Over the last 10 years, Toyota production volume in Russia has grown from 6 thousand to over 10 thousand cars per year and the number of employees increased threefold reaching 2.4 thousand people. We plan that cumulative investment of our company in Russia will reach USD 1 billion by 2020 — Takeshi Uchiyamada, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Toyota Motor Corporation.
In partnership with Mazda, Sollers is implementing a car building project in Vladivostok. This year we’ll complete the construction of an engine production plant. All 100% of engines should go to Japan, Hiroshima, to be further exported around the world — Vadim Shvetsov, Director General, PJSC Sollers.
In the industrial sector, Hitachi Ltd. and Transmashholding launch the production of traction inverters for passenger rail transport. Isuzu has decided to construct a truck production plant signing a special investment agreement with the Russian Federation. Japanese production technologies are spreading in Russia — Hiroshige Seko, Minister for Economic Cooperation with Russia, Japan.
We are working on a number of issues related to attracting Japanese companies to construction of Russian design power units abroad. Our cross border package includes 33 electric power plants only for the coming 10 years. We see a possibility of localizing Japanese companies in them — Alexey Likhachev, Chief Executive Officer, State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM.
We have been cooperating with the Japanese party since 2000-s. The volume of cooperation is huge — Dmitry Shushkin, Chief Executive Officer, ABBYY Russia.
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