Mr. Tero Vauraste, Chair of the AEC gave a interview to Direct talk, NHK world  on the potential in the Arctic international collaboration and responsible development.

“Within the Arctic it’s estimated by the World Economic Forum that the investment potential is one trillion US dollars . There is a great investment power in the Asian countries including China, including Japan, including South Korea. Also there are a great interest to develop transits to the northern sea route and the Northwest Passage. International businesses need know how, guidance and access on how to operate in the Arctic. The AEC can help to provide this knowledge, says”. says Mr. Tero Vauraste.

Interview is produced by In Focus Productions for NHK and was aired on October 18, 2018 is available in full length here.