Alibaba will help Russian small and medium businesses to develop new markets

. Chinese giant e-Commerce Alibaba Group jointly with logistics partners PA and MD Insight will launch in Russia the new program "Project Sprout Up", which will help Russian small and medium businesses to open their own online stores and finding wholesale buyers abroad.

The new program is aimed primarily at entrepreneurs active in the field of engineering, metallurgy, agricultural production, and producers of food products and beverages, whose brands are already represented abroad.

According to Alibaba Group the total number of active sellers on the Chinese platform, more than 20 million organizations from more than 190 countries and regions of the world.

Together with logistic partners Alibaba Group will be free to educate retailers and manufacturers on how to create and optimize your own shop on the Chinese platform to reach foreign audiences and expand your client base.

"Project Sprout Up" covers three areas of assistance to Russian business: attracting new customers, assist in the growth of the business through the digitalization of sales and increasing the level of skills of the employees in the field of online trading through educational courses," – said the representative of the Alibaba Group.