7 Russian exporting companies will join the business mission of the REC Group in Serbia
At the opening ceremony, the REC Group was represented by Nikita Gusakov, General Director of EXIAR JSC, and Ksenia Tagirova, Senior Managing Director for Non-Financial Products and Foreign Network Development of REC. The ceremony was attended by Alexander Botan-Kharchenko, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Serbia, and Nenad Popovich, Minister for Innovation and Technological Development of Serbia.
At the ceremony, the parties discussed the projects in Serbia that can be promising for Russian participating companies, as well as the possibility of using Russian high-tech equipment within the framework of state programs for the development of production and the implementation of social projects.
“Cooperation between Russia and Serbia has a long history. Trade turnover between our countries has grown dynamically in recent years, and the only exception is the pandemic year 2020. Now we have an ambitious goal to restore and bring our relations to a new level. This forum will help us create a base for a new breakthrough,” Nikita Gusakov, Senior Vice President of REC JSC and General Director of EXIAR JSC.
Also, the opening ceremony of the Serbian-Russian Business Forum was attended by Andrey Temyashov, Minister-Counsellor of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Serbia, Andrey Khripunov, Trade Representative of Russia in Serbia, Marko Cadez, President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia, Bosko Vucurevic, President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Vojvodina, Rados Gazdic, Director of the Serbian Development Agency (ARS), Dusan Jarkovic, Minister for Innovation and Technological Development of Serbia, Dragan Andjelkovic, Adviser to the Minister, Deputy Minister for Innovation and Technological Development of Serbia, and Ivana Gacevic, Deputy Minister for Innovation and Technological Development of Serbia.
Russian Export Center JSC (REC, part of VEB.RF) is a state institution for the support of non-resource export. It consolidates a group of companies that provide Russian exporters with a wide range of financial and non-financial support measures. The REC Group integrates the Russian Agency for Export Credit and Investment Insurance (EXIAR JSC), EXIMBANK OF RUSSIA JSC, and ANO Export School, which makes it possible to ensure the availability of the product portfolio that satisfies the needs of various exporters at different stages of the export cycle, from ideation to payment for exported goods and services.