Bashir Magomedov gave a press conference in the framework of the project “Open government”

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November 29 Head of Entrepreneurship and Investment Agency RD Bashir Magomedov gave a press conference at the site of RIA “Dagestan”. During the event, held in the framework of the project “Open government”, he told about the investment climate and the state of SMEs in the Republic of Dagestan.
Preceding the meeting, he said that the Agency for Entrepreneurship and Investment taxiway was created earlier this year by the decree of the Head of the republic Ramzan Abdulatipova. The Office carries out functions on development and implementation in the field of business support and development of public policies, presentation and exhibition activities, to create a favorable investment climate, attract investment and support, as well as the provision of public services in the above areas in the Republic of Dagestan.
The Agency, he said, created all the infrastructure to support the development and protection of the rights of entrepreneurs and investors. At the department operates Microfinance Fund for small and medium-sized enterprises of the Republic of Dagestan, the Fund of assistance to crediting of small and medium-sized enterprises of the Republic of Dagestan, the Business Support Center of the Republic of Dagestan, the Foundation “Dagestan leasing company” and republican business incubators. By the way, on the basis of KMG Business Support Center also function: regional engineering center, support coordination center of the export business and innovation center of the social sphere.
When the Agency to create a mobile office project, which provides consulting and information services for SMEs and investment in the municipal districts and cities.
“In Dagestan, has taken the necessary regulations and the infrastructure to support small and medium-sized businesses. A law that establishes a zero interest rate for newly registered business under the simplified tax system and the patent system of taxation in the industrial, social and scientific fields “, – said Bashir Magomedov.
Head of the Agency also noted that this year was held grants competition among beginners and existing under one year of business, the results of which about 500 people have received grants. “Grantees has been allocated a total amount of 123 million 350 thousand rubles, of which 116 million 350 thousand -.. It means from the federal budget, 7 million rubles – from the republican. Almost half of the grants allocated to support business projects in the field of agriculture, the second place belongs to projects in the field of provision of services, the third – in the sphere of production. We have created a special working group which will monitor the implementation of the grants. According to our estimates, on the basis of the implementation of the entrepreneurs of their business projects, for which they have been allocated grant funds will be employed nearly 1 thousand 500 people “, -. Magomedov said.
Then he spoke about the investment climate in the country, noting that over the past three years the volume of investment in fixed assets has increased by almost two times and reached last year 231 billion rubles. According Dagestanstata, for the first half of 2016 investments in fixed capital of the republic amounted to about 45 billion rubles, which is 1.8 percent more than in the corresponding period last year.
Among the problems relating to the scope of SMEs and investment in the country, he noted the lack of finances, “cheap” and “long” loans, as well as the underdeveloped banking system.
“In Dagestan, a total of four regional banks, and therefore we rely on microfinance funds. Just recently we have opened a credit and consumer cooperative. Between Dagestan and federal Corporation signed a cooperation agreement, under which cooperation is conducted on the improvement of government support measures for small and medium-sized businesses. And in this regard, we have high expectations and the Corporation “, – he added.
Concluding the press conference questions of journalists of republican newspapers and news agencies to which Bashir Magomedov gave exhaustive answers.