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  • Mr. Seko, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry and Minister for Economic Cooperation with Russia, Holds a Meeting with H.E. Mr. Arkady Vladimirovich Dvorkovich, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation

Mr. Seko, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry and Minister for Economic Cooperation with Russia, Holds a Meeting with H.E. Mr. Arkady Vladimirovich Dvorkovich, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation

In the afternoon of October 1 (Sun.), 2017, Mr. Hiroshige Seko, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry and Minister for Economic Cooperation with Russia, held a meeting with H.E. Mr. Arkady Vladimirovich Dvorkovich, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, taking opportunity of his visit to Japan.

At the meeting, both sides confirmed that Japan-Russia cooperation between governments and private organizations is expanding under the eight-point cooperation plan and that the economic relationship between Japan and Russia is also developing, as seen in the conclusion of the 56 documents detailing the Japan-Russia Summit Meeting held in Vladivostok in September 2017.

Both sides also agreed that for further development, Japan and Russia will accelerate bilateral discussions concerning issues on the improvement of the business environment in Russia and the field of digital economies.

Release date

October 2, 2017

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Russia, Central Asia and Caucasus Office, Europe Division, Trade Policy Bureau

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