Ms Natalya A. Kornienko, Director, ANO ” Export Support Centre of the Saratov Region” and Mr Timo Vuori, Vice President, International Affairs, the Finland Chamber of Commerce signed a Joint co-operation agreement in Helsinki on 11th October 2017. The aim of the agreement is to increase contacts, trade and investments between the Saratov region and Finnish regions in the coming years. Saratov enterprises are searching for partners in Finland. The region is known for oil and gas industries as well as food and manufacturing industries. Saratov region is located in the southeast of European Russia, in the northern part of the Lower Volga region.