Siberian consortium of companies will appear in Omsk region


The decision on creation of the consortium was adopted in the framework of the international exhibition of high technologies and equipment for the Arctic, Siberia and Far East “WTA-2015”, held in Omsk in October.

St. PETERSBURG, December 14 –. In the Omsk region will be created a consortium of Siberian enterprises for the joint development of Arctic projects, said the Minister of industry of the region Viktor Belov.

“The emergence in the region of the Siberian consortium of companies will allow for cooperation and inter-regional joint projects in the Arctic. The establishment of such a body would deal with the working group on development of cooperation of regions of Siberia in the sphere of production and supply of products for the needs of the Arctic,” — said Belov.

He noted that the decision on creation of the consortium was adopted in the framework of the international exhibition of high technologies and equipment for the Arctic, Siberia and Far East “WTA-2015”, held in Omsk in October. The consortium will consist of the enterprises of Omsk, Tomsk, Novosibirsk areas and other regions of the country.

“Siberian enterprises that produce products for the Arctic exploration, today we need government support. It is also necessary to develop a special programme for the development of this direction of the Russian industry”, — said the Governor of Omsk region Viktor Nazarov.

The Governor of the region drew attention to the fact that the Omsk region is the first of the Siberian regions has focused to develop the production of industrial products for development of the Arctic territories. “We have been working on this for three years, 40 of the Omsk enterprises are closely cooperating with companies working in the North”, — said Nazarov.

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