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CERBA Webinar "Industrial parks of Russia - Gateway to the Eurasian Markets"

  • 24 Sep 2020
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Online




Dear CERBA Members and Partners,

We are pleased to announce the online webinar «Industrial parks of Russia - Getaway to the Eurasian Markets »  on opportunities to enter Eurasian markets by localizing production in Russia, jointly organized by the Association of Industrial Parks of Russia and CERBA. The webinar's topics are dedicated to entering Eurasian market via localisation in Russia, and will raise discussion on smooth and easy access to set up production there by choosing prepared infrastructure, investor’s services, federal and regional state support measures.     

In the last 10 yeas the sector of industrial parks and SEZ in Russia established and improved significantly and today there are 227 parks, which are considered as the principal invest-conducting infrastructure both for foreign and domestic companies. 

Association of Industrial Parks of Russia unites majority of those parks as well  construction, consulting companies with expertise to support each step of localization process and renders free service of site and contractors’ selection for investors.

RSVP [email protected] with your questions/topics of interest to be covered during the webinar.

If you have experience and/or are in the process of localizing your companies' operations at the Russian Industrial Parks, please contact us in regard to the speaker opportunities. 


Moderator: Sergey StefanishinAssociate Director (M&A/Transactional Lawyer), 

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

10:00 AM - Opening Remarks 

- Valeriy Maksimov, Trade Commissioner, Trade Mission of the Russian Federation in Canada

- Denis Zhuravsky, Executive Director of the Association of Russian Industrial Parks AIP Russia

10:20 AM - Canadian expertise and market experience in Russia 

Roman Bakharovskiy, Director of MiniCut Manufacturing

10:30 AMPanel discussion

- Maxim Pazdnikov, Cochairman of the Board, AIP Russia/ General Director LLC «IndustrialPro»

"Go-to-market (business landing in Russia)"

⁃ Maxim Prachik, CEO of Development Corporation of Sverdlovsk Region

“Opportunities for industrial cooperation. Business infrastructure”

- Ekaterina Evdokimova, Managing partner, SEZ «Stupino Quadrat»

"Legal aspects of organizing production in SEZ"

- Alina Abitova, CEO, JSC «Ulyanovsk Region Development Corporation» 

"New investment reality"

- Sergey Andreev, CEO, SEZ Togliatti

"Localization of engineering industries in Russia"

- Nataliya Iushko, CEO, SEZ Moglino

"Special economic zones - entry point to the Russian market"

11:30 AM - Q&A

11:55 AM - Closing Remarks


Sergey Stefanishin, Associate Director (M&A/Transactional Lawyer), Osler, Hoskin&Harcourt LLP


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Valeriy Maksimov, Trade Commissioner, Trade Mission of the Russian Federation in Canada

Martha Harrison, Board Chair, CERBA 

Denis ZhuravskiyExecutive Director of the Association of Russian Industrial Parks


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Maxim PazdnikovCo-Chairman or the Board of the Association of Russian Industrial Parks


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Roman Bakharovskiy, Director of MiniCut Manufcturing

Maxim Prachik, CEO of Development Corporation of Sverdlovsk Region

Ekaterina EvdokimovaManaging partner at SEZ Stupino Quadrat


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Alina AbitovaDeputy CEO, JSC «Ulyanovsk Region Development Corporation»


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Sergey AndreevGeneral Director of JSC SEZ PPT Togliatti


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Natalia IushkoActing CEO of Moglino SEZ


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Participants will be presented with the latest updates and opportunities for Canadian companies for localizing their operations in Russia and the export opportunities to other Eurasian countries. The discussion will also cover a variety of business-related topics, including market trends, manufacturing policy developments and practical experiences of setting up production in Russia. 

The following topics will be brought up:

  • Market Overview: Russia and Eurasian Economic Union
  • Prospective industries for investment 
  • New industrial policy in Russia 
  • Special investment contract
  • Organizational issues of doing business in Russia
  • Tools for localizing production of foreign companies in Russia
  • Forms of administrative support for foreign investment in Russia
  • Steps and prices for industrial construction
  • Operational expenses
  • Main taxation principles
  • Regional tax incentives and administrative support

Who can participate:

  • International and national manufacturing
  • construction and infrastructure companies,
  • Senior government officials and trade commissioners, 
  • Financial companies and banks, 
  • Equity funds and institutional investors, 
  • Law firms, accountancy firms, commodity traders, NGOs and trade associations

 *More information, numbers, hints and detail will be presented during the webinar.

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Vera Dedyulya

Acting Regional Director

Toronto Chapter 

+1 (647) 822-8149

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