In Tatarstan will begin the first in Russia regional leasing company

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The first Russian regional leasing company will start work in Tatarstan Republic became the winner in competitive selection among the subjects of the Russian Federation on the right of establishment of such company, according to the Ministry of economy of the region.

«The Board of Directors of the Federal Corporation for development of small and medium enterprises (SME Corporation) decided on the recognition of the Republic of Tatarstan the winner in competitive selection of subjects of the Russian Federation on the right of establishment of regional leasing companies in the framework of the program of preferential leasing of equipment», — stated in the message.

As noted, regional leasing company of the Republic of Tatarstan will be organized in the form of a joint stock company with a registered capital of 2 billion rubles, which is formed due to contribution of SME Corporation in the amount of 1.5 billion rubles of Tatarstan in the amount of 500 million rubles.

Participants in the leasing program will be individual and small enterprises of the Republic which need the acquisition in leasing of industrial equipment, equipment in the sphere of processing and storage of agricultural products and other high-tech equipment. The maximum target rate for the leasing of equipment imported is 8% per annum, domestic production — 6% per annum, down payment — from 15%, term of leasing contract is 60 months. The conclusion of the first leasing transactions planned for September 2017.

«Regional leasing company in 2017 will be able to use more than 200 individual companies and small businesses. This will allow them to actively participate in the procurement of major customers and apply for membership in the number of suppliers of large corporations, the procurement market which is valued at more than 2 trillion rubles in 2017,» — said the Minister of economy of Tatarstan Artyom zdunov.

The program of preferential leasing equipment Corporation SME is implemented in accordance with the passport of a priority project «Small business and support of individual business initiative», approved by the presidential Council of the Russian Federation for strategic development and priority projects. It provides for the establishment of a network of eight regional leasing companies (two in 2017, six in 2018). Activity generated by leasing companies will be primarily aimed at ensuring access of individual and small businesses to purchases by major customers, as defined by the government.

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