between the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan signed by Denis Manturov, the Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, and Hayashi Motoo, the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan.

At the venue of the business mission, Russian companies have communicated with the largest Japanese Associations - The Japan Association for Trade with Russia & NIS (ROTOBO) and Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Japan Woodworking Machinery Association (JWMA) and Japan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (JPMA).

Business mission participants toured 5 major manufacturing facilities and submitted their proposals for the localization of Japanese production facilities in Russia.

"We welcome any work formats, including business missions, and are always eager to meet with our Japanese partners as often as necessary for the development of useful, productive cooperation between our two countries," said Denis Manturov in conclusion.

Phone number: +7(495)660-75-89
Date: 29 February - 1 March, 2016