Vnesheconombank Participates in a Business Mission to Brazil

1 december 2011 года
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On November 28-30, Board Member – Vnesheconombank Deputy Chairman, Chairman of the Russia-Brazil Business Council Sergei Vasiliev, Vnesheconombank Deputy Chairman Andrei Sapelin participated in a business mission to Brazil (Rio de Janeiro) on “Opportunities for Developing Business between Russia and Brazil in Energy Efficiency, Resource Saving, Fuel and Energy Complex”. From the Russian side this Forum was organized by the Russian Economic Development Ministry, the Russian Trade Promotion Office in Brazil and from the Brazilian side - by the Federation of Industries of the State of Rio de Janeiro (FIRJAN).

The business mission is for the most part aimed at searching for new forms of cooperation and for joint projects and establishing business ties with potential Brazilian and Argentine partners.

The Russia-Brazil Business Council was set up in 2004 under the Russian Commerce and Industry Chamber. Since 2009 Vnesheconombank has been responsible for managing the Council. Board Member - Vnesheconombank Deputy Chairman Sergei Vasiliev was elected as Chairman of the Council.

 

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Participants in the Russian-Brazilian Business Workshop Discuss Cooperation in High-Technology Sectors

RIO-DE-JANEIRO, November 29. /ITAR-TASS Corr. Igor Varlamov/. Russian-Brazilian cooperation in the energy efficiency and resource saving became a central theme of the business workshop that was held here last Monday. In attendance of the Forum organized by the Federation of Industries of the State of Rio-de-Janeiro and the Russian Trade Promotion Office in Brazil were representatives of companies that have promising innovative developments and high-technology commercial projects.

Among those present at the Forum were such well-known Russian high-technology companies and enterprises as R & D Company Saturn, Silovye Machiny, Rostechnologies, the Russian Energy Agency. The Brazilian side was represented by businessmen working in technoparks of Rio-de-Janeiro and the city of San-Jose-dos-Campos, the National Center for Innovations, Entrepreneurship and Technologies.

“This Forum aims to reach specific arrangements in innovation sectors of bilateral cooperation’, said Vernika Nikishina – Head of the American Countries Department of the Russian Economic Development Ministry in her interview to an ITAR-TASS correspondent. According to her the accumulated cooperation experience makes it possible not only to diversify the turnover structure but also to jointly participate in implementing modernization projects including their joint commercialization.

Nikishina stressed that the trade volume between Russia and Brazil in January-September increased by 19 percent from the same period in 2010 and amounted to 5.2 billion dollars. And Russia’s exports to this Latin American country increased by 14.5 percent to 1.5 billion dollars, largely owing to increased share of chemical products.

“At the Forum we are discussing issues of cooperation in high-technology sectors, it is this cooperation we are above all interested in among other things in terms of providing banking support”, said Chairman of the Russia-Brazil Business Council – Vnesheconombank Deputy Chairman in his interview to ITAR-TASS.

Speaking about interbank cooperation projects he said that judging by the latest developments in the world, the process of transferring to payments in national currencies could go faster and that this issue will be top on the agenda at talks in the BRICS format (Brazil, Russia, India, China, the Republic of South Africa).

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Vnesheconombank to Extend Banking Guarantee as a Security of OJSC Spurt’s Obligations

30 november 2011 года
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In the course of the Second Annual Forum “Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises – Contribution to the New Economy” State Corporation ‘Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank)’ and OJSC Spurt entered into Agreement on extending a guarantee in favor of the German Banking Group Kreditanstalt fur Wiederaufbau (KfW).

The Agreement provides for Vnesheconombank to grant a banking guarantee worth 31.8 million US dollars as a security for fulfilling OJSC Spurt’s obligations under the long-term credit extended by KfW.

The Credit Agreement between KfW and Spurt Bank was concluded as part of the German-Russian Initiative on Funding Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises. Under this Agreement the German Bank is to extend a credit worth 30 million US dollars to OJSC Spurt for a period of 4 years to further fund small and medium-sized enterprises operating in the energy efficiency sector.

The Agreement on the German-Russian Initiative on Funding Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises was signed between Vnesheconombank and KfW Bank in February of 2009.

 

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Vnesheconombank and Roscosmos Start a New Stage of Cooperation on Projects in the Rocket –Space Sector

30 november 2011 года
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State Corporation ‘Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank)’ and the Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) entered into an Agreement on Cooperation.

On behalf of Vnesheconombank the Agreement was signed by Vnesheconombank Chairman Vladimir Dmitriev and on behalf of Rososmos by its Head Vladimir Popovkin.

In accordance with Vnesheconombank’s main investment activity sectoral priorities set forth in the Memorandum on the Bank’s Financial Activity the Agreement provides for  establishing strategic partnership and promoting long-term effective and mutually beneficial cooperation between the parties in implementing projects and programs in the rocket-space sector aimed at modernizing the Russian rocket-space complex including creating new space technologies, developing and manufacturing rocket-space equipment, upgrading land space infrastructures, retooling production facilities, increasing energy efficiency and energy saving in the space sector’s enterprises, using space activity results for national interests.

The Agreement’s implementation would help to boost exports of Russian high-technology products and services and promote cooperation ties between participants in international space activity.

State Corporation ‘Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank)’ is a key instrument for pursuing government economic policy. Vnesheconombank’s activity is aimed overcoming economic growth infrastructure restrictions, increasing natural resources utilization efficiency, developing high-technology industries, implementing projects in special economic zones, environmental protection projects, supporting small and medium-sized enterprises, providing support for agricultural and industrial exports and services, among other things, in order to diversify national exports. Aircraft construction and rocket-space complex are key priorities of Vnesheconombank’s investment activity.


The Federal Space Agency is an authorized federal executive agency. The functions of the Agency include pursuance of the state policy and legal regulation, providing state services and administration of the state space assets, as well as management of the international cooperation in joint space projects and programs, the activities of rocket and space industry entities relating to military space technologies, strategic missiles. The Federal Space Agency is also responsible for overall coordination of the activities at the Baikonur space port.

 

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Vnesheconombank and the Russian Technological Development Fund Agree to Support Innovative SMEs

30 november 2011 года
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In the course of the Second Annual Forum “Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises – Contribution to the New Economy” State Corporation ‘Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank)’ and the Russian Technological Development Fund entered into a Memorandum of Strategic Partnership and Cooperation.

On behalf of Vnesheconombank the Memorandum was signed by Board Member – Vnesheconombank Deputy Chairman Mikhail Kopeikin and on behalf of the Russian Technological Development Fund – by its Director Mikhail Rogachev.

The parties agreed to develop instruments of financial and non-financial support for SMEs that are implementing innovation, modernization and energy efficiency projects including at research and developmet stages, and ensure continuous funding of SME innovation projects among other things under the Agreement on Cooperation between Development Institutions in Ensuring Continuous Funding of Innovation Projects, participate in operating technological platforms as well as provide expert, consulting and engineering support for projects aimed at developing and introducing innovations.

Strategic partnership and long-term cooperation between the parties aim to support and participate in pursuing the government policy of the Russia’s economy scientific and technological development, help to formulate a balanced and sustainable national system of financial support for projects and programs in top-priority scientific and technological sectors.

The Russian Technological Development Fund was set up to assist in pursuing government policy in research-technological and innovation activity. The Fund provides financial and consulting assistance in implementing research and technological projects and experimental developments including within international research and technological cooperation. The Fund is responsible for coordinating the most important and integration projects with the participation of medium and big private businesses, professional groups of developers and small innovation enterprises as part of technological platforms. The Fund is responsible for conducting research-technological, legal, financial-economic examination of research and technological projects and experimental developments and it also funds promising R & D on the basis of loans. The Fund is cooperating with educational institutions providing support for their participation in implementing research and technological projects as well as their efforts to improve curricula.

 

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Vnesheconombank to Consult the Government of the Astrakhan Region on Forming a Project to Build Kindergartens on the Region’s Territory

28 november 2011 года
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State Corporation ‘Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank)’ and the Government of the Astrakhan region entered into a state contract on providing investment consulting services for state needs of the Russian constituent entity.

On behalf of Vnesheconombank the contract was signed by Board Member– Vnesheconombank Deputy Chairman Anatoly Ballo and on behalf of the Astrakhan region’s Economic Development Ministry – by Deputy Prime Minister - Economic Development Minister Askar Kabikeev.

Under the state contract Vnesheconombank is to provide investment consulting services on forming a Project “Construction of Kindergartens on the Astrakhan Region’s Territory on the Conditions of Public Private Partnership”.

Under the contract Vnesheconombank is to formulate a concept of this Project, take necessary measures to implement it and prepare documents needed to identify an investor by way of holding tenders and raise non-budgetary financing.

The Project’s implementation would make it possible to increase the number of places in pre-school educational institutions by 6.5 thousand by 2023, increase the proportion of children aged from 1 to 7 out of the total amount of children in need of pre-school education from 70.4% to 77.9%, reduce the number of children being on the waiting list for enrolling in pre-school educational institutions from 17 thousand to 12.2 thousand, create about 644 new jobs, to ensure the region’s budget savings of 302.88 million rubles and increase tax revenues in the Astrakhan region’s budget by 1, 479 million rubles.

 

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