Transport Partners

Official Sponsors

Official Partners

  • Mercedes-Benz Russia AO

    Russian company, a subsidiary of Daimler AG concern. Mercedes-Benz Vans is responsible for the import of small, mid- and large-size vans – Citan, Vito and Sprinter. In partnership with the “GAZ Group”, Sprinter Classic is produced in Nizhny Novgorod; starting from 2013 there were sold more than 17,600 units. In addition to local sales, Sprinter Classic is exported to Kazakhstan, Belarus and Armenia.

    Since 2013 engines for Sprinter Classic have been produced at the facilities of Yaroslavl Motor Plant (YMZ). Yaroslavl is the world’s sole supplier of certain parts for these engines.

    Thanks to cooperation with certified Russian bodybuilders, minibuses, all-metal vans, refrigerated van, ambulances, as well as special laboratories, mobile shops, vehicles with special protection, on-board platforms with various add-ons and many other modifications based on Sprinter Classic are manufactured locally.

  • VTB Bank (PJSC)

    VTB Bank (PJSC) is the primary bank of VTB Group – a global provider of financial services, comprised of over 20 credit institutions and financial companies operating across all key areas of the financial markets.

    VTB’s global network is unique to the Russian banking industry. It enables the group to facilitate international partnerships and promote Russian companies aiming to engage with global markets. VTB operates a large international network across CIS countries; Armenia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan. VTB also has banks in Austria, Germany and France which are part of a European sub-holding with VTB Bank (Austria) acting as the parent bank for Germany and France. The Group also has subsidiary and affiliated banks in the United Kingdom, Cyprus, Serbia, Georgia and Angola and branches in China and India and VTB Capital has branches in Singapore and Dubai.

    The majority shareholder of the VTB Bank is the Russian Government, which owns 60.9 percent of the voting shares.


    FESCO Transportation Group is one of the leading public transportation and logistics companies in Russia with operations in ports, rail, integrated logistics and shipping business. FESCO plc, which is the parent company of the Group, was founded in 1880.

    The majority of FESCO’s operations are located in the Russian Far East. FESCO is one of the leaders of container transportation through the Russian Far East via international sea container lines to/from Asian countries, domestic sea lines and by rail. FESCO is one the leading port container operators in the Far East.

    FESCO controls the Commercial Port of Vladivostok, which has throughput capacity of 3.9 million tons of general cargo and oil products, 150,000 vehicles and over 600 thousand TEU of containers. FESCO is one of the major Russian private rail operators with fleet of 3.5 thousand container platforms. FESCO also operates 36 thousands containers and has a fleet of 20 vessels, mostly deployed through own sea service lines.


    “Kolmar” is a large coal mining holding, consolidating industrial companies for coking coal production and processing on the territory of Nerungri region, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). The balance reserves of the “Kolmar” company amount to more than 1 bln. tons, where the largest part represent rare coking coals of premium quality featuring unique range of physical and chemical properties, especially being valuable for metallurgical and coke chemistry industries.

    At present the “Kolmar” Company is implementing three large investment projects in the Far East: construction of GOK “Denisovskiy” and GOK “Inaglinskiy”, being the core residents of the Priority Development Area “South Yakutia”, and a specialized coal terminal company “VaninoTransUgol”, being a “Free Port Vladivostok” resident in the Khabarovsk region.

    “Kolmar” sells products on the domestic market and exports products to Japan, Korea, India, China, Vietnam, Taiwan, Indonesia, etc.

    “Kolmar” is a system important company in South Yakutia, implementing large scale corporate social responsibility projects, building infrastructure and supporting youth sports.

  • “Gazprombank” (Joint-Stock Company)

    “Gazprombank” (Joint-Stock Company) is one of three largest banks in the Russian Federation in terms of total assets and equity. Our principal business areas are corporate banking, retail banking, investment banking and depositary services. Our banking activities also include securities trading, foreign exchange operations, precious metals operations, clearing operations and settlement services.

    We provide a broad array of commercial banking services to a variety of our corporate customers, including lending in various currencies, trade finance, settlement and cash management services. One other very important sphere of our relationship with our corporate customers is funding we receive in the form of customer current accounts and term deposits.

    Our investment banking activities include capital markets, brokerage, corporate finance and project finance services, asset management and private equity investments. In the course of our investment banking activities we conduct private equity investments in companies from different industries not connected with banking.


    PJSC ALROSA is a Russian partially government-owned diamond miner. ALROSA was established in 1992 and today it is the largest diamond miner by volume worldwide: the Company produces 95% of all rough diamonds in Russia and almost a third of rough diamonds globally.

    ALROSA produces diamonds in Russia (Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) and Arkhangelsk Region), and in Africa. ALROSA’s trading offices are located in the world’s major diamond trading centers in Antwerp, Ramat Gan, Dubai, Hong Kong, and New York. The Company’s total headcount is over 38,000.

    In 2016, ALROSA sold 40 million carats of rough diamonds, including 28.7 million carats of gem-quality rough diamonds. Sales revenue grew by 41% from the same period last year and amounted to RUB 317.1 billion.

  • The State Atomic Energy Corporation “Rosatom” (ROSATOM)

    ROSATOM is the Russian Federation national nuclear corporation bringing together circa 350 nuclear companies and R&D institutions that operate in the civilian and defense sectors. With 70 years’ expertise in the nuclear field, we are a global leader in technologies and competencies offering cutting-edge industry solutions. We work on a global scale to provide comprehensive nuclear services that range from uranium enrichment to nuclear waste treatment. ROSATOM is a proponent of the uniform national policy and best management practices in nuclear power utilization, the nuclear weapons industry, and nuclear safety. ROSATOM is responsible for meeting Russia’s international commitments regarding peaceful uses of nuclear energy and nuclear non-proliferation. Other – ROSATOM lines of business include nuclear medicine and composite materials.
  • Joint Stock Company “Russian Railways”

    Joint Stock Company “Russian Railways” is one of the largest rail companies in the world with huge volumes of passenger and freight transportation. The company has high ratings, qualified specialists in all the spheres of the rail business, extensive scientific and technological basis, project and construction facilities, experience in international cooperation. 100% of the stock of the company operating the railways network as long as 85,3 thousand kilometers belongs to the Russian Federation. Every year Russian Railways carries more than 1 billion passengers and ships up to 45,2% of the country’s cargo turnover (including pipelines). Russian Railways belongs to the top 3 of the leaders of the rail industry of the world. The major objectives of the company – to ensure the demand off the state, legal units and the people in rail transportation, work and services rendered by the rail transport, as well as bringing profit. The company’s mission is to meet the market demand for transportation services, increase efficiency, quality of services and deep integration into the Eurasian transport system.


  • Russian Agricultural Bank

    Russian Agricultural Bank, JSC is one of the largest banks in Russia, incorporated in 2000 to contribute to further development of the national credit and financial system of agricultural industry and rural areas. Today the Bank provides full range of banking services and remains the key player in financing of Russian agribusiness. The bank is 100% state-owned.

    Russian Agricultural Bank is among the leading financial institutions by capital and assets and in the top group of the most reliable banks. The Bank’s regional branch network is the second largest in Russia with 73 branches operating in all regions of the country. The Bank has representative offices in Belarus, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Armenia and China.

  • Nakhodka Fertilizer Plant, CJSC

    Nakhodka Fertilizer Plant (NFP) actively contributes to the Far East development. The company is executing a greenfield project of methanol and nitrogen fertilizer plant in Primorsky Krai, Russia. After the plant reaches its full capacity in 2023 it will produce 1.1 mm tons of trade ammonia, 2.0 mm tons of urea and up to 2.0 mm tons of methanol per annum.

    Phased development of the plant will allow the 1st phase (methanol production) to be put into operation in 2021.

    The project contributes to the economic and social development of the Far East, strengthening the integration of Russian and Asian Pacific Region economies. 2000 new workplaces will be created in Primorsky Krai in 2023.

  • Far East Development Fund

    The Far East Development Fund (FEDF) was established in November 2011 by decision of the Supervisory Board of the State Corporation “Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank)”, chaired by Vladimir V. Putin.

    Sole shareholder of the Fund: State Corporation “Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank)”

    The Fund facilitates the inflow of investments to the Far East and Baikal region by providing preferential financing (at 5% APR in rubles) and long-term financing of prioritized investment projects in various industries (infrastructure, upstream and downstream production of minerals, support of SMEs, agriculture, etc.).

  • The Russian export center

    The Russian export center (REC) is the state institution for export support established with the Russian Government assistance. REC is a “single window” for financial and non-financial support as well as for cooperation with the relevant ministries and institutions. The Russian Agency for Export Credit and Investment Insurance (EXIAR) and Eximbank of Russia were integrated in the group of Russian export center to completely implement the “single window” concept.

    REC provides a wide range of services for non-oil companies at all stages of export cycle, cooperates with the public authorities, preparing suggestions for improving Russian business climate in terms of foreign trade activities, interacts with business and expert community, participates in removing economic and administrative barriers and decreasing the number of “system” limitations.

    The main services provided by REC include credit, guarantee and insurance support for exporters, foreign partners selection and economic analytics, consulting on customs, certification, as well as organization of the educational project for exporters and providing other types of non-financial support.

    12, Krasnopresnenskaya Embankment, entrance 9, 123610, Moscow

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  • Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System, Public Joint-Stock Company (FGC UES, PJSC)

    FGC UES, PJSC (a member of Rosseti Group) is one of the world’s largest public electric grid companies in the length of power lines and transformer capacity. It was established in 2002 as part of restructuring of the electric power industry as monopoly operator of the Unified National Electric Grid. FGC’s area of responsibility covers 140.3 thousand km of high-voltage trunk transmission lines and 939 substations with the total installed capacity of more than 336.3 thousand MVA. The company ensures reliable energy supply to consumers in 77 regions of Russia, serving the area of about 15.1 million square km. In the Far East, it is present in the Amur, Primorye and Khabarovsk Regions, as well as the Sakha Republic and the Jewish Autonomous District. PJSC Rosseti owns 80.13% of shares in the company. FGC’s headcount is 22 thousand people.

    Chairman of the Management Board – Andrey Murov.

  • Far East Investment and Export Agency

    Far East Investment and Export Agency (FEIA) is one of the key development institutions of the Russian Far East incorporated in accordance with the decree of the Russian Government dated September 2, 2015. Founder of FEIA is Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East. Main objectives of FEIA are to attract investors to the territory of the Far Eastern Federal District and to realize export potential of the Far Eastern regions. FEIA offers one-stop-shop support to investors at all stages: from provision of information about investment opportunities in specific industries and searching for partners to ensuring state support and assistance in marketing export-oriented products.

    FEIA maintains a system to support investment projects including projects of all residents of Advanced Special Economic Zones and Free Port of Vladivostok, as well as projects receiving infrastructure support.

    FEIA also renders support to implementation of such megaprojects as the Northern Sea Route, Energy Ring, international transport corridors Primorye-1 and Primorye-2, and takes part in development of Russky Island.