Russia’s regions present investment potential to South Korean business representatives
Oleg Kozhemyako in particular underlined the status of the Republic of Korea as a strategic partner of his region. “In 2016, the volume of mutual trade between Sakhalin Region and the Republic of Korea exceeded USD 3.8 billion. In the first eight months of this year, that figure has already reached 3.7 billion, and by the end of the year, it will no doubt be higher than it was in 2016”, he said.
According to the Governor of Sakhalin Region, South Korea is one of the major importers of the region’s oil and liquefied natural gas, and cooperation has also been established in the coal industry and in the modernization of transport infrastructure.
6 October, Moscow. – Russian Minister of Energy and Chairman of the Government Commission for Ensuring the Security of Electric Power Supply (Federal Staff) Alexander Novak chaired the All-Russian Conference on Preparations by Electric Power Organizations for the Autumn/Winter Period 2017–2018.
On September 28 Russia is celebrating the Day of the Nuclear Industry Worker. This date has been marked since 2005 and commemorates the day the research to explore the possibilities of atomic energy has begun. It was on September 28, 1942 when the order “On Organizing Uranium Research” has been officially signed. Problems of nuclear energy will be one of the central topics during the Russian Energy Week forum. A round table discussion on The Role and Development Prospects of Nuclear Power in the Global Energy Balance will take place on October 4. Discussion will be moderated by Charles Hendry, UK Minister of State at the Department of Energy and Climate Change (2010 - 2012). Among the participants of this event are Director General of State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM Alexey Likhachev, Director General of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) William D. Magwood IV, President of Eletrobras Eletronuclear Bruno Barretto, MVM Hungarian Electric Company President Peter Chiba and others. Conversation will focus on ways of creating optimal energy balance between carbon and nuclear generation and the prospects of nuclear power development.