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Deputy Minister of Industry & Trade of the Russian Federation, Georgy Kalamanov: INNOPROM is the main industrial platform for communication with the international community

07 July 2015

The day before the opening ceremony of the 6th International Trade Fair INNOPROM 2015, key exhibitors visited the fair and spoke about this year’s main themes, specialties, and the international business program.
Deputy Minister of Industry & Trade of the Russian Federation Georgiy Kalamanov, Sverdlovsk Region governor Yevgeny Kuyvashev, and president of the GC Formika Maxim Zverkov visited the fair together with media representatives. They stopped at the exhibition stands of Chinese railways, EVRAZ, Ministry of Industry and Trade, UMMC, and Uralvagonzavod.
The Chinese Railways presented a modern electric train prototype with a safety system that is able to work in conditions of frozen grounds. UMMC presented a mock-up of a new generation plane L410 NG, equipped with modern digital technology.
"This is the sixth trade fair, and each year it becomes more and more amazing. For us, this is a major industrial platform, where we can discuss main future trends. I note that for us, it is a platform for a dialogue with many countries, and I would like to emphasize that INNOPROM is attended representatives from about 70 countries,"- said Georgy Kalamanov.

The deputy minister stated that in the next days there would be discussions with the heads of relevant departments from a number of countries: the Czech Republic, Argentina, Cuba, and others. "I think it becomes an international marketplace, and we will continue this trend in the future. INNOPROM is the main industrial area for us in terms of communication with the international community,"he said.
The governor of the Sverdlovsk Region Yevgeny Kuyvashev in turn, welcomed the guests and partners of the fair, mentioning the high level of representation from the People's Republic of China. He said that the regular members of INNOPROM again presented their developments at the exhibition.
"We carried out an analysis: all countries and all businesses who were interested in the exhibition and Russian industry last year are also present this year. I'm talking about the Czech Republic, Germany, Great Britain, France, and the United States," he said.
The representative of the INNOPROM partner country ChinaChairman of the Board of Directors of the Yingkou Port Group, Lee Hechun noted that Chinese companies were provided with comfortable facilities at the fair. "We believe that there are well combined geographical and political conditions. As they say in China, if all the conditions are met, and the place and time are appropriate,there will be success. We see a lot of opportunities this time, and we have prepared a lot of plans", - he said.
Georgy Kalamanov added that it was planned to discuss issues of Development Fund, subsidiary support, and production localizationduring the business program of the fair.

The opening ceremony will be held tonight, at the Cosmos Cinema Complex and will bring together representatives from global Russian and foreign companies, government officials, government representatives, and heads of delegations.
International Trade Fair INNOPROM 2015 takes place July 8 -11 in Ekaterinburg, in one of the largest expo complexes Russia, IEC "Ekaterinburg-Expo".

This year, for the first time in INNOPROM’s history, China has been selected as a partner country. More than 150 different events of various formats are held during INNOPROM 2015. In 2014, INNOPROM presented about 600 companies from 70 countries.

Ekaterinburg welcomed more than 30 foreign delegations. This year, GC Formika has become the operator of the International Trade Fair for the sixth time.
Interfax is a general information partner of INNOPROM 2015 and the administrator of the press center of the fair.

For more information, please contact with the Press Secretary of the INNOPROM 2015 Svetlana Ilyuk by phone +7 963 970 89 36
or with the head of the press center of the exhibition (IEC Ekat-EXPO) Ekaterina Graboedova +7 922 214 55 36



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