Support measures

Modern Nizhny Novgorod Region is a territory of active economic development of Russia, which is attractive to investors due to a number of competitive advantages.


 They include one of the most progressive investment legislative bases in Russia that guarantees the observance of investor rights. The material, organizational and information infrastructure for the implementation of this legislation has been created. In addition, it has been harmonized with federal laws.


A whole system of financial support measures and preferences is provided for investors and entrepreneurs in the Nizhny Novgorod Region, which can reduce costs for the project implementation. Moreover, in terms of tax breaks, in the Nizhny Novgorod Region there are the maximum allowances provided for by laws of the Russian Federation.

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Regional support measures

PRIORITY INVESTMENT PROJECT OF THE NIZHNY NOVGOROD REGION
  • Income tax: reduction of the rate to the regional budget to 12.5%

 

  • Property tax: exemption for newly created/acquired property

 

  • Land tax: exemption

 

  • Rent of land in state/municipal property on preferential conditions

 

  • Rent of real estate in state property of the Nizhny Novgorod Region on preferential conditions

 

  • Term of tax benefits – 5 years (with the possibility of extension to 7 years)

 

  • Government guarantees of the Nizhny Novgorod Region

 

  • Subsidizing some expenses for interest on loans (in the amount of ½ refinancing rate)

 

The following support measures are provided for agricultural enterprises with an investment of at least RUB 2.5 billion that implement priority investment projects:

 

  • Reimbursement of costs for the creation of utility infrastructure/technological connection to electric networks/utility networks

 

Status granting:

 

The status of a priority investment project of the Nizhny Novgorod Region may be granted to investment projects implemented on the territory of the Nizhny Novgorod Region, if one of the following conditions is met:

 

  • The investment project is implemented in the municipal district (urban district) of the Nizhny Novgorod Region with a subsidy level more than 5%

 

  • The investment project has an investment volume of over RUB 100 million
    The total amount of benefits provided to the investor may not exceed the amount of investments for the implementation of the investment project.

 

The total amount of benefits provided to an investor cannot exceed the amount of investments aimed to implement an investment project.


The support is provided by:

 

The Ministry of Economic Development and Investments of the Nizhny Novgorod Region

+7 (831) 439-06-62

 

Contact person:

 

Marycheva Stella

Head of the Department for Examination of Investment Projects and Applications

+7 (831) 419-54-15

 

Decree of the Nizhny Novgorod Region Government No. 56 of February 26, 2006 “On the Procedure and Conditions for Giving Investment Projects the Priority Status, Concluding Investment Agreements and Monitoring the Progress of Implementation”
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Law of the Nizhny Novgorod Region No. 180-Z of December 31, 2004 “On State Support of Investment Activities in the Nizhny Novgorod Region”
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Decree of the Nizhny Novgorod Region Government No. 374 of November 3, 2006 “On the Procedure for Compensating Some Interest Expenses for Bank Loans from the Regional Budget”
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REGIONAL PREFERENTIAL ZONES FOR DOING BUSINESS - THE TERRITORY OF ADVANCED DEVELOPMENT (TAD) (SAROV, VOLODARSK, RESHETIKHA)

Investors benefits:

 

  • Income tax: the tax rate reduction to the regional budget to 5% for 5 years, 10% – for the next 5 years

 

  • Property tax: exemption

 

  • Land tax: exemption

 

  • Benefit period: 10 years

 

Conditions for obtaining TAD resident status.

 

The Sarov TAD:

 

  • Not less than rub 5 million of project investment

 

  • Eligible economic activities  

 

Volodarsk and Reshetikha TAD:

 

  • Not less than RUB 2.5 million of investment in the first year of the project implementation

 

  • At least 10 new jobs within the project

 

  • Eligible economic activities

 

The support is provided by:

 

Sarov TAD

 

Contact person:

Sysoeva Anna

Director of the Department of Economic Development

+7 (83160) 4-23-41

official@adm.chk.nnov.ru

 

The Volodarsk and Reshetikha TAD

 

Contact person:

Zakharov Aleksander

First Deputy Head of the District Administration, Head of the Construction, Housing and Utilities Department

+7 (83136) 4-09-79

official@adm.vld.nnov.ru

 

Laws and regulations:

Federal Law No. 473-FZ of December 29, 2014 "On Territories of Advanced Development in the Russian Federation"
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Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 481 of 20.04.2017 "On the creation of the territory of advanced development "Sarov"
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Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 128 of 12.02.2019 "On the creation of the territory of advanced development "Reshetikha"
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Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 124 of February 12, 2019 "On the creation of the territory of advanced development "Volodarsk"
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The Law of the Nizhny Novgorod Region No. 109-Z of November 27, 2003 "On the property tax of organizations"
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The Law of the Nizhny Novgorod Region No. 21-Z of March 14, 2006 "On the provision of corporate income tax benefits"
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NON-TAX SUPPORT MEASURES FOR INDUSTRIAL ENTERPRISES:
SUBSIDIZING SOME COSTS FOR PAYING INTEREST ON LOANS FOR INDUSTRIAL AND SCIENTIFIC ORGANIZATIONS
  • The maximum subsidy amount is RUB 15 million

 

  • Calculation of subsidies - 0.8 key interest rate of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation

 

Conditions for subsidy obtaining:

 

List of expenses to be subsidized:

 

  • Land acquisition

 

  • Design work

 

  • Reconstruction of premises

 

  • Purchase of fixed assets

 

  • Certification

 

  • Acquisition of instrumentation and test equipment

 

The support is provided by:

 

The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Entrepreneurship of the Nizhny Novgorod Region

+7 (831) 435-11-08

 

Contact person:

 

Titov Artem

Head of the Department of State Support

+7 (831) 435-16-64

 

Laws and regulations:

Decree of the Nizhny Novgorod Region Government No. 327 of May 7, 2018 “On the Approval of the Procedure for Providing Subsidies for the Reimbursement of Some Costs of Industrial and Scientific Organizations for the Payment of Interest on Loans from Russian Credit Organizations for the Implementation of Investment Projects”
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SUPPORT MEASURES FOR LIGHT INDUSTRY ENTERPRISES:
SUBSIDIZING SOME COSTS TO LIGHT INDUSTRY ENTERPRISES FOR PROMOTING DOMESTIC PRODUCTS ON ELECTRONIC TRADING PLATFORMS AND PAYING FOR SERVICES TO CREATE OWN ONLINE STORE

Conditions for subsidy obtaining:

 

Up to 80 percent of the actually produced and documented costs for the promotion of domestic products on electronic trading platforms and for the payment of services for the creation of own online store are subject to reimbursement, but not more than RUB 3 million per year

 

The support is provided by:

 

The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Entrepreneurship of the Nizhny Novgorod Region

+7 (831) 435-11-08

 

Contact person:

 

Vaganov Sergey

Head of the Department of Civil Industries

+7 (831) 435-17-23

 

Laws and regulations:

Decree of the Nizhny Novgorod Region Government No. 934 of October 25, 2021 "On Approval of the Procedure for Granting Subsidies from the Regional Budget for Reimbursement to Light Industry Enterprises some Costs of Promoting domestic light Industry Products on Electronic Trading Platforms and (or) for Payment for services to create own online store"
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SUPPORT MEASURES FOR AGRICULTURAL ENTERPRISES:
COMPLEX OF SUPPORT MEASURES
  • Compensation of costs ( profects form RUB 2.5 billion ) for creation of:

– Engineering infrastructure

– Technological connection to electric networks

– Networks/ Utility networks

 

  • Reimbursement of some expenses for paying loan interest:

– Investment loans (up to 10 years) - 100% of the key rate of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation

– Short-term loans (up to 1.5 years) - 80% of the key rate of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation

 

  • Reimbursement of up to 50% of the insurance premium accrued under the agricultural insurance contract:

– in the field of crop production – when insuring the risks of loss (death) of crops

– in the field of livestock production – when insuring the risks of loss (death) of farm animals

– in the field of commercial aquaculture (commercial fish farming) - when insuring the risks of loss (death) of commercial aquaculture objects.

 

The support is provided by:

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Resources of the Nizhny Novgorod Region

+7 (831) 439-09-85

 

Laws and regulations:

Decree of the Nizhny Novgorod Region Government No. 781 of November 2, 2012 "On Approval of the Procedure for Granting Subsidies from the Regional Budget to Reimburse Part of the Costs of Paying Interest on Loans Received from Russian Credit institutions"
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Decree of the Nizhny Novgorod Region Government No. 207 of March 13, 2020 "On state support of agricultural production in certain sub-sectors of crop production and livestock production"
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СУБСИДИИ ПО УПЛАТЕ КУПОННОГО ДОХОДА СЕЛЬСКОХОЗЯЙСТВЕННЫМ ОРГАНИЗАЦИЯМ, А ТАКЖЕ ПРОИЗВОДИТЕЛЯМ ПИЩЕВЫХ ПРОДУКТОВ И НАПИТКОВ НИЖЕГОРОДСКОЙ ОБЛАСТИ
В 2023 году в Нижегородской области запущен механизм финансовой поддержки сельскохозяйственных организаций, а также производителей пищевых продуктов и напитков, привлекающих финансирование с помощью облигаций. Указанный механизм реализуется министерством сельского хозяйства и продовольственных ресурсов Нижегородской области в форме предоставления субсидий в порядке, утвержденным Приказом министерства от 02.05.2023 № 125.

Параметры компенсации части затрат по выплате процентного (купонного) дохода по облигациям:

Размер субсидии: размер субсидий определяется исходя из ставки, утверждаемой министерством, но не более фактически понесенных затрат. На 2023 год ставка установлена в размере 100% от учетной ставки Банка России, действовавшей на дату выплаты процентного (купонного) дохода (Приказ министерства от 04.07.2023 № 191).

Порядок определения получателей субсидий: получатели субсидий определяются министерством по результатам отбора посредством запроса предложений на получение субсидий

Периодичность проведения отбора предложений: 2 раза в год.

Облигации эмитента: размещены на бирже не ранее 2021 года, номинированы в рублях, имеют срок обращения не менее одного года.

Информация о проведении отбора размещается на официальном сайте министерства. Предприятия-эмитенты в порядке и сроки, указанные в объявлении о проведении отбора, подают в Минсельхозпрод предложение и необходимые документы. Отбор проводится, исходя из соответствия участников отбора требованиям и очередности поступления предложений для участия в отборе.


Подробная информация о мерах региональной поддержки и действующем нормативном регулировании размещена на сайте министерства

Приказ министерства сельского хозяйства и продовольственных ресурсов Нижегородской области от 02.05.2023 №125 «Об утверждении Порядка предоставления субсидий из областного бюджета на возмещение части затрат по выплате процентного (купонного) дохода по облигациям, размещенным на фондовой бирже»
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Federal support measures

SPECIAL INVESTMENT CONTRACT (SIC)*
*actions in relation to concluded contracts

Benefits offered to investors:

 

  • Income tax: exemption

 

  • Property tax: exemption

 

  • Land tax: exemption

 

  • Land lease: reduction of state/municipal land lease fees

 

  • Accelerated depreciation for SIC fixed assets

 

  • Term of tax benefits - 10 years

 

 

Conditions of benefits provision:

 

  • SIC are concluded on projects with an investment of at least RUB 750 million

 

  • The projects should provide for the creation or modernization of industrial production and the creation of jobs, development of industrial products at the created (modernized) production capacities and mandatory investment costs

 

 

SPECIAL INVESTMENT CONTRACT (SIC 2.0)

Benefits offered to investors:

 

  • Stability of business conditions for the investor

 

  • Tax benefits

 

  • Granting the "Made in Russia" status for products with a contingent localization condition

 

  • Access to public procurement

 

  • Access to subsidizing

 

  • Creation of infrastructure facilities by constituent entities of the Russian Federation, special land lease conditions

 

 

Conditions of benefits provision:

 

  • SICs for not more than 15 years for projects with an investment volume of up to RUB 50 billion. For projects with an investment volume of more than RUB 50 billion – not more than 20 years

 

  • The preferential income tax rate is valid to the extent that tax and non-tax expenses of the project budget do not exceed 50% of capital investments

 

  • The term of SIC can be extended by the Government of the Russian Federation if restrictive measures established by a foreign state apply to the investor

 

Responsible authority:

 

Consulting Center of the Industry Development Foundation of the Russian Federation

 8 (800) 500-71-29

+7 (495) 120-24-16

ask@frprf.ru

 

Laws and regulations:

Federal Law No. 488-FZ of December 31, 2014 “On the Industrial Policy in the Russian Federation”
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Decree of the Russian Federation Government No. 708 of July 16, 2015 “On Special Investment Contracts for Certain Industries”
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The Law of the Nizhny Novgorod Region No. 109-Z of November 27, 2003 "On the property tax of organizations"
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The Law of the Nizhny Novgorod Region No. 21-Z of March 14, 2006 "On the provision of corporate income tax benefits"
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RESIDENT STATUS OF INNOVATIVE SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL CENTER "QUANTUM" VALLEY"

Benefits for participants of the ISTC "Quantum" Valley":

  • Income tax: 0%
  • VAT: 0%
  • Property tax: 0%
  • Insurance premiums: 14%
  • Customs payments: none

 

Conditions for obtaining:

  • A legal entity is established in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation
  • The executive body of the legal entity is permanently located on the territory of the ISTC "Quantum" Valley". The executive body can stay outside until the ISTC "Quantum" Valley’s" infrastructure put into operation, but no longer than 3 years. At this time, the legal entity must carry out scientific and technological activities within the framework of the agreement with the management company
  • A legal entity has been carrying out scientific and technological activities in accordance with its constituent documents before applying for the status of an ISTC participant during 1 year or more

 

Provision of benefits oversees:

 JSC «Management company of ISTC "Quantum" Valley"

+7 (831) 213-57-13

official@noc.kreml.nnov.ru

 

Legislative framework:

Federal Law No. 216-FZ of July 29, 2017 "On innovative scientific and technological centers and on amendments to certain legislative acts of the Russian Federation"
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Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 2133 of November 30, 2021 "On establishment of innovative scientific and technological center "Quantum" Valley"
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AGREEMENT ON THE PROTECTION AND PROMOTION OF INVESTMENTS IN THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION (APPI)

Benefits for investors:

 

  • Stabilization clause (non-deterioration of the investor's position is guaranteed), is applied to the following payments, support and business rules:

 

– profit tax, property, transport and land taxes, the payment procedure and terms of compensation of the VAT, new taxes and fees;

 

– conditions of urban development and land use;

 

– the timing and scope of the support measures provided;

 

– for investment over 10 billion rubles - export customs duties, separate non-tax payments, (payment for negative impact on the environment, payment for the use of water objects, utilization and environmental fees), payment for the forest.

 

  • Subsidy for reimbursement of infrastructure costs. Up to 50% of the costs (up to 100% of the costs in relation to objects for use by other consumers) for the following types of infrastructure are subject to reimbursement:

 

- transport;

 

- energy;

 

- communal;

 

- social;

 

- digital.

 

Subsidy to pay interest on loans or coupon income on bond loans for the construction or reconstruction/modernization of infrastructure facilities:

 

  • less than 50% of the costs to the supporting infrastructure facilities during 5 years;
  • less than 100% of the costs to related infrastructure facilities during 10 years.

 

Subsidy to pay interest on loans or coupon income on bond loans for the construction of new or reconstruction/modernization of existing real estate objects or the creation of intellectual property results during the implementation of an investment project – less than 50% of the costs for 5 years.

 

Conditions for obtaining benefits:

 

  • It is concluded in relation to new investment projects launched after May 7, 2018
  • Implementation of capital investments in the following volume:

 

For the conclusion of federal APPI

(The Russian Federation – region of the Russian Federation – municipality – investor)

 

1. Projects in the field of healthcare, education, culture, physical culture and sports: from 750 million rubles.

 

2. Projects in the field of digital economy, environment, agriculture, food and processing industry, tourism: from 1 500 million rubles.

 

3. Projects in the manufacturing industry, air terminals, urban and suburban public transport, transport and logistics centers: from 4.5 billion rubles.

 

4. Projects in other areas: from 5 billion rubles.

 

For the conclusion of regional APPI

(region of the Russian Federation – municipality – investor)

 

Regardless of the field of activity: at least 200 million rubles.

 

4. Projects in other areas of the economy: from 10 billion rubles.

 

Supervised by:

The Ministry of Economic Development and Investment of the Nizhny Novgorod Region

strategic investment project support department

+7 (831) 419-48-57

+7 (831) 419-51-05

osip@minec.kreml.nnov.ru

Federal Law No. 69-FZ of April 1, 2020 "On Protection and Promotion of Capital Investments in the Russian Federation"
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Decree of the Russian Federation Government No. 1599 of October 3, 2020 "On the Procedure for Reimbursement of the Costs Specified in Part 1 of Article 15 of the Federal law “On the Protection and Promotion of Capital Investment in the Russian Federation” incurred by the Organization Implementing the Project within the Framework of the Implementation of an Investment Project in Respect of which an Agreement on Protection and Promotion of Investments has been Concluded"
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NON-TAX SUPPORT MEASURES INCLUDE:
SUBSIDY TO CREATE INFRASTRUCTURE FACILITIES FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW INVESTMENT PROJECTS (1704)

A new investment project is the creation and maintenance of new or reconstructed objects of fixed assets. Financing of such infrastructure facilities should be started no earlier than January 1, 2021.

 

The maximum amount of the subsidy is up to 100% of the engineering infrastructure facilities creation’s costs.

 

Conditions for obtaining a subsidy

 

Funds must be spent on:

  • Engineering surveys
  • Designing
  • Examination of project documentation and/or engineering survey results
  • Construction
  • Reconstruction
  • Commissioning of infrastructure facilities
  • Connection of capital construction facilities to engineering and technical support networks

 

Areas of new investment projects:

  • Agriculture
  • Mining of minerals
  • Tourism activities
  • Logistics activities
  • Manufacturing industries
  • Housing construction
  • Housing and communal services
  • Construction or reconstruction of highways (concession)
  • Road sector (public-private partnership)
  • Public transport
  • Construction of airport infrastructure
  • Provision of electric energy, gas and steam
  • Promising industries of regions of the Russian Federation (according to the Spatial Development Strategy of the Russian Federation for the period up to 2025)

 

Supervised by:

Ministry of Economic Development and Investments of the Nizhny Novgorod Region,

Department of strategic investment projects support

+7 (831) 419-48-57

+7 (831) 419-51-05

osip@minec.kreml.nnov.ru

CORPORATE COMPETITIVENESS PROGRAM

The corporate competitiveness enhancement program is a program of the organization's activities aimed to increase competitiveness, production and export products.

The program provides a subsidy to compensate the part of the interest on loans to organizations implementing corporate programs to improve competitiveness.

 

Access to concessional lending mechanisms is provided in the following areas:

  • Letters of credit

 

  • Forfaiting

 

  • Loans to foreign costumers and their banks

 

  • Post-export financing and international factoring

 

  • Investment loans for the creation of export-oriented production in Russia and / or abroad

 

 

The support is provided in the form of the reimbursement of interest rates to credit institutions, who finance:

  • Organization of Russian production facilities in foreign countries or export-oriented production facilities in the Russian Federation - no more than 60 billion rubles per project
  • Other export financing - no more than RUB 30 billion per project

 

Terms and conditions:

 

Implementation period: from 2 to 5 years, no later than December 31, 2024

 

 

One of the following conditions has to be met by the organization:

 

  • conclusion on confirmation of products production or written obligation of the confirmation of products production in the Russian Federation, excluding pharmaceuticals (received a license for medicine production for pharmaceutical manufacturers)

 

  • was received on the confirmation of the production of products or a written obligation was submitted to obtain (submit) an conclusion on the confirmation of the production of products in the Russian Federation (drug manufacturing license - for manufacturers of pharmaceutical products)

 

  • Products are exported (subject to export) for subsequent use by Russian industries in foreign countries

 

Supervised by:

Russian Expert Center

8-800-550-01-88

+7 (495) 937-47-47

info@exportcenter.ru

 

Legal and regulatory framework:

Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 191 of February 23, 2019 "On state support of organizations implementing corporate programs to improve competitiveness and amending the Rules for granting subsidies from the federal budget in the form of a property contribution of the Russian Federation to the state corporation "VEB.RF" to reimburse part of the costs associated with supporting the production of high-tech products"
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SUBSIDIZING SOME COSTS FOR PAYING INTEREST ON LOANS AT THE IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW INTEGRATED INVESTMENT PROJECTS IN PRIORITY SECTORS OF THE CIVILIAN INDUSTRY

Conditions:

 

  • Reimbursement for up to 70% of the CBR key rate

 

  • Loan term of at least 3 years

 

  • Loan from RUB 150 million to RUB 7.5 billion

 

  • Commissioning of production capacities under the project after January 1, 2017

 

  • Loan funds do not exceed 80% of the project cost

 

Authorities responsible for the provision:

 

Consultation Center of the Industrial Development Foundation

8 (800) 500-71-29

+7 (495) 120-24-16

ask@frprf.ru

 

Ministry of the Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation

 

Contact person:

Grishina Daria

+7 (495) 870-29-21 (доб. 215-18)

grishinadv@minprom.gov.ru

 

Laws and regulations:

Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 3 of January 3, 2014 "On approval of the Rules for Granting Subsidies from the Federal Budget to Russian Organizations for Reimbursement of Part of the Costs of Paying Interest on Loans Received in 2014-2019 in Russian Credit Institutions and the State Development Corporation "VEB.RF", as well as in international financial organizations established in accordance with international treaties in which the Russian Federation participates, for the implementation of complex investment projects in priority areas of civil industry and (or) the payment of coupon income on bonds issued in 2014 - in 2019, as part of the implementation of complex investment projects in priority areas of the civil industry"
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SUBSIDIZING UP TO 50% OF THE COSTS OF MANUFACTURING AND SELLING PILOT LOTS OF CAPITAL GOODS

Costs for:

 

  • Payment of raw materials, materials and components necessary for the production of a pilot lot

 

  • Payment for the manufacture and/or acquisition of instrumentation and test equipment used for the production of a pilot lot

 

  • Acquisition of consumables

 

  • Logistic costs for the supply of a pilot lot

 

  • Remuneration of workers employed in the production of a pilot lot does not exceed the average wage in the region

 

  • Engineering and design of the pilot lot

 

Authorities responsible for the provision:

 

Consultation Center of the Industrial Development Foundation

8 (800) 500-71-29

+7 (495) 120-24-16

ask@frprf.ru

 

Ministry of the Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation

 

Contact person:

 

Olesya Bogdanchikova

+7 (495) 870-29-21 (доб. 22041)

bogdanchikovaoa@minprom.gov.ru

 

Laws and regulations:

Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 634 of May 25, 2017 “On the Provision of Subsidies from the Federal Budget to Russian Organizations for the Reimbursement of Some Costs of the Production and Sale of Pilot Batches of Capital Goods to Consumers”
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SUBSIDIZING SOME COSTS OF PRODUCT TRANSPORTATION

Terms of provision:

 

  • Subsidy of not more than 80% of the cost of product transportation under an export contract

 

  • Product transportation was carried out not earlier than October 1 of the year preceding the current financial year

 

  • Products were transported from departure points located in the Russian Federation to the final destination by road transport of not lower than the 3rd ecological class, railway transport, water transport, on its own or several modes of transport

 

  • The costs correspond to the established limits

 

Responsible authority:

 

Unified reference service of Russian Export Center JSC

+7 (800) 550-01-88

+7 (495) 937-47-47

 

Laws and regulations:

Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 496 of April 26, 2017 "On state support of Russian civil Industry organizations in order to reduce the cost of transporting products"
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Joint support of federal and regional development institutes

JOINT PROGRAMS OF THE INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION AND THE INDUSTRY AND VENTURE INVESTMENT DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION OF THE NIZHNY NOVGOROD REGION
  • Development projects:

     - Loan amount – RUB 20-100 million

     - Interest rate - up to 3% 

     - Loan period – up to 60 months

 

  • Components:

     - Loan amount – RUB 20-100 million

     - Interest rate - up to 3%

     - Loan period – up to 60 months

 

  • Timber industry projects:

     - Loan amount – RUB 20-100 million

     - Interest rate - up to 3%

     - Loan period – up to 60 months

 

Responsible authority:

 

Consultation Center of the Industrial Development Fund

8 (800) 500-71-29

+7 (495) 120-24-16

ask@frprf.ru

 

Regional Foundation for the Development of Industry and Venture Investments in the Nizhny Novgorod Region

+7 (831) 296-09-40

info@frpnn.ru

JOINT PROGRAM OF SOFT INVESTMENT LOAN OF THE «SME CORPORATION» AND THE BANK OF RUSSIA

Lending

 

  • Loan interest rate:

- up to 4% – for small and microbusiness

- up to 2.5% – for medium-sized businesses

 

  • Amount of money

- from 50 million rubles

- up to 200 million rubles – for micro-enterprises

- up to 500 million rubles – for small enterprises

- up to 1 billion rubles – for medium-sized enterprises

 

  • Timeframe:

- up to 10 years, including 5 years of grace period:

during the first 3 years the rates are 2.5–4%, then 2 years the rate of the Program "1764", valid at the time of the contract's conclusion

 

 

Responsible authority:

The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Entrepreneurship of the Nizhny Novgorod Region

+7 (831) 435-11-08

 

Contact person:

Titov Artem

Head of the Department of State Support

+7 (831) 435-16-64

Support of federal development institutes

INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION (IDF) OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION
  • Loan amount – RUB 50-2000 million

 

  • Interest rate – 1-3% p.a.

 

  • Loan period –up to 7 years

 

Loans are provided for the following financing programs:

 

  • Development projects

 

  • Components

 

  • Leasing projects

 

  • Labelling of goods

 

  • Collecting a set of components and resources

 

  • Labor productivity

 

  • Car parts

 

  • Priority projects

 

  • Environmental projects

 

  • Transport machine building

 

Responsible authority:

 

Consultation Center of the Industrial Development Foundation

+7 (800) 500-71-29

+7 (495) 120-24-16

ask@frprf.ru

JOINT PROGRAM OF PREFERENTIAL CREDITING BY THE MINISTRY OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF RUSSIA AND SME CORPORATION, JSC ("THE PROGRAM 1764")

Crediting:

 

  • Loan rate: not higher than 8.5%
  • Loan for investment purposes up to 10 years, loan amount from 0.5 million to 1 billion rubles
  • Loan for working capital replenishment up to 3 years, the amount of the loan for working capital replenishment from 0.5 million to 100 million rubles

 

Responsible authority:

 

The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Entrepreneurship of the Nizhny Novgorod Region

+7 (831) 435-11-08

 

Contact person:

 

Titov Artem

Head of the Department of State Support

+7 (831) 435-16-64

PREFERENTIAL LOANS AND GUARANTEES TO SME ENTITIES BY THE AUTONOMOUS NON-COMMERCIAL ORGANIZATION “AGENCY FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE GUARANTEE SYSTEM AND MICROCREDIT COMPANY FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES OF THE NIZHNY NOVGOROD REGION”

Crediting:

 

  • Microfinance:

     - Loan interest rate: 10% per annum

     - Loan amount: RUB 50 thousand to RUB 5 million

     - Loan period: 36 months

 

  • Lending programs subject to job creation:

     - Loan amount: RUB 50 thousand to RUB 5 million

     - Loan rate: 6.5%

 

Provision of guarantees:

 

  • Guarantee amount: up to RUB 25 million

 

  • Consideration amount: 0.5%

 

  • Guarantee amount: up to 70% of the obligation

 

Responsible authority:

 

Agency for the Development of the Guarantee System and Microcredit Company for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises of the Nizhny Novgorod Region

+7 (831) 296-09-33

info@garantnn.ru

 

GRANTS FROM THE FOUNDATION OF ASSISTANCE IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF SMALL ENTERPRISES IN THE SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL FIELD

«UMNIK» Program

Grants to young scientists in the amount of RUB 500 thousand for 2 years

R&D term: 12 to 24 months

 

 

«START» Program

R&D grants up to RUB 10 million

Term of project implementation: 1.5 to 3 years



«Development» Program

R&D grants for projects of the National Technological Initiative”, up to RUB 20 million

R&D term: 12 to 24 months

 

 

«Commercialization» Program

Grants to companies that have completing R&D for the creation or expansion of the manufacture of innovative products

Grant amount: up to RUB 20 million

Term of project implementation: 1 year

 

 

«Internationalization» Program

Grants to small innovative companies in the amount of up to RUB 15 million to support the export of products

Term of project implementation: 18 to 24 months

 

 

«Cooperation» Program

Grants to small companies for the implementation of innovative projects for further commercialization through a large company with a developed distribution network.

Maximum grant amount: RUB 25 million

Term of project implementation: 18 to 24 months

 

 

Responsible authority:

 

Representative of the Bortnik Foundation in the region, Nizhny Novgorod Innovation Business Incubator

+7 (831) 469-01-64

info@bi-clever.ru

TECHNOLOGY LOAN

Crediting:

 

"Technology loan" is a loan provided by a Russian credit institution on the basis of a loan agreement for the purpose of financing the implementation of an investment project that meets the requirements for technological sovereignty projects or projects for structural adaptation of the economy of the Russian Federation.

A technology loan (in rubles) is provided to the borrower in order to finance capital costs and operating expenses necessary for the implementation of the investment project.

Guarantees for technology loans are provided by the state development corporation "VEB.RF".

 

Crediting terms:

 

  • information about the investment project is included in the register of technological sovereignty projects and projects for structural adaptation of the economy of the Russian Federation
  • the total cost of the project (excluding interest on credits/loans) – all costs of implementating the project – from 1 to 20 billion rubles
  • technology loan validity period – from 3 to 15 years
  • the share of the borrower’s own funds for the implementation of the project is at least 20% of the total cost of the project (excluding interest on credits/loans)
  • the loan is not aimed at refinancing other credits/loans
  • the porject is not implemented on the basis of one or multiple concession agreements (PPP or MPP agreements)

 

Terms for provision of guarantees:

 

  • the total amount of the guarantee cannot exceed 200 billion rubles
  • the guarantee amount comprises from 10% to 50% of the principal amount under the loan agreement, excluding accrued interest, commissions, penalties, fines
  • the validity period of the guarantee should not exceed the validity period of the loan agreement increased by 1 year, but not more than 16 years

 

Responsible authority:

 

State development corporation "VEB.RF"

+7 (495) 604-63-63

info@veb.ru

 

 

Non-financial support measures

NON-FINANCIAL SUPPORT MEASURES INCLUDE
  • Information provision (sending of relevant information on current state support measures and planned activities to investors)

 

  • Consulting (advising investors on state support, procedures for doing business)

 

  • Support of applications to federal authorities on assistance to investors in the implementation of their projects

 

  • Assisting in the creation of a business infrastructure, which includes the selection of land for production in accordance with the investor’s technical conditions

 

Laws and regulations

DOCUMENTS
The Law of the Nizhny Novgorod Region No. 109-Z of November 27, 2003 "On the property tax of organizations"
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Law of the Nizhny Novgorod Region No. 180-Z of December 31, 2004 “On State Support of Investment Activities in the Nizhny Novgorod Region”
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Decree of the Nizhny Novgorod Region Government No. 56 of February 26, 2006 “On the Procedure and Conditions for Giving Investment Projects the Priority Status, Concluding Investment Agreements and Monitoring the Progress of Implementation”
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The Law of the Nizhny Novgorod Region No. 21-Z of March 14, 2006 "On the provision of corporate income tax benefits"
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Decree of the Nizhny Novgorod Region Government No. 374 of November 3, 2006 “On the Procedure for Compensating Some Interest Expenses for Bank Loans from the Regional Budget”
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Decree of the Nizhny Novgorod Region Government of November 2, 2012 No. 781 "On Approval of the Procedure for Granting Subsidies from the Regional Budget to Reimburse Part of the Costs of Paying Interest on Loans Received from Russian Credit institutions"
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Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 3 of January 3, 2014 "On approval of the Rules for Granting Subsidies from the Federal Budget to Russian Organizations for Reimbursement of Part of the Costs of Paying Interest on Loans Received in 2014-2019 in Russian Credit Institutions and the State Development Corporation "VEB.RF", as well as in international financial organizations established in accordance with international treaties in which the Russian Federation participates, for the implementation of complex investment projects in priority areas of civil industry and (or) the payment of coupon income on bonds issued in 2014 - in 2019, as part of the implementation of complex investment projects in priority areas of the civil industry"
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Federal Law No. 473-FZ of December 29, 2014 "On Territories of Advanced Development in the Russian Federation"
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Federal Law No. 488-FZ of December 31, 2014 “On the Industrial Policy in the Russian Federation”
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Decree of the Russian Federation Government No. 708 of July 16, 2015 “On Special Investment Contracts for Certain Industries”
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Decree of the Nizhny Novgorod Region Government No. 566 of August 24, 2016 “On approval of the procedure for granting subsidies from the regional budget to reimburse the costs of utility infrastructure”
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Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 634 of May 25, 2017 “On the Provision of Subsidies from the Federal Budget to Russian Organizations for the Reimbursement of Some Costs of the Production and Sale of Pilot Batches of Capital Goods to Consumers”
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Decree of the Nizhny Novgorod Region Government No. 327 of May 7, 2018 “On the Approval of the Procedure for Providing Subsidies for the Reimbursement of Some Costs of Industrial and Scientific Organizations for the Payment of Interest on Loans from Russian Credit Organizations for the Implementation of Investment Projects”
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Decree of the Nizhny Novgorod Region Government No. 934 of October 25, 2021 "On Approval of the Procedure for Granting Subsidies from the Regional Budget for Reimbursement to Light Industry Enterprises some Costs of Promoting domestic light Industry Products on Electronic Trading Platforms and (or) for Payment for services to create own online store"
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Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 496 of April 26, 2017 "On state support of Russian civil Industry organizations in order to reduce the cost of transporting products"
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