As of January 1, 2006 there were 181 entrepreneurs in the region. Of them 4 people are involved in industry, 1 – in the construction sphere and 176 – in trade and services.
To encourage entrepreneurship the region intends to open a center of entrepreneurship support. It will render information and consulting services in business and agriculture related issues. It will also provide assistance in drawing up business-plans, applications for loans, market research.