Dmitry Mazepin took part in the Russia-Africa Summit

Dmitry Mazepin, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Uralchem, took part in the international Summit and Economic Forum Russia-Africa, which was held on October 23-25 in Sochi. Within the framework of the forum a plenary meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a speech at the session “Industrial Cooperation: Potential Growth Points” and meetings with African leaders took place.

The forum aimed to determine the vector of development of trade and economic relations between Russia and the countries of the African continent. Discussion participants considered issues related to improving cooperation between regions, projects and areas requiring financial assistance, shared their own experience in entering African markets and doing business.

“Africa has unique opportunities for the development of the region. Our company is already becoming a base partner on the African continent both in terms of technology exports and in terms of product exports. Today, we supply fertilizers to Zimbabwe and Zambia, and we are considering the construction of a logistic hub in the future. I hope that at the forum the state will indicate a clear position that Russian business is going to Africa and is ready to help in its development,” said Dmitry Mazepin.

Shortly before the Summit, Dmitry Mazepin had held talks with Mozambique’s President Filipe Jasinto Newsi. The country has the port of Beira, through which Uralchem supplies mineral fertilizers. Dmitry Mazepin had also met with the President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, there were more negotiations with other leaders of African countries at the Summit.

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