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Ministry of Economic Development and SUPPORT of Russia create a working group for explanatory work for the FCS

28.11.13

On November 29 the Minister of Alexey Ulyukaev meets with activists of All-Russian Public Organization of small and medium-sized businesses SUPPORT OF RUSSIA.

The president of SUPPORT of Russian Alexander Brechalov told to the Minister of Economic Development of SUPPORT Index project implemented by the organization for several years. The main objective of this study is a comprehensive assessment of conditions for development of small and medium-sized enterprises in the regions and cities of Russia. And the comparison thereof - through drawing up of ratings of regions and cities in terms of business climate. Activists of SUPPORT OF RUSSIA asked the Ministry of Economic Development to provide informational and organizational support to the All-Russian competition for entrepreneurs "Business Success" (held within the forum “Territory of business - territory of life"). “It is important to always have a representative from the Ministry as a driver of the process," said Alexander Brechalov. The Minister of Economic Development assured entrepreneurs of full support of the Ministry of this event.

From January 1, 2014, in connection with the entry of the Federal Contracting System into force the quota of small businesses in public procurement increases up to 15%. The administration of SUPPORT proposed to the  Minister to establish a working group to discuss the implementation practice of the law, and to conduct information and explanation activities for entrepreneurs. "We are ready to continue the explanatory practice, to organize webinars", assured Brechalov, receiving the approval of the Minister on the initiative.

In turn, the activist of SUPPORTS assured Alexey Ulyukaev that he supports the proposal of the Ministry of Economic Development to grant patents to self-employed citizens without registration of individual entrepreneur in the one-stop mode.

Moreover, the adoption of rules of technological connection to gas distribution networks was discussed, providing favorable conditions for connecting of small and medium-sized businesses. Participants of the meeting agreed that the document should be approved as soon as practicable. The high costs of entrepreneurs to provide so-called server guarantees and compensations were also discussed. According to Alexey Ulyukaev, this issue is complex, but we need to continue to look for mechanisms to reduce such costs.

At the meeting the issues of development of social entrepreneurship, switch to new principles of assessing of effectiveness of compliance and enforcement, insuring coordination of programs of financial support for entrepreneurs at the initial stage of development, creation of Centre for International Cooperation based on SUPPORT of Russia were discussed.

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