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09.03.2010

Center-Invest brings together the agribusiness sectors of southern Russia and Upper Austria.

The meeting was designed to assist business people from the two regions develop joint projects and trade in the post-crisis economy. For the Austrian companies, the meeting opened the door to the promising market of southern Russia, while for the Don region participants it was an opportunity to learn about the latest European experience in agriculture.

The Austrian delegation was headed by Director of the International Relations Department of RLB Oö, Wolfgang Ashenvald, and Deputy Trade Advisor from the Austrian Embassy in Moscow, Christian Fuchssteiger.

Ten Austrian companies were represented: producers and suppliers of agricultural equipment and cattle, and food producers and processing companies. They spoke to Center-Invest's customers about new technologies that could be applied in agriculture in southern Russia.

As part of the meeting, Center-Invest Bank and Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich AG presented their joint products to provide financial support for their clients' projects, and customers of the two banks held bilateral negotiations. Members of the Russian delegation also attended the ХI International Exhibition of Agribusiness Technologies “Interagromash-2010”.