Delegation of the Samara Region took part in the meeting of the regional heads of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation member states
The meeting of the regional heads of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation member states was hold in Chongqing (People's Republic of China). The delegation of the Samara Region is headed by Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Samara Region Viktor Kudryashov.
The visit of the delegation of the Samara Region is largely due to the already existing cooperation between the Samara Region and the city of Chongqing of the People's Republic of China. Since 2014, the regions have been building work on the basis of the Agreement between the Government of the Samara Region and the People’s Government of Chongqing on cooperation in the trade, economic, scientific, technical and humanitarian fields.
Since the signing of the agreement, the region has been carrying out systematic work to expand the areas of trade, economic and investment cooperation in particular, within the framework of the One Belt - One Way Project, working interaction has been established with representatives of the People’s Government of Chongqing, negotiations are underway to develop container shipments of goods to China, including with the participation of interested large logistics operators (JSC Russian Railways, JSC Russian Railways Logistics, PJSC Transcontainer, the state company Youxinou (China Railway Corporation), as well as some regional producers (GC "Rusagro" (CJSC "Samaraagroprompererabotka"), LLC "Nectar", SC "Sinko", LLC "Samara Mills", etc.).
The participation of the delegation of the Samara Region in this meeting will play a great influence in ensuring stability and development of interaction at the interregional level within the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation space. Also, during the visit a series of separate meetings and negotiations with representatives of official and business circles of China, major Chinese trade and logistics operators were hold. It should be noted that the delegation included representatives of logistics and agricultural companies of the Samara Region.