Gazprom and JBIC discuss cooperation prospects
A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Tadashi Maeda, Governor of Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), took place today at the 4th Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok.
The parties discussed the prospects of further cooperation between Gazprom and JBIC.
Japan Bank for International Cooperation was set up in 1999 as a state-owned financial institution aimed at developing economic cooperation with foreign countries. The bank is focused on supporting international economic activities of Japanese companies.
In December 2016, Gazprom and JBIC signed the Memorandum of Understanding outlining the basic principles of cooperation in securing financing for Gazprom's projects with the involvement of Japanese companies. In September 2017, the two companies inked the Memorandum of Understanding spelling out a number of provisions outlined in the Memorandum signed in December 2016.