APB will provide financial and other support to small and medium enterprises in the region within the framework of cooperation with the Fund.
Natalya Zharikova, the Director of Asian-Pacific Bank in Amur Region, has been elected as a member of the Supervisory Board of Amur Region Development Fund, organized by the Regional Governor, Vasily Orlov. The main activity of the Fund is to assist in the local entrepreneurship development.
“The interaction between the state and business tendencies cannot but rejoice. Amur Region Development Fund gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to solve acute issues at the local level. This means the development promotion, as well as the assistance with the involvement of the governmental and commercial structures representatives. APB is the only bank in the Supervisory Board of the Fund. We have extensive experience working with business representatives; we participate in all programs aimed at helping and supporting businesses. We are conscious that such decisions are not made overnight and it is a great responsibility for us to be elected as a member of the Supervisory Board of Amur Region Development Fund. At the same time, this indicates a high level of trust in us as experts in our field on the part of the Governor's executive office. I am sure that it will be a great, interesting and very fruitful work,” said Natalya Zharikova.
Natalya has also emphasized that APB will work to improve the lending terms to SMEs, to create a loyal and benevolent atmosphere for entrepreneurs throughout the region. The bank will assist in providing loans, grants, financial lease and much more.
The Supervisory Board of Amur Region Development Fund consists of seven persons, including the Amur Region Governor, the regional administration ministers of various spheres, and the director of Autonomous Non-Commercial Organization “Amur Region Agency for Attracting Investments.”