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

Objective of the project

The objective of the project was to help project participants start their own business in St. Petersburg or its environs. The first trades were supposed to be made already during the project, while for those participants who already had established business in Russia, the objective was to increase the volume of their businesses notably. The target groups of the project were the SMEs who were working in the North Karelia, and who were interested in the Russian trade and the St. Petersburg area in particular. In particular, companies from the food cluster will be involved in the project due to the high demand for products of this industry in Russia. The project will involve at least 10 small and medium-sized enterprises.

Main activities


Basic information


Development of export to Russia


1998-03-01 - 1998-11-30

Total Budget / Programme funding

100 656 € / 50 328 €

Lead partner

Consulting services Seppo Hoffren Oy
Lead partner web-site