The prizewinners will be awarded many bonuses from REC and partners. In particular, they will be assisted in negotiations with foreign partners abroad, enjoy the discounted rates for export contracts servicing, can register with a foreign marketplace, study under the acceleration program powered by Moscow Export School, and enjoy a wide range of informational support measures.
According to the Russian Government Decree, the prize is awarded in 11 nominations (both to large businesses and SMEs), including "Exporter of the Year in Production", "Exporter of the Year in Agriculture", "Exporter of the Year in Service Industry", "Exporter of the Year in Hi-Tech", "Trader of the Year". Besides, special nominations, such as "Breakthrough of the Year" and "New Geography" were established to assess the dynamics of exports.
Companies, which has no tax, fee, insurance premium, interest and penalties liabilities and overdue debts to the Russian budget, are welcome to take part in the contest. Foreign legal entities and companies established by legal entities with foreign participation of more than 50% cannot apply for the contest.
Registration in "Exporter of the year" award is free. The application can be submitted via the REC website at https://www.exportcenter.ru/awards/
. Here you will also find more details about the award, terms and conditions, regional contest schedules.
The award is powered by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Communications of the Russian Federation and by the partners, such as Delovaya Rossiya, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Foundation for Innovation Promotion, Opora Rossii, the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.