The Murmansk Region is among the leading regions in terms of the the National Investment Climate Rating in the regions of Russia "The share of small and medium enterprises in state procurement"
June 2, 2017 at the XXI St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) the results of the National Investment Climate Rating in Russian regions were presented.
The Murmansk Region, along with Novosibirsk and the Jewish Autonomous Region, is among the leaders in terms of the share of small and medium- enterprises in state procurement.
The regional commercial Internet platform "Small-Size Procurement" created in 2015 contributed to the expansion of the possibility of participation in procurement procedures for small businesses, as well as to the improvement of the efficiency of spending budgetary funds in the region. On the platform, entrepreneurs can submit their procurement proposals up to 100 thousand rubles.
At present, more than 2 thousand representatives of the business community are registered on the site, the average savings on conducted procurements is 10.5%. About 80% of contracts based on the results of procurements carried out in the module have been concluded with organizations and individuals engaged in entrepreneurial activities in the Murmansk Region.
The National Rating is formed on the basis of an integrated assessment of the region (official statistics, surveys of entrepreneurs, expert evaluation), which makes it objective from the point of view of the business community, and also applicable for the development of managerial decisions at the level of regional and federal executive authorities.
Within the framework of the Rating, the Agency for Strategic Initiatives and the All-Russian Center for the Study of Public Opinion (VTsIOM) carried out an assessment of the business climate in several key areas: regulatory environment (efficiency of enterprise registration procedures, obtaining various permits and licenses), institutional environment (efficiency of institutions providing business protection, the burden on business, the quality of information support), the availability of resources and the quality of infrastructure, the effectiveness of small entrepreneurship support (financial and non-financial).
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Murmansk Region confirms the status of the region with favorable conditions for business development
Today, the Governor Marina Kovtun held a meeting of the Council on improving the investment climate in the Murmansk Region. The Head of the region recalled that in the National Investment Climate Rating for the constituent entities of the Russian Federation in 2016, the Murmansk Region rose by 20 points, improving its position to the 32nd place. For the third consecutive year, the region is included in the third group of regions, confirming the status of the region with favorable conditions for business development.
Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of the Murmansk Region holds a meeting with representatives of the business community of municipal entities of the town of Apatity and the town of Kirovsk
On June 23, 2017, in the Kolenergo Central electrical networks (2A Festivalnaya Street, the town of Apatity, the Murmansk Region), the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of the Murmansk Region (Regional Association of Employers) will meet with representatives of the business community of the municipal entities of the town of Apatity and the town of Kirovsk.