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Tomsk CCI held a seminar on conducting business with Iran

On August, 30 Tomsk CCI held a seminar on peculiarities of working with Islamic Republic of Iran.  Expert invited was Aleksandr Mikhailovich Sharov (Moscow) – head of the group of companies «RusIranEkspo», deputy head of the Representation of business club SCO in Iran, deputy chairman of the Comission of Moscow CCI on foreign economic cooperation with Islamic Republic of Iran.

Issues discussed on the seminar : practice of implementation of decisions of intergovernmental Russia-Iran commission on trading-economic cooperation, new opportunities for Russian business in Iran in relation with annulation of large part of economic sanctions. There were presentation of such industrial areas as oil and gas and oil processing, electro energetics, IT, pharmaceutics and healthcare, tourism, connection, communications. Expert told about perspective directions for export and import, issues of logistics, transportation, registration of the enterprise in Iran, protection of investments, and schemes of payments. 

Annulation of sanctions opens broadest opportunities for Russian companies to develop relations with its most powerful geopolitical neighbor.  Representatives of business-community can now without any obstacles invest in Iran, with benefits for themselves help to develop its oil and petroleum industry, machinery, energetics, transport, invest in its touristic infrastructure.

27 persons, representing 24 SMEs of Tomsk region, participated in the seminar.

«Interesting seminar, Iran is a very perspective market. During the seminar I got a detailed impression of Iran, that it’s specific and tough market, our company is not ready to work there yet, but maybe one day. I understood that it is important to create a subsidiary and and find a local partner. Thank to Tomsk CCI for the provided opportunity», - said Aleksandr Ratakhin, OOO «MFO Komponenty».

Seminar was organized with the support of Fund of development of SMEs of Tomsk region, administration of Tomsk region, in the frameworks of regional program of entrepreneurship development.

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