On December 2 – 3, 2013 the Conference «Foreign Economic Activities as Factor for Efficient Development of the Russian Federation Regions» will be conducted in the city of Kaluga.
Development of foreign economic activities (export) by the Russian small and medium enterprises as well as support of improvement of the SME sector competitiveness level on the global markets of innovative products and technologies, involvement into the world-wide supply and production chains, attraction of investments, improvement of SME support infrastructure organizations – all these aspects are the main priorities – especially under the WTO conditions and requirements - of the state programme for SME support carried out by the Ministry for Economic Development of the Russian Federation.
Participants of the Conference will be THE Russian SMEs having competitive products; representatives of the federal and regional authorities, municipal bodies; leading development institutions and relevant support infrastructure organizations (centres for coordination of support to export-oriented SMEs, EICCs, cluster development centres, etc.); Russian and international public organizations and unions of entrepreneurs; representatives of the embassies and of the international institutions that support SMEs, trade representatives of Russian in the foreign states; international experts and entrepreneurs having specific proposals for business cooperation or developed investment projects and interested to find potential partners; big Russian and international companies interested in developing cooperation with SMEs.; financial institutions and organizations ready to invest into the Russian SMEs.The topics of the Conference and its tasks fully correspond to the priorities set by the National Entrepreneurial Initiative implemented by the Agency for Strategic Initiatives for Promotion of New Projects.