Tatarstan and Chelyabinsk oblast intend to increase the turnover almost doubled

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Tatarstan and Chelyabinsk oblast in the coming years plans to increase inter-regional trade turnover from the current 35 billion rubles to 60 billion rubles, the press service of the President of Tatarstan.

«During the meeting of Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov with Governor of Chelyabinsk region Boris Dubrovsky, where they discussed issues of further development of relations between the regions, the parties have agreed by 2020 to increase interregional trade to 60 billion rubles», — stated in the message on results of the working visit Minnikhanov to Magnitogorsk.

It is noted that at present Chelyabinsk oblast is among the leading partners of Tatarstan interregional trade and economic ties. At the end of last year, the interregional commodity turnover exceeded 35 billion rubles. Tatarstan exports mainly trucks and cars, buses, different tires, refrigerators, food products, detergents, paint products and medical instruments, from the Chelyabinsk region imported metals, cement and building materials, trams, food and consumer goods.

Minnikhanov reminded that in July this year I visited the town of Snezhinsk, and then in Kazan signed a cooperation agreement between the Ministry of industry and trade of Tatarstan and all-Russian research Institute of technical physics. academician E. I. Zababakhin. In addition, partnership of the Institute with the Ministry of health of Tatarstan for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

According to the press service, during the visit, Minnikhanov acquainted with activity of the Magnitogorsk metallurgical combine (MMK).

«Magnitogorsk iron and steel works is a key partner of many of our enterprises such as «KAMAZ», Almetyevsk pipe plant, «POZIS», «Ford Sollers» and others. The annual volume of supplies of rolled products only in Tatarstan more than 310 thousand tons for the sum more than 12 billion rubles. In may of this year in «Alabuga» we have launched a new modern production plant and metal center of the Turkish company «Coskunoz». I am sure that cooperation between our regions will continue to grow,» — said Minnikhanov in an interview with Dubrovsky and the Chairman of Board of Directors MMK Victor by Rashnikovym.

Service metallotsentr «MMK-Coşkunöz-Alabuga» — a joint project of the Magnitogorsk metallurgical combine and the Turkish company «Coskunoz». The total investment in the project amounted to 350 million rubles. The planned production volume of steel billets (blanks) for the automotive industry – 41,5 thousand tons per year. Currently, MMK is the only supplier of steel to Ford in Russia and covers almost 100% of its needs, including the company «Ford Sollers».

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