REGIONAL MANAGERS PRESENTED FIRST PROJECTS FOR VNESHECONOMBANK’S PORTFOLIO

From 25 to 26 September, the first conference of Vnesheconombank’s regional managers was held. The conference brought together managers from 16 Russia’s regions, who had been selected via a multi-stage selection procedure, as well as industry and government officers. In anticipation of the conference, regional managers from 13 regions submitted… Continue reading

Russia moves five places in WEF’s Global Competitiveness Report

Russia was ranked 38th among the 138 countries surveyed in the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report published on September 26, moving up five places and “rebounding strongly from the 2015–16 recession”. This made a faster advance than moving up by only 2 places in 2016. In a separate ranking,… Continue reading

Sberbank named number one real estate bank in Central and Eastern Europe

Sberbank has taken first place in four categories of the Euromoney Real Estate Survey 2017: Best Bank in Russia, Best Bank in Central and Eastern Europe, Best Loan Finance Bank in Russia, and Best Loan Finance Bank in Central and Eastern Europe. “The results of the survey show that the… Continue reading

Nikolay Kosov re-elected as Chairman of IIB Board

Russian diplomat and international banker, Nikolaу Kosov, will lead the International Investment Bank (IIB) for another five years as the Chairman of the Board. The decision to extend the Chairman’s contract was approved unanimously by the Bank’s member states. Nikolaу Kosov started his tenure as the eighth Chairman of the… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

Investment potential of Cherepovets

Cherepovets 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… Continue reading

Far East Development Fund

The Far East Development Fund was established by the President and the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation. The Fund is a state finance development institution which warrants a flexible approach to projects’ structuring and financing. The Fund invests in the venturing and infrastructure, which have significant social and financial… Continue reading

Kemerovo region investment potential

Kemerovo region is located in the southeast of Western Siberia, occupying ostrogs of Altai — the Sayan highland. The oblast’s extention from the North to the South is nearly 500 km, from the West to the East — 300 km. The big difference between heights’ surface defines a variety of… Continue reading