Eurasian Resources Group becomes a partner of the Week of Russian Business held by the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

25.03.2016
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ERG has a portfolio of production assets and development projects in 14 countries crossing four continents and over 75,000 employees globally, being a large employer in the industry. With a major presence in Kazakhstan, Russia, Europe, Eastern Asia, Africa and Brazil, ERG is a long-standing key supplier of principal raw materials, including alumina, iron ore and ferroalloys, to the Russian market.

With deep roots in Russia, strategic relationships across the country and long-term partnerships with its leading financial organisations ERG is a major contributor to Eurasian integration. At the same time, ERG is closely and effectively collaborating with major Chinese partners on the New Silk Road initiative which will further strengthen ties across Eurasia.

Benedikt Sobotka, Chief Executive Officer of Eurasian Resources Group, said: ‘The Week of Russian Business is an excellent opportunity to deepen our relationships with long-term partners and connect with other organisations who share our ambition for a more integrated Eurasian region. We can see how different companies have reinforced and extended their cooperation in the region by working in partnership with the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs,’ emphasized Mr. Sobotka.

ERG is pleased to join Metalloinvest, Severstal, Renova Group and PwC as a partner of the Week of Russian Business International Forum in order to provide its global expertise and to enrich understanding of the business climate in Russia with the help of the RSPP experts and their knowledge of the economic situation in the country and the region.

Alexander Shokhin, President of RSPP, welcomed Eurasian Resources Group as a partner of the events within the Week of Russian Business. ‘We are glad to see ERG as our new partner. ERG is well positioned to make a significant contribution to the International Forum, leveraging its vast experience as a multinational company with diverse and ambitious business interests, also in our country,’ said Mr. Shokhin.

‘Russia is a strategic region for ERG and in the future we will be increasing our investments here. We have already built a strong strategic-level cooperation with the World Economic Forum and also with the Boao Forum for Asia. We are active participants of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, another first-tier international event, and we are looking forward to working with RSPP,’ added Mr. Sobotka.