Cooperation agreement was signed on November 20, 2012 in Russia. Web-site.
The Japan Association for Trade with Russia & NIS (ROTOBO) was established on January 16, 1967 (first as The Japan Association for Trade with Soviet Union & Socialist Countries of Europe). The Association was officially incorporated for the public interest by the Ministry for International Trade and Industry on August 12, 1970.
ROTOBO is a unique organization in Japan engaged in promotion of trade and business cooperation between Japanese enterprises and former socialist countries of Eurasia (Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia and Mongolia).
ROTOBO has nearly 200 member companies including trading firms, manufacturers, banks, securities companies, industrial associations, transportation and shipping companies, local governments and so on.