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.
Iran's oil minister Bijan Namdar Zangeneh is to head his nation's delegation at the 19th Ministerial Meeting of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum chaired by Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak. The head of Iran's energy ministry wil be accompanied by deputies of the Islamic Consultative Assembly, Iranian OPEC representatives, and economic and investment experts.
A Youth Day at the REW will be organised on October 7 as part of the International Russian Energy Week forum. Over 4,000 young experts, university and school students will meet 500 senior managers and representatives from respective industries to discuss the present and the future of the fuel and energy sector.
The ‘Russian Energy Week’ Energy Efficiency and Energy Development International Forum platform featured a round table titled ‘Safety in the Fuel and Energy Industry: New Challenges’. The discussion was attended by Acting Director of Administrative and Legislative Work Department at the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation Director Oleg Umanets, Chief Advisor of the Security Council Office of the Russian Federation Yuri Khamchichev, RusHydro Deputy General Director for Anti-Terrorism, Economic and Information Security Alexander Klopov, Department Head and Deputy Head of the Department of State Control at the National Guard of the Russian Federation Igor Fokin, and Officer of the National Antiterrorism Committee Dmitry Melenov.