Kolkata: The Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC) on Friday said it would sign two MoUs with the Russian Chamber of Commerce during its 18th mega exhibition, INDEE in St Petersburg.
“During the four-day event, we will sign two MoUs with St Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Leningrad Chamber of Commerce to formalise various methods of exchange of business and commercial information benefiting the engineering community of both the countries,” said Rakesh Shah, chairman, EEPC.
Shah told reporters that the 18th engineering exhibition INDEE would be held between 11 - 14 March.
“The exhibition is being held at the most opportune time when the year of Russia is being celebrated in India, while the year of India will be celebrated in Russia in 2009,” he added.
The exhibition would be inaugurated by the Deputy Governor of St. Petersburg.
EEPC organises Indian engineering exhibitions branded INDEE in various focused markets to showcase India’s rapid progress.
Engineering goods export to Russia was $123.54 million in 2006-07. The potential growth areas for Indian exports to Russia were manufacture of metals, machinery and instruments, transport equipments and machine tools.