The message reads, in part:
“Over these ten years, the Council has brought together representatives of more than 100 companies and has in full measure proven its usefulness and effectiveness, making a substantial contribution to developing trade and economic relations between Russia and Austria.
Importantly, business organisations from both countries find in this Council a platform that facilitates exchange of commercial proposals and innovative ideas and the execution of contracts.
This contributes to developing and implementing mutually advantageous joint projects in a broad range of areas, coordinating investment activity, developing promising markets, expanding ties between small and medium business, and strengthening interregional ties.
I hope that today’s forum will produce proposals for further developing productive business cooperation between Russia and Austria”.