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We can develop only by increasing the efficiency of business

The guest of our column today is Igor ANTROPENKO, the head of Omsk regional branch of All Russia Public Organization ‘Delovaya Rossiya’ (Business Russia), the deputy of the Legislative Assembly of Omsk region 


Omsky Biocluster: Good afternoon, Mr. ANTROPENKO!


Igor ANTROPENKO: Good afternoon!


In May 2018 you were appointed Chairman of Omsk regional branch of All-Russia Public Organization ‘Business Russia’. What challenges are members of Omsk branch facing?


The main objective is to promote the development of friendly environment for business in Omsk region. Business is extremely sensitive to details: within the same bureaucratic procedures business issues can be solved positively and in short terms in one region, but it can be quite the opposite in the other ones. Although the law is same, its implementation is different.

Having numerous legislative regulations in the regions, business faces difficulties in applying them. Some of the regulations do not actually work.


In France, clusters allow to conquer markets

The guest of our column today is Katia ROINET, the advisor of the Ambassador of the French Republic in the Russian Federation on Agriculture in Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Armenia, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.   - Good afternoon, Ms. ROINET!   - Good afternoon!   - Today Russia is actively forming industrial clusters in various spheres of the economy. And readers of our website are interested in learning about the established practice in foreign countries. Naturally, France as one of the leading economies of the world is no exception.   - Of course, clusters exist in France, they function in different sectors of the economy. We call them Competitiveness Centers. This concept was fixed in 2005, today the total number of such Competitiveness Centers in France is 67.   - Including the agro-industrial sector?   - Yes, eleven Competitiveness Centers carry out activities in the field of agriculture or the agro-food…

Sheep breeding always determined the economy and life of Transbaikalia

The guest of our column today is Vladimir LOSKUTNIKOV, the Acting Minister of Agriculture of Transbaikal Territory.   - Good afternoon, Mr. LOSKUTNIKOV!   - Good afternoon!   - We decided to make a series of reports about Russian regions. Transbaikal region opens a regional column on the Omsky Biocluster web resource.   - So, are we first?   - You're right. And which sector is the first in the agro-industry of Transbaikal Territory? Crop or livestock farming? What place do they take in the region economy?   - Animal husbandry is the leading sector of the agro-industry of Transbaikal Territory due to natural and climatic conditions. The share of livestock products in agricultural production in the region is 75%. Transbaikal Territory steadily holds the leading positions among the subjects of the Siberian Federal District and the Russian Federation in terms of the number of cattle, sheep and goats, horses…

We should learn to be more effective

  The guest of our column today is Olga FEDULOVA, the President of Union 'Omsk Chamber of Commerce and Industry'.    -Good afternoon, Ms. FEDULOVA!    - Good afternoon!    - We congratulate you on election as a Head of Union 'Omsk Chamber of Commerce and Industry'. Is it your first interview in a new capacity?    - You're right. Thank you for congratulations.         - Ms. FEDULOVA, you have been working in the CCI system for more than 20 years.     - Yes, I started working in Omsk CCI in 1993 after graduation from Omsk Institute of Technology (now it’s the Institute of Service). The same year the Federal Law 'On Chambers of Commerce and Industry in the Russian Federation' was adopted. It was a very important and significant event for us! Omsk Chamber has functioned for 1 year. Headed by Tatiana  KHOROSHAVINA we passed all stages of Omsk…

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Omsky Biocluster: proposals for the mechanisms of the grain market regulation

October 25, at the invitation of the leadership of Siberian Accord Interregional Association (IASA), Dmitry Romanenko (Omsky Biocluster CEO) will speak at a session of the Working Group of IASA Executive Committee for the formation of a national system of competence centers for the grain and oilseeds deep processing into biotechnology products.

Harmful weeds found in soybeans

The Laboratory of Quarantine Phytosanitary Examinations and Surveys of the Omsk Reference Center of Rosselkhoznadzor (member of Omsky Biocluster) identified the seeds of a quarantine weed harmful to Russia - polymorphic ragweed.

Start'Up'Academia conducted the business game in Omsk State University

October 16, the StartUpAcademia team of Omsky Bioсluster organized a business game for first-year students of the Faculty of Economics of the Dostoevsky Omsk State University. The moderator was the managing partner of Raedium Investments LLC, deputy chairman of the Board of Trustees of StartUpAcademia of Omsky Bioсluster, Ph.D. Anatoly Shastin.

Egg processing becomes Russian trend

The chicken egg processing plant is scheduled to open in Kaliningrad region. The new enterprise will produce melange, egg yolk and pasteurized protein, as well as egg powder for the food industry. Investor: Dolgov Group.

Kazakhstan can increase flour production four times

Kazakhstan has the opportunity to increase the volume of flour production four times, processing all the grain grown in the country, and not export it as a raw material. This was stated by Dos-Mukasan Taukebayev, head of the Association of flour-milling and bakers of Karaganda region.

Export of sunflower oil in the season 2017/18 updated record

At the end of the 2017/18 season, Russia exported a record amount of sunflower oil. As follows from the data of the Federal Customs Service, from September 2017 to August 2018, 2.3M tons of sunflower oil were shipped abroad compared to 2.1M tons a season earlier. Including in August, 128K tons were exported, which roughly corresponds to the same month of 2017.

Omsk: no radionuclides detected in food

In the first 9 months of 2018, the Laboratory of Quality and Safety of Products of Animal and Plant Origin, Feed and Environmental Objects of the Omsk Reference Center of the Rosselkhoznadzor (member of Omsky Biocluster) received 267 samples for the study of radionuclides.

Friendly and solvent markets are waiting for Russian food

There are a large number of countries in the world that are ready to import starches, amino acids, molasses and various food ingredients from Russia, so the development of grain processing in the coming years should be one of the main directions of development of the Russian agricultural sector. Now, Russian food has excellent opportunities for expansion into the markets of Asian countries with a population of more than 3.4B people.

Kazakhstan: 21M tons of grain

According to the Ministry of Agriculture of Kazakhstan, as of October 11, cereals and leguminous crops were removed from 14.757M ha, which is 98% of the planned harvest area, from which 21.276M tons of grain were harvested at a yield of 14.4 c / ha.

Russian food industry shows growth

According to Rosstat, the food production index in January-July 2018 increased compared to the same period of the previous year, reaching 104.1%. An increase in the production of beverages was also recorded - 103.3%.

OmSAU: the second regional forum of agro school students

October 11, the Omsk State Agrarian University (member of Omsky Biocluster) became the venue for the second regional forum of agro school students. Participants from 26 teams of the region and the city presented their visiting cards in the Student Culture Palace and recalled the rite of initiation into agro-students. Funny slogans especially liked those who were on the forum for the first time.

Russian grain: more and more expensive

Last week, grain prices continued to rise in Russia, while in some regions there was an active increase in the cost of food rye, according to the National Union of Grain Producers.