Experts have raised the investment rating of the Kaliningrad region

24 / 03 / 20


“Against the backdrop of a decrease in investment activity, 20 Russian entities managed to make a real breakthrough in 2019. They were able to strengthen and increased interest in investing in their economy. Most of the subjects (56) retained their positions, nine lost it,” - Izvestia writes.

At the end of 2019, the agency upgraded the rating of Kaliningrad, Murmansk, Kursk, Astrakhan, Chelyabinsk, Vologda, Novgorod, Arkhangelsk, Ryazan, Tver, Kemerovo, Pskov and Ivanovo regions, Perm, Kamchatka and Transbaikal regions, the republics of Udmurtia, Chechnya and Mari El, and also Sevastopol.

The NRA rating divides regions into three categories. The first - “High level of investment attractiveness” - in 2019 included 24 territories, which account for 62% of investments in fixed assets. First of all, these are both capitals - Moscow and St. Petersburg. The leaders are the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Tatarstan, Moscow, Tyumen, Leningrad, Sakhalin, Belgorod, Kaliningrad regions and the Khanty-Mansiysk district.

20 / 08 / 20The Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation offered tax preferences for residents of the SAR in the Kaliningrad region with income from mining

Companies-residents of the special administrative region on Oktyabrsky Island in Kaliningrad will be exempt from income tax when operating their foreign branches if they receive more than 80% of their income from mining. The corresponding innovations were proposed by the RF Ministry of Finance in the draft amendments to the Tax Code.

23 / 07 / 20Forbes article on the specifics of investing in the Kaliningrad region.

An article was published on the website of Forbes magazine telling about the advantages of starting and running a business in the Kaliningrad region. It talks about what financial benefits can be obtained by working in the westernmost region of Russia, what advantages the proximity of Europe gives, how a developed transport infrastructure helps to optimize the logistics of enterprises and what place tourism takes in the life of the region.

15 / 06 / 20The price of electricity in the Kaliningrad region is reduced

Since June 1, 2020, the region has reduced the price burden on industrial enterprises, budget organizations and representatives of small and medium-sized businesses.