Eduard Rossel and Anna Azari consider setting up Israeli trade mission in Yekaterinburg

16 December 2008 (08:48)

Governor of Sverdlovsk Region Eduard Rossel and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Israel to the Russian Federation Anna Azari to discuss the two ecountries’ cooperation potential in the field of high technologies, telecommunication systems, disaster medicine, and security.

The Governor suggested that the Israeli enterprises might act as the prospective investors in Sverdlovsk Region’s innovational businesses and venture funds as well as get a share in various joint projects related to nanotechnologies. In addition, the two parties looked into the possibility of setting up an Israeli trade mission in Yekaterinburg and launching direct flights, the spokesperson for the Governor reports.

In the meantime, Sverdlovsk Region-Israel foreign trade turnover came to $26.8m in three quarters of 2008, which exceeded the figures for January-September 2007 by 55.31%.

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