18 December 2017
“Optic Fiber Systems” JSC is announced “Discovery of the year” in the contest «Best Exporter 2017»
The results of the contest «Best Exporter 2017» were announced on the 14th of December in Saransk.
The contest is organized for purposes of inducing export-oriented manufacturing, increase in activity of small and medium business in export and competitive growth of domestic production at foreign market. The contest is provided by a department of Innovation Development Agency of Mordovia – Export Support Center.
“Optic Fiber Systems” JSC is announced the winner in the “Discovery of the year” nomination. The one was for small and medium enterprises that started export production not until 2016 January 1st.
Director of Innovation Development Agency Denis Parshutin noted that winning of “Optic Fiber Systems” was largely promoted by enhancing growth of exporting in 2017. Among the award criteria there are also geography of sales, foreign customers number and sales proceeds.
At the time “Optic Fiber Systems” JSC exports to China, England, Austria, Czech Republic, Poland, Pakistan, Belarus. Russian optical fiber is appreciated abroad. In 2018 the company is going to expand sales geography.
Director of Innovation Development Agency Denis Parshutin: “ Export access is a difficult task, but it shows high potential of companies, because the competition is much higher at foreign market. As of December 2017 there are 60 small and medium enterprises functioning in Mordovia, that is 3 times higher than last year’s figure. We realize, that our Agency’s purpose is inducing of export of small and medium businesses. We are ready to give support to them”.
The awards ceremony was held as part of enlarged session of Council of the Association “Commercial and Industrial Chamber of the Republic of Mordovia”.
The awards were handed out by ex-minister of economy, trade and business Andrey Puzakov and ex-minister of industry, science and new technologies Irina Spiridonova.