Investment and Economic Cooperation

Regional Working Group on Investments and Economic Cooperation

 

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RWGIEC meeting in Stockholm 2016. 


Regional Working Group on Investments and Economic Cooperation aims to build a bridge between business life and local administration. RWGIEC is assessing business infrastructure from the practical viewpoint of the region’s SMEs and proposing to the officials the improvement of business climate and operational conditions. RWGIEC is also encouraging SMEs for cross-border economic cooperation and to building up sub-contractor networks so that SMEs could participate in the big-scale projects. RWGIEC is also trying to combat trade barriers and to inform about the transportation needs of companies. 

The composition of the working group consists of a representative from all member regions. The representative also has experience from business life. The working group’s chairmanship rotates every second year.

Contacts:

Norway
Christian Chramer
Regional director, NHO Troms
Tel. +47 77662525, +47 92882360
E-mail: christian.chramer@nho.no

Sweden
Tomas Blomster
Företagarna Norrbotten
E-mail: tomas.blomster@foretagarna.se

Torbjörn Halvardsson
Director
Företagarna Västerbotten
Tel. +46 703410595
E-mail: torbjorn.halvardsson@foretagarna.se

Russia
Semen Vuimenkov 
Minister on Economic Development of the Arkhangelsk Region
Tel. +7 8182288392, +7 9212455038
E-mail: vuimenkovsa@dvinaland.ru, min_econo@dvinaland.ru

Elena Tihonova
Minister of Economic Development of the Murmansk Region
Tel. +7 8152486232, +7 8152486440
E-mail: econom@gov-murman.ru, lokteva@gov-murman.ru  

Anton Fridman
Minister of Economic Development of the Republic of Komi 
Tel. +7 8212214508
E-mail: minek@rkomi.ru

 Finland
Martti Kankaanranta
Entrepreneurs of Länsipohja
Tel. +358 500693745
E-mail: martti.kankaanranta@yrittajat.fi 

Paavo Keränen 
Regional Council of Kainuu
Tel. +358 447100853 
E-mail: paavo.keranen@kainuu.fi

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