Veniamin Kondratyev Hold Meeting with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Belgium Jean Arthur Regibeau
Prospects for cooperation between Kuban and the European state were discussed today in the regional center.
As the Governor noted, today the Krasnodar Region dynamically develops with a developed investment climate. And the opportunities for cooperation between the Krasnodar Region and Belgium are not limited to any direction.
– In addition to traditional sectors – agriculture, tourism and transport, – special attention is also paid to industrial potential and processing. These are the fields where we can outline joint cooperation, – Veniamin Kondratyev emphasized.
He also added that there are more than 300 enterprises in Kuban with foreign capital participation from more than 30 countries. The region has a wide market outlet, convenient geographical location, and developed transport logistics.
– All this allows us to be as active as possible both in the Russian and international markets. We create comfortable working conditions for partners and investors, we invite businessmen from abroad to work together as much as possible, – Veniamin Kondratyev emphasized.
He also drew attention to the fact that last year, the trade turnover between the Kuban and Belgium almost doubled and amounted to 80 million USD.
In his turn, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Jean Arthur Regibeau noted that the Kuban is a significant region for imports, a supplier of vegetables and fruits.
– The upcoming World Cup, which will be held in your region, is also a great opportunity for us to know the region better. Many citizens of Belgium will visit Kuban and get to know it better. From our part, we will transfer all the information on the tax benefits and preferences that the region offers to foreign investors, – the Ambassador added.
The Press Service of the Administration of the Krasnodar Region
Source: Investment portal of Krasnodar region