The roadmaps aimed at perfecting the Russian investment climate were developed in 2012 at the instruction of V. Putin, the President of the Russian Federation, within the scope of the National Entrepreneurship Initiative.
Russian export development was named as one of the priorities and was later on covered in the Support of Access to Foreign Market and Export Action Plan (Roadmap) approved by Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 1128-p dd. June 29, 2012.
The Roadmap features a complex of actions and events aiming to form positive business climate in the Russian Federation, increase the number of exporters and the volume of Russian non-resource export.
The Roadmap features the initiatives to cut down the amount of paperwork and procedures required to clear the export of goods and services, to perfect the system of financial and insurance support of exporters, to raise the awareness of business about the expert-related possibilities.
A relevant Work Group was formed at Agency for Strategic Initiatives for New Project Promotion, ANO to monitor the implementation of the Support of Access to Foreign Market and Export Action Plan (Roadmap).
The members of the Work Group are the representatives of the relevant public bodies in charge of the development of international economic affairs, namely the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia and the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia.
Furthermore, the activities of the Work Group involve almost all of the federal executive bodies in charge of the export administration and regulation, such as Federal Customs Service, Ministry of Finance, Ministry for Communications and the Media, Federal Tax Service, Federal Anti-Monopoly Service, etc. Each of these authorities is responsible for the implementation of a certain Roadmap initiative.
A large number of the Work Group’s members come from business and expert community.
The Work Group activities mainly aim at:
Russian Expert Center, JSC invites all stakeholders to join the Work Group and bring the existing export-related problems and needs to light, as well as work on developing the best solutions, thus perfecting the export climate.