Posts Tagged ‘ambassador’

Highlights: Breakfast Briefing – Russia, The Current Business Climate & Ongoing Developments

September 30, 2014 Comments off

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by Jennifer Condon

The current geopolitical climate added to bilateral sanctions between the EU and Russia is creating more obstacles for Irish – Russian Business.

On Monday, 29th September 2014, the Ireland Russia Business Association (IRBA) hosted a business breakfast briefing with Gerard MacCarthy, Director, Enterprise Ireland Russia / CIS & Head of the Commercial Department at the Embassy of Ireland in Moscow speaking about the current business climate and developments in Russia. IRBA Chair Dr Constantin Gurdgiev covered the issues of economy and macro-risks e.g. rouble valuations, credit supply, sanctions impact and risks for Russian demand side.

Gerard MacCarthy, Director, Enterprise Ireland Russia / CIS & Head of the Commercial Department at the Embassy of Ireland in Moscow:

“From a trade point of view, the rouble euro-exchange rate, the so-called ‘Presidentail Ban’ targeted at the food sector as response of EU sanctions against Russia, and a volatile and unpredictable political and legislative environment are key current risk factors in dealing with the Russian market. Read more…

Lunch with Irish Ambassador to the Russian Federation H.E. Mr. Eoin O’Leary: Highlights.

December 5, 2013 Comments off

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Improved Visa System and Direct Flights Would Open up More Business

August 30, 2012 1 comment

Improved visa system and direct flights to Moscow would open up more business opportunities, stated Mr Maxim Peshkov – the Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Ireland, at the IEA’s Ireland Russia Business Association (IRBA) lunch on 29th August 2012.

At the Ireland Russia Business Association lunch the Ambassador from the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Ireland stated:

  • There were many opportunities for the expansion of bi-lateral trade between Ireland and Russia and that the establishment of the Joint Economic Commission in November  last year  was a very positive step along the way.
  • The Irish government was in a strong position to promote further trade with Russia through the World Customs Organisation, where Josephine Feehily – The Revenue  Commissioners Chairman – was also the Chairman of the WCO.
  • Equally there was a strong opportunity for the Irish Government to build further trade expansion with Russia during the Irish Presidency of the EU next year.

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Event: Welcome Luncheon with Ambassador H.E. Mr. Maxim Peshkov – Wednesday, 29th August 2012

August 13, 2012 Comments off

The Ireland Russia Business Association is hosting a special business lunch and networking event to welcome the newly appointed Ambassador His Excellency Mr. Maxim Peshkov from the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Ireland.

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IRBA in Tribute to Ambassador

May 24, 2011 1 comment

Following the sudden death of Russia’s Ambassador Ireland, Mikhail Evgenievich Timoshkin, IRBA offer condolences to the family, friends and colleagues.

Mikhail Evgenievich has made significant contribution to the strengthening of the economic ties between the two countries, and was a keen supporter of IRBA.

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