September 25, 2017 in the Ministry of Economic Development a presentation of the National Report National report “Global Entrepreneurship Monitor. Russia 2016/2017” was held. The report was presented by the State Secretary-Deputy Economic Development Minister Oleg Fomichev, Head of the project in Russia, Associate Professor of Department of Strategic and International Management GSOM SPbU, Olga R. Verkhovskaya and Assistant Professor, Department of Strategic and International Management, Dmitri Knatko.
Despite the low percentage of Russians planning to open their businesses in the next three years (2.1%), according to GEM, the overall entrepreneurial activity (the proportion of businessmen among people aged 18 to 64) reached a record for the country 11.3 %.
The state programs of support of small and medium business will be adjusted taking into account the results of GEM. (Based on the materials of the Russian newspaper).