Dec 18, 2014

Russia-Gulf rapprochement

UVZ Corporation participated in the first Trade and Industrial Dialogue «Russia – Gulf Cooperation Council» forum and exhibition, which was held in Manama, the capital of the Kingdom of Bahrain 14-15 of December 2014. Denis Manturov, Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation was head of the Russian delegation.

Working groups on different areas of cooperation were held on the first day of the forum. Konstantin Demin, CEO of “UVZ International”, adviser to CEO of URALVAGONZAVOD Corporation for foreign operations, participated in the working group «Machinery and Machine Building». Aleksey Samoukin, CEO of “UVZ Neftegazservis”, was in the «Oil & Gas Industries – competition and partnership» working group.

Moreover, the Corporation was introduced at the industrial exhibition at the forum, where it demonstrated its railway vehicles, oil and gas equipment and light rail transport, such as R1 tram. The forum visitors from the Gulf showed interest to the UVZ stand and products.

The second day saw plenary session of the forum, where Denis Manturov, Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation spoke. He focused on prospective collaboration with the Gulf countries in railway engineering, particularly, production of freight rolling stock. After the plenary session the official Russian delegation took a tour around the exhibition. Aleksey Zharich, Deputy CEO, Chief Communication Officer of URALVAGONZAVOD Corporation has reported to Denis Manturov on the work of UVZ representatives at the forum.