Investment Forum in Tokyo was a record number of participants

March 24, 2014 / Announcements and results of actions

Twelve agreements on bilateral economic cooperation was signed during the VI Russian-Japanese investment forum in Tokyo, it follows from the forum.

It was attended by 555 companies and enterprises from the Japanese side and 461 - with Russia. Such a large number of participants, according to the Ministry of Economic Development, was one of the organizers of the forum, was a record for the event.

The forum was held in eight directions - urban development, the automotive industry and the development of supporting industries, regional cooperation, agriculture and food industry, medicine and pharmaceuticals, special economic zones and industrial parks, cooperation in the field of small and medium enterprises, energy.

The forum was attended by the head of "Rosneft" Igor Sechin, President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov, Deputy Agriculture Minister Ilya Shestakov, first vice-president of "Transneft" Yury Lisin, a senior adviser Komatsu Ltd. Masahiro Sakane, authorized officer, president and CEO of Mitsui & Co., Inc., Masami Idzima, president and CEO of AjinomotoCo., Inc. Masatoshi Ito.

The Russian delegation was headed by Deputy Minister of Economic Development Alexei Likhachev, Japanese - Hideo Suzuki, Director General of Trade Policy Department of the Ministry of Trade, Economy and Industry of Japan.

The forum was organized, in addition to the Economic Development Ministry, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, with the support of "St. Petersburg International Economic Forum." RIA Novosti.