Export support center of Tver region

GOVERNMENT SUPPORT FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES

Forms, types and conditions for providing government support to existing exporters and small and medium-sized enterprises planning to carry out export activities:

  • information services (provided free of charge):

informing and advising on existing support measures for export activities (of the REC (Russian Export Center), the CPE (Export Support Center of Tver Region), as well as regional measures);

organizing and conducting seminars, panel discussions and other events regarding topical issues of foreign economic activity;

conducting export seminars under the agreement with ANO (Autonomous Non-Commercial Organization) DPO (Continuing Professional Education) Export School of JSC Russian Export Center.

The recipients of services are small and medium-sized business entities legal entities and individual entrepreneurs that meet the conditions of article 4 of the Federal Law No. 209-FZ, dated 24 July 2007, "On the development of small and medium-sized enterprises in the Russian Federation", that: 

  • do not belong to the same group of persons, defined in accordance with the Federal Law No. 135-FZ, dated 26 July 2006, "On protection of competition", with the CPE and with a third-party organization that the CPE engages to provide services;

  • are registered in accordance with the procedure established by law within the territory of Tver Region;

  • are not in the process of liquidation or bankruptcy; 

  • consulting services (provided free of charge):

providing legal advice on foreign economic activity;

providing tax advice, including on export VAT refunds;

providing advice on logistics, customs clearance, delivery and cargo insurance;

advice on certification issues;

export contract preparation and review;

assistance in the preparation and translation into foreign languages of presentation and other materials in electronic form, including adaptation and translation of goods packaging.

The recipients of export support services provided by the CPE of Tver Region are small and medium-sized enterprises legal entities and individual entrepreneurs that meet the conditions of article 4 of the Federal Law No. 209-FZ, dated 24 July 2007, "On the development of small and medium-sized enterprises in the Russian Federation", which: 

  • do not belong to the same group of persons, defined in accordance with the Federal Law No. 135-FZ, dated 26 July 2006, "On protection of competition", with the CPE and with a third-party organization that the CPE engages to provide services;

  • are registered in accordance with the procedure established by law within the territory of the Tver Region;

  • are not in the process of liquidation or bankruptcy;

  • duly completed the application form and the contract for the provision of services in accordance with the approved forms of these documents;

  • undertake to provide to the CPE, within 3 years after obtaining the service, the information on the export contract conclusion based on the results of the obtained service or range of services, including the subject and the date of the export contract, the exporting country, the volume of exports under the export contract in thousands of US dollars at the exchange rate of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation on the date of signing the export contract, the name of the foreign counterparty, not later than 15 working days from the date of the export contract conclusion; 

  • organizational services (provided free of charge):

organizing and conducting business meetings and negotiations (hosting delegations of foreign entrepreneurs); 

organizing business missions for the representatives of the export-oriented enterprises of Tver Region to the foreign countries; 

organizing participation of the small and medium-sized business entities of Tver Region in the exhibition and convention events abroad and across the Russian Federation (collective and individual booths);

assistance in publication of goods and services of the small and medium-sized business entities of Tver Region on multinational e-commerce marketplaces;

international partner search;

search of suppliers upon request of a foreign customer;

assistance in ensuring the protection of intellectual property outside the territory of the Russian Federation, including obtaining patents for the results of intellectual activity.

The recipients of export support services provided by the CPE of Tver Region are small and medium-sized business entities legal entities and individual entrepreneurs that meet the conditions of article 4 of the Federal Law No. 209-FZ, dated 24 July 2007, "On the development of small and medium-sized enterprises in the Russian Federation", that: 

  • do not belong to the same group of persons, defined in accordance with the Federal Law No. 135-FZ, dated 26 July 2006, "On protection of competition", with the CPE and with a third-party organization that the CPE engages to provide services;

  • are registered in accordance with the procedure established by law within the territory of Tver Region;

  • are not in the process of liquidation or bankruptcy;

  • duly completed the application form and the contract for the provision of services in accordance with the approved forms of these documents;

  • undertake to provide to the CPE, within 3 years after obtaining the service, the information on the export contract conclusion based on the results of the obtained service or range of services, including the subject and the date of the export contract, the exporting country, the volume of exports under the export contract in thousands of US dollars at the exchange rate of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation on the date of signing the export contract, the name of the foreign counterparty, not later than 15 working days from the date of the export contract conclusion;

  • assistance in bringing products into compliance with the requirements necessary for the export of goods (works, services) (standardization, certification, necessary permits).

The recipients of export support services provided by the CPE of Tver Region are small and medium-sized business entities legal entities and individual entrepreneurs that meet the conditions of article 4 of the Federal Law No. 209-FZ, dated 24 July 2007, "On the development of small and medium-sized enterprises in the Russian Federation", that:  

  • do not belong to the same group of persons, defined in accordance with the Federal Law No. 135-FZ, dated 26 July 2006, "On protection of competition", with the CPE and with a third-party organization that the CPE engages to provide services;

  • are registered in accordance with the procedure established by law within the territory of Tver Region;

  • are not in the process of liquidation or bankruptcy;

  • duly completed the application form and the contract for the provision of services in accordance with the approved forms of these documents;

  • undertake to conclude an export contract and ship the goods (the service is provided) as described in the contract within 3 years after obtaining the service for an amount exceeding the cost of the CPE for the provision of the service by at least 10 times, and to provide a copy of the CPE export contract within 10 working days after the date of signing the export contract;

  • duly confirmed the absence of tax arrears, fees and other mandatory payments to the budgets of the budgetary system of the Russian Federation and state extra-budgetary funds;

  • the services are provided subject to the condition that the recipient of the service provides co-financing, that is, when the Recipient of the service makes a partial payment in the amount of at least 20% of its total cost;

  • the total cost of services in accordance with the international certification of goods and quality management systems of certification, payable to the CPE of Tver Region, to one Recipient of the service during a calendar year, is not more than 1,000,000 rubles;

  • the costs of the CPE of Tver Region may not exceed the total amount of taxes and fees paid by the Recipient of services to the budgetary system of the Russian Federation in the year preceding the year of application for services; 

  •  assistance in ensuring the protection of intellectual property outside the territory of the Russian Federation (registration of intellectual property objects on foreign markets (inventions, utility models, industrial designs, trademarks, appellations of origin of goods, etc.).)

The recipients of export support services provided by the CPE of Tver Region are small and medium-sized business entities legal entities and individual entrepreneurs that meet the conditions of article 4 of the Federal Law No. 209-FZ, dated 24 July 2007, "On the development of small and medium-sized enterprises in the Russian Federation", that: 

  • do not belong to the same group of persons, defined in accordance with the Federal Law No. 135-FZ, dated 26 July 2006, "On protection of competition", with the CPE and with a third-party organization that the CPE engages to provide services;

  • are registered in accordance with the procedure established by law within the territory of Tver Region;

  • are not in the process of liquidation or bankruptcy;

  • duly completed the application form and the contract for the provision of services in accordance with the approved forms of these documents;

  • undertake to provide to the CPE, within 3 years after obtaining the service, the information on the export contract conclusion based on the results of the obtained service or range of services, including the subject and the date of the export contract, the exporting country, the volume of exports under the export contract in thousands of US dollars at the exchange rate of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation on the date of signing the export contract, the name of the foreign counterparty, not later than 15 working days from the date of the export contract conclusion;

  • expenses of a small and medium-sized business entity for payment of fees are carried out by the CPE in full;

  • expenses for preparation, application and office management services are paid on the terms of co-financing of 70% and 30% of the CPE and a small and medium-sized business entity respectively, but not more than 1,000,000 rubles. 

Please note that you can also obtain the services of Export Support Center of Tver Region through the offices of GAU (State Autonomous Institution) of Tver Region MFC (Multifunctional Center of state and municipal services).