“Asian Door 2018” fair opens

2018-11-21 18:05:00

Within the Days of Mongolian-Russian Friendship and Cooperation, the ‘Asian Door 2018’ fair to connect, intermediate and expand business opportunities for small and medium enterprises of Mongolia and Russia opened on November 20.

Opening the 29th Asian Door expo, President of Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry Mr B.Lkhagvajav, Governors of Irkutsk region of Russian Federation and business representatives delivered greetings.

Synch: President of MNCCI B.Lkhagvajav “In recent years, Russia is regulating the technology and management of its food factories with government policy. We can see the changes in the industry. On the one hand, the fair has become a door to our market for the Russian businessmen on the other hand, they aim to reach Asian market through Mongolia. Moreover, Mongolian consumers are familiar with the products of Irkutsk. More new products are being presented this year.”

Irkutsk region supplied products worth USD 31 million to Mongolia, with 8 percent export increase. The Deputy Agriculture Minister of the Irkutsk region of the Russian Federation expressed his willingness to develop cooperation with Mongolia in all fields and cooperate closely in agricultural and livestock sectors.

Synch: Deputy Agriculture Minister of the Irkutsk Oblast of the Russian Federation V.O.Kozin “ Export from Irkutsk region to Mongolia exceeds USD 20 million, accounting for about 68 percent of total export. It tends to increase in the future.”

Over 30 Russian companies are participating in the fair including ‘Amta’ confectionary, ‘Baikal Eco Product’ and ‘Shaprinskaya’ fish product company.

Synch: Director of the ‘Shaprinskaya sole proprietorship Olga Vladimirovna “Our factory has been operating in the fish processing industry for 16 years since its establishment in 2002. We started our export this year. We have brought all of our products here and the sales are good. I am hopeful that we will establish a distributor agreement with a Mongolian company in the next few days and our product will be sold at the supermarkets of Mongolia.”

Over 20 percent of 850 Russian companies, that have participated in the ‘Asian Door’ fair over the past years, started operating in Mongolia. Mongolian food companies and entities, which produce beer, sausage and buuz (dumpling), supply their products to the Irkutsk region.

The fair will run until November 23.

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