Private enterprise is a very important field in Setomaa. Development of the business environment is based on favouring local special features – the unique cultural heritage and local resources. Increasing self-sustainability is also considered a priority. An online “department store” for products and services offered in Setomaa can be found at setoape.eu.
Over the Russian border, Pechory has an entrepreneurship centre where business operators can get advice and information about the economy of both Estonia and Russia. Businesses just starting out can also take advantage of a business incubator opportunity.
Setomaa also has a business consultant who provides information on business opportunities and resources in Setomaa and initiates and coordinates various projects and activities to develop the business environment.
Business consultant Aarne Leima
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