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Headline : Latvia,Russian Federation : Freeport of Riga Authority in NOVOSIBIRSK provides chance for cargo transshipment through the Port of Riga
Summary : The Ambassador of the Republic of Latvia to Russian Federation Astra Kurme visited Novosibirsk (Russia).

In the system of the Ambassadors tour Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA) conduct numerous events for Latvian businessmen, comprising participation in exhibition and Forum TransSiberia 2016 for Latvian transport sector firms, said Free Port of Riga Authority.

The port of Riga was represented in Novosibirsk by the Freeport of Riga Deputy CEO, Marketing Director Edgars Suna, and also by the representatives of the firm SIA Systems Terminal.

In May, Latvian delegation met with Mr.Sergey Titov, the Minister of Transport and Road Maintenance of Novosibirsk province.

The delegation apprised the Minister regarding the reason of their tour and was delivered with the information on the regions economic development and partnership with overseas allies.

The Freeport of Riga is represented at the exhibition TransSiberia 2016 on common stand with different Latvian transport arena enterprises, offering complete information on Latvian transit corridor advantages to Novosibirsk business people.

Mr. Edgars Suna said, The Freeport of Riga Authority takes part in the exhibition TransSiberia for the first time. Being the Port Authority it is important for us to communicate with Novosibirsk region businessmen and together with port companies and cargo forwarders to promote cargo transportation options via the port of Riga. Novosibirsk region is one of the largest Russias regions, as well as one of the most industrially developed regions in Siberia. The region boasts well-developed transport infrastructure, and it is an important transport and logistics center in Siberian Federal region. Moreover, the area is very rich in natural mineral resources. Therefore cargo transportation to and from the port of Riga might be advantageous for the both parties.

The representatives of the Freeport of Riga and the company Systems Terminal participated in the work of Latvian-Novosibirsk Contact Exchange, that was conducted by the LIAA and partners from Novosibirsk province.