<ul><li> OPORA RUSSIA </li></ul><ul><li>ALL-RUSSIAN NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION OF SMALL AND MEDIUM - SIZED BUSINESS </li></ul>
<ul><li>WHAT IS SME IN RUSSIA?* </li></ul>Number of employees * Criteria are set by the Federal law related to small and medium - sized business development Turnover Individual entrepreneur - up to 5 employees Micro – up to 15 employees Small – from 16 to 100 employees Medium – from 101 to 250 employees Micro – no more than 60 mil. rubles ( ~ 2 mil.$) Small – no more than 400 mil. rubles (~ 13,3 mil.$) Medium – no more than 1 billion rubles (~ 33,3 mil.$)
STRUCTURE OF SMALL ENTREPRENEURSHIP* Wholesale and retail trade 4 0,9 % Construction 12,1% Manufacturing activities 10, 5 % Transport and communication 5,9% Scientific research and development 0,8% Public health and social services 1, 5 % Other 28, 4 % *The data does not include the information about individual entrepreneurs
<ul><li>OUR TARGET TO 2020 </li></ul>Employment rate in SME Contribution of SME to GDP 60-70 % > 40 %
OPORA SME The All-Russian Association of Employers «Union of SME Employers’ Organizations» (established in December 2009) OPORA Non-Profit Partnership “ All Russian Union of Business Associations” (established in September 2001) OPORA RUSSIA All-Russian Non-Governmental Organization of Small and Medium-Sized Business (established in September 2002) Entrepreneurial sectoral associations 8 1 regional 44 regional and unions (140) divisions associations OPORA RUSSIA GROUP About 400 000 ent re preneurs Approx. 5 million jobs
MAIN ACTIVITIES OF OPORA RUSSIA Consultations with governmental agencies, expertise of draft laws Regional development Analytical research Protection of SME rights International activity
<ul><li>Government of the RF </li></ul>COOPERATION AT THE FEDERAL LEVEL State Duma Council on Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship Governmental commissions: on Small and Medium-Sized Business on Administrative Reform on Transport and Communications on High Technologies and Innovations Expert Boards under Committees Council on SME Development under the Chairman of the State Duma Presidential Administration Supreme Commercial Court Right of presence at the Meetings of the Presidium Prosecutor General's Office Research Advisory Council Council of the Federation Council on SME Development under the Chairman of the Council of the Federation Expert Boards under Committees Political parties Consultations with the leading political parties of the RF
«SME development in the regions of the RF «Index of OPORA» (2008) «SMEs in industrial and technological development» (2008) Regular monitoring of SME situation in the global financial crisis (2009 - 2010) «Competing for the future today: the innovative policy of new generation for Russia» (2010) ANALYTICAL RESEARCH OF OPORA RUSSIA «The entrepreneurship climate in Russia «Index of OPORA 2010-2011»
PROTECTION OF SME RIGHTS The Bureau of Protection of SME rights operates under OPORA RUSSIA 20 regional offices of the Bureau in the entities of the RF. Over 7 500 application forms from the regional entrepreneurs for the last 7 years. Over 3 500 application forms to the governmental authorities, 25 % of which - to the Prosecutor General’s Office
OPORA RUSSIA IN LEGISLATIVE PROCESS President of the Russian Federation Consideration of law in the Federation Council recommitment of law approval of law rejecting of law Debates in the State Duma (1 – 3) Working on draft law Legislative initiative SME INTERESTS
<ul><li>COOPERATION BETWEEN </li></ul>81 Regional departments Up to 400 thou. entrepreneurs 20 thou. offices 3 thou. offices work with SME
INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITY OF OPORA RUSSIA Our partners: UNICE OECD BUSINSSEUROPE OSEC (Switzerland) FFE (Finland) CGPME (France) Russian-German Chamber of Foreign Trade SARIO (Slovakia) ASECAM (Spain) U.S. Council on Competitiveness CONFAPI (Italy) CECC (China) FICCI (India) SBF (Singapore) KFSB (Korea) FSB (Great Britain) NFIB (USA) TUSKON and KOSGEB (Turkey)
The representatives provides the following services: Information Consulting Business partner search INTERNATIONAL REPRESENTATIVES OF OPORA RUSSIA Japan China Switzerland Austria Finland USA Italy
INTERNATIONAL SCOPES OF OPORA RUSSIA International forums Joint projects Business meetings SME internationalization English version of OPORA’s portal “ Missions for technologies”
<ul><li>OPORA-CREDIT www.opora-credit.ru </li></ul><ul><li>OPORA-DRUZHBA www.opora-druzhba.ru </li></ul><ul><li>OPORA GIE </li></ul><ul><li>IACE SME-OPORA </li></ul><ul><li>IAADE SME-OPORA </li></ul><ul><li>OPORA IT </li></ul><ul><li>OPORA INTERNATIONAL </li></ul>SPECIAL PROJECTS OF OPORA RUSSIA
Media-holding company OPORA-CREDIT consists of media-portal www.opora-credit.ru , magazine “ All about finances for small business” and subdivision responsible for the organization of regional conferences “ All about finances for small business”. 615 131 visitors of the site 10 000 copies of the magazine about 500 participants in each regional conference
Goal: to form a favorable migration environment in the country to provide SME with the required labor resources Analyzing of international experience. All-Russia network of the centers of assistance and labor exchange. International network of information centers. Extensive support of foreign employees and entrepreneurs in Russia.
INNOVATIVE ELEVATOR Federal Agency For Youth Affairs Russian Venture Company Vnesheconombank MICEX Group Fund of Cooperation to the Development of Small-Scale Enterprises in Scientific and Technical Sphere OPORA GIE SKOLKOVO Russian bank for development
To facilitate the access for SME to the construction and design market in terms of self-regulation were created: INTERREGIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR CONSTRUCTION ENTERPRISES OF SME – OPORA. NON-PROFIT PARTNERSHIP. INTERREGIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN ENTERPRISES OF SME – OPORA. NON-PROFIT PARTNERSHIP.
Mission: Strengthening and development of business cooperation between Russian and foreign companies MAIN SERVICES: Business partners search Juridical, accounting and business consulting services Commercial activity and management of company consulting Organization of conferences, forums, seminars, master-classes, round tables etc. Organization of trainings, internships etc.
Regional Departments of OPORA RUSSIA International Representatives of OPORA RUSSIA Regional Departments of OPORA RUSSIA Japan Match-making between Russian and foreign companies step by step Foreign entrepreneurs Support by OPORA RUSSIA at all stages of projects realization Guilds, u nions, sectoral associations – members of NP “OPORA”
Financial support Agreement of cooperation 100% Guarantee of payment Guarantee commission % + margin Refinancing of loans Regional partner banks SME SME SME