Council for Investment Climate Improvement in the Murmansk region gathered for Regular Session
On March 2, 2016 the Council for the Investment Climate Improvement in the Murmansk region gathered for a regular session (hereinafter referred as to the Council).
The session participants heard the annual report on the state and the development of the competition environment on the markets of goods, works and services in the Murmansk region in 2015 and the implementation of the competition development standard in the region.
The Council for the Investment Climate Improvement considered the report prepared by the JSC “Corporation for Development of the Murmansk region” on the results, major fields of the activities, as well as on plans of action for the current year. Among priority activities of the Corporation of Development of the Murmansk Region is the revealing new growth points of initiatives, ideas and formed projects of small- and medium-size business companies of the Murmansk region. For this purpose since the spring of the year 2015 the Corporation with the support of the regional Ministry for development of industry and entrepreneurship started implementation of the program “Polar Invest-Express” aimed at detection and further support of such initiatives.
The governor of the Murmansk region
From January 1, 2019, amendments to the Tax Code of the Russian Federation come into force, giving employers the right to take into account the costs of tourist vouchers for Russia for employees when calculating income tax.
n addition, in the course of full-time training modules, the problems of interdepartmental cooperation between state and municipal authorities in initiating and developing projects in the field of PPP were discussed, as well as program participants familiarized themselves with the practical aspects of financial structuring and developing a financial model of the project, features of competitive selection of private partners, post- competitive negotiations, tax and budgetary aspects on the example of concession agreements and PPP agreements. In addition, participants familiarized themselves with the methods of evaluating the effectiveness and justifying the comparative advantage.