State support programs

Forms, types and conditions for the providing of state support to SME export-oriented entities at the federal level

Export supply support

REC helps to organize the export activities of the enterprise by providing legal and advisory support in the areas of logistics, customs administration, certification, patenting and return of value-added tax.

  • Basic Customs Administration Consulting
  • Development of a basic transport (route) scenario
  • Approximate calculation of customs payments for export of goods
  • Basic customs administration consulting
  • Calculation of the average cost of transport along the developed transport route
  • Preparation of export contract
  • Basic consultation on the return of export value-added tax
  • Patent research conducting
  • Information material on general product requirements and the general order of the conformity assessment

Promotion to the external markets

REC helps exporters to find their potential buyers in the external markets: assistance in the preparation of marketing materials, support for participation in international tenders and projects, exhibitions and business missions, export development through the electronic commerce.

  • Top-level search and giving the information about the potential foreign buyers
  • The detailed search giving the information about the potential foreign buyers, including preliminary contact and the interest check
  • Searching for a foreign buyer and accompanying the negotiation process to the stage of the export transaction
  • Representing the interests of Russian exporters on the intergovernmental commissions and other public events for the promotion of Russian products
  • Company's products placing on the international on-line trading platforms on partner programs
  • Search for Russian goods (works, services) at the request of a foreign contractor
  • Facilitate the creation of a self-sustaining presence and (or) location of products on international on-line trading platforms
  • Basic consultation on launching a sales channel on international on-line trading platforms
  • Assistance in the search for an international project
  • International projects and tenders
  • Ensure participation in international Congress and exhibition events and business missions
  • Adapting companies' advertising materials
  • Translation of documents into the language of the importing country
  • Development of business proposal, presentations, and other materials
  • Basic consultation on opportunities for participation in international tenders by the World Bank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the UN

Educational services

The REC education programme is a training programme for the beginner exporters in the basics and management of export activities, which combines the best practices of the leading experts in the field of foreign economic activities of Russia and international experience.

  • "Introduction to export" course. The life cycle of an export project. A state support for export-oriented enterprises
  • "An affective marketing for an exporter" course
  • "Business communication in export marketing activities" course
  • "Legal support of export activity" course
  • "Managing financial resources for exporters" course
  • "Documentation support of export activity" course
  • "Customs clearance of export operations" course
  • "Logistics in export activity" course

Certification and Licensing

REC facilitates the receipt of documents for the production of Russian products in international markets, confirming that the products meet the requirements of international standards and external markets (certificates, declarations of conformity, licences and others).

Exporters who export certain types of goods have the option to apply for an export licence and a package of documents through the REC central Office and regional divisions. The workers of the Centre carry out the examination of documents and, through an automated information system, send an expert opinion and a package of documents to the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation. Once a decision of the issued licence has been made, a paper licence is issued.

  • Basic advice for exporters on procedures and product requirements in foreign markets for conformity assessment and adaptation
  • An international conformity assessment
  • Advice, information and other support on the receipt of conformity assessment documents confirming the quality of the product to the requirements of international standards
  • Advice, information and other support to obtain the certificates of compliance with international standards for management systems
  • Advice, information and other support on the receipt (registration) of the required conformity assessment documents (declarations of compliance, conformity certificates, test reports, etc.)
  • Providing the information material on general product requirements and the general order of the conformity assessment (on-line)
  • Basic advice for exporters on patent and legal protection measures
  • Legal protection of patent rights objects and trademarks abroad
  • Patent research conducting
  • Valuation and accounting of intangible assets
  • Legal services in the field of intellectual property
  • Issuance and issuance of documents necessary for the import of Russian products into other states in the form of a free sale certificate, including in foreign languages
  • Export Licencing

Special Export support programmes

Compensatory payments are made to exporters to partially recovery the actual costs of the various export activities incurred in the current financial year. Cost compensation can be provided for various activities, to manufacturers for the registration of intellectual property objects abroad, the costs compensation of exporters of Russian products for certification and others. The list of compensation payments provided is annually updated.

  • Compensation for export credits from commercial banks
  • Participation in activities related to the promotion of agro-industrial products to foreign markets
  • Partly compensation of transport costs
  • Compensation of costs for certification of Russian products
  • Compensation of abroad patenting costs
  • Ensure participation in international Congress and exhibition events and business missions

Insurance

Within the REC group, the exporter's insurance services are provided by AO "EXIAR".

"EXIAR" was created as a specialized state export support institute of the implementation of insurance instruments for export credit and investment protection

"EXIAR" cooperates with companies of different sizes and business profiles.

  • International Leasing Insurance
  • Export credit insurance for working capital financing
  • Export Factoring Insurance
  • Credit insurance for the creation of export-oriented production
  • Certified Letter of credit insurance
  • Credit Insurance to the buyer
  • Insurance of Russian investments abroad
  • Insurance of short-term receivables
  • Credit supplier Insurance

Credit and warranty Support

Within the REC group, the exporter's insurance services are provided by AO "EXIAR".

The bank's activities is focused on the creation of special financial proposals for exporters to enable Russian products to be displaced at competitive prices and quality in the foreign market.

  • Financing of exporter commercial credit
  • Foreign buyers trade financing
  • Direct credit to a foreign buyer
  • Credit to the foreign buyer's bank
  • Financing through a confirmed letter of credit
  • Guarantee in favor of tax authority
  • Payment Guarantee
  • Guarantee of the proper performance of obligations
  • Financing through a confirmed letter of credit

Forms, types and conditions for the providing of state support to export-oriented entities of small and medium enterprises at the regional level

Investment law

In Penza region, there is a forward-looking investment law that guarantees all forms of state support for investment activities.

Under the law of Penza region 1755-ZPO dated 30 Nov. 2009, "On investment and public-private partnership in Penza region", investors can get the following State support:

  • The tax exemptions providing;
  • Partial compensation to investors for credit interest rate;
  • Assistance in the construction of infrastructure to the boundaries of the facility;
  • Provision of a "Patronage certificate of the governor of Penza region" for giving a special status to projects, as well as for preventing violations when promoting priority investment projects in different authorities.

State programme of Penza region "The development of investment potential, innovation and entrepreneurship in Penza region for 2014-2020 years" (Link)

Order of the Government of Penza region 780-pP dated Oct. 21, 2013 "On the approval of the State programme of Penza region "The development of investment potential, innovation and entrepreneurship in Penza region for 2014-2020" (with the subsequent changes) (Link)

The executive order of Penza region government 307-rP dated Sep. 29, 2017 "On the modification of the implementation plan of the State programme of Penza region "The development of investment potential, innovation and entrepreneurship in Penza region for 2014-2020" for 2017, approved by the government of Penza region 566-rP dated Dec. 27, 2016 (with the subsequent changes) (Link)

Penza region Industry development and improvement of its competitiveness for 2016-2020 years.

Industry programmes

State Programme of the Russian Federation "Industrial Development and competitiveness" (Link)

State programme of Penza Region "Industrial development in Penza region and enhancing its competitiveness for 2014-2020" (Link)

State programme of Penza region "The development of investment potential, innovation and entrepreneurship in Penza region for 2014-2020 year