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Russia suggests creating green corridor for pharmaceutical companies – deputy PM

March 27, 2018
Life sciences

Moscow has suggested to Tokyo that a green corridor be created for pharmaceutical companies, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets said ahead of a meeting with Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hiroshige Seko on Saturday.

“We have suggested that the so-called green corridor be created for pharmaceutical companies, as we want to ease the access to the Russian market for Japanese companies,” she said, adding that talks on that matter have been held with Hitachi, Ltd.

The meeting also involves Russian Economic Development Minister Maksim Oreshkin.

Moscow and Tokyo have been have been boosting economic cooperation based on the Japanese prime minister’s eight-point plan. The document stipulates that Russia and Japan should strengthen relations in the energy sphere, small and medium-size business, the industrialization of Russia’s Far East, as well as expand exports.

Source: TASS

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