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TC Russia invites you to join our Danish Agro and Food Business Delegation to Bashkortostan from 25th to 28th September, 2018.

Bashkortostan is located between the Urals and the Volga and is one of the richest areas in Russia.

It is also one of Russia’s leading agricultural regions and has:

- The largest number of beef cattle

- The largest milk production

- The 3rd largest potato production

- The 5th largest poultry production

- A very considerable grain, plant oil and sugar production

Danish genetics already plays a very important role in Bashkortostan’s pig production and the republic has expressed explicit interest in leveraging on that positive experience and bring in more Danish genetics (including cattle/dairy), know-how, equipment and technology to support the republic’s ambitious investment plans.

To know more, please see the Invitation

To sign up for the event, please contact:

Minister Counsellor for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries

Esben Juul Bergmann Schjødt

esbsch@um.dk

Attaché for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries

Marina Mityanina

marmit@um.dk

 

TC Russia and DBDH are pleased to invite you to participate in a joint Danish Export promotion to Tashkent, Uzbekistan, from 29 October to 2 November 2018.

The Export promotion will include a Danish stand at the exhibition UzStroyExpo (October 31-November 2) and B2b meetings with financial institutions and selected stakeholders in the utility sector. Meetings will be in accordance with interests of Danish companies which sign up for the event.

To know more, please see the Invitation.

Contact person: Svetlana Chernova, Commercial Attaché - sveche@um.dk

 

 

On June 3 – 8, 2018, Chief Veterinary Officer of Denmark together with Danish Agriculture & Food Council with the support of TC Russia visited Kamchatka and Primorye Territories to promote Danish business in the Far East.  

During the visit, the Danish delegation held talks with Russian veterinary services and representatives of the local government in the field of fisheries and aquaculture, where the participants discussed the opportunities for Danish business in the abovementioned sectors. Moreover, within the framework of the visit the delegation met with important stakeholders from the public and private sector regarding development of pig production in Primorye Territory.

On June 8, 2018 – the Governor of the Ulyanovsk Region Sergej Morozov with the support from the Danish Embassy in Moscow and the Russian Embassy in Denmark visited Copenhagen to strengthen Russian-Danish relationships and cooperation.

During the visit, Sergej Morozov had meetings with a number of Danish companies active in Ulyanovsk and Russia. At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark the Governor met with State Secretary Mrs. Susanne Hyldelund for an in-depth discussions of the prospects of further strengthening the cooperation between Denmark and Ulyanovsk Region. During a round-table at the Confederation of Danish Industry Mr. Morozov presented the economic and investment potential of the Ulyanovsk Region to a number of Danish companies.

On May 20-24, 2018 - the Danish Business Delegation organized by the Trade Council Russia visited Central Asia to promote Danish innovative solutions in different sectors.

The delegation headed by the Ambassador Thomas Winkler visited the Republic of Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek and the Republic of Kazakhstan, Almaty where Danish companies covering such sectors as Healthcare, Energy and Environment, Transport had an opportunity to promote Danish business in Central Asia.

Coloplast, LEO Pharma, GN ReSound, Novo Nordisk, ICT Logistics A/S, Terma A/S, Danfoss Kazakhstan, Grundfos Kazakhstan, Medipal-Onko and others gained a profound insight on how perspective and promising the Central Asian market is. Danish companies established new and strengthened existing business connections, discussed further steps for cooperation during meetings and talks with top-level government and business representatives.  

If you want to know more about doing business in Russia or Central Asia in general or within a certain sector, please contact us.

Thomas Mortensen, Head of Trade Department, thomor@um.dk   
Energy and Environment, Transport – Jens Thomsen, General Consul, jentho@um.dk   
Healthcare – Svetlana Chernova, Commercial attaché, sveche@um.dk

On May 14-16 May, 2018 the Danish Business Agricultural Delegation organized by the Trade Council Russia visited the Voronezh region.

The delegation headed by the Minister Counsellor for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Esben Juul Bergmann Schjødt visited 5 Russian agricultural companies (including site visits) in different parts of the Voronezh region, which is famous for its abundant black soil, highly developed agricultural sector and a long history of fruitful cooperation with Denmark.

The companies visited in Voronezh are important dairy and pig producers that are of considerable interest for Danish business.

As part of the programme, the delegation also visited the Voronezh State Agrarian University, where Danish agricultural companies shared their knowledge with the Russian specialists on Danish experience in organic farming.

If you want to know more about Agriculture in Russia, please contact the Royal Danish Embassy, contact person - Minister-Counsellor for Agriculture and Food Esben Juul Bergmann Schjødt esbsch@um.dk

From 10 to 12 April, Danish Wind Export Association in cooperation with TC Russia arranged the Delegation of Danish companies working within the wind power industry to Russia to establish strategic Danish-Russian partnership.

During the visit, Danish delegation headed by the Danish Ambassador Thomas Winkler went to Ulyanovsk and Moscow. In Ulyanovsk, Danish manufacturers had meetings with the Governor of the Ulyanovsk region and Russian potential partners involved in the wind power industry and interested in future collaboration between the parties in the field of innovative wind power projects.

They visited Special Port Economic Zone Ulyanovsk, Ulyanovsk Technology Transfer Centre etc. In Moscow, the Delegation held talks with top-management of RUSNANO and RosAtom on localization of production and future long-term cooperation.

The eventful visit of Danish companies to two cities of the Russian Federation promises to result in mutually beneficial collaboration where both parties are interested in developing Russian wind power industry.

Denmark shares experience with Russia

Danish Agriculture & Food Council with the support from TC Russia shared Danish successful experience in reducing antibiotics concerning pork during the International Scientific and Practical Seminar “Organization of Control System for Antimicrobials in Pig Breeding” in April 10-11, in Belgorod.

Jens Munk Ebbesen, Director of Food Safety and Veterinary Issues at Danish Agriculture & Food Council, together with Anne-Mette Olsen, Chief Advisor of Danish Agriculture & Food Council took part in the seminar to help the Belgorod region introduce the control system for antimicrobials in pig breeding and elaborate food safety standards.

Russian specialists and business know that Danish experience in limiting the use of antibiotics concerning pork and in pig breeding in general is far ahead that is why Danish participation was invaluable in terms of developing the pig breeding industry in Russia.

For further information, please contact the Royal Danish Embassy, contact person Minister-Counsellor for Agriculture and Food Esben Juul Bergmann Schjødt: esbsch@um.dk.

The Trade Council at the embassy can be contacted daily between 09:15 and 17:00 - Friday till 16:00 (GMT +3)

 

Tel: +7 (495) 642 6800
Fax: +7 (495) 775 0197

 

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