Governor Vyacheslav Shport during his working visit to Jilin Province, PRC met his colleague from Jilin Province Governor Jiang Chaoliang. The heads of the neighboring regions discussed prospects of cooperation.
According to Vyacheslav Shport Khabarovsk Krai and Jilin Province business communities as well as officials have been meeting on a regular basis. A number of joint projects are in the pipeline: an export coal project, wood processing projects as well as a cargo terminal in the port of Vanino and others.
The head of Khabarovsk Krai spoke about a new development model of the Russian Far East. In particular, he pointed out that Khabarovsk Krai can offer two special economic zones of advanced development (Khabarovsk and Komsomolsk) for investment projects.
Jilin Province Governor Jiang Chaoliang stressed out that the visit of the Khabarovsk Krai delegation took cooperation of the regions to a new level.
The parties agreed to exchange trade missions, tourist visits as well as to establish cooperation between the management companies of the bonded zone in Jilin Province and territories of advanced development in Khabarovsk Krai.
The above and other arrangements were formalized in an agreement on cooperation in trade, economic, scientific, technical and humanitarian fields between the Khabarovsk Krai Government and People’s Government of Jilin Province.