Ulyanovsk region and the Central Union of Consumer Societies of the Russian Federation to work together in the field of export development

The agreement was signed in the presence of the Governor Sergey Morozov at the New Cooperation international forum on 8 February.


“Support of business is not only about financing, preferential crediting and control of supervisory authorities. It also includes promotion of local products on foreign markets. By developing export, we stimulate our entrepreneurs to expand their productions, to create highly paid jobs and, as a result, to supply the regional treasury. For us, this work is very important and that is why we cultivate business in the region”, - the Governor Sergey Morozov emphasized.

The documents were signed by Dmitry Zubov, the Chairman of the Board of Centrosojuz of the Russian Federation, and Ruslan Gaynetdinov, the Chairman of the Board of the Corporation for Enterprise Development.

According to the document, the parties will interact in several fields, such as cooperative training and experience exchange, will assist in organization and carrying out of trade and economic missions, forums, and business meetings, and will help to find potential partners for regional exporters.

Natalya Larionova, the State Secretary - the Deputy Director General of AO "Corporation MSP" of the Russian Federation, mentioned the Ulyanovsk region as the leading one on development of entrepreneurship. “The region has all instruments for support of business activities.These are guarantee funds, microfinance, and export development centers. However, today we have to move to the new stage. It is not possible to survive alone in the modern world; that is why we are developing new measures of financial support. We are working to promote our products on foreign markets, so it is important to develop cooperation in the broad sense of the word”, - the expert noted.

According to Ruslan Gaynetdinov, the Chairman of the Board of the Corporation for Enterprise Development, today production of regional manufacturers is being shipped to 89 countries of the world. “This includes aircraft and automotive components, woodworking, cars, and radiopharmaceuticals. As of December 2017, total export made 370 million dollars, and the one to foreign countries - 273 million dollars. Export of industrial raw materials made 92.77% of the total amount of Ulyanovsk region's export”, - he said.