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Development of export to Russia II
Funded by Interreg II Karelia 1996-1999

Objective of the project

The project was an educational project, giving companies information about the north-west Russia as a market area and the possibilities to spawn new businesses in there. The target groups of the project were those SMEs who were working in the area of the North Karelia employment agency and were willing to increase their business operations in Russia. Eight companies were going to be involved in the project. The objectives of the project were to receive information about north-west Russia as a market area, to clarify the suitability of the area for business and to create business contacts and begin operating there. The project was born out of the initiative from the business section of the North Karelia Employment Agency, based on the feedback from the area´s SMEs. The project partners from Russia were going to be chosen through the applicant. The needs and wishes of the companies partaking in the training were going to be taken into account in the selection process of the Russian partners.

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Basic information


Development of export to Russia II


1999-03-01 - 1999-08-31

Total Budget / Programme funding

59 112 € / 29 556 €

Lead partner

SCIP-Kansainvälistymisvalmennus Oy
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