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.

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24 / 03 / 20Experts have raised the investment rating of the Kaliningrad region

Kaliningrad region took the tenth place in the top regions in terms of investment attractiveness. Economic indicators were analyzed by experts of the National Rating Agency (NRA).