International and interregional cooperation

General information

The Government of the Nizhny Novgorod Region pays great attention to the development of international and foreign economic relations. The main focus is on attracting foreign investors, providing assistance in establishing direct business contacts between Nizhny Novgorod and foreign enterprises and forming an attractive image of the region abroad.

  • Нижегородской областью подписано 30 договорных документов о сотрудничестве с зарубежными
    регионами 18 стран, таких как Абхазия, Армения, Беларусь, Босния и Герцеговина, Германия, Италия,
    Казахстан, Китай, Молдова, Польша, Сербия, Таджикистан, Узбекистан, Финляндия, Франция, Чехия,
    Южная Осетия, Япония.
  • Традиционно высокую активность демонстрируют партнеры из стран дальнего зарубежья,
    преимущественно из Западной и Восточной Европы (Болгария, Босния и Герцеговина, Венгрия,
    Германия, Мальта, Нидерланды, Италия, Польша, Румыния, Сербия, Финляндия, Франция,
    Хорватия, Чехия), а также из Азии, Африки и Латинской Америки (Индия, Китай, Кот-д’Ивуар,
    Куба, Республика Корея, Турция, Япония).
ON THE TERRITORY OF THE REGION INTERNATIONAL AND INTERREGIONAL RELATIONS ARE CARRIED OUT AND REGULATED BY THE FOLLOWING INSTITUTIONS AND DEPARTMENTS
Ministry of Foreign Affairs office in Nizhny Novgorod

Sergey Malov

Head of Office

 

Russia, Nizhny Novgorod, Kremlin, 1 Bld., 603082

+7 (831) 439-13-45

www.nnov.mid.ru

nnov@mid.ru

Department of International Relations of the Government of the Nizhny Novgorod Region

Olga Guseva

Director

 

Russia, Nizhny Novgorod, Kremlin, 2 Bld., room 11, 603082

+7 (831) 419-84-54
+7 (831) 419-82-21
www.international.government-nnov.ru
official@mvs.kreml.nnov.ru
Diplomatic and Consular Corps in Nizhny Novgorod
Office of the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in Russian Federation

Alexander Vlasov

Head of Office

 

Russia, Nizhny Novgorod, Kremlin, 2 Bld., room 4, 603082

+7 (831) 439-12-76
+7 (831) 419-75-16
www.embassybel.ru/departments/nizhniy-novgorod
Honorary Consuls
Honorary Consul of Austria

Yuriy Titov

 

Russia, Nizhny Novgorod, Piskunova st., 29, room 40, 603005

+7 (831) 434-24-84
+7 (831) 418-51-01
www.nnov-ohk.com
honorarkonsul@bk.ru, 4342484@mail.ru
Honorary Consul of Abkhazia

Vladimir Litvinchuk

 

Russia, Nizhny Novgorod, Mineeva st., 29 B, room 228, 603127

+7 (831) 256-01-16
konsul-vilit@rambler.ru
Honorary Consul of Slovenia

Evgeniy Zagorodniy

 

Russia, Nizhny Novgorod, Kozhevennaya st., 4, 603001

+7 (831) 283-33-48
ezagorodny@slovenia-nn.ru
Honorary Consul of Portugal

Akasio Antonio Bashtush Durajsh Ferrejra

 

Russia, Nizhny Novgorod, Nesterova st., 9, 603005

+7 (831) 419-81-74
+7 (831) 419-58-36
acacio.duraes@gmail.com
acacio.duraes@grupogolden.net
Honorary Consul of Malta

Oleg Zaytzev

 

Russia, Nizhny Novgorod, Sovnarkomovskaya st., 13, room 209, 603086

+7 (910) 872-02-02
www.maltaconsul.ru
maltaconsul.nizhnynovgorod@gov.mt
Honorary Consul of France

Sergey Avdeev

 

Russia, Nizhny Novgorod, Osharskaya st., 18, room 33, 603005

+7 (831) 415-44-72
+7 (910) 147-77-74
+7 (953) 415-44-72
www.consulfr.ru
avdeev.sergey@me.com
Facebook: www.fb.com/consulhonoraire.defrance.1
REPRESENTATIVE OFFICES OF THE NIZHNY NOVGOROD REGION
Representation of the Nizhny Novgorod Region Government under the Government of the Russian Federation

Artem Bulatov

Head of Representative Office

 

7 Maly Palashevsky lane, Moscow, 123104

+7 (495) 609-05-52

official@mos.kreml.nnov.ru

www.msk.government-nnov.ru 

Representative office of the Nizhny Novgorod Region of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Belarus

Galina Wozniak

Acting head of the Representative Office

 

220004, Minsk, Pobediteley Ave., 23, building 1, room 422

+7 10 (375−17) 203−65−65

+7 10 (375−17) 209−44−86

prnnov@rambler.ru

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INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION OF NIZHNY NOVGOROD

Nizhny Novgorod has 13 twin cities:

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ESSEN (Federal Republic of Germany)
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HEFEI (China)
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LINZ (Austria)
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JINAN (China)
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MATANZAS (Cuba)
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TAMPERE (Finland)
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SUWON (South Korea)
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SANT BOI DE LLOBREGAT (Spain)
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NOVI SAD (Serbia)
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GYőR (Hungary)
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DOBRICH (Bulgaria)
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HERAKLION (Greece)
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PHILADELPHIA (USA)

3 partner cities of Nizhny Novgorod:

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Sukhumi
(Abkhazia)
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Minsk
(Belarus)
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Balti
(Republic of Moldova)

  

COOPERATION WITH FOREIGN COUNTRIES

The Nizhny Novgorod Region progressively expands the geography of international cooperation, as well increases the intensity of bilateral cooperation with foreign countries.

 

Largest trade partners from foreign countries in 2019:

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  • At the end of 2019, Nizhny Novgorod Region foreign trade turnover
    with the foreign countries amounted to $ 6.2 billion

  • The share of foreign countries accounted for 74,5 % of the
    total foreign trade turnover

  • Exports decreased by 11.0% and amounted to
    $ 3.6 billion and imports increased by 4.7% to $ 3.1 billion
    • COOPERATION WITH C.I.S.

      Nizhny Novgorod Region actively develops cooperation with the C.I.S. The requirement of these countries to modernize their infrastructure creates opportunities for large regional enterprises to enter and gain a foothold in the markets of these countries.

       

      • 10 agreements on cooperation with the post-Soviet countries were signed, however the work on increasing the number of such agreements does not stop

       

      • Currently, agreements on cooperation and twinning relations were signed with 25 municipalities of the CIS

       

      • At the end of 2019, the share of C.I.S. countries accounted for 25,5 % of the total foreign trade turnover – $ 2.1 billion

       

      • The volume of exports of goods from the Region to C.I.S. countries amounted to $ 1.8 billion, while imports increased by 17,9% – $ 0.3 billion. Exports to C.I.S. countries exceeded imports by 6 times. The share of exports in trade turnover with these countries of the Region was 85,7%, the share of imports -14,3%

       

      • At the end of 2019, 13 С.I.S. countries were trading partners of the Nizhny Novgorod region.

        

      Largest trade partners from C.I.S. in 2019:

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