Moscow took the first place in online exports among Russian regions

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The capital took the first place among Russian regions by the number of companies engaged in retail exports through online sales, according to the website of the Moscow mayor.

«Moscow took the first place among Russian regions by the number of companies that supply products to foreign markets through online sales. According to the joint research Agency Data Insight and eBay «Retail export of goods via the Internet 2018″, the export index of the capital is equal to 196 and almost twice the average value (100). The second place is St. Petersburg with the export index of 185, the third — Saratov oblast, which has a 134», — stated in the message.

According to the Deputy mayor of Moscow Natalia Sergunina, the export successes of the capital is largely related to the development of this sector and support companies producing products for international markets. An important role is played by the Moscow export center, which operates as a single window with exporters of all existing city programs to support: consults, educational events, and also helps in promotion of products on various platforms and offers businesses to introduce the brand «Made in Moscow» in the Russian and foreign exhibitions.

It is reported that in two years the volume of online retail exports from Russia grew 1,7 times, that is, to 746 million dollars. In 2016, the figure was 430 million dollars. Among the products in the lead categories such as «Clothes and footwear» (36% of revenue of the total), electronics (14%), «home and interior» (14 %).

According to the report, from April 2018 the Moscow export center is implementing a pilot project on the promotion of the capital goods producers in the global electronic trading platforms. Before the end of the 100 years of the Moscow manufacturers will come to the site Alibaba.com — the world’s largest market place, B2B.

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