There will be a way paved for foreign investors into Russian regions.
The National Council in partnership with The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation suggested creating a Russian Agency for foreign investments and a Fund for support of foreign investors in Russian regions. The main purpose of the initiative is to ease the investment process in Russia for foreign investors and to raise the attraction of the country for foreign investments as a whole.
Yury Voicehovsky was elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors of JSC Airport Arkhangelsk
Arkhangelsk is one of the attractive investments’ regions of Russian Federation, rich with its natural resourses and has high educational and technical potential. JSC Airport Arkhangelsk is the key industry enterprise of the region according to the long-term social and economic development of Russian Federation concept and is considered as the main transport-logistic node of the region. A well developed transport infrastructure is one of the main factors to improve the investment climate in Russia.
Yury Voicehovsky was elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors of JSC Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VCIOM)
Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VCIOM) has recently celebrated its 20th anniversary. Over two decades ago VCIOM was founded as the first opinion polling company, then in the USSR. During these years our country has gone through serious challenges, radical changes and cataclysms. However in any circumstances VCIOM was and still remains the main source of information about public opinion in Russia.
Turning around Russia’s capital outflow
With Russia is seeing a massive capital outflow Business Russia Today spoke with Yury Voiñehovsky, Chairman of the National Council for Investment Climate Development about the expected impact of the new $10 billion state backed investment fund.
Contest on Barometer of investment climate in Russia.
The National Council for Investment Climate Development runs a contest on Barometer of investment climate in Russia. Please see more details on our Russian site. You are welcome to send your applications to Maria.Bogomolova@investmentclimate.ru.
Members of The National Council has taken part in International Forum Transport Infrastructure, Russia 2011
Specialized Congress and Exhibition for promotion of innovation-based technologies and services for modern transport systems.
Will Andrich, Member of the National Council for Investment Climate Development taught a master class on private equity for students of Moscow State University of Foreign Affairs at the faculty of economics.
Will touched upon a company’s life cycle from initial inception to liquidation from an investor’s perspective. Multiples and specifics of an IPO process were discussed in detail during the class. Also Will paid attention to the importance of teamwork within a company.
Dmitry Medvedev presented the main principles of global architecture at a summit in China // Russia Today
President Dmitry Medvedev’s trip to the Chinese island of Hainan, where he came to participate in the BRIC summit, ended in Boao City, which hosted the annual meeting of the Forum for Asia that could easily be called the Asian equivalent of the World Economic Forum in Davos.
In Russia, Medvedev Aide Surprises Bankers by Soliciting Investment-Climate Advice // Wall Street Magazine
Russian and international investment bankers, some more accustomed to taking orders from the Kremlin, got a big surprise last Thursday when President Dmitry Medvedev’s economic adviser called a meeting and asked them point-blank what they thought of the boss’s 10-point plan to improve the country’s shabby investment climate.
Cabinet minister leaves board of Russian oil giant // Russia Today
The move follows a recent order by President Dmitry Medvedev that government ministers give up their seats on the boards of state companies.