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News 2013-03-07 15:57:01


A Delegation from the AEB Board visited Brussels on the 5-6 of March 2013, meeting with representatives from the European Commission, European Parliament, European Council and Brussels-based European business associations.
Our Delegation had the chance to present the work of the AEB and its vision for the future of EU-Russia relations in the context of Russia’s accession to the World Trade Organization and negotiations of a new EU-Russia Agreement. Our Board certainly voiced the concerns of the European Businesses working in Russia, more particularly regarding the migration policy, visa issues, utilization fee for wheeled transport. AEB Board also discussed the upcoming government-to-government meeting to take place on 21-22 March 2013.



From left to right: 

Philippe Pegorier, AEB Board member, Alstom Russia; Jane Amilhat, DG Trade; Olga Bantsekina, Deputy Chair of the AEB Board, Coleman Services; Peter Balas, Deputy Director General, DG Trade European Commission; Andra  Koke, Head of Economic Section, EU Delegation to Russia; Frank Schauff, AEB CEO; Timo Hammaren, Directorate General for Trade, EU Commission; Roger Munnings, Deputy Chairman of the Board