The Council for promotion of business (investment) activities and development of competition of the NWFD
The Committee for Development of Industry and Entrepreneurship of the Murmansk region (hereinafter - the Committee) informs that on November 26 of this year in St. Petersburg the Council for promotion of business (investment) activities and development of competition of the North-West Federal District held a meeting under the chairmanship of the Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the North-West Federal District Mr.Sergei Zimin.
Representatives of executive authorities of state power, regional commissioners for the protection of entrepreneurs’ rights, leaders of NGOs attended the event.
The Murmansk region was represented by Deputy Governor of the Murmansk region Mr. Gregory Stratiy.
One of the issues on the agenda was devoted to the implementation of Standard of the activities of the executive authorities of the Subject of the Russian Federation for ensuring a favorable investment climate in the region (hereinafter - the Standard), which is a set of recommendations that should help regional authorities to attract investment capital, and grant to entrepreneurs maximum preferential treatment. At the Council meeting it was noted that the leaders in its implementation are the regions of Leningrad, Vologda and Murmansk.
Building a favorable investment climate in the regions is an important element of state policy being implemented in the Murmansk region.
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.