Training Programme for Entrepreneurs Willing to Supply Their Products to Foreign Markets Starts in Ulyanovsk Region
The training will take place within the national project "International Cooperation and Export" from September to December.
During this time business people will learn about the basics of export activities, marketing as part of an export project, effective business communication, legal aspects, financial tools, logistics, export tax and customs regulation, as well as online retailing.
“The national project's main task is to increase export and the number of entrepreneurs supplying their goods to the foreign market. That is why the unified support system created in the region provides business people with all necessary assistance at any stage, no matter whether it is access to global markets or expansion of a sales network. Today, Export Support Center of the Entrepreneurship Development Corporation is a one-stop-shop service of Russian Export Center where business people receive complex follow-up support of their activities. This includes training, assistance with deals, search for new markets, participation in international exhibitions and business missions, and work with export websites,” - explained Ruslan Gainetdinov, Chairman of the Board of Entrepreneurship Development Corporation.
Today 140 enterprises in the region are exporters; 22 of them have come to foreign markets for the first time this year. Local manufacturers supply goods to 102 countries, and their main trading partners are Egypt, Kazakhstan, Germany, Belarus, the USA, Uzbekistan, Hungary, Azerbaijan, the Czech Republic, Brazil, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. According to results of the first half of 2019, companies have shipped goods worth US$ 580 million; last year the same indicator reached US$ 150 million.
Since 2018, Ulyanovsk goods have been presented at show-cases of Ulmade.com, at the largest online trading platform Alibaba.com, and at the platform for CIS countries - Allbiz.ru. Today foreign partners can purchase more than 300 products made by 20 companies of the region. Requests are received from India, Egypt, Pakistan, Morocco, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Togo, Vietnam, China, Palestine, Iran, and Turkey. Within the national project, an export logistics hub is opening for Ulyanovsk manufacturers' products in the Czech Republic. At the initial stage, the hub will provide goods made by 10 enterprises.
The Ulyanovsk region has approved four programmes that will be implemented within the national project "International Cooperation and Export". These are "Industrial export", "Export of services", "Export of agricultural products", and "Systemic Development Measures for International Cooperation and Export". It is planned to allocate more than 956 billion rubles from the federal budget for implementation of the national project in 2019-2024.
The full programme of seminars is available at http://openbusiness73.ru/. To apply for participation, please call Export Support Center of Ulyanovsk Region Entrepreneurship Development Corporation: 7 (8422) 41-06-56.