Reasons to invest
The governor of Murmansk region Marina Kovtun in January, 2014 started a cycle of working meetings with heads of the ministries and departments of the regional government with questions of investment climate of the region improvement. She instructed the chairman of Committee of industry and business development of Murmansk region - Olga Kuznetsova and, in particular, said: "The main objective for us is to create the conditions inavailable in other regions so the investor will choose Murmansk region for his projects implementation. Pay attention that priority segments of Polar region are port projects, Murmansk transport hub, development of an aquaculture and fishing business».
Murmansk transport hub is:
Fishing industry is one of traditional branches of economy of our region and plays an important role in social and economic specialization of the region. It ranks fourth after mining, processing productions and power engineering.
Fishermen of Murmansk region make about 16% of all-Russian fishing-out. In essence, every 7th ton of food fish products in Russian domestic market is made by Murmansk enterprises.
In Murmansk region since 2006 the coastal fish processing and aquaculture are supported by the state including subsidizing of fishery complex organizations of Murmansk region from the regional budget for compensation of a part of expenses for percent on the credits payment, obtained in the Russian credit organizations on purchase of raw materials and auxiliary materials of fish forages, production upgrade, acquisition of the equipment for organizations of coastal fish processing, and also on acquisition of fish breeding material, machines and equipment for industrial fish breeding.
Enterprises of the region annually catch 600-660 thousand tons of water biological resources. The annual volume of fish production fluctuates within 510-580 thousand tons. 60% of produced goods are delivered to domestic market of Russia.
Strategy of social and economic development of Murmansk region for the period up to 2025 assumes complex upgrade of the fishing complex and development of aquaculture sector.
Murmansk region is located on Baltiysk crystalline shield. It is represented by thousands minerals. One and a half hundred of them could not be found anywhere else. The main minerals on the territory of the region: apatite (Hibinsky deposit of apatite - nepheline ores), iron ores (about 10% of the Russian production) Olenegorsky and Kovdor fields. On Kovdor field apatite, zirconium ore (brazilite), mica-phlogopite and vermiculite (the largest world reserves) are also extracted. Cooper-nickel ores of Pechengsky and Monchegorsk group of fields are rich in nickel, copper, a cobalt, platinum, osmium, iridium and other metals.
On the shelf of the Barents Sea oil is extracted. In the same place one of the world's largest gas fields - Shtokmanskoe was found out.
The largest deposits of rare-earth metals in the country are concentrated in Lovozersky field. Huge deposits of aluminum raw materials (cyanite schist in Keivy Ridge), almandite. In Keivy there are deposits of beryllium and lithium ores (about 50% of Russian deposits), rare metals. Muscovite mica, pegmatite are extracted here. There are numerous fields of construction rocks, ornamental and semiprecious stones (amethyst, chrysolite, garnet, moonstone "moonstone", amazonite, eudialyte, etc.)
Murmansk region is the territory of boundless wild hills, tundra opened to all winds and dense taiga woods, uncountable rivers and lakes. It is the region with the severe northern character, the territory of inexhaustible miracles of nature and surprising national traditions.
7 reasons to visit Murmansk region:
Statistics of tourism in Murmansk region in 2012:
The number of tourists visiting Murmansk region is growing steadily.
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The Government of the Murmansk region with the support of the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs (Rosmolodezh) and the Ministry of Economic Development has implemented successfully the Federal Programme for the Development of Youth Entrepreneurship "You are an entrepreneur" since 2014.
An extraordinary meeting of the Project office (working group) on monitoring the results of implementation of the Standard of Executive Authority Activity of the Russian Federation to ensure favorable investment climate in the Murmansk region and the implementation of the National rating of investment climate in the Murmansk region was held on 23 December, 2016 and chaired by the Deputy Minister of Industrialization and Enterprise Development of the Murmansk region.