Meeting of the presidiums of OPORA RUSSIA and NP OPORA

On March 27, a joint meeting of the presidiums of OPORA RUSSIA and the NP OPORA Association was held in Moscow under the leadership of Alexander Kalinin, president of the business association. The leadership of the business community discussed organizational issues. The Russian Forest Association was represented at the event by its first vice-president Andrey Goncharov, who also heads the OPORA RUSSIA Commission for the forest complex.

During the meeting:

  • Three new federal members were admitted to the OPORA NP Association, and the OPORA RUSSIA Presidium approved the decisions of the Councils of regional branches on the admission of new members to the organization in 20 constituent entities of the Russian Federation;
  • Members of the Presidium of OPORA RUSSIA discussed changes in the structure and number of regional branches, approved the chairmen of regional branches in the Moscow and Lipetsk regions, as well as in the Republic of Chuvashia;
  • Representatives of the organization focused on upcoming events in which OPORA RUSSIA members will take part, including the Congress of Leaders in Perm, the visit of the delegation of the business association to China, the joint meeting of the boards of OPORA RUSSIA and the Association NP OPORA » with the Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation, preparation of the OPORA business mission to the countries of Central Africa, etc.

Following the requests of Russian importers, the meeting participants paid special attention to the visit to China: according to the Federal Customs Service, in 2022, trade between Russia and China increased by 28% compared to the previous year and reached $185 billion.