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Business delegation from Welikij Nowgorod visits Creditreform in Löhne/Herford

Politically independent: Russia is open for the cooperations with the European partners

Herford, April 13, 2016. A three-member business delegation from Russia came to visit the company Creditreform Herford & Minden Dorff KG, member of the Business Hanse e.V., last week. On the subject „Safe international business – acquisition of international business information“ reported on 6 April 2016 among other Mr. Alexander Grigoriew, guest speaker, chairman of the economic Committee in the Hanseatic City of Veliky Novgorod, at the same time the head of the Russian Hanseatic Kontor of the Business Hanse, that has its registered office in Herford. Taking as an example the actual economic situation in Russia it was demonstrated the things in the international business to be observed and how to deal special with the country risks. “Despite the changed political situation and the economic development of Russia we are still open for our European partners and friends and we would be glad about the different form of business cooperation”, so Alexander Grigoriew. “Our old Russian city with ca. 220 000 inhabitants is a good example of openness and has furthermore a big interest for the cooperation with the European businesspeople and the Business Hanse”.

The programme included the visits of the companies PETER-LACKE GmbH and bau-for-mat Küchen GmbH & Co. KG. By the Russian guests this opportunity was taken to make further contacts and to discuss the future perspectives of the possible cooperations.

On the margins of the visit programme and at the invitation of the Business Hanse the members of the Business Hanse and the Russian colleagues from the Hanseatic City of Velikiy Novgorod met to exchange ideas. „The City Veliky Novgorod was in the Business Hanse from the first beginning and support all initiatives of the union. We were always international and are ready to the new business with our foreign partner”, so Olga Wasiliewa, head of the department of international relations.

Background information:

The members of Business Hanse, the Europe-wide network for entrepreneurs and companies, are reviving the traditional values of reputable merchants: Quality, trust and fairness in business relations. The goal is the same that it has been for centuries: To promote and to strengthen international trade through trust and clear rules. In addition, members can jointly use their strengths: A strong organisation is growing through the combination of municipalities and business development, universities, enterprises and financial institutions, which intends to connect businesses in the 185 Hanseatic cities in 16 European countries.


Visiting the company Creditreform Herford & Minden Dorff KG
In the exhibition rooms of the company bau-for-mat Küchen GmbH & Co KG in Löhne

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