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February 9, 2022, 07:03


The main importers were Kazakhstan, Belarus and the Philippines.

Over the 11 months of last year, Moscow exported lighting equipment to 91 countries. The main importers were Kazakhstan, Belarus and the Philippines.

“Moscow is the main Russian exporter of lighting equipment. In January-November 2021, its share in all-Russian exports amounted to 35.7 percent. During this period, the capital delivered goods worth 92.2 million US dollars, which is 71.8 percent more than in the same period in 2020, when goods worth 53.67 million dollars were ordered abroad, and 86.3 percent more. than in 2019, when exports amounted to $49.5 million. We managed to increase the volume of exports both due to the opening of new foreign markets last year (for the first time deliveries were made to the Philippines, Jordan, Uganda, Morocco, Cameroon and Bolivia), and due to the intensification of work in traditional export directions,” said the Deputy Mayor of Moscow on economic policy and property and land relations

Vladimir Efimov.

He noted that the geography of deliveries is also expanding. If in 2019 the capital exported lighting equipment to 83 countries, then in 2021 – already to 91.

Among the main importers of lighting equipment from Moscow are Kazakhstan (the country purchased products worth $22.52 million), Belarus ($21.53 million) and the Philippines ($7.02 million). Also in the top five are Germany ($4.52 million) and Korea ($4.22 million). In total, these countries account for 64.9 percent of Moscow’s exports of lighting equipment.

The Philippines is a new market for metropolitan enterprises, but the state is already in the top three in terms of supplies among all markets after Kazakhstan and Belarus. Moscow enterprises mainly supply solar panels there, which are in demand, since the use of solar energy is widespread in the Philippines.

“Compared to 11 months of 2020, Moscow has increased the supply of almost all categories of lighting equipment. Thus, the export of semiconductors increased by 118 percent – up to 29.11 million US dollars, supplies of chandeliers, pendant lamps increased by 71.6 percent and amounted to 22.91 million US dollars. In addition, Moscow companies supplied light bulbs abroad for $16.16 million, an increase of 33.5 percent,” added the head of the Moscow Investment and Industrial Policy Department.

Alexander Prokhorov.

The Center provides individual support for the capital’s industrial exports and exports of agricultural products. “Mosprom”. Its experts analyze target markets for Moscow producers, and as part of the buyer program, they help Moscow companies find counterparties and negotiate with potential buyers abroad for free.

It also helps to actively develop the activities of capital companies in foreign markets Moscow export center (IEC). More than 30 products and services are available for export-oriented entrepreneurs. Among the support tools are organizing the participation of Moscow companies in business missions and foreign exhibitions, co-financing of acceleration programs, support for online export on more than 90 platforms, accommodation in the duty-free zone, consultations, selection of buyers, webinars and conferences, as well as pilot programs support, in particular access to international retail networks.

Capital manufacturers of lighting equipment participate in the programs of the Moscow Export Center. Thus, one of the companies in the industry, with the support of the IEC, will present products on the German marketplace, and another company is promoting a store on the eBay site for free.

Companies developing in the field of mobile light for construction work, as well as producing lighting equipment for industrial facilities, took part in the Global Partners acceleration program. The Moscow Export Center co-financed the cost of 85 percent. In addition, business missions were organized for industry enterprises with partners from Israel, India, Malaysia, Vietnam, Italy, Finland, Tajikistan and other countries.

More information about the economic policy and property and land relations of Moscow can be found at site.

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