Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On February 14, The Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry and East-Siberian Chamber of Commerce and Industry co-organized a meeting involving businesspeople from Mongolia and Russia.
The representatives from 26 entities of Irkutsk city of Russia attended the meeting, which was held on the sidelines of the visit by S.G.Levchenko, Governor of the Irkutsk region to Mongolia.
Organizers of the meeting underlined that the event provided an opportunity for the participants to find their business partners through roundtable and individual meetings. During the event, members of the Board of Directors of the Mongolia-Russia Friendship Society conveyed a request from Mongolian entrepreneurs and business entities to the Russian side on decreasing the import duty. Because, the comparatively higher rates of customs duty Russia imposed on importing products from Mongolia put burden on Mongolian business entities.
Russian companies engaged in mining, construction, woodworking, chemical industry, road and trade network, production of food and alcoholic beverages, agriculture, freight forwarding and machinery promoted their products and services during the event. They expressed their willingness to supply Russian products and goods on the Mongolian market.
At the meeting, L.A.Kurbatova, representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia in Irkutsk pointed out “Mongolia and Russia maintain good relations and this business meeting will play a great role in the development of mutually beneficial ties".
Ts.Amarsanaa, Director of Mongolian “Bilegt Khairkhan Consulting” construction company, which was participating in the meeting said “Our Company conducted a meeting with the heads of some Russian construction and metallurgy companies to exchange views on future cooperation"
As such, Mongolian and Russian business entities agreed to promote the each economy by reciprocally supplying their products and strengthening bilateral cooperation.