Putin: “Support of Russia” should be more active in the regions

Putin: “Support of Russia” should be more active in the regions


the development of small and medium businesses are far from a priority in all regions of Russia

MOSCOW, 20 APR –. The development of small and medium business is considered not a priority in all regions of Russia, therefore, Russian public organization of small and average business “Support of Russia” should act more aggressively and effectively, said the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.

“Support of Russia”, representing interests of entrepreneurs and has an extensive network of representatives throughout the country, must, of course, more active, particularly in the regions, act on the territories more aggressively and effectively. We will do everything so that your efforts to support”, — said Putin, speaking Wednesday at a meeting of the business forum “Small business — national idea”.

The President also noted with regret that “the development of small and medium businesses are far from a priority in all regions of Russia”.

“Last week at a meeting with businessmen in the framework of the Agency for strategic initiatives we discussed the topic of creation in subjects of Federation project offices for the dissemination of the so-called best business practices. Such practices are defined on the basis of the national rating of investment climate in the regions. Such promising approach would allow to establish, at least, I hope so too, the interaction between authorities and entrepreneurs. And implementing your suggestions, your ideas could become the first test for the evaluation of the work of these offices,” he said.