On 10th July 2014 the Ministry of Trade & Industry of the Russian Federation announced the results of the competition to find the “Top Russian Exporter of 2013”. The Foreign Trade Department of the Ministry of Trade & Industry announced the winners in 23 different industry categories.
The Award Ceremony included the participation of Mr Georgy Kalamanov, Deputy Minister of Trade & Industry of the Russian Federation; Mr Pyotr Fradkov, Director of "The Russian Agency for Insurance of Export Credit and Investment (" Eksar ") and Mr Vladimir Strashko, Vice President of Chamber of Commerce & Industry of the Russian Federation.
The Awards and Certificates were given in three different categories - “Best Trade Exporter”; “Best Trade Exporter to the CIS Countries”; and “Fastest-Rising Russian Trade Exporter”.
The Roll of Honour of the Winners include Kamaz PLC, Baltika JSC, the AVISMA Corporation, Scientific-Production Corporation Irkut, and Rostvertol PLC.
Awards were made to companies working in such diverse spheres as food manufacturing, chemical production, timber and wood manufacturing and car-makers.
The award-winners spoke gratefully of the attention which had been paid to their activities, and stressed the importance of State support in achieving their export sales. A warm business-like atmosphere permeated the entire event.