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Business forum and inauguration of the office of the Honorary Representative of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Mumbai

From April 24 to April 26, 2024, the delegation of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation headed by President S. N. Katyrin visited the Indian city of Mumbai. The Russian business mission was compromised of the leadership of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, representatives of 20 leading Russian companies such as Lenhydroproekt, RusHydro, Termex, Titan Polymer, FC Axioma, FESCO, management of the Chambers of Commerce and Industry of St. Petersburg and the Lipetsk Regions, as well as the Honorary Representative of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation in India.

As part of the programme of the visit a solemn ceremony of the inauguration of Representative office of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Mumbai took place. This office will be headed by Mr Vladislav Dmitriev, who has an extensive experience in conducting business in India and Nepal. Furthermore, a large-scale business forum was held at the World Trade Center in Mumbai, during which the potential and capabilities of Russian business companies were extensively presented to the Indian audience. The programme of the event was concluded by a series of B2B meetings, which were attended by more than 100 large Indian companies.

The main partner on the Indian side was the All-India Association of Industries (AIAI), headed by President V. Kalantri. As a result of the event, two Memorandums of Understanding were signed — between AIAI and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of St. Petersburg, as well as AIAI and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Lipetsk Region.