16 November 2010, Tuesday, 16:56
author: Rasul Hamidullin
The work meeting of the President RB Rustem Khamitov with the Chief of the international trade company “Obi” Yan David Strickland has taken place on November 16 in the Government RB. The company specializes itself in retail trade with building materials all over he world, having about 38 thousand people in its staff. The annual financial circulation of the company is equal to more than 7 billion euro.
In the course of the negotiations the parties were discussing “Obi” prospects in the Bashkir market. They’ve come to the agreement concerning opening of “Obi” hypermarket in Ufa. The State Duma deputy Andre Nazarov, who was also present at the gathering, mentioned the shop should appear in the city in a year. Its area will be equal to 12,5 thousand square meters. The construction of the second shop is also scheduled for an uncertain term and the overall volume of investments to these two objects will be more than 1,5 billion rubles.