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Tatarstan International Automotive Forum 2018 supported by Automechanika in KAZAN

Moscow, 02 April 2018 –The annual Tatarstan International Automotive Forum 2018 supported by Automechanika was held in Kazan from 28 to 30 March 2018. Over 300 representatives of well-known companies from the automotive industry participated in the Forum. The speakers at the Forum included:

  • Alexey Pesoshin, Prime Minister, Republic of Tatarstan
  • Albert Karimov, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Industry and Trade of the Republic of Tatarstan
  • Andrey Tyurin, First Deputy Prime Minister of Ulyanovsk Region
  • Frank Schauff, CEO, Association of European Businesses
  • Sergey Udalov, COO, Autostat
  • Alex Zaguskin, Managing Director, AZ Enterprise
  • Oxana Karakhova, CFO, DAIMLER KAMAZ RUS
  • Andrey Savinkov, Deputy Chief Designer, KAMAZ
  • Vakhtang Partsvania, Head of Sustainability & GR, Scania Rus
  • Roman Chernin, Head of Maps and Navigation Services, Yandex
  • Alexander Gorin, Director for Sales, Engineering and Programmes
  • Alexey Belyaev, Sales and Business Development Manager, Faurecia
  • Alexander Gurko, Co-head of the Working Group for the Implementation of the NTI "Avtonet" Roadmap, President, GLONASS Union

Our colleague Alexander Bezborodov, Lawyer and Partner, also participated in the Forum as a speaker on behalf of BEITEN BURKHARDT. As part of the round table "Localisation of Production: View of Purchasers", Mr Bezborodov discussed jointly with Alexey Zaguskin, AZ Enterprise, Nikolay Khodosevich, Ford Sollers and Azat Akchuvakov, DAIMLER KAMAZ RUS, the key issues on this topic for the automotive industry:

  • Implementation of investment projects on the localisation of production in Russia in the current environment: view based on practical experience
  • Impact of the current situation on the implementation of industrial assembly agreements
  • Localisation issues when there is no market
  • New projects and further localisation plans

Ekaterina Leonova
Tel.: +7 495 232 96 35


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