The EAEU Member States’ Business Mission to African Countries Will Take Place with Support from Russia’s Leading Industry Organizations
The Russian Export Centre, the Roscongress Foundation, the State Development Corporation VEB.RF, RosGeo, the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, the All-Russian Non-Governmental Organization of Small and Medium Business "Opora Russia", and the Eurasian Economic Commission will undertake several business missions to African countries.
"The initiative under consideration follows on directly from the agreements reached following the Russia–Africa Economic and Humanitarian Forum in St. Petersburg. The official delegations from African countries and business figures expressed their keen interest in continuing to promote their relationship and in the deepening and intensification of Russia–African cooperation, within which priority areas for economic cooperation have been identified in which concrete results can be achieved in the next few years. We are talking about energy, including renewable energy sources, the development of infrastructure, especially railway and housing construction, mining and mineral processing, agriculture, digital technologies, geological exploration, medicine, science, and education," Anton Kobyakov, Adviser to the President of the Russian Federation, Executive Secretary of the Organizing Committee for Russia–Africa Events.
The aim of the visits by representatives of leading business organizations from Russia and the EAEU will be to strengthen relations with regional organizations of the African continent in key areas of development of trade, economic and investment potential.
The delegations will also comprise representatives of Russian business and other EAEU member states working in the transport, agribusiness, exploration, mining and processing of minerals, energy, and digital service sectors.