The Deputy Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation (CCIRF) has visited the BCCI and talked with Mr.Tsvetan Simeonov – President of BCCI. His visit to Bulgaria is on the occasion of the General Assembly of the Bulgarian-Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BRCCI). The meeting was attended by Alexander Alexandrov, a member of the Board of Directors of the Bulgarian-Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, an honorary representative of the CCIRF in Bulgaria.
The structures and activities of the Bulgarian and Russian Chambers have been discussed and the BCCI President has briefed the participants in the meeting with the Bulgarian system of regional chambers, the cooperation with other employers' organizations and the participation of the BCCI in international organizations. Vladimir Padalko identified the Chamber as a strategic partner for the BRCCI in the implementation of bilateral economic cooperation.
During the meeting the economic situation in the two countries and the opportunities for attracting foreign direct investments, the joint Bulgarian-Russian participation in third country markets, mainly in Asia, the intensification of the activities of the Club of Joint and Foreign Chambers at the BCCI, as well as the exchange of information between the BCCI Infobusiness bulletin and the three information editions of CCIRF have also been discussed.
It was agreed a multilateral business forum with the participation of Russia neighboring countries with preferential treatment of goods, services and investments such as Kazakhstan, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan and others to be organized.