Odessa region entered the pool of winners of the "Battle of the cities" contest for exporters

30 October 2018, 14:58
Odessa region entered the pool of winners of the "Battle of the cities" contest for exporters

Odessa region became one of the three winners of the Battle of the contest contest and joined the implementation of educational export programs from the Estonian government. This was reported by the deputy chairman of the Odessa regional state administration Svetlana Shatalova.

"In general, 15 regions took part in the competition. The winners are those regions that have submitted the largest number of applications from business to participate in educational programs. Thus, 74 companies from the Odessa region joined the project. This is an opportunity for our entrepreneurs and exporters to get practical recommendations from leading European experts. At the end of November, the first seminars will be held in Odessa, then in Lviv and Kyiv, "Svitlana Shatalova emphasized.

It should be noted that the programs Export Revolution Ukraine and Creative Export Ukraine consist of free educational seminars on foreign economic activity, creative entrepreneurship and exports.

900 Ukrainian companies will be studying for educational programs that combine online and offline workshops, as well as classes with international experts. The program was developed by the Marketing Institute of Estonia with the support of the Export Promotion Office under the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade.

Educational courses will be completed by entrepreneurs study business trips to Estonia.

Recall that from June 2017 on initiative of the chairman of the Regional State Administration Maksym Stepanov in the Odessa region, a program of compensation of interest on loans for entrepreneurs. During its implementation, fifty additional jobs were created, and this year more than 10.5 million UAH of taxes were paid to local budgets. The total amount realized within this project program exceeds UAH 60 million.