The Republic of Crimea has risen in the rating of investment attractiveness by 18 positions
The Republic of Crimea rose in the rating of investment attractiveness by 18 positions and took 43rd place.
The Head of the Republic of Crimea Sergey Aksenov announced after the meeting of the Supervisory Board of the Agency for strategic initiatives, which was held under the leadership of the Russian President Vladimir Putin.
"The rating of investment attractiveness of regions is prepared by the Agency for strategic initiatives. This year, the Republic of Crimea has risen by 18 positions from 61 to 43 places. For the rapid positive dynamics of increasing positions in the rating. The Crimea has been marked by the Head of ASI − Svetlana Chubsheva," said Sergey Aksyonov.
The Head noted that such results helped to achieve consistent measures in the investment policy of the region. This is the adoption of the investment law, which defined the Development Corporation of the Republic of Crimea as specialized organization for working with investors, as well as the coordinated work of all authorities.
According to the Ministry of Economic development of the Republic of Crimea, currently the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Crimea has concluded 183 investment agreements for a total investment of 156.2 billion rubles, under which it is planned to create more than 13.3 thousand jobs. The most popular sectors of the economy among investors are agriculture, construction, resorts and tourism, transport, logistics and industry.
It should be noted that Moscow remained in the first place in the investment rating, Tatarstan took the second place, and Tula region took the third place. Saint Petersburg and Moscow region occupy the fourth and fifth places.
In addition, the top 10 included Krasnodar territory, Belgorod and Kaluga regions, the Republic of Bashkortostan and Yaroslavl region. Novgorod, Tyumen and Leningrad regions, and the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug − Yugra, occupy the top positions in the second ten. Smolensk, Ulyanovsk, Nizhny Novgorod and Novosibirsk regions and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) complete the list of the top 20 regions.