Kaliningrad Region — the territory of opportunities
The presentation below contains general information on the Kaliningrad Region, benefits for investors, as well as informatiion on investment projects that are being implemented by the Kaliningrad Region Development Corporation
JSC Regulations for the support on investment projects carried out in the territory of the Kaliningrad region on the one stop principle (download)
About the Region
- Testing ground for entering the Russian market
- Kaliningrad offers good possibilities for adjusting business to Russian conditions and for further entering Russia’s mainland markets.
- Proximity of European markets
- Kaliningrad Region has a common border with two EU member states – with Lithuania in the north and east and with Poland in the south.
- Access to Baltic and Atlantic sea routes
The Kaliningrad Port is Russia’s only ice-free port on the Baltic Sea that has moorings for Ro-Ro vessels, passenger ships, railway ferries, general and containerized cargo vessels, and offers good conditions for completing all the necessary formalities, including customs, border and other mandatory procedures.
Considerable tourist and recreational potential
Kaliningrad is Russia’s only resort on the Baltic Sea. The Baltic coast has a range of favourable factors (such as maritime climate, healing mineral waters, therapeutic peat mud and sandy beaches) for both preventing and treating various diseases, as well as for leisure and entertainment. The tourism potential of the Kaliningrad Region is unique: the sea, two freshwater lagoons, rivers, lakes, sand dunes, and a variety of flora and fauna, beautiful landscape – attracts tourists all year round. Accommodation facilities for tourists are various and include modern hotels, sanatoriums, recreation houses, rural farms, guest houses and youth camps capable of providing good living conditions for their guests.
The development of a tourist and recreation SEZ on the Curonian Spit, a natural phenomenon that has been enlisted as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, will increase the region’s attractiveness to tourists.
Growing capacity of the transport system
The Federal Target Programme provides funding for a number of infrastructure projects in the field of air, railway, sea and river transport, aimed at further development of the transit potential of the Kaliningrad Region.
Support for investors by the Regional Government
The regional authorities carry out an open door policy aiming to support and develop business, strengthen interregional and international relations and create a favourable investment climate.
Stable environment for adopting long-term solutions
The Kaliningrad Region’s economic development priorities have been set out in relevant policy documents in order to create good conditions for having stability and certainty necessary for long-term forecasting and justification of investment decisions.
Kaliningrad is a region of opportunity. Investors from over 70 countries have already made their choice in favour of the Kaliningrad Region and are successfully implementing their investment projects there. We will be happy if you decide to join them, and we are ready to give you the necessary assistance.
The Kaliningrad Region Development Corporation was established as an open joint stock company pursuant to Kaliningrad Region Government’s Decision № 285 of 23 April 2012. 100% of the Corporation’s equity is owned by the Government of the Kaliningrad Region.
The legal form (JSC) was selected for the Corporation with a view of providing maximum transparency of the Corporation’s activities for external partners.
The Corporation’s goals are:
The Corporation’s main goal is to attract industrial investments to the Kaliningrad Region by creating industrial parks, technology parks, business incubators, engineering centres and other industrial and business infrastructure components in the Region.
- Provide information and organisation support for industrial investment projects;
- Set up mechanisms for effective interaction between investors, government agencies and local government;
- Provide favourable conditions for bringing modern knowledge and technology in the Region’s economy;
- Provide information and advisory support for small and medium businesses.
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Krasnaya ul., 63А, Kaliningrad, 236023
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