Cooperation with the Republic of Lithuania
According to the Ural Customs Administration of the Federal Customs Service of Russia, in 2019 the foreign trade turnover of the Tyumen region with the Republic of Lithuania amounted to 7 001.43 thousand US dollars, including 941.94 thousand US dollars for export , and 6 for import 059.49 thousand US dollars.
For reference: According to the data of the Ural Customs Administration of the Federal Customs Service of Russia, in 2018 the foreign trade turnover of the Tyumen region with the Republic of Lithuania amounted to 1 304.95 thousand US dollars, including 1 156.07 thousand US dollars for export, and import - 148.88 thousand US dollars.
The predominant commodity groups in the export structure are: 27 group of foreign trade activities “Mineral fuel, oil and products of their distillation; bituminous substances ”, 44th group of foreign trade activities“ Wood and wood products, glued plywood and similar materials from laminated wood ”; 29 group of HS FEA “Organic Chemical Compounds”, single deliveries of small volumes 39 group of HS FEA “Polymer Materials, Plastics”, 84 group of HS FEA “Boilers, equipment, mechanical devices and parts thereof”, 85 group of HS FEA “Electrical Machines and Equipment ".
The import structure is dominated by 84 group of foreign trade activities "Boilers, equipment and mechanical devices, their parts" and 39 group of foreign trade activities "" Polymer materials, plastics ".
About international contacts with the Republic of Lithuania
October 19, 2011 the presentation of the Tyumen region at the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Moscow. The presentation was attended by representatives of more than 30 Lithuanian companies in various sectors of the economy.
On March 22, 2012, a meeting was held between the Deputy Governor of the Tyumen Region, the head of the representative office of the Tyumen Region in federal authorities (Moscow) P.V. Tarakanova with the Deputy Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania in Moscow. During the meeting, the visit of the delegation of the Republic of Lithuania to Tyumen in July 2012 was discussed, as well as promising areas of cooperation.
July 10-12, 2012 the city of Tyumen was visited by a delegation of enterprises of the Republic of Lithuania headed by the commercial attache of the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in the Russian Federation Remigius Kabyacius. Within the framework of the visit, an Exchange of contacts was held with the participation of Tyumen and Lithuanian enterprises. The Lithuanian side represented companies in the agricultural sector, transport and logistics, information technology and education. In addition, a meeting was held with the Governor of the Tyumen Region V.V. Yakushev, which presented for discussion projects in the agricultural sector, transport, information technology, utilities, and higher education.
On July 18-31, 2013 the Lithuanian youth expedition “Mission Siberia 2013” was held. The purpose of this expedition is to visit the burial places of Lithuanian citizens who were deported in 1941. The expedition went along the route: Tyumen - Velizhany - Lower Tavda - Yalutorovsk - Zavodoukovsk - Yurginskoe - Novy Tap - Antipino - Bachelino - Miyassa. In total, ten youth expeditions from the Republic of Lithuania to the Russian Federation, including the Tyumen Region, were carried out within the framework of this project. During the expeditions to the Tyumen region, about 80 Lithuanian cemeteries were put in order, meetings were organized with Lithuanians living in Siberia, their descendants and immigrants from Lithuania.
In order to expand foreign economic cooperation with the Republic of Lithuania, the Department of Investment Policy and State Support of Entrepreneurship of the Tyumen Region annually, including in January 2020, sent information materials in English and Russian in electronic form to the Trade Mission of Russia in the Republic of Lithuania for publication on the official website and mailing lists to Lithuanian entrepreneurs Presentation of the investment potential of the Tyumen region, Export product catalog and Tyumen commodity producers, Business cases of the Tyumen region.