The opening ceremony of the Russian exposition took place at the national stand in Pavilion 2.1 Fine Foods dedicated to delicacies and groceries. Welcoming remarks were made by the head of the official Russian delegation - Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Maxim Uvaydov.
The head of the delegation expressed gratitude to the government of the Federal Republic of Germany for holding the exhibition in person and the opportunity to show live Russian products and wished the participants good contacts and contracts. He also noted that this year Russia is represented by serious large companies, and the number of exhibitors has increased.
The organizer of the Russian national exposition is JSC Russian Export Center (REC, part of VEB.RF).
JSC Russian Export Center (REC, part of VEB.RF) is a state institute for the support of non-resource exports, consolidating a group of companies that provide Russian exporters with a wide range of financial and non-financial support measures.
The REC Group integrates the Russian Agency for Insurance of Export Credits and Investments (AO EXIAR), AO ROSEKSIMBANK and ANO School of Export, which makes it possible to ensure the availability of a product offer that satisfies the needs of exporters of various profiles who are at different stages of the export cycle - from an idea to ensuring payment for goods and services supplied for export.