Declaration of Luxemburg Ministry of Economy and Foreign Trade: participation of Etienne Schneider at the 9th session of Russia — BLEU joint commission in Brussels


On 13 November 2013, the Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade, Etienne Schneider headed Luxembourg delegation at the 9th session of the Joint Commission on Economic Cooperation between Belgo-Luxembourg Economic Union and the Russian Federation in Brussels.

The Belgian delegation was headed by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and European Affairs Didier Reynders, and the Russian delegation by the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Rogozin .

This session of the Joint Commission has put forward the relationship between the BLEU and the Russian Federation, ramped up areas of cooperation in economic and trade spheres and initiated discussion on a number of topics of mutual interest, namely common cooperation in the sectors of aerospace, trade, investment, finance, industry, transport and health .

During this session Russian Agency «EXIAR» and Luxembourg Office «Ducroire» signed an agreement concerning the reciprocal obligations in reinsurance. On the other hand Russian Energy Agency and Luxembourg Agency «My Energy» signed a Memorandum of Understanding dedicated to economy energy, energy efficiency and renewable energy.

Source: Ministry of Economy and Foreign Trade