Small and medium-sized businesses development is not only a key factor to renovate the country, economy, to increase its sustainability, but also a prerequisite of successful movement forward, implementation of that huge creative, constructive entrepreneurial potential that the residents of our region undoubtedly have.
Business has been a fast-growing segment of the regional economy for many years. Ugra established all the necessary conditions and regulatory framework to develop private business, as well as an accessible system of institutions supporting start-up entrepreneurs.
At the end of 2018, 74 thousand 25 small and medium-sized businesses were registered in Ugra. The average number of employees in small and medium-sized enterprises without external part-time workers is 127.9 thousand people. Turnover of enterprises amounted to 534 billion 7 million rubles, and their share in gross regional product was 15.7 percent.
71,627 small and medium-sized businesses were subject to state support under the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug - Ugra ‘Economic potential development’ program in 2018. The entities that received support established 593 small businesses and 2,403 jobs. Small and medium-sized enterprises employ 16.8 percent of total number of workers.
Ugra ranks 17th in the Russian Federation according to the results of the National rating of the investment climate in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, entering the group of the best regions of the country in terms of small and medium-sized business and infrastructure development support. It’s great achievement of effective state policy agents: organizations of infrastructure for supporting small and medium-sized businesses, which in 2018 switched to a service model of business support. This is one of the basic trends of the national project, which implies servicing entrepreneurs in a ‘one window’ format, when one manager supports an enterprise throughout its development, right up to entering a large market.
Unified information service that accumulates all information for the business community: BusinessYugra.rf.
Detailed information on entrepreneurship development in the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug is published in the information guide ‘Small Business of Ugra 2018’.