Ildar Shakirov: “The plan for seasonal trade in 2018 will be reduced by about a quarter”
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December 4, Anton Nozdrin). In 2017, 639 places for placement of objects of
seasonal trade were put up for auction in Kazan. As a result of 64 open
auctions, 350 retail properties were realized, including 42 contracts for the
placement of summer verandas were concluded. Ildar Shakirov, the deputy head of
the Executive Committee, responsible for transport, economic development, and
trade, reported this today at the Business Monday in the Kazan City Hall.
noted that this year, electronic auctions were more dynamic, the number of
participants increased, and entrepreneurs were able to prepare in advance for
the start of seasonal trade. “The issue was announced in the media, meetings
with entrepreneurs were held, on which innovations, conditions, and details of
auctions, requirements for conducting business were explained, consultations
and methodological assistance were provided to participate in the bidding”,
noted the reporter.
The plan of
the objects of seasonal trade was changed this year. “In the current year,
considering the appeals of entrepreneurs, the number of categories of use has
been increased to 23 ones”, said the deputy head of the Executive Committee.
For the first time, auctions were held on the right to place seasonal objects
in the city parks. In total, 39 paces were sold.
noted that the plan of places for seasonal trade in 2017 included illegal
points identified in the inventory of street trade last year. “Thus, those who
used to work illegally and create illegal competition to bona fide businessmen,
this year also acquired the right to place trading facilities from auctions”,
noted the reporter. As a result of the inspections, it was found out that some
commercial properties weren’t brought to the proper view, and their owners
didn’t comply with the terms of the contract. According to the speaker, such
entrepreneurs were warned. The contracts with those who didn’t eliminate faults
In 2017, a
special mobile group was formed as part of the month-long periods for the
elimination of unauthorized trade. By results of its work, almost 1.5 thousand
protocols were compiled and more than 1.2 thousand seizures were committed
(goods, counters, tools, equipment related to the violation of the rules of
trade). From January 1 to October 1, 5.5 thousand protocols for violation of
street trade were made and sent to the Administrative Commission of Kazan.
for the upcoming season has already begun. Ildar Shakirov said that in
connection with the organization of the fan zone at the Family Center “Kazan”
during the championship, there will be no seasonal trade there. The number of
points on the main routes of participants and guests of the World Cup will also
decrease. This information was brought to entrepreneurs at a meeting in October
this year. “The plan for seasonal trade in 2018 will be reduced by about a
quarter”, said the deputy head of the Executive Committee.
Metshin, the Mayor of Kazan, instructed to determine the exact date of auctions
in the near future and to inform the entrepreneurs in advance. This will allow
businessmen to prepare for the season, got acquainted with the security
requirements during the World Cup.
The head of
the city noted that the work on regulating seasonal trade has been going on for
the fourth year and its main goal is to prevent unsanitary conditions and trade
in overdue products. The Mayor instructed I. Shakirov to hold a series of
meetings with businessmen in the directions and to listen to their wishes
before the bidding.
reminded that thousands of fans will come to Kazan in the summer. “I would like
to give them positive impressions. A seasonal trade is important in this
matter. We expect from you a new level of organization of work and clear
rules”, the head of the city addressed I. Shakirov.