Establishment of priority development areas - as a priority of investment activity
It was said by the Head of the region during the summary report 2015 about the activity of the Administration of the Krai at the session of Altai Krai Legislative Assembly. According to Alexander Karlin more than 4.6 thousand participants of investment activity were able to take advantage of direct state financial support last year, the volume of which amounted to 5 billion rubles. The work is being continued to provide activity, aimed at reducing the number of administrative procedures, the total period of their passing, cost saving in the implementation of investment projects.
The rate of saving of investment resources amounted to 22.4% (20.4% in Russia) with the volume of investment in fixed capital for the whole of region about 92 billion rubles.
According to the Russian agency “Expert RA” Altai Krai consistently is among the 30 most investment-attractive regions of Russia. Based on the results of the full-scale implementation of the Russian Regional Investment Climate Index Altai Krai took 38th place out of 76 regions of Russia, the third - among subjects of the Siberian Federal District in 2015.
In 2015, the target work is being continued with local investors, large domestic and foreign companies. Negotiations are under way with some of companies about the possibility of location of an enterprise in the region. Agreements have been signed with a group of companies “Russian leather” and agro-industrial association “Kazachya stanitsa” about the implementation of large projects in the region with the stated investment volume of 11 billion rubles. The means of communication were also the presentations of the investment potential of Altai Krai at the sites of the largest business associations, in embassies of foreign countries (Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, the Republic of Korea).
“The priority directions of investment activity development in medium to long prospect is the creation of priority development areas within monotowns Novoaltaysk and Zarinsk, the Regional Industrial Development Fund, the active use of public-private partnership in the implementation of infrastructure projects,” particularly noted Alexander Karlin.
By the Main Department of Economy and Investment of Altai Krai