On April 1, 2015 a closed meeting called “Objectives and Challenges of Exporting Companies. Synchronization of Watches” was held in the cultural and business center of Saint Petersburg Trade and Industry Chamber. The meeting was attended by representatives of small and medium enterprises, representatives of the center and entrepreneurship support, Strategic Initiatives Agency, Association of Banks of North-West, representatives of exporting companies and others. The meeting was also attended by Director General of TRANSLOGIX company Arthur Yamalov.

The main purpose of the event was to analyze FEA in a changing environment; discuss key issues and prospects; establish channels of cooperation, etc. The participants had a chance to discuss the increase in the percentage of products with higher degree of processing, displacement of traditional imports, presence of export infrastructure, availability of export to medium-sized businesses, new commodity markets, floating exchange rates, EEU Customs Union, development prospects of FEA, etc.

The meeting was held under the auspices of business communications agency DIRECT and with the support of the St. Petersburg regional branch of the Russian public organization ” Delovaya Rossia” (Business Russia). The event participants appreciated the high level of organization, as well as the need for it in the future.