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Presentation of investment potential of Vologda Region was held in the Finnish Consulate General in St. Petersburg.
The presentation of investment projects of the Vologda Oblast was organized by the Department of Economic Development of the Vologda Oblast with an active backing of the Association of European Business. The main objective of the event was to foster cooperation of the Vologda Oblast with the European countries and help Vologda’s enterprises to establish business ties with foreign partners.
The participants were welcomed by Consul General of Finland in St. Petersburg Pirjo Tulokas and COO of the Association of European Business Ruslan Kokarev. Also, the Deputy Head of the Mission of EU Delegation in Russia, Sven-Olov Carlsson welcomed the participants and provided a brief overview on EU-Russia cooperation in 2014.
Vologda’s delegation was led by Deputy Governor Alexei Kozhevnikov. He briefed on investment potential of the Vologda Region and defined guidelines for economic development of the region. Alexander Perfilyev, director general of the Vologda Region Development Corporation presented investment projects of the region that might rouse interest of European investors.
The event rose vivid interest among AEB member companies and many other companies, organizations and diplomatic missions in St. Petersburg.