The assessment of the Ministry of Regional Development of Russia of the work of the Council for the improvement of the investment climate in the Murmansk region
In order to implement the Standard by the Order of the Governor of the Murmansk region a Project Office is established, which includes state civil servants of the executive authorities of state power of the Murmansk region, exercising powers in areas directly related to the process of implementation of the Standard.
The Expert Group composed of representatives of business monitors the quality of implementation of the Standard.
The Committee together with the Agency for Strategic initiatives for new projects promotion developed and approved “road map” of the regional Standard implementation. All the sections of the Standard are being actively implemented in the Murmansk region.
To date, members of the Expert Group and an expert of the Ministry of Regional Development of Russia recognized 7 sections of the Standard as in compliance to its requirements: a plan to create objects of the infrastructure necessary for investors, regulations on the protection of the investors’ rights and assessment of the regulatory impact of the legal acts passed and to being passed, that affect entrepreneurial activity, the existence of the Council for improving the investment climate, the availability of accessible infrastructure to place industrial and other objects of investors (industrial parks, technological parks), the adoption of the investment declaration, the formation of a collegial advisory body (the Expert Council) in the sphere of state tariffs regulation, including the representatives of the business community, the presence of the channel (channels) of direct link between investors and the regional authorities for the expeditious resolutions of the problems and issues arising in investing activities.
The members of the Expert Group found the specialized bilingual web - portal on investment activities in the Murmansk region in compliance with the Standard.
Until the end of the year, the Committee is planning to introduce two more sections: the Address of the Governor of the Murmansk region “Investment climate and investment policy of the Murmansk region” and the adoption of a uniform regulation to supervise the investment projects based on the principle of "single window".
The governor of the Murmansk region
Today, the Governor Marina Kovtun held a meeting of the Council on improving the investment climate in the Murmansk Region. The Head of the region recalled that in the National Investment Climate Rating for the constituent entities of the Russian Federation in 2016, the Murmansk Region rose by 20 points, improving its position to the 32nd place. For the third consecutive year, the region is included in the third group of regions, confirming the status of the region with favorable conditions for business development.
On June 23, 2017, in the Kolenergo Central electrical networks (2A Festivalnaya Street, the town of Apatity, the Murmansk Region), the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of the Murmansk Region (Regional Association of Employers) will meet with representatives of the business community of the municipal entities of the town of Apatity and the town of Kirovsk.