02 October 2009, Friday, 17:15

Bashkir business gets a chance to take a closer look at Italian technologies

author: Lubov Kolokolova

The European project “Internationalization of small and medium enterprises through the networks of trade-industry chambers” starts in Bashkortostan. Its goal is financial support for Republican small enterprises in realization of international business missions, support of export-oriented enterprises and introduction of import-substituting technologies.

Chairman of Bashkir Trade-Industry Chamber’s committee on business undertakings, the head of Bashkir office of the Italian-Russian Trade Chamber Ruslan Kinzikeev reports the Italian-Russian Trade Chamber holds the competitive selection of candidates for goal-oriented trips to Italy with visits of various exhibitions and fairs on five directions of business activity: the sector of wedding clothes and accessories, children’s clothes; clothes for women and men; building natural stone materials (marble); sector of ecology, including waste utilization and processing and reclamation of materials and energy and ecologically rational development of enterprises. The Italian side will take a part of expenses on itself.

As Ruslan Kinzikeev reports, 11 businessmen can be sent to Italy in 2009. During several days they’ll stay with a business mission in one of the Italian cities. Besides,  those representatives of small business, introducing the most interesting projects in sphere of import substitution, may be invited to take part in the meeting of the goal-oriented workgroup within the frames of the Russian-Italian forum to the topic “Establishment of small business industrial districts in Russian regions taking the Italian experience into account”. The forum will be held on October 29-30 in Venetia.