The investment policy statement establishes principles of interaction of public authorities of the subject of the Russian Federation with entities of business and investment activities. These principles determine the essence and content of activities of public authorities of the subject of the Russian Federation.
These principles include:
- equality – non-discriminatory approach to all entities of business and investment activities within the framework of the pre-determined public system of priorities;
- involvement – participation of entities of business and investment activities in the process of taking state decisions and assessment of their implementation;
- transparency – common access to documented information of public authorities (excluding that related to the limited list of categories of secret information);
- best practices – orientation of administrative procedures and regulation at the best practices of interaction between subjects of RF with entities of business and investment activities with regard to interests of entities of business and investment activities.
According to the investment policy statement of Murmansk Region approved by the order of Governor of Murmansk Region of April 4, 2013 N 56-ПГ, the Government of Murmansk Region guarantees, to equal degree, to Russian and foreign investors:
- protection of investments, rights and interests;
- openness and availability of information required for conducting investment activities;
- transparency and openness of the procedure of taking decisions related to providing state support to investment activities;
- non-disclosure of proprietary information and other confidential information provided by investors;
- non-implementation, in respect of investors, of additional encumbrances with financial obligations non-related to implementation of investment projects and non-established by the existing legislature;
- freedom of competition.
The governor of the Murmansk region
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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.