17 September 2015, Thursday, 17:26
UFA, 17 September 2015. /Bashinform News Agency, Alim Faizov/. The visit of Bashkortostan official delegation to the People’s Republic of China continues. In the capital of Hubei Province, Wuhan, the official delegation held talks with the leadership of the Hubei Province and representatives of business circles.
"The delegation of Bashkortostan arrived in Hubei Province with concrete proposals on cooperation in the sphere of industrial production and agriculture. We invite businessmen interested in the development of new markets, creation of modern industries, to come to the Republic of Bashkortostan for active work in this direction at the first regional SCO and BRICS Small and Medium Business Forum", the Deputy Prime Minister of the Government of Bashkortostan Dmitry Sharonov said at the meeting.
Information on business opportunities in the framework of industrial parks established in Bashkortostan to address the pressing problem for Russia on import substitution was of special interest among representatives of official and business circles of Hubei Province.
The Deputy Head of the Committee on Development and Reform Commission of the People's Government of Hubei Province, Cheng Jun in his speech said that the cooperation of regions of Russia and China in the format of "Volga — the Yangtze River" opened new perspectives for businessmen of our countries. "Bashkortostan — is a region with great potential, implementing an active policy of development and promotion in all markets. We are facing a serious problem of multiple increase in the exchange of information about existing opportunities for businessmen of Bashkortostan and Hubei. Our entrepreneurs are still in the information vacuum, "said the representative of the Government of Hubei Province.
At the meeting it was agreed to hold in Ufa and Wuhan regular workshops for small businesses ready to search for investors and partners. The first such workshop could be held in Wuhan this year. In the near future the terms of mutual regional business missions’ organization under the auspices of the Association of Industry and Commerce of Hubei Province and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Bashkortostan will be determined.
The main results of presentations and talks were announced at the meeting of Dmitry Sharonov and the Deputy Chairman of National People's Congress of Hubei Province Mr. Zhou Yu Hon.
During his visit to the Hubei Province the Bashkortostan delegation also visited the production site of Wuhan Petrochemical Company. It is a joint venture of the Chinese Sinopec Corporation and partners from South Korea SK Global Chemical, the press service of the NGO "Ufa-2015 SCO BRICS Office Group" informs.