200 agreements to be signed at SCO and BRICS Small Business Forum in Ufa
UFA, 18 October 2018. /Bashinform News Agency, Galina Bakhshieva/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.
The Small Business Forum of the SCO and BRICS Regions-2018 in Ufa will result in the signing of over 200 different agreements.
“Among them, there are agreements on inter-university education, dual education, as well as specific contracts on e-commerce, forestry and agricultural engineering,” said Vladimir Padalko, Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Russia.
Today the first exchange of business contacts took place, with more than 200 entrepreneurs taking part in it.
In addition, a number of agreements were signed concerning health tourism, education, and presentation and exhibition activities.
The fourth in a row Small Business Forum of the SCO and BRICS Regions opened in Ufa on October 18 and will continue its work for two days. About 1,400 representatives from 24 countries and 40 Russian regions participate in it.
The main goals of the forum are to create conditions for the accelerated development of entrepreneurship through building partnerships between companies from regions of the SCO and BRICS member states, as well as strengthening and developing interregional ties, attracting investment and increasing the number of joint business projects.