At Murmansk business week to discuss cooperation in the Arctic

At Murmansk business week to discuss cooperation in the Arctic


The main purpose of the Murmansk business week is to attract the attention of the world business community to the opportunities of the Murmansk region as a major transport center of the Arctic region, said first Deputy Governor of the region Alexey Tukavin.

MURMANSK, 12 Nov. The main themes IV Murmansk international business week will be the possibility of the Murmansk region as a basic center for development of international cooperation in the Arctic, the investment potential of the region, cooperation in the Barents region, told journalists the first Deputy Governor Alexey Tukavin.

According to him, the main goal of Murmansk business week, which starts on 16 November, is to attract the attention of the international and Russian business community to the opportunities of the region as a major transport center of the Arctic region, the basic center for development of international cooperation in the Arctic.

“Proposed format for Business week allows businesses, professional experts, the guests of the Murmansk region for the week to get information about the main trends of economic development of the region, to get acquainted with the proposals of the regional business community, to find their interests and to consider investment opportunities,” said Tukavin.

In the business week will be attended by the representatives of the Arctic regions, Federal authorities, large business, public and scientific organizations. The key event of the week will be the meeting “Arctic course”, which will focus on the development of international cooperation. There will also be a number of international conferences, round tables, exhibitions and much more.

Particularly Tukavin highlighted a meeting of the Board of Directors of the management company “Murmansk transport hub”, for the first time scheduled during the business week, as well as visiting session of the working group “Development of industry and technologies” of the state Commission on development of the Arctic.

“Regardless of the configuration of foreign policy trends at the macro policy level, the regional context border regions remain strong, and the unique format of cooperation in the Barents Euro-Arctic region represents a particular model of interaction between States at the regional level, said Tukavin. This year in the events of the business week will be attended by the representatives of Norway, Finland, the Netherlands, Canada, Israel, UK, Korea, China and other countries.