Bashkiria Small Business Development and Support Fund will cooperate with Russian Export Center
UFA, 22 March 2018. /Bashinform News Agency, Alim Faizov/.
The Fund for Small Business Development and Support of the Republic of Bashkortostan signed an agreement on cooperation with a separate subdivision of JSC "Russian Export Center" in Ufa in the sphere of development and support of small and medium-sized businesses in the region, including in the sphere of stimulating and involving small and medium-sized businesses in export activities.
To implement the cooperation, the parties will unite efforts to improve the quality and stimulate export activities of SMEs in the Republic of Bashkortostan, provide services to SMEs in the field of credit and guarantee support, analyze foreign markets, promote products, provide information, hold conferences and round tables for SMEs.
"Today we took the first step towards cooperation with the REC. It is very important that the state pays great attention to export activities — in late 2017 the State Committee for Foreign Economic Relations of the Republic of Bashkortostan was established. Thus, the leadership of the republic creates all the conditions for this area development ", said Aidar Khalilov, General Director of the Fund.
"The goal is to increase a number of enterprises that are ready to work in foreign markets and export volumes," said Rimma Boitsova, head of a separate REC subdivision in Ufa.
"This is a very significant step for our republic when such two powerful institutions for the development of entrepreneurship as the Fund and the REC have concluded a strategic cooperation agreement today. I am sure that our joint work will contribute to increasing the indicators of non-oil and non-energy exports of the republic. This is one of the key tasks being solved both in our country and in the whole of Russia", summed up the Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Bashkortostan for Foreign Economic Relations Ruslan Mirsayapov.