On February 14, Andrey Kostin, President and CEO of Vneshtorgbank met in Berlin with some representatives of the German business community.ong them were heads of the leading industrial companies and financial institutions of Germany, such as Ruhrgas AG, Fraport AG, BASF AG, EADS Deutschland GmbH, Deutsche Bank AG, ThyssenKrupp AG, METRO AG, Siemens AG and others. The Russian part was represented by heads of Gazprom JSC, Severstal JSC, Russian Aluminum JSC, VimmBillDann JSC, Sistema Financial Corporation and the Savings Bank of Russia.
The participants exchanged views on the perspectives of Russian-German investment cooperation, as well as on growth potential of trade and business partnership between the two countries.
Today Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder is expected to receive the Russian delegation. As Andrey Kostin says, it is the first meeting of such format to be held by the German Chancellor for Russian and German businessmen. , added the head of Vneshtorgbank.