The meeting of the expert group on import substitution at the Council on investment and competition policy discussed the results of the work done in 2016 and plans for 2017. In the event, which was chaired by acting Deputy Chairman of the Government UR Rafis Kasimov took part of the heads of ministries and departments of UR, representatives of large industrial and agricultural enterprises of the region.
Recall that last year we adopted a Regional plan to promote import substitution in the Udmurt Republic for 2016-2020. the Goal of creating is the coordination of actions of regional authorities, the business community, scientific and expert organizations aimed at improving the competitiveness of goods, works and services, as well as the integration of producers in the Udmurt regional, interregional and global production chains. The Plan includes 75 investment projects, contributing to import substitution in such industries as machine-building, metallurgy and Metalworking, wood processing, agriculture, electric power.
"import substitution is in the area of our attention. Organizations participating in the competition of investment projects eligible for tax exemptions on profit and property taxes, are assigned an additional 5 points. I think that projects aimed at import substitution, should receive considerable government support. On this issue we will work together with the participants of the expert group. In addition, we update the database of projects that are eligible for inclusion in the Federal sector plans for import substitution", - said the head of Agency of investment development of the Udmurt Republic Rimma Byakova.
At the end of the meeting the participants discussed proposals for revising the Regional plan in 2017. So, unanimously the members of the panel voted for the proposal of JSC "IEMZ Kupol on sending requests to the Ministry of industry and trade of the Russian Federation on demand in import-substituting products by industry. The participants of the meeting supported the initiative of the Agency of Informatization and communications of Udmurt Republic on the development of recommendations on issues of import custom office software for public authorities UR and bodies of local self-government. Also, the Plan proposes to make technical changes in connection with the transfer in November of last year the number of powers Agency of investment development of the Udmurt Republic.
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