“Investment activity is one of determinative factors of innovative development and one of the determinative factors of a successful modernization of our economy." D. Medvedev, President of the Russian Federation
30.03.2016The Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade checked “Vologda textile” being reanimated
“Vologda textile” may still be the flagship of the light industry of the country. As well as proposals of Vologda Timber Merchants will be considered in the long-term development plan for the industry. These and other issues were discussed at the meeting between the Head of the Region Oleg Kuvshinnikov and the Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Viktor Evtukhov. According to the governor, the regional administration does all it can in order to increase investments in fixed assets. As a result, the index of industrial production in Vologda region in 2015 reached the level of 102%, which is ahead of average.
06.04.2015An agreement was signed between the Russian Investment Agency and St. Petersburg
On April 6, 2015 at the Investment Council under the Governor of St. Petersburg in Smolny Palace an agreement on cooperation was signed between the City of St. Petersburg and the Russian Investment Agency. The agreement was signed by the Governor Georgy Poltavchenko and the President of the Russian Investment Agency Yury Spiridonov.
31.03.2015Russian Investment Agency is opening a regional office in Dubai
On the 31st of March 2015 during AIM (Annual investment forum in Dubai) the Russian Investment Agency “Invest in Russia” (hereinafter “RIA”) and the Russian Business Council in the Middle East and Africa (hereinafter “CPR”) have signed an agreement. The signatory from RIA was Chief Executive Officer Yury Voicehovsky and from CPR – Chairman of the Presidium of the Council Igor Egorov.
26.02.2015An Agreement on Cooperation was signed between the Russian Investment Agency and Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency
On February, 25 2015 in Moscow, during an official visit to Russia of the President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, a memorandum was signed between the Russian Investment Agency “Invest in Russia” (RIA) and Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency (CIPA). The document was signed by the President of RIA Yury Spiridonov and the CEO of CIPA Christodoulos Angastiniotis. The signing ceremony was attended by the leaders of both countries – the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and the President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades.
27.11.2014The Russian Investment Agency made a presentation “Invest in Russia” at the international exhibition MÜSİAD in Istanbul
On November 27, 2014, on the eve of the official visit of the Russian President Vladimir Putin to Turkey, the Russian Investment Agency (RIA) made a presentation of the investment potential of Russian regions in the framework of the 15th International Fair of free associations of industrialists and businessmen MÜSİAD. MÜSİAD-2014 exhibition held in Istanbul on 25-30 November 2014 is one of the largest fairs in the region. It is attended by more than 500 companies, 7 000 foreign businessmen from 102 countries, 200 000 visitors. The welcoming speech at the opening ceremony was made by the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
26.09.2014Areas for investment. Which regions of the Russian Federation investors prefer
Today, you can hear a variety of evaluation of investment attractiveness of Russia. Optimists note increase in the consumer market and household income, the pessimists point to the inevitable effects of Western sanctions. However, the impact of both positive and negative factors largely depends on the region. “Izvestia” tried to figure out which cities in Russia, an investor is willing to, and where risks do often not justify the possible benefits.
23.06.2014A round table “Investment cooperation. Results, opportunities and prospects” was held during V Azerbaijani-Russian Interregional Forum in Gabala.
During V Azerbaijani-Russian Forum “Interregional cooperation: new opportunities for growth,” which takes place on June 23-24 in Gabala, the round table “Investment cooperation. Results, opportunities and prospects” was held. It was attended by the Department of Extrabudgetary Investment Projects of the Russian Ministry of Regional Development, business, development institutions and regional authorities of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Azerbaijan. The discussion was moderated by the Director of the Project Finance Department of Russian Investment Agency “Invest in Russia” Kirill Amelkovich and the President of the Export and Investment Promotion Fund in Azerbaijan (AZPROMO) Rufat Mammadov.
06.06.2014Linar Yakupov became the Íead of the Association of Regional Investment Agencies of the Russian Federation
The Head of Investment Promotion Agency of Tatarstan Linar Yakupov will also become the Head of the Association of Regional Investment Agencies in Russia. As the Chief Executive Officer of the Russian Investment Agency “Invest in Russia” Yury Voicehovsky said this non-profit organization was recently established in Russia for interaction and exchange of experiences among investment agencies and development corporations of the regions of the Russian Federation with a view to their maximum integration in the international investment community. Tatarstan became a member of the Association.
04.06.2014The Working Group on the improvement of investment attractiveness and the achievement of rating indicators had a meeting of at the Ministry of Regional Development of the Russian Federation
The Deputy Minister of Regional Development of the Russian Federation Mikhail Krouk chaired a meeting of the Working Group on the improvement of investment attractiveness and the achievement of rating indicators (the Group was established by the order the Ministry of Regional Development number 137 as of May 8, 2014). The meeting was attended by the Director of the Department of Strategic Analysis and Development of GC “Vnesheconombank” Vladimir Andrianov, the Advisor to Head of the Russian Investment Agency “Invest in Russia” Konstantin Korischenko, the Director of the Institute of Innovation of Infrastructure and Investments Marina Udachina, the CEO of the National Rating Agency Oleg Chetveryakov, co-chair of “Business Russia” Nikolay Levitsky, a member of the Presidium of “Support of Russia” organization Gleb Arkhangelsky.
29.04.2014Owners of manor Hvalevskoe won the "Cultural Heritage" National Award
Vera Voicehovskaya-Kachalova Yury Voicehovsky won the "Cultural Heritage" National Award in the "Owner" category for the activity to revive the monument of architecture and landscape art of the Kachalovs’ manor "Hvalevskoe" in Vologda Region, Babaevsky District, Borisovo-Sudskoe village, as well as for the organization of museum on the basis of the manor and for the promotion of the cultural center of the manor lifestyle.
04.04.2014Ideas of II All-Russian Forum of Development Institutions began to be implemented in practice
Ekaterinburg, April 4, 2014 / Correspondent . ITAR-TASS / . Interest in the second Forum of development institutions, held in Yekaterinburg April 2-3, has grown significantly – the forum was attended by about 1,000 people from 60 regions of Russia. Among them – the regional leaders, corporate leaders and development agencies authorized to protect the rights of entrepreneurs, representatives of the business community and representatives of federal development institutions. Forum has gained international importance: there were foreign experts and international companies participating in the event.
13.03.2014“Invest in Russia” Conference draws a crowd at MIPIM
In the framework of the 25th anniversary international exhibition MIPIM- 2014 (Cannes, France), where this year Russia was the country of honour, an international conference “Invest in Russia” was held. The conference was organized jointly by the Ministry of Regional Development of Russia, the National Investment Agency “Invest in Russia”, and the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA).
12.03.2014“Invest in Russia” agency launched at MIPIM!
As part of the jubilee 25th International Exhibition MIPIM- 2014 (Cannes, France), where Russia is the “country of honor” this year, an international conference “Invest in Russia” was held. The conference was organized jointly by the Ministry of Regional Development of the Russian Federation, the National Investment Agency ”Invest in Russia” and the World Association of Investment Agencies (WAIPA).
02.03.2014“The money ran out – it’s time to start thinking”
Speaker says at the financial forum on Commercial Property. At the forum organized by the information-analytical portal Arendator.ru the people mostly talked about investing and how to attract investors, especially foreign ones. People with money primarily need understandable terms of cooperation and the ability to calculate the return on their project investments.
01.03.2014Regions should increase the flow of foreign direct investments
Yury Voicehovsky: All regions need investments. Each region has its own strengths and weaknesses. Among the strengths there may be – natural resources, human capital, proximity to markets, ports. Based on this we have to work with investors.
28.02.2014Head of Regional Development Ministry of Russia Igor Slyunyaev participates in the XI Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum
Regional Development Minister Igor Slyunyaev participates in the XI Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum (KEF) “Russia: new sources of growth”, which runs from February 27 to March 1 in Krasnoyarsk . More than 5000 people, representatives of 33 countries and 71 regions of the country participate in KEF-2014. Forum is dedicated to finding new sources of growth of the Russian economy. Talk runs on four main areas-panels: activity and new industries, social direction, governance, Eastern vector of development, which suggest a priority for the development of Siberia and the Far East.
12.12.2013Invest in Russia Agency is about to Launch Next Year
The Ministry of Regional Development of the Russian Federation, in partnership with the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA) and the National Council for Investment Climate Development, held a roundtable exploring ways to create effective mechanisms to promote investments in Russian regions in Moscow on 6 December 2013. Attending the conference were Minister of Regional Development of the Russian Federation Igor Slyunyaev, Chairman of the National Council for Investment Climate Development Yury Voicehovsky, WAIPA Executive Director Carlos Bronzatto, and WAIPA President Ilker Ayci.
26.04.2012Participants of the discussion on RBC TV channel, programme Forum answered the question "How to open the way to investments?"
Chairman of The National Council for Investment Climate Development Yury Voicehovsky and General Director of Agency Strategic Initiatives Andrey Nikitin took part in the programme Forum on RBC channel. The topic of the programme was "The way to investments". During the programme the participants discussed the question of investment climate improvement in Russia. To do this it is necessary in the nearest future to develop common methods that will allow Russia to reach leading positions in the world. First of all: to liquidate administrative barriers, support clever initiatives, create skilled staff...
13.03.2012President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev met with representatives of large banks.
Mikhail Alekseev, Member of Supervisory Board of the National Council for Investment Climate Development, Chairman of the Management Board of UniCredit Bank took part in the meeting of President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev with representatives of large banks. Sergey M. Ignatiev, Chairman of the Bank of Russia. Anton G. Siluanov, Finance Minister of the Russian Federation and Elvira S. Nabiullina, The Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation took part in the meeting as well.
09.02.2012City Week 2012
Oleg M Preksin, Member of the Supervisory Board of the National Council for Investment Climate Development, Vice-President of Association of Russian Bank, Professor of Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation took part in the City Week 2012 in the session Moscow as an International Financial Center.
07.02.2012Investments will come to the regions
Large Western investors discussed priority steps and mechanisms of investment climate improvement in Russia.Yesterday in Russian Chamber of Commerceand Industry (CCI of RF)there was a Round Table with participation of leaders of large foreign companies and banks working in Russia initiated to analyze tasks, working format, efficiency criterions of the Russian Investment Agency (the Agency). The idea of establishing the Agency has been discussed by the business communityover the last few months and was endorsed by Prime Minister of RF Vladimir Putin in October 2011.
16.01.2012Russia saw $84.2 billion in net capital outflow // The Voice of Russia
Russia saw a total of $84.2 billion in net capital outflow in 2011, preliminary data from the Central Bank showed on Thursday. Why? What might be the consequences of such dramatic capital outflow? Yury Voicehovsky expressed his opinion on this issue in the program In Between to The Voice of Russia.
21.12.2011Establishment of Russian Investment Agency and coordination of future steps.
Within a framework of The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation Presidium Board Meeting “About organisation of work on investment activity development in The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation system” Yury Voicehovsky, Chairman of the National Council for investment climate development presented detailed concept and the results of work on Russian Investment Agency (Agency) in cooperation with The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation.
28.10.2011Russian Investment Agency was presented to The Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.
The Prime Minister Vladimir Putin took part in The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation (RF CCI) Extended Management Board. Yury Voicehovsky, Chairman of the National Council for Investment Climate Development introduced to the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation and Members of the Management Board of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry the joint project with RF CCI - Russian Investment Agency. The project is based on RF CCI exist infrastructure of chambers of commerce and industry.
17.09.2011There 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.
15.09.2011Yury 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.
24.06.2011Turning 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.
05.04.2011Russia's investment paradox // Russia Today
Russia has at least three competitive advantages for attracting foreign investment, says presidential aid Arkady Dvorkovich, adding though, that the outlay volumes could be greater.
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