Governors’ Club

Chelyabinsk Region’s Investment Potential Presentation

15 Jun , 10:00–10:45
Region Presentation
Pavilion H, Governors’ Club: Dialogues

The Chelyabinsk Region is one of the largest, dynamically developing economic centers of the Russian Federation, ranks 9th most populous and 11th in terms of GRP. Region's economy is based on metallurgy, mechanical engineering, and agribusiness. The fuel and energy complex, construction, tourism, and modern high-tech sectors of the economy are actively developing.
The region is favorably located at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, the Urals and Siberia, and borders with Kazakhstan. Two region’s largest cities are Chelyabinsk and Magniogorsk, each has its own airport, and in just over two hours you can reach Moscow.
The region has 5 advanced development territories, 4 accredited industrial parks with preferential taxation. The development of SEZ "Yuzhnouralskaya" is underway. Enterprises of different scale are actively involved in cooperative chains, creating a high demand for industrial products.

Issues for discussion:
• How is the investment policy being implemented in the Chelyabinsk Region?
• What is being done in the region to attract investors?
• What benefits and support mechanisms can be used?
• What opportunities exist for cross-border cooperation with China, Kazakhstan, Iran and other countries?

Andrey Zhurankov, Head of the Analytical Group of the Press Center, News Agency TASS

Ivan Kutsevlyak, Deputy Governor of the Chelyabinsk Region
German Maslov, Vice President of Liner and Logistic Division, FESCO
Aleksandr Molodtsov, Director of the Department of Labor Productivity, Protection and Promotion of Investments, Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation
Stanislav Multakh, Director of the Investment Projects Directorate, GTLK
Maya Svistukhina, General Director, Research and Development Centre Ltd.
Alexey Texler, Governor of Chelyabinsk Region