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15
March 2019
Friday

As part of the Tatarstan team, five employees of Nizhnekamskneftekhim will take part in the WorldSkills National Competition to be held in Kazan this May. Young petrochemical workers will present their expertise and knowledge in three skills, Plastic Die Engineering, Chemical Analysis Service, and Welding.

Although more than two months remain until the start of the National Competition, preparations for it have already begun. Competitors are actively improving their knowledge, meeting with professionals from among the Nizhnekamskneftekhim staff, who were trained as experts in skills. The next such meeting chaired by Acting Deputy Director General for Personnel and Social Affairs Rodion Bulashov was held on March 14th. They discussed a number of various issues related to the preparations for the National Competition.

Based on Nizhnekamskneftekhim press service information

Today, the next Coordination Council for Industry was held in Grozny, the capital of the Chechen Republic, with the participation of Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov, Head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov, Tatarstan Minister of Industry and Trade Albert Karimov, and other authorised representatives for industrial development in Russian regions.

Within the framework of the Council, an intense business programme was organised on the premises of the Chechen State University.

In the morning, Minister Karimov took part in panel discussions on the implementation of the Industrial Exports federal project, the International Cooperation and Export national project; on the issues of developing the Support Measures Navigator service for the State Information System of Manufacturing Industry (GISP).

In the afternoon, a meeting of the Coordination Council discussed key issues of domestic industry with respect to industrial standards, namely the use of standardisation tools for achieving the goals of national projects.

After welcoming speeches by Denis Manturov and Ramzan Kadyrov, presentations were made by representatives of Russia’s development institutions: the Russian Exports Centre, the Russian Venture Company, representatives of large corporations, such as Gazprom, Rosatom, and others.

Andrey Boginsky, Director General of the Russian Helicopters Holding (part of Rostec Corporation), visited the Kazan Helicopters to inspect the production process, paying particular attention to the helicopters manufactured as part of Russia’s air medical service development programme.

During the visit, he also met with leading experts of the Kazan Helicopters Design Office and introduced Aleksey Garipov, who will assume the duties of the Deputy Managing Director and Head of the Kazan Helicopter Design Office from May 1, 2019.

Ansat is a lightweight twin-engine multipurpose helicopter, the full-scale production of which is deployed at the Kazan Helicopters. According to the helicopter’s certificate, its design allows to convert it into a cargo version or into a passenger rotorcraft that can lift up to seven people. In May 2015, the modification with a medevac module was certified, and in 2017, deliveries of the helicopter began as part of the Russia’s air medical service development programme. Ansat is certified for the operation at outdoor temperatures ranging from -45°С to +50°С.

Based on Russian Helicopters Holding press service information

This week saw a webinar for the regions on the implementation of the corporate programme to increase competitiveness (CCP). The main speakers were Director General of the Russian Exports Centre Andrey Slepnev and Director General of the Industrial Project Management Centre (Russian Technology Agency) at the project office of the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade Vladimir Pastukhov.

The experts answered the questions concerning the main provisions of the Russian Government Resolution No. 191 of February 23, 2019, as well as the timing and procedures for organisations to apply for participation in this programme.

The webinar was visited by about 280 participants from all regions of Russia; from Tatarstan these were Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of Tatarstan Almaz Khusainov, employees of the Analytical Department at the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Tatarstan and representatives of the Tatarstan Export Support Centre.

The next webinars will be held at 10:00 on March 20, 2019; March 27, 2019; April 3, 2019; April 10, 2019; April 17, 2019; April 24, 2019; and May 7, 2019.

You can address your questions by calling the hotline: +7 (495) 510-33-05 or by Email: kppk@exportcenter.ru

The full video of the last webinar is available at https://youtu.be/aZm68ohZpWI


14
March 2019
Thursday

The 9th Republic’s Youth Forum Our Tatarstan has started. The Forum is open to young people aged 14 to 30 years (or young scientists under the age of 35 years), activists of children's and youth public associations of Tatarstan. Applications are accepted on the Forum website until March 25, 2019. The Forum finals are scheduled for May 2019.

The Forum is intended for supporting youth projects and ideas related to 9 topics: “Territory of Innovation”, “Territory of Architecture”, “Territory of Culture and Arts”, “Territory of Business”, “Territory of Good”, “Territory of Situational Centre Elements”, “Territory of Sports”, “Territory of Birthplace”, and “Territory of Civil Society”.

The Republic’s Youth Forum Our Tatarstan will result in selecting the best projects and youth programmes for further support and backing from the Tatarstan Government, partners, potential investors, and Forum organisers. Moreover, the Forum is the main venue for selecting the best projects from Tatarstan for participation in federal events such as the Volga Federal District Youth Forum iVolga, the All-Russian youth educational forums Taurida, Territory of Meanings, Baltic Artek, and others.

More information about thematic sites can be found at www.forumtatarstan.com.

Each district of the republic will have a district representative of the Fund for Entrepreneurship Support in Tatarstan (further, the FEST).

As from now, representatives of small and medium-sized businesses will be able to get advice from a district representative on support measures provided by the Fund for Entrepreneurship Support in Tatarstan.

The representatives are currently working in Alkeevsky, Almetyevsky, Arsky, Chistopolsky, Cheremshansky, Drozhzhanovsky, Kaybitsky, Laishevsky, Muslyumovsky, Nizhnekamsky, Tukayevsky, Yutazinsky, Zelenodolsky districts, and in Naberezhnye Chelny.

If you are active, know the business community, or may have a desire to help entrepreneurs in your municipal district and are ready to join the work, then send your CV to Vyacheslav.Andronov@tatar.ru or call +7 (843) 524-90-90.

The FEST is prepared to offer decent wages, career opportunities, and comprehensive development.

Based on FEST press service information


13
March 2019
Wednesday

From April 10 to April 12, 2019, the Kazan Expo International Exhibition Centre will hold the forum for energy and resource efficiency.

Annually for over 20 years, the city of Kazan has been hosting the international symposium “Energy & Resource Efficiency and Energy Saving” and the international specialised exhibition “Energy. Resource Saving”, which, from this year, will be collectively held under the name of the Tatarstan International Energy & Resource Efficiency Forum (further, the TEF).

The TEF, which combined exhibition events and a business programme, was highly appreciated by expert community, annually confirming its high profile as a demonstration platform for fruitful business meetings, company presentations, discussions with government representatives and industry partners on topical issues of energy efficiency and innovative energy-saving methods.

The TEF will discuss urgent issues in the field of energy efficiency, including developments in the natural gas fuel market, the use of alternative energy sources, the digitalisation of production, and will showcase present-day energy efficient technology and innovative energy saving techniques.

Official site: http://tef.tatar/index.html

Today in the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Tatarstan, representatives of Turkish-based ABT Yapı explored the republic’s industrial potential during their first visit to Tatarstan, and also voiced their intentions to expand the corporation’s geography.

“We want to expand our activities in the territory of Russia - we are interested in Tatarstan in the fields of industry, construction, and investment,” said Erkan Yıldız, company’s Deputy Director General. The meeting was chaired by Deputy Minister German Lerner.

ABT Yapı is a construction company implementing industrial and infrastructure projects in Turkey and abroad. They have actual construction contracts worth over $200 million in the following projects:

- STAR refinery in Izmir Province (Turkey);

 - construction of compressor and metering stations;

- construction of a methanol storage terminal;

- SONELGAZ (Algeria): construction of a 700 MW power station, and others.


12
March 2019
Tuesday

Today, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Tatarstan was visited by a delegation from Japan. The delegation included representatives of chemical companies. The meeting was chaired by Deputy Minister Aleksey Savelchev.

The participants to the meeting talked about the industrial potential in the republic, as well as the interests of Japanese manufacturers, in particular, of Okitsumo Incorporated, to localise the production of heat-resistant silicone-based paint for industrial enterprises in Tatarstan or to transfer the production technology.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Industry and Trade of Tatarstan Albert Karimov visited the industrial site of Polimix Kazan located in the Laishevo Municipal District.

The company’s head Rishat Valeyev made a presentation of the company, showed production facilities, workshops and laboratories, as well as samples of finished products.

In addition, a meeting with Head of the Laishevo Municipal District Mikhail Afanasyev was held on the company’s premises, during which the participants discussed issues of developing the company's industrial production capabilities and potential government support measures for the company.


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