Official: Crimean enterprises are actively exporting products to foreign markets
Goods from the Republic of Crimea are exported to different countries of the world, thanks to government support measures. This was announced by Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Crimea — Minister of Finance of the Republic of Crimea Irina Kiviko at the opening of the III International Forum “Time for Export”.
Crimean enterprises actively export products to foreign markets. Of course, the CIS countries, namely Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, retain leading positions in the list of the main trading partners of Crimea, while now we also see a course towards establishing business relations with the countries of the Middle East and Asia. I would also like to note that the Republic of Turkey is among the importers of Crimean products, – the press service quotes Irina Kiviko.
According to her, Crimea successfully supplies high-quality food products, wine, cosmetics, and light industry products to international markets. To develop and strengthen the export initiative of Crimean enterprises, government support measures are in place in Crimea. Exporters of the peninsula regularly take part in international exhibitions and business missions through the Southern Regional Export Support Center with the support of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Republic of Crimea.
Crimean enterprises took part in international events in the United Arab Emirates, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Uzbekistan and Vietnam. By the end of 2023, it is planned to participate in international events in Qatar, China and the United Arab Emirates.
According to Irina Kiviko, compared to 2021-2022. export volumes have increased, although Crimean exporters have to find alternative ways to conclude foreign economic agreements with foreign partners due to certain restrictions.
The Minister thanked the Russian Export Center for its help and support in training management teams and entrepreneurs. This year, cooperation with Skolkovo began and, in the near future, the first company will begin training.
It should be noted that the III International Forum “Time for Export” in Alushta is held within the framework of the national projects “International Cooperation and Export” and “Small and Medium Enterprises”. Chairman of the State Duma Committee on International Affairs Leonid Slutsky and Director of the Department of International Cooperation and Licensing in the Sphere of Foreign Trade of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Roman Chekushov addressed a letter of welcome to the forum participants. An invitation was also announced from the Chairman of the Russian-Arab Business Council Tatyana Gvilava for the delegation of the Republic of Crimea to take part in the Arabia-EXPO, as well as to form a collective stand as part of the Russian exposition, where it will be possible to get acquainted with the products produced in the region, oriented for export .
The event was also attended by the Head of the Federal Tax Service of Russia for the Republic of Crimea, Roman Nazdrachev, the First Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Crimea, Alime Zaredinova, and the Head of the representative office of the Russian Export Center joint-stock company in Krasnodar, Vladislav Esin.
source: press service of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Republic of Crimea