Today, on February 17th 2022, ArKtiKa Company in partnership with the Northern Forum held Arctic Business Relations Circle meeting under the topic - Business Opportunities: Cooperation and Partnership.

Arctic Business Relations Circle is a permanent series of meetings aimed for the discussion on the business cooperation in the Arctic and within the Northern Forum.

The participants of today’s meeting were:

  • Vladimir Vasilev, Executive Director, Northern Forum
  • Paul Fuhs, Northern Forum Goodwill Ambassador, Arctic Economic Council Investment and Infrastructure Working Group
  • Marina Bogoslovsksya, President, Chamber of Commerce Yakutia
  • Vitaliy Dubov, Nordic Center
  • Mark Dudley, Regional Director, North America
  • Amarzhargal Baljinnyam, Chairman of the Mongolian-Sakha Cooperation Society
  • Sergey Noskin, President, Chamber of Commerce Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug
  • Alexander Panasenko, Assistant to the Governor for external cooperation, border and migration issues, Chukotka Autonomous Okrug
  • Erkin Zakirov, Chief Advisor of the Department for International Cooperation and the Arctic, Chukotka Autonomous Okrug
  • Yulia Poluposhcheva - Expert Adviser of the Department for International Cooperation and the Arctic, Chukotka Autonomous Okrug
  • Svetlana Khromtsova, Director of the Department of External Economic Cooperation and Project Activities, Chamber of Commerce of the Arkhangelsk Krai
  • Andrey Krivorotov, Associate Professor, Department of Innovation Management, MGIMO University
  • Liisa Ansala, President, Chamber of Commerce Lapland 
  • Dmitry Korostelev, President, Chamber of Commerce Kamchatka Krai, Deputy Chairman of the Legislative Assembly of the Kamchatka Krai
  • Anatoly Taleev, Chief Consultant of the Committee on International and Interregional Relations of the Department of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Nenets Autonomous Okrug
  • Andrey Zubarev, Deputy General Director of the Entrepreneurship Support Fund of Ugra "My Business"
  • Vladimir Utbanov, Deputy Director of the Department of Economic Development of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Ugra
  • Christina Shchepetkina, Secretary-Referent, Chamber of Commerce Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug

At the meeting participants discussed how we can strengthen our business relations, exchange common challenges and ideas, and find opportunities for future partnerships. As a result, it was decided to create Chambers of Commerce Association of the Northern Regions. Currently, the preparations are underway for the International Conference of the Chambers of Commerce.