Since 2003 at the initiative of the North Korean part two cities has entered into partnership relations. During 15 years the representatives from the People's Committee of Rason city used to come to Russian Far East for many times and the Russian part has returned the visit for the first time this year.
Visiting the only Russian-Korean joint venture was an obligatory part of the eventful schedule of the trip. Roman Minkevich, the Deputy Director General in charge of Operation activity and Security, received the guests on behalf of the company. RasonConTrans employees gave a tour around the port showing the perfect conditions of its infrastructure and machinery park in working order. Although the operation activity of the port is suspended, RasonConTrans JVC is ready to revive handling coal at any moment.
There were many concerned matters for conversation between Nahodka city’s representatives and management of RasonConTrans JVC. The city economy focuses on the ports transportation industry. Vostochniy Port, the Port of Nakhodka and railroad stations of Nakhodka central station combines great transportation hub in the Russian Far East. Coal is one of the main export goods. The meeting in the office exceeded time limit set by the protocol; the parts parted having gained support of each other for further cooperation.