Meeting at Minpromtorg
October 23, 2014 Vladislav Zyryanov, a chief of VIAM department «International cooperation and foreign economic activity» took part in the meeting of the working group on cooperation in the field of industry of intergovernmental Russian-Cuban commission on trade-economic and scientific-technical cooperation. Deputy Minister of trade and industry of the Russian Federation Georgy Kalamanov held the meeting.
Representatives of federal executive authorities and Russian companies took part in the meeting also. The participants considered the status of preparation to the fourth sitting of the working group on cooperation in the field of industry, but also the Russian – Cuban projects in the field of civil aviation, transport and special machine building, metallurgy and heavy engineering industry, pharmaceutical and medical industry, timber, chemical industry, shipbuilding, space.
In the course of the event Vladislav Zyryanov came out with a proposal about a creation by VIAM and Universidad de La Habana of joint laboratory of materials corrosion under conditions of tropical climate of Gulf of Mexico and water areas.« Further it will be possible to consider a step-by-step creation of climatic testing station of new advanced materials and components of structures in the Republic of Cuba», he noted.
The fourth meeting of the working group on cooperation in the field of industry will be held in Havana on the 1-st of November 2014, on the threshold of the International exhibition FIHAV -2014.
FIHAV -2014 fair, being held November 2-8, 2014 in Havana is one of the most significant exhibition events of the region. About 500 exhibitors from 60 countries take part in the exhibition traditionally and up to 150 thousand visitors. This year the Russian participation in the fair envisages an extensive business and cultural program, the Day of Russia performance, organization of special events in the Russian pavilion and on one of the central squares of the Cuban capital.