The current unfavorable economic context and the globalization of the economy makes it necessary for companies to seek new horizons through the internationalization of their business.
This need, in many cases overwhelming, often frightes any entrepreneur by the many questions it raises. Therefore, to undertake this new adventure, it is essential to have the support of an institution that provides all the facilities to carry out successfully any international initiative.
The multiple cultural and historical ties that unite the Latin American and Iberian people with the Russians have not yet crystallized in the commercial area to fully exploit their potential. In this regard, the absence of an institution to work effectively and professionally in promoting and encouraging trade is remarkable.
The Ibero-Russian Chamber of Commerce (IRCC) is created on the occassion of the Dual Year of Spain in Russia and Russia in Spain in 2011, a turning point for the promotion of relations between the two countries. But with the end of this year, the challeges posed to the Chamber are multiple, becase we must continue working in that direction. We have assumed our firm commitment, from the Ibero-Russian Chamber of Commerce, to promote and increase business relations between companies in different countries across a rango of activities and services.
The countries of the Iberian Peninsula are a natural bridge to establish ties between Russia and Latin America, offering the opening of a new horizon for all.
I would like to take this opportunity to send a very affectionate greeting and make the Ibero-Russian Chamber of Commerce, including all its personell, available to your disposal in order to collaborate actively in the development of your international initiatives.
Chairman of the Ibero-Russian Chamber of Commerce