HANNOVER , April 8 (Itar-Tass) - Russian President Vladimir Putin hopes that specialists from different countries will learn about Russia’s drive for diversifying its economy.
Putin said Russia “is represented by 160 companies from 20 regions and its products are exhibited on the area of 5,000 square kilometres”. “Russia is represented by not only famous grants, which successfully work in the energy sector, but also by the companies specializing in machine-building, electronics and biomedicine,” the Russian president stressed.
“Thus, the fair’s visitors can give a clear impression on the diversification of Russia’s economy. I’m sure that it will be interesting for specialists,” he stressed.
This year the Hannover Fair 2013 is staged under the banner of “Integrated Industry”. Russia’s exposition involves 160 companies and enterprises. Among them are Gazprom, Rosneft, Russian Railways, ROSNANO, Rostechnologii, Skolkovo and Uralvagonzavod. They demonstrate their achievements in industry, energy, energy-saving and resource-saving technology, transport, environment and latest materials. Special attention will be paid to the investment potential of Russian regions. Such industrial centres as Moscow, St. Petersburg, the Moscow, Leningrad, Kaluga, Sverdlovsk, Novosibirsk, Nizhny Novgorod and Tomsk regions, Tatarstan take part in the fair.
During the Hannover fair, Russian and foreign companies are planning to sign different agreements. For example, Uralvagozavod will sign a contract with Bombardier Holding to produce new tramcars for the Russian capital.