State support and risk-free transactions: what exporters need to know
On 18 February 2014, the Russian Agency for Export Credit and Investment Insurance (EXIAR) conducted a seminar on state insurance support for exporters and banks in Kurgan and the surrounding region. The event was held with the support of the Kurgan Region government.
Attendees were greeted by Senior Deputy Director of the Kurgan Region Department for Economic Development, Trade and Labour, Lilia Maslova; Head of the Kurgan Region Government’s Department for Investment, Foreign Economic Policy and Inter-Regional Relations, Sergey Tokarev; and Head of the Operational Department of the Kurgan Branch of Sberbank, Sergey Orlov.
EXIAR’s Managing Director for Regional Development and Support for SMEs, Andrey Polyakov, gave a presentation outlining the agency’s services, including the specialised product for SMEs.
Representatives of the Russian Ministry of Economic Development and Sberbank of Russia also spoke at the event.
The seminar was attended by over 40 representatives of Russian SMEs located east of the Urals.
The Russian Agency for Export Credit and Investment Insurance (EXIAR) was established in 2011 as an open joint-stock company. EXIAR’s mission is to support Russian high-tech exports by insuring export credits against commercial and political risks, as well as Russian investments abroad against political risks.Vnesheconombank is the sole shareholder of EXIAR. The agency's charter capital is RUB 30 billion.
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