Linda Middleton-Jones and Igor Zharinov signing the Chamber (MOU) agreement

The Plymouth & Devon Chamber of Commerce signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Novorossiysk Chamber of Commerce in working together over the years to come. Director Linda Middleton-Jones Jones signed on behalf of the Plymouth & Devon Chamber with the President of the Novorossiysk Chamber of Commerce & Industry Mr. Igor Zharinov.


Miss Middleton-Jones, said: “It is fantastic that so many local companies in Novorossiysk where at the signing ceremony, and are very keen to do business with the South West of England.”



Mr Zharinov added: “We are very pleased to be working in partnership with the Plymouth & Devon Chamber of Commerce, and looking at how we can develop our long-term business, cultural, educational, and mutual exchange partnerships between our regions,” he said.


The exchange of gifts between both Chambers of Commerce

Clever Student Lets, New Wave Wave Marine, Suzanne Sparrow English Language School, Tors Vodka, Owen Barry, City College Plymouth, Dorcas Media, International Trade Matters is some of the South West companies looking to do business in Russia.

Plymouth & Devon Chamber member, Kevin Kelway, media director at Dorcas Media, and coordinating the visit on behalf of International Trade Matters, commented: “Already, some major export opportunities have come out of the visit, and the Novorossiysk Chamber of Commerce have been wonderful hosts,” he said.




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