Sverdlovsk region


ekaterinburgThe Sverdlovsk region is one of the most developed ranking first among Russian regions which are attractive for investment. Population of the region is 4,5 million people. It ranks fifth in terms of industrial production; fourth – in terms of wholesale turnover and third – in retail turnover.

Historically the Sverdlov region is specialised in ferrous and non-ferrous metal industries, mechanical engineering, metal working and power industry. Production of electronics and optical equipment is well developed. Also the region has great opportunities in the sphere of communication systems.

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Contact Information:
Administration of the Governor of the Sverdlovsk region
and the Government of Sverdlovsk region
620031, Ekaterinburg, pl. October 1
Bodies 8 (343) 354-00-95, 362-18-51

Nizhny Novgorod Region


nn-novgorod-location_enToday Russia’s Nizhny Novgorod Region sees economic and geopolitical development. The investment climate in the Nizhny Novgorod Region belongs to the most favourable in Russia. The region renders maximum support to an investor at all project phases.

Priority investment projects in Nizhny Novgorod region
The region can grant priority status to a project based on a competitive selection of investors applying for governmental support.
Once an investment project is granted priority status, the investor can obtain support of both financial and/or non-financial nature.
Financial governmental support includes tax benefits (for profit tax and property tax payers), rent-free land allotments, and partial loan interest refund.
Non-financial governmental support suggests backing applications to federal authorities for the assistance to investors that implement investment projects and rendering aid in the establishment of business infrastructure, which includes finding land plots to set up operations pursuant to investor’s specifications.

The Nizhny Novgorod Region locates almost centrally in European Russia, on the East European Plain, also called the Russian Plain, nearly equally (1,000+ km) far away from the seas in the west, the north, and the south.

It borders with the Kostroma Region in the north-west, the Kirov Region in the north-east, Mariy-El and Chuvashia in the east, Mordovia in the south, Ryazan Region in the south-west, and the Vladimir Region and the Ivanovo Region in the west.

The NNR has a temperate continental climate. Winters are cold, long, and snowy with average January temperatures at around -12 degrees, while summers are moderately warm with average July temperatures at +19 degrees centrigrade. The central and southern districts are warmer. The average annual precipitation of 500 – 550mm is distributed unevenly: it increases to the north-west and decreases to the south-east, where droughts may occur.

The northern border of the famous Russian chernozem (black humus) soil crosses the region. The European dark coniferous boreal forest, or taiga, merges into mixed and broad-leaved woods in the south with large meadow steppe areas occurring.

Volga divides the region into two main parts: the left-bank Zavolzhye bottom lands and the right-bank hilly and trenched upland.

The total length of over 9,000 rivers in the region is 32,000 km; 600 of them are over 10 km long. Volga’s major right tributaries, Oka and Sura, are navigable. The largest Volga tributaries within the region are Vetluga and Kerzhenets. The rivers’ banks are quite picturesque and attract water tourists. The regional terrain also comprises some 3,000 lakes and water storages.

The region’s capital city Nizhny Novgorod is an important transportation hub. The ramified network of waterways, railways, and motor roads secures reliable links with other regions either supplying raw materials, or purchasing regional products, as well as with major cultural centres.

Over 31,300 km of public motor roads and over 1,200 km of railways are available in the region. An international airport is situated 12 km from the capital city. About 1,100 km of navigable waterways route across the region’s territory. Europe’s largest river Volga is the main waterway. Creating a chain of hydro plants allowed to maintain the depths suitable for regular navigation. Volga, its tributary Oka, and a system of channels connect the Nizhny Novgorod region with all seas surrounding European Russia (the Baltic, the White, the Azov, the Black, and the Caspian Sea), as well as with Moscow, St. Petersburg, and the Urals.

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Contact Information:
603082 Nizhny Novgorod, Kremlin, building 2
tel: +7 (831) 411-82-16
fax: +7 (831) 411-83-27

Major events of the Roscongress Foundation’s in Russia

The Eastern Economic Forum will take place on 6–7 September, 2017 on the campus of the Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) on Russky Island (Vladivostok).

The Eastern Economic Forum is a unique platform for cooperation between representatives from the worlds of business and politics, as well as members of the expert and media communities from Russia and the Asia-Pacific region. Key areas of focus for the Forum’s 2017 programme will include strengthening business links in the Asia-Pacific region, an in-depth expert appraisal of the Russian Far East’s economic potential, and increasing the region’s competitiveness and financial appeal. The new conditions for investment in the region, where the entire government administrative structure is geared towards meeting the needs of business, will also be presented.

The VI Eurasian Forumin Verona will take place on October 19-20, 2017.

The Forum has brought together more than 600 delegates from Austria, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belgium, Belarus, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Kazakhstan, China, Malta, Mongolia, Russia, Slovakia, France and Switzerland. Among the participants there were representatives of the business community, political and public circles, diplomats, experts and journalists.

The delegates have discussed new projects, models of interstate interaction and economic cooperation in the modern context; they deliberated over the development aspects of the innovative infrastructure of the Greater Eurasia, as well as cooperation in energy, industry, technology, transport, agriculture and agroindustry. The participants have also touched upon the development of the geopolitical environment in Eurasia and the prospects of interregional cooperation between different countries.

The ‘Russian Energy Week’ Energy Efficiency and Energy Development International Forum will take place in Moscow from October 4-7, 2017.

The goal of the event is to demonstrate the prospects of the Russian fuel and energy industry and realize the potential of international cooperation. Six main pillars have been identified for the Forum’s business programme: the development of the gas, oil, and coal industries, petrochemicals, and electricity as well as energy conservation and improving energy efficiency. The Forum will be attended by the heads of major global and Russian energy companies.

The XIX World Festival of Youth and Studentswill take place on October 14–22, 2017, the main events taking place at the Sochi Olympic Park.

World Festival of Youth and Students will be the largest event in the field of international youth cooperation and will bring together more than 20,000 of young people from 150 countries around the world. XIX Festival should be a new milestone in international cooperation, to unite the future generations around the ideas of peace and friendship, keeping the history of the festival movement!

This is a platform for dialogue, global form of communication: through discussions, cultural programs, sports, through free communication to find ways to confront the challenges that younger generation is facing today.

World Youth Festival will unite the community of young leaders in various fields – representatives of NGOs, youth, who achieved success in science, art, sports, pedagogy, IT, politics, and best representatives of the student community, compatriots and foreigners who are interested in Russian culture.

The Russian investment forumwill take place in Sochi on February 15-16, 2018

The Russian investment forum is a traditional platform for presenting Russia’s investment and economic potential. The Forum is held with the participation of the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev.

St. Petersburg International Economic Forum will take place in St.Petersburg on May 24-26, 2018

St. Petersburg International Economic Forum is an efficient platform for discussions and deliberations in search of solutions to global, regional, and national challenges and pressing issues in a large number of areas. SPIEF’2017 brought together a record number of participants – over 14,000 business representatives, heads of international organizations, officials, experts, scientists, and media from more than 143 countries.

Adviser to the President of the Russian Federation, Deputy Chairman of the Organizing Committee – Executive Secretary Anton Kobyakov said: “In 2018, the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum will once again demonstrate Russia’s readiness to hold a mutually beneficial dialogue with the international community on the key issues of the global agenda concerning the economy and finances”.

Udmurtia Horizons of Cooperation


1200px-Coat_of_arms_of_Udmurtia_svgThe Udmurt Republic is one of the rapidly developing and investment-attractive regions of the Russian Federation with great potential for innovation and big competitive advantage.
The republic’s enterprises, along with military equipment, produce equipment for nuclear power plants, telecommunications systems for space, sporting and hunting weapons, communications equipment, radio electronics, medical equipment, oil and gas equipment, food products and so on. All products manufactured in Udmurtia are known for being high quality, reliable, innovative, environmentally-friendly and much in demand in home and foreign markets.
The Udmurt Republic is always open to new ideas and technologies and committed to boosting foreign economic activity. We support the existing exporters and help new companies to promote their products in the world markets.

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Contact information

Republic of Udmurtia, Izhevsk, Pushkinskaya Street, 214
Phone:+7 (3412) 497-010
Web site:

Republic of Udmurtia, Izhevsk, Pushkinskaya Street, 214
Phone: + 7 (3412) 497-015, 497-441
Web site:

Republic of Udmurtia, Lenin Street, 101
Web site:

Tel. / Fax: + 7 (3412) 733-532, 733-581, 733-585,
733-587, 733-591, 733-624, 733-664
Web Website:
Executive Director – Yevgeniya Vitaliyevna Trofimova

JSN “NPO Protect” – producer of the polymeric products

npkprotectThe company manufactures the polymeric production with high performance characteristics. The products are widely used in such fields as construction, laying and repairing of roads, agriculture, landscaping.

Company produces high-quality geotextiles, geocells, geogrids for road stabilization, plastic nets for home and garden, signal and protective tapes, road cones and precautionary protections.

More than 10 years of experience and steady leadership on the Russian market;
More than 10 branches in various cities of Russia and the CIS;
More than 100 titles of high quality polymeric production;
More than 1000 effective decisions for all the fields of activity.

All these facilities are offered to the clients of JSN “NPO Protect” – one of the largest manufacturing enterprises in the market of polymeric materials of Russia.

The products can be obtained in large and small cities of the Russian Federation, such as Krasnodar, Samara, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Perm, Ufa, Chelyabinsk and more than 20 other cities where the JSN “NPO Protect” branches are opened. The main office of the company locaqted in Pereslavl-Zalessky.

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Contact Information:
152023, 28, Magistralnaya street, Pereslavl-Zalessky
Tel 8 (800) 200-10-93 (free call around Russia),

OKHRANNAYA TECHNIKA: manufacturer of high-performance outdoor security perimeter systems.


perimetrCompany “OKHRANNAYA TECHNIKA” is a Russian manufacturer and developer of the modern and high-performance outdoor perimeter systems.

The technical solutions provide the perimeter protection of any object: from private property or small offices to big state and commercial objects.

There are no territory and language limits for us. Products are delivered to any EU countries, the Middle East, Australia, North Africa and South Asia.

Company produces the complete security solutions to detect an intruder trying to damage the business, private or state property. These are high-performance microwave, wire-wave and vibration intrusion sensors for the perimeter protection, as well as the auxiliary equipment.

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Contact Information:
P.O. box 45, Zarechny, Penza region, 442960, Russia
Tel/fax: +7 (8412) 65-53-16 (multichannel)

SibEnzyme – enzymes for genetic engineering and medical applications


sibenzymeSibEnzyme Company supply enzymes worldwide including US, EU, Japan, Turkey, India, Malaysia, South Korea and other countries.

SibEnzyme company was founded in 1991
Company’s headquarter is located in Scientific and Technological park of Novosibirsk, Russia Scientific and Technological park of Novosibirsk includes Academgorodok of Novosibirsk, Medical research cluster, Agricultural research cluster
and Center of virology and biotechnology.
It is the second biggest scientific center in Russia.
SibEnzyme company is a member of BioMed Cluster of the Novosibirsk region.

SibEnzyme in one of the leading worldwide producers of enzymes for DNA research, supplying our product more than 25 years. Production is ISO 9001:2008 certified.

Basic activities of the company are discovery, study and production of enzymes for genetic engineering and medical applications.
SibEnzyme has a big collection of bacterial strains-producers of enzymes, including more than 100 recombinant ones. There are three companies in the world producing more than 200 restriction enzymes: New England Biolabs, Life Technologies and SibEnzyme.
SibEnzyme first discovered new types of DNA endonucleases: nicking DNA endonucleases, site-specific methyl-directed DNA endonucleases.
Strong R&D team with more than 35 years of scientific experience.

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Contact Information:
Ak.Timakova str. 2/12, Novosibirsk, Russia, 630117
Ph./Fax +7(383) 333-6853

“Energokabel” – Cable Plant


energokabelJSC “Cable Plant “Energokabel’” produces and delivers cable-conductor products to industrial and civil construction sites, as well as to the special purpose sites. The company has been dynamically developing on the market for more than 15 years and is a recognized leader in the field of quality of manufactured products. All manufactured products comply with the requirements of the Technical Regulations of the Customs Union, national and international standards.
The plant’s assortment list includes more than 90,000 marks and sizes of cable products and includes the following groups:
• Power cables for rated voltage up to 6 kV inclusively;
• Control cables;
• Cables for control and monitoring circuits;
• Small-sized cables;
• Cables for control and signaling systems;
• Telephone cables;
• Cables for signaling and blocking;
• Cables for fire alarm systems;
• Connecting wires, cords and cables;
• Wires and cables for electrical facilities.

The products are offered in all possible designs, which makes it possible to apply it in almost any design solutions, fulfilling the requirements for:
• Non-spreading of combustion in single or group installation, low toxicity, low smoke and gas emission;
• Non-retention of halogens in combustion products;
• Fire resistance of cable and cable lines.

Cable Plant “Energokabel” has received:
• The certificate of compliance of the Quality Management System with the requirements of GOST R ISO 9001-2011;
• The certificate of compliance of the environmental management system with the requirements of GOST R ISO 14001-2007 (ISO 14001: 2015);
• The certificate of compliance with GOST RV 15.002-2012 for the manufacture and supply of products for the needs of the Ministry of Defense;

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Contact Information:
JSC “Plant “Energokabel”
tel.: +7(495) 221-89-93 (ext:211), +7(905) 567-37-27
142455, Moscow region, Noginsk district, g.Elektrougli ul.Polevaya d.10

Investment potential of Cherepovets


cherepovetsCherepovets is a city for business

The city of Cherepovets is a large industrial center of the North-West of Russia, which is located at the intersection of all types of transport routes: federal highways, railways, air corridor from Europe to Asia (international airport), the Volga-Baltic waterway. The city is equally located from Moscow and St. Petersburg (about 500 km).
The area of ​​Cherepovets is 122 km2, there are a large number of promising investment sites on the territory.
The population is 319 thousand people, the proportion of able-bodied population is about 60%.
In addition to Severstal, one of the world’s leading iron and steel producers, the city holds the assets of the company PhosAgro-Cherepovets, one of the world’s leading producers of phosphorus fertilizers. There are enterprises of wood and metal working, food, light industry, machine-building complex.
The volume of investments in fixed assets of large and medium-sized enterprises is constantly increasing. There are already more than 20,000 small and medium-sized enterprises, and their number is growing.
The city government is interested in creating a comfortable environment for life and business, for residents and visitors of the city, so investor support is one of the main tasks.
With the purpose of developing and supporting business, the city’s municipality and Severstal PJSC have established specialized institutions – Investment Agency of Cherepovets and Urban Development Agency.
By decision of the Governmental Commission in February 2017, Cherepovets was given the status of a territory for outstripping socio-economic development.

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Investment proposal «Organization of a shipyard in the Sheksna water area»

Contact Information:
210 Stroiteley ave., 6 (courtyard entrance)
Cherepovets, Vologda Region
Phone: +7(8202) 57-02-55
Fax: +7(8202) 57-02-63

Vologda Region


vologdaregThe priority directions of the development of the Vologda Region economic policy are export developing with the increase of share of products with the high degree of processing and raising of the marketability of the Vologda Region production on the foreign markets.

The Vologda Region Government has established the unified structure for business development and support – “The regional center for the business support of the Vologda Region” at the premises of which Export-oriented support Coordination Center.
The core aspects of these entities activity are support and development of the export-oriented enterprises in the region as well as giving assistance to getting local products to international markets and organizing participation for local enterprises in business-missions, exhibitions, forums held on the territory of the countries interested in the Vologda Region product supply.
This catalogue includes businesses of the Vologda Region, producing export-oriented products and maintaining commercial and economic cooperation with more than 120 countries all over the world.

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Contact Information:
Export Support Centre for
Entrepreneurship of the Vologda Region