Within the framework of the Business of Russia project, which is being implemented by the national business partnership Alliance Media, new regional resources have been launched: Voronezh Region, Lipetsk Region, Ryazan Region, Tambov Region, and Tver Region. Regional business portals are a modern communication platform for finding mutually beneficial business contacts, promoting products and services, developing cooperation and business cooperation. Any user can add their information to the resource databases, reports IA "Alliance Media".
The subjects of the Federation, which are part of the Central Federal District, are characterized by either a diversified economy or clearly expressed specialization. Being a tool to promote inter-regional commodity exchange, new resources reflect the structure of the economies of the regions, taking into account their production specialization, and contain information necessary for doing business.
The section “Structure of export to regions of the Russian Federation” of business passports visually displays the types of activities that determine the potential for expanding domestic demand, both regional and federal. For example, the data provided in the passports of the Voronezh, Lipetsk and Tambov regions show that one of the priority areas of the regional economy is the agro-industrial complex. The economic development of these areas is oriented towards diversification, and this is reflected in other sections of regional resources.
The database “Business offers” of the resource “Business in the Lipetsk region” contains about 2000 offers, a significant part of which relates to the field of metalworking, and the database “Business offers” of the Voronezh region contains more than 6500 offers related to various areas of industrial production, production of building materials and light industry.
The database “Investment applications” of the portal of the Tambov region, which has embarked on the formation of a competitive economy, including through the creation of clusters, contains applications for attracting investment in industrial, construction, and innovative enterprises.
Tver region is a major producer of electricity and its supplier to the wholesale market. Such specifics of the region’s economy determines the content of the “Press Releases of Enterprises and Organizations” section of the Tver Oblast resource: of the more than 600 press releases, most are published by energy retail companies.
Ryazan Oblast belongs to the regions of the Central Federal District, where there is a fairly high level of industrial development. In recent years, active diversification of industrial production has begun, which has required new knowledge from enterprise personnel. Statistics of distance business education system (www.businesslearning.ru), indicates a constant increase in the number of users from the Ryazan region: since the beginning of the year, the system has registered more than 6300 calls.