Moscow, May 23. The Aluminium Association takes active efforts to involve foreign investors in technology valley creation projects. During the meeting of the business mission of RUSAL representatives and the Aluminium Association with Japanese businesses, the parties confirmed their readiness for mutually beneficial cooperation in implementing joint downstream aluminium projects. The event attended by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Russia Toyohisa Kozuki and representatives of the Aluminium Association took place at the Krasnoyarsk Aluminium Smelter in Krasnoyarsk.
The Japanese colleagues were provided with detailed information about technology valleys created in Krasnoyarsk, Volgograd and the Republic of Khakasia, opportunities for placing production facilities therein, benefits and preferences that would be granted to potential residents. The parties discussed the future cooperation between member companies of the Aluminium Association and Japanese consumer companies. A special attention was paid to the exchange of experience and competencies in creating economically reasonable and technically efficient bridge structures of aluminium alloys, implementing noise protection structures in urban areas, and increasing the wheel production in the Russian Federation.
The parties agreed to continue their cooperation for establishing direct links between Russian and Japanese companies with a view to diversify the bilateral trade and economic agenda and fill it with practical content.