Global cooperation, international relations development and export of medical services were part of the agenda of the IV annual International Forum BIOTECHMED (September 16-17, Gelendzhik, Russia), turning out the key topics of the Forum.

MOSCOW, RUSSIA, October 04, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ — On September 17th, the plenary session “Global Cooperation and development of international relations” was held. It was attended by Sergey Tsyb, the First Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of Russia, Irina Kashirina, Director for export support of pharmaceutical and medical industries of JSC “Russian export center”.

“Thanks to development institutions, such as the Russian Export Center, the state actively supports business by giving out credits, subsidizing, factoring, tender guarantees and also insurance mechanisms for receivables. Particular attention is paid to the application of the processing regime in the customs territory, which is the duty-free import of foreign products and without paying value-added tax. Also, it will be possible soon to subsidize the air transportation of pharmaceutical products for long-distance deliveries abroad,” – said the representative of JSC “Russian export center” Irina Kashirina. At the end of 6 months, the export of pre-packaged medicines amounted to $ 225 million, showing an increase of 3%.

As part of the BIOTECHMED-2019 business program, the Russian Export Center, as a national institution to support non-oil exports, has shown an expert position during session “Export of medical services” where the focus was about forming an image of Russian medicine in the international arena and creating conditions for providing medical services for foreign citizens.

The IV Annual International Forum BIOTECHMED was held in Gelendzhik on September 16-17 and was attended by about 1,600 delegates from 70 regions of Russia and 31 countries.


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