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The Smolensk agricultural producers showed the first results at the agroexhibition FOOD CITY

At the end of March the Governor of the region Alexey Ostrovsky took part in opening of the pavilion of the Smolensk region in the territory of the largest wholesale and food agrocluster Food City. It is possible to speak about the first progress of an initiative which allowed the Smolensk producers to expand sales markets of agricultural products.

The German partners are interested in development of joint projects with the Smolensk producers

The capacity of Smolensk region has been presented for the German enterprises at the meeting of the Russian-German Working group on agricultural and food mechanical engineering, which has taken place in Berlin. Also within a framework of the visit to Germany the representatives of the Russian companies have held business meetings with the German partners.

The enterprises of the region will release products for needs of the Arctic Regions

Production of the enterprises of Smolensk region is included into catalogs of hi-tech industrial products and services for needs of the arctic zone of the Russian Federation.

The pavilion of Smolensk region has opened at the international exhibition of food products FOOD CITY

The pavilion of Smolensk region has opened in the territory of the largest wholesale and food agrocluster Food City within the permanent international exhibition of food products. The Governor Alexey Ostrovsky participated in a ceremony.

The portal about small and medium-sized enterprises has been launched in Smolensk

The business portal MadeinSmolensk containing up-to-date information about development of small and medium-sized entrepreneurship of Smolensk region has begun its work on the Internet.

The experts determined new approach in development of Vyazma

The agreement signature about municipal and private and public partnership in the field of social and economic development of the city Vyazma in Smolensk region took place within the tourist exhibition Inturmarket – 2017 (Moscow).

A working meeting with the head of representative office of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives in the Central Federal District

The Governor Alexey Ostrovsky held a working meeting with the head of representative office of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives in the Central Federal District Dmitry Abramov. During the conversation the participants discussed the prospects of a bilateral cooperation.

Dmitry Medvedev approved creation of the territory of priority development in Dorogobuzh

The Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed the decision on creation of four territories of priority development in Smolensk, Chelyabinsk, Murmansk regions and in the Komi Republic.

The industrial park Phoenix had the first resident

The agreement signature ceremony between Administration of Smolensk region and the first resident of the state industrial park Phoenix LLC ALVIDPROF (the group of companies Alvid) was held within the work of the Russian Investment Forum in Sochi.

Smolensk KDM plant has received money for the modernization

Smolensk KDM plant continues modernization of production sites and upgrade of complex road machines with assistance of PJSC AKIBANK.

The perspective project on processing will be launched in the territory of the monotown Dorogobuzh

The agreement signing ceremony about a cooperation between Administration of Smolensk region and LLC Urban Engineering South was held within the key investment platform of the country the Russian Investment Forum in Sochi.

The Governor of the region signed the agreement on implementation of the large investment project in the territory of the monotown Dorogobuzh

Within the work of the Russian Investment Forum that takes place in Sochi the Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovsky and the CEO of limited liability company BALANCE of WHITE Igor Zholobov signed the Agreement on cooperation.

The public-private partnership will receive a new impetus of development in the region

The Agreement on cooperation between Administration of Smolensk region and LLC DIREKTION has been signed at the Russian Investment Forum Soch-2017.

The agreement on cooperation between Administration of the region and the holding AlfiGroup

The signing of an agreement about intentions between Administration of Smolensk region and the holding AlfiGroup took place within a business part of the Russian Investment Forum in Sochi. The agreement provides a cooperation in case of implementation of the investment project on production organization of portland cement Dorogobuzh Сement in the territory of Dorogobuzhsky district.

Alexey Ostrovsky participated in a plenary session of the Russian investment forum in Sochi

Under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev the plenary meeting “Investments into regions of Russia: priorities of regional policy” took place within the work of the Russian investment forum Sochi-2017 in which the Governor Alexey Ostrovsky took part.

The Smolensk delegation takes part in work of Russian Investment Forum

The Smolensk delegation headed by the Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovsky takes part in work of the Russian investment forum that has been started in Sochi.

The company Miratorg continues implementation of the investment project in Smolensk region

The Government of the Russian Federation disposed to provide two land plots in Smolensk region in long-term lease to the Bryansk meat company entering the agro-industrial holding Miratorg for construction of livestock complexes and creation of the logistic center.

Businessmen of Elninsky district were told about regional infrastructure of business support

A seminar for businessmen on the subject “Support of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in the Region” has taken place in a conference room of Administration of the municipality Elninsky district.

Work on construction of the industrial parks is continued in Smolensk region

The working meeting on construction of the industrial park Phoenix in the territory of Smolensk region has taken place in Corporation of investment development of Smolensk region.

There is a work on creation of a tourist cluster in Smolensk region

The interim results of work of the Center of Cluster Development (CCD) have been considered during the meeting on rendering the state support to subjects of business activity in Smolensk region. The meeting has taken place under the chairmanship of the Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovsky. 

The Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has estimated the Smolensk project that has been presented in Skolkovo

The perspective projects in the field of the industry have been submitted to the Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev within the presidential commission on modernization of economy. There has been presented a development of residents of Smolensk.

The Governor of the region has examined work of the enterprise Yuniprof

Within a working trip the Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovsky has visited the enterprise Yuniprof specializing in production under the trademark PERFOLUX (Switzerland). The head of the region has examined its production activity and working conditions of personnel.

The company Miratorg will increase staff by 20%

LLC Bryansk Meat Company entering into the agro-industrial holding Miratorg will create over 1300 jobs in 2017 within the interregional project of expansion of production of high-quality beef in a number of regions including Smolensk.

The Hungarian companies have estimated the prospects of cooperation with Smolensk region

The working meeting under the chairmanship of the deputy Governor of Smolensk region Rostislav Rovbel and the Minister of Agriculture of Hungary Sándor Fazekas has taken place on the basis of the enterprise OJSC Smolenskoye in Smolensk. Representatives of authorities, business community and agricultural branch of two countries have participated in an action.

It has been discussed the prospects of cooperation with Hungary in the sphere of agriculture in Smolensk

Within stay of delegation of the Hungarian Republic headed by the Minister of Agriculture of Hungary Sándor Fazekas the working meeting with the Governor of the region Alexey Ostrovskiy has taken place in Smolensk region during the meeting the prospects of bilateral cooperation have been designated.

The authority and business of Smolensk region expand interaction with Republic of Belarus

The meeting of the working group on cooperation of Republic of Belarus and Smolensk region has taken place in Vitebsk.

The plenipotentiary of the Russian President in the Central Federal District has examined chemical production in Dorogobuzhskiy district

Within the visit to Dorogobuzhskiy district the plenipotentiary of the President of Russia in Central Federal District Alexander Beglov together with the Governor of the Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy has visited PJSC Dorogobuzh (the group of companies Acron) which is one of the largest Russian producers of mineral fertilizers.

The prospects of development of the monotown of Dorogobuzh have been discussed in Smolensk region

Within the working visit to Smolensk region the plenipotentiary of the President of Russia in the Central Federal District Alexander Beglov together with the Governor of the region Alexey Ostrovskiy has held a meeting during which the prospects of development of the monotown of Dorogobuzh as the territory of the advancing social and economic development were discussed.

The prospects of development of light industry have been discussed in the region

Under the chairmanship of the Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy the meeting on the prospects of development of light industry of Smolensk region has taken place in Vyazma. The State-Secretary – Deputy Minister of the Industry and Trade of Russia Victor Evtukhov, the CEO of the Russian Union of tanners and shoemakers Aleksandra Andrunakiyevich, heads and specialists of leading enterprises of light industry of the region have taken part in the meeting.

The Vyazma skinnery has started the new plant floor

Within a working trip to the Vyazma district the Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy has taken part in opening of a new dyeing and fat-liquoring plant floor at the skinnery. The head of the region together with Victor Evtukhov, the State-Secretary/Deputy Minister of the Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, has examined work of the enterprise and has communicated with labor collective.

Specialists of the IT companies from all Russia have gathered in Smolensk

The first interregional forum on the information security “IT WALL” organized with assistance of Department of investment development of Smolensk region, Corporation of investment development of the region and the Cluster of information technologies takes place in Smolensk.

The Center of Business Support begins its work in the region

The Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation has supported the initiative of the Governor Alexey Ostrovskiy about creation of ANO The Center of Business Support of Smolensk Region and appropriation for its work. More than 4,2 million rubles will be directed to these purposes from the federal budget.

The Center of Export Support will open in Smolensk region

Smolensk region has participated in a competition on granting a subsidy of the Ministry of Economic Development for creation and development of autonomous nonprofit organization “The Center of Coordination of Support of the Export Focused Subjects of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises of Smolensk Region” (The CES). By results of the competitive selection in 2017 the region will receive 12,5 million rubles on these purposes.

More than 344 million rubles will be directed to construction of industrial parks in Smolensk region

For the third year in a row Smolensk region becomes the winner within the direction «Granting Subsidies for Joint Financing of Capital Investments in Objects of State Ownership of Subjects of the Russian Federation and Municipal Property».

Miratorg has increased the number of workplaces within the interregional project

In 2016 LLC Bryansk Meat Company entering into the agro-industrial holding Miratorg has created more than 1500 new workplaces within the interregional project of expansion of production of high-quality beef in a number of regions including Smolensk. Thus the company has increased staff up to 6236 employees.

RozTekh starts a new production in Roslavl

The working visit of the deputy Governor of Smolensk region Rostislav Rovbel has taken place on the new investment platform of LLC RozTekh (the trademark Wild Orchid) which is located in Roslavl.

Smolensk tax holidays are in operation

Tax holidays have begun to act on Smolensk region for realization of the orders of the Governor Alexey Ostrovskiy concerning the support of business activity and improvement of business climate.

The resident of the composite cluster continues implementation of the project on creation of a biogas unit

Growth of emissions of greenhouse gases, increase in water consumption, exhaustion of lands and reserves of natural energy resources force to look for alternative energy sources. One of the most progressive is biogas.

It is planned to attract investors for development of recreation areas in Krasnyi Bor

Krasnyi Bor will become a new especially protected natural territory of regional value, a natural landmark. The question was considered at a working meeting which has taken place under the leadership of the Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy.

The deputy mayor of investments has been appointed in Smolensk

At the briefing session in Administration of Smolensk the mayor Vladimir Sovarenko has presented the deputy who will supervise the investment sphere. It has become Andrey Kulichkov. 

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Work on the construction of industrial parks is going according to the schedule

The next stage of construction of the state industrial parks «Phoenix» and «Safonovo» has been completed. All works are performed according to the established schedule.

The implementation of the large project of the company « Miratorg » is continuing

The working meeting devoted to questions of implementation of the investment project on construction of livestock complexes of LLC Bryansk Meat Company which enters AIH «Miratorg» has taken place in Department of investment development of Smolensk region.

The meeting of the Commission on investment policy has taken place in Administration of the region

The meeting of the Commission on investment policy under the chairmanship of the deputy Governor of Smolensk region Rostislav Rovbel has taken place in Administration of Smolensk region. 

The Smolensk company has entered in Top-10 of the Competition rating «It Is Made for the Childhood»

In 2016 the department of industry development of socially important goods of Minpromtorg of Russia has held the Competition rating of the Russian organizations of the industry of children's goods «It is made for the childhood» following the results of which the Smolensk company «Rosigrushka» has taken the 4th place.

The investment forum has taken place in Smolensk

The Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy has taken part in work of the forum «Development of investment and business climate in Smolensk region: analysis of situation, search of opportunities and growth points».

The representatives of authorities and business have discussed the development of investment climate

The forum «Development of investment and business climate in Smolensk region: analysis of situation, search of opportunities and «growth points» has taken place in the cultural and exhibition center of Tenishev. The main subject of discussion platforms became improvement of conditions of business development in Smolensk region.

Alexey Ostrovskiy has examined the work of the enterprise Polimix

Within a working trip the Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy has visited the LLC Polimix enterprise which is the successor of the Smolensk auto-aggregate plant AMO ZIL of V. P. Otrokhov.

Administration of the region will render assistance to the Smolensk producer of innovative production

There has taken place the working meeting of the deputy governor of Smolensk region Rostislav Rovbel with the management of JSC Smolensk Plant «Kentavr» at which the parties have discussed the prospect of promotion of the innovative products which are turned out by the plant.

The tax holidays in Smolensk region

The regional law of 21.04 2016 No. 43 «About establishment in Smolensk region of the tax rate in the amount of 0 percent for taxpayers – the individual entrepreneurs applying a simplified taxation system, patent system of the taxation» comes into force since January 1, 2017.

The company Smoltoys will take part in the Congress of the industry of children's goods

On December 15, 2016 the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation will carry out the Congress of the industry of children's goods which will show achievements and possibilities of branch.

Until the end of the year the company Miratorg will have opened 5 new farms in Smolensk and Tula regions

The Bryansk meat company which is a part of agro-industrial holding Miratorg reports that until the end of 2016 it will have opened 5 new farms for cultivation of cattle in Smolensk and Tula regions within the interregional project.

The German logistic terminal will be extended in Smolensk region

The working meeting of the Governor Alexey Ostrovskiy with the head of the concern Rethmann Group Klemens-Nobert Rethmann has taken place on the basis of the custom and logistic terminal «Rhenus Terminal» during which the parties have discussed the prospects of further cooperation of the company and Smolensk region.

There has been discussed the cooperation between Smolensk region and Republic of Belarus

Governor Alexey Ostrovskiy has held a working meeting with the Secretary of State of the common state Grigoriy Rapota who has arrived to Smolensk region for participation in the 47th session of the board of Border committee of the Common State.

There has been discussed the prospects of cooperation with the Republic of Poland

The bilateral working meeting of the Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland in the Russian Federation Włodzimierz Marciniak has taken place in Administration of the region. 

The team of Safonovo JSC Avangard is the winner of WorldSkills Hi-Tech-2016

The team of JSC Avangard with the following membership Evgeniy Mishutin and Konstantin Titov became the winner of the national championship of cross-industry profession of high-tech industries WorldSkills Hi-Tech passing in Yekaterinburg.

It has been discussed the prospects of cooperation between Smolensk region and Republic of Belarus

At the working meeting the results of cooperation between Republic of Belarus and Smolensk region were summarized by the Deputy Governor of the region Rostislav Rovbel and the Head of office of Embassy of Belarus in Russia in the city of Smolensk Czeslaw Shulga.

The social and economic forum «Territory of Development» started in Smolensk

Opening of the second Smolensk regional social and economic forum «Territory of Development» held with assistance of Administration of the region has taken place in the cultural and exhibition center of n.a. Tenishevykh.

The Smolensk developers of the system «Dispatcher» will cooperate with the government of Moscow

The Smolensk company «Stankoservice» has signed the cooperation agreement with the Agency of innovations of Moscow and JSC «Restrim» (the subsidiary of Rostelecom).

The enterprise «Smolensk Auto-Aggregate Plant» prepares for start of the new project

There has taken place the working meeting of the Deputy Governor of Smolensk region Rostislav Rovbel with the management of the enterprise «Smolensk Auto-Aggregate Plant» (the Roslavl branch).

The project of the Smolensk programmers has got support of the Agency of strategic initiatives

The developer of children's applications the company Whisper Arts IT from Smolensk was included into number 10 of new projects which the Agency of strategic initiatives will take on maintenance.

Smolensk companies have participated in a business mission to Serbia

The Smolensk delegation has visited Belgrade (Serbia) with a business mission. The organizer of the visit is the Regional Integrated Center (RIC) – Smolensk region, carrying out the activity on the basis of the Smolensk Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

The Israeli company will participate in development of the dairy industry in the region

The Deputy Governor of Smolensk region Rostislav Rovbel has held a working meeting with the representatives of the leading Israeli company on production of the equipment for the dairy plants TESSA I.E.S.GROUP LTD.

Clusters are new instruments of economic development of the region

There has taken place the session of the Center of cluster development of Smolensk region: «Clusters are new instruments of economic development of Smolensk region» in Smolensk.

Administration of Smolensk region is ready to give support to the successor of Smolensk Auto-Aggregate Plant

The working meeting between the Deputy Governor of the region Rostislav Rovbel and the heads of LLC POLIMIX has taken place in Administration of Smolensk region. The enterprise is a successor of the Smolensk Auto-Aggregate Plant AMO ZIL n.a. V. P. Otrokhov.

There takes place a business forum «Ryvok-2016» in Smolensk

The IVth Central business forum «Ryvok-2016» has opened in Smolensk cultural and exhibition center n.a. Tenisheva.

The plant «Complex road-building machine n.a. M. I. Kalinin» increases the outputs

Deputy Governor of Smolensk region Rostislav Rovbel has visited with a working visit the large enterprise for production of the combined road machine JSC Complex road-building machine n.a. M. I. Kalinin. 

Smolensk company has become the participant of the international exhibition BUYBRAND

The resident company of the Smolensk IT cluster «Smart  System» conducting developments in the field of the advanced discount systems under the brand Collection of Privileges has participated in the annual international exhibition BUYBRAND.

Smolensk region has presented the projects at the exhibition Golden Autumn-2016

Smolensk region has presented the projects realized in the spheres of livestock and crop production.

The Vyazma leather was shown at the exhibition in Milan

LLC Vyazma leather industry and the company Thimeco have presented leather of their own production from cows at the exhibition LINEAPELLE 2016 in Milan (Italy).

Smolensk region will cooperate with the company Senior Group

The ceremony of signing of the Cooperation agreement between Administration of Smolensk region and LLC Senior Group Project was held within the International Investment Forum in Sochi.

Development of public-private partnership in the region comes to a new level

The Cooperation agreement between Administration of Smolensk region and Association of participants of public-private partnership «Development center of PPP» has been signed on the platform of the Investment Forum in Sochi.

Smolensk delegation participates in work of an economic forum in Sochi

The International Investment Forum «Sochi-2016» takes place in Sochi which is considered one of the largest and significant actions in economic life of Russia. The Smolensk delegation headed by the Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy takes part in its work.

There has been launched an enterprise for production of metal containers for canned food and preserves

Within a working trip to Rudnyanskiy district the Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy has taken part in a commissioning of the first stage of industrial complex Kaliningrad Package Factory.

The Smolensk agrarian and industrial complex will present large investment projects at the exhibition «Golden Autumn»

Investment projects which Smolensk region realizes in the sphere of livestock and crop productions will be presented at the 18th Russian agro-industrial exhibition «Golden Autumn-2016». The annual forum of agrarians will take place in the territory of VDNH in Moscow on 5-8 October.

Smolensk region activates economic relations with Latvia

The Governor Alexey Ostrovskiy has held a working meeting with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia in the Russian Federation Astra Kurme at which the questions of investment cooperation have been raised.

The company Whisper Arts has submitted the educational project at the international conference

The active participant of the cluster of information technologies of Smolensk region the company Whisper Arts has taken part and has become the finalist of the III international conference #EdCrunch on new educational technologies.

Businessmen are invited to the business forum «RYVOK-2016»

The IV business forum «RYVOK-2016» which will bring together several hundreds of businessmen and heads of Central Federal District will take place in Smolensk on October 13-14, 2016.

Smolensk region will work together with the Israeli companies

The Director of the Department of investment development of Smolensk region Rostislav Rovbel has held a meeting with the Chairman of Israeli-Russian Business Council Teimuraz Khikhinashvili in Moscow. The results of a business conversation have become signing of the agreement on interaction and also the arrangement on the organization of meetings with the leading Israeli companies.

The company Stankoservice participates in a large industry exhibition

The Smolensk company Stankoservice, a resident of Skolkovo and an active participant of an IT cluster of Smolensk region, will present the new developments in the field of monitoring of the equipment and introduction of dispatching of the industrial enterprises - a hardware and software system of AIS «Dispatcher».

There has taken place the Hungarian-Russian business forum in Smolensk region

The international forum «Small business. Prospects of growth and development of communications of Russia and Hungary» has taken place in Smolensk on the platform of Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Smolensk region will cooperate with China Machinery Industry Federation

The working meeting with the delegation of China Machinery Industry Federation (CMIF) has been taken place in Administration of Smolensk region within this meeting the cooperation agreement has been signed.

The Smolensk agricultural producers will receive entry into the capital markets

The Director of the Department of investment development of Smolensk region Rostislav Rovbel has held a working meeting with representatives of the Euroasian Business Union (EABU) at which the parties have discussed possibilities of interaction of the enterprises of Smolensk region with the main food platform of the country FOOD CITY (Moscow).

The company Rostec plans to increase a share of production of civil products at the enterprises in the region

The Director of the department of investment development of Smolensk region Rostislav Rovbel has held a working meeting with the Head of representative office of the state corporation Rostec in Smolensk region Nikolay Tsarev.

The line of pump units has been launched in Smolensk region

The assembly line of pump Warman units has been opened at the electric machine engineering plant Ruselprom-SEZ in Safonovo of Smolensk region.

The Smolensk company Stankoservice organizes an industrial conference in Skolkovo

It will take place a practical industrial conference «An effective production 2016» in an innovation center Skolkovo (Moscow) with the assistance of Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation in November 24-25, 2016.

The Roslavl railway-car repair plant has begun to release innovative flat cars

The realization of startup of new production of the Roslavl railway-car repair plant became possible thanks to the appeal of the Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy to the Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation.

Governor of Smolensk region has visited the enterprise in Kardymovskiy district

The Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy has made a working trip to Kardymovskiy district where he has visited the enterprise for production of the wide range of drinks of LLC Varnitsa and has estimated the conditions created by local authority for effective work of the investors.

Construction of the highway Kazakhstan-Belarus is planned to start in 2018

The meeting of the working group on construction of the highway Kazakhstan-Belarus which will connect the route Shanghai – Hamburg has taken place in Smolensk.

Smolensk producers of children's goods will participate in an educational exhibition

One of the leaders of the market of children's goods the company Smoltoys will present the developing series of toys and chairs for children at an exhibition «The modern educational environment: technologies, resources, services» which will take place in Smolensk within the plenary session «A regional education system: space of educational opportunities and public dialogue».

Smolensk enterprise has got a support of Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia

Igorevskiy woodworking combine has entered in top-5 of the largest companies realizing projects in the priority directions of the civil industry.

Smolensk producer of toys represents the production at the international exhibition

One of the leaders of the market of children's goods the company Smoltoys with assistance of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation and Department for investment development of Smolensk region participates in the 11th International specialized exhibition of goods for children «Detstvo».

Pochinkovskaya garment factory is ready to increase the number of workers to 1500 people

Today on the agenda the problem of shortage of qualified personnel for the enterprises of the light and textile industry of Smolensk region is particularly acute. It has been declared by the director of Department for investment development of Smolensk region Rostislav Rovbel during working meeting with the management of LLC Pochinkovskаyа Garment Factory.

Agriculture cluster may appear in Smolensk region

National Union of Beef Producers made a proposal for the establishment an agro-industrial cluster based on beef cattle in the territory of Smolensk region.

Company Miratorg has launched a massive campaign on forage conservation

The largest agro-industrial holding Miratorg pays special attention to compliance with technology and proper organization of forage conservation, because of this depends the success of the economy and obtaining high-quality meat.

Administration of the region has signed the agreement with the Union of mechanical engineers

The ceremony of signing of the strategic cooperation and interaction agreement between Smolensk regional office of LLC «Soyuzmash of Russia» and Department for investment development has taken place in Smolensk.

The Portuguese company will develop agrobusiness in Smolensk region

Corporation of investment development of Smolensk region and the company IGUARIVARIUS have signed a letter of intent. The document confirms mutual interest of the parties in potential economic and technical cooperation.

It was discussed prospects for cooperation of the Smolensk and Belarusian enterprises

The working meeting between the Director of Department for investment development of Smolensk region Rostislav Rovbel and the head of the division of Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in Smolensk, Russian Federation Cheslav Shulga has taken place in Smolensk.

A new garment manufacture will be opened in the region

Acting Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy has held a working meeting with representatives of the company LLC Roztekh concerning opening of a new sewing production in Smolensk region.

It is continued to develop a cooperation in hothouse branch in the region

Corporation of investment development of Smolensk region has concluded a cooperation agreement with Association of Greenhouses of Russia. The signature under the final document was affixed by CEO of Corporation of investment development of Smolensk region Andrey Kulichkov and CEO of Association of Greenhouses of Russia Natalia Rogova.

It is planned the construction of one more industrial park in the region

Department for investment development of Smolensk region will send an application for participation in the competitive selection made by Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation on granting a subsidy to budgets of territorial entities of the Russian Federation for construction of engineering infrastructure of the third state industrial park in the territory of Smolensk region.

Regional authorities give help to the enterprises of Smolensk region

During a working meeting of members of Administration of Smolensk region Acting Governor Alexey Ostrovskiy has informed on concrete results of help of the regional authorities to the enterprises of Smolensk region.

Acting Governor has visited the prospective enterprises of Pochinkovskiy district

The head of the region Alexey Ostrovskiy has visited with a working meeting Pochinkovskiy district where he has examined activity of a number of the enterprises showing positive dynamics of development.

President of AIH MIRATORG: Smolensk region is one of the best regions of development and attracting investors

During a working trip to Roslavlskiy district Acting Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy has got acquainted with the course of implementation of the investment project of agro-industrial complex MIRATORG on the example of work of a cattle farm «Andreevka» which has become the first of eight planned to construction in the territory of Smolensk region. 

Smolensk company Stankoservice has presented its project at the international exhibition

The participant of a cluster of information technologies of Smolensk region the company Stankoservice has presented its project Dispatcher at the largest international industrial exhibition INNOPROM.

The enterprise of package production for agricultural producers will be launched in Smolensk region

Acting Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy has held a working meeting on questions of implementation of the investment project «Creation of Manufacturing Enterprise on Release of Packing Production from Polymeric Materials for Storage and Transportation of Vegetables» with LLC Agro-industrial Center of New Technologies.

Smolensk company will take part in the international exhibition INNOPROM

The participant of a cluster of information technologies of Smolensk region the company Stankoservice will present the production at the largest international industrial exhibition INNOPROM.

The regional office of Association of enterprises of baby stuff industry is created in Smolensk region

Director of Department for investment development of Smolensk region Rostislav Rovbel has held a working meeting in Moscow with Director of Department for development of socially essential production of Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia Dmitriy Kolobov. This meeting was devoted to prospects of development of baby stuff industry in the region.

Prospective investors have presented projects for realization in the territory of the monotown

Acting Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy has held a working meeting with CEO of Fund for development of monotowns Ilya Krivogov, specialists of the profile Ministries, and also the prospective investors who have presented the projects which they intend to realize in the territory of Dorogobuzhskiy district.

Smolensk region can become pilot for introduction of the best international practices for creation of clusters and technology parks

The work of business mission of heads of authorities and corporations for development of the Russian regions has begun in the People’s Republic of China. As a part of the Russian delegation is CEO of Corporation for investment development of Smolensk region Andrey Kulichkov.

Company that sews underwear in Gagarin expands its staff

Director of Department for investment development of Smolensk region Rostislav Rovbel has visited with working visit the enterprise of light industry the company RozTekh which is located in Gagarinskiy district.  

Smolensk region begins cooperation with Fruits and Vegetables Union

Corporation of Investment Development of Smolensk Region has signed the agreement on cooperation and interaction with National Union of Fruits and Vegetables Producers.

Acting Governor had a meeting with Ambassador of Denmark

Head of the region Alexey Ostrovskiy has held a working meeting with Ambassador of Denmark to the Russian Federation Thomas Winkler. The parties have discussed the perspective directions of collaboration between Smolensk region and Kingdom of Denmark.

In autumn Austrian company will launch the largest MDF plant in Smolensk region

Acting Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy has held a working meeting with representatives of a group of companies EGGER (Republic of Austria) on which prospects for further cooperation and collaborative mechanism with the largest investor were considered.

Portuguese company is looking for a business partner in Smolensk region

The delegation of the Portuguese company «IGUARIVARIUS» has visited Smolensk region with business visit for analysis of potential of possible cooperation in agro-industrial sector.

Rostislav Rovbel has participated in proceedings of the Russian-German working party

The meeting of the Russian part of the Russian-German working party on a strategic cooperation in the field of economy and finance under the chairmanship of the First Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Alexey Likhachev has taken place in Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation.

Inhabitants of Smolensk have presented their developments in Skolkovo

The active participant of the Smolensk cluster of information technologies the company LLC «Stankoservis» with the project «Dispatcher» has taken part in the conference Startup Village  which was taking place in the territory of the technology park «Skolkovo».

Entrepreneurs from Smolensk region will get support from Administration and Corporation of small and medium-sized enterprises

Agreement for interaction in development of small and medium-sized enterprises in the territory of the region has been signed between Administration of Smolensk region and joint-stock company «Federal Corporation for Development of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises» (Corporation).

Smolensk region has been included into top-15 «Most Attractive Regions of Russia for Investments»

The online magazine BIGRUSSIA has interrogated representatives of foreign Chambers of Commerce and Industry, associations of foreign entrepreneurs, and consulting agencies which run business in Russia.

Alexey Ostrovskiy has taken part in the Russian-German negotiations

Working visit of Acting Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy has taken place in Stuttgart (Germany) by the invitation of the Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Alexey Uliukaev who headed the Russian delegation.

Acting Governor has visited a building site of the industrial park «Phoenix»

The head of the region Alexey Ostrovskiy has held a visiting meeting on construction of an industrial park «Phoenix» in Smolensk during which he has examined the process of arrangement of the industrial platform, which is so important for the region.

The enterprise of plastic products production develops in Vyazma

Acting Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy has visited the enterprise of the holding company PlasticRepublic in Vyazma for the purpose of an assessment of the conditions created by local government for effective work of investors. In case of need Head of the region will cooperate with the solution of problematic issues interfering business development.

Alexey Ostrovskiy: Construction of the highway Kazakhstan – Belarus will have multiplicative effect

Construction of the highway Kazakhstan-Belarus through the Smolensk region will have positive multiplicative effect on development of construction sector, machine-building complex, transport domain and also employment of the population.

Alexey Ostrovskiy will visit Germany with a working visit

On 31 May – 1 June Acting Governor of the Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy will have a working visit to Stuttgart and Munich (Germany) by the invitation of the Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Alexey Ulyukaev who leads a delegation.

There has been discussed work progress on the platform of the industrial park «Safonovo»

Deputy Governor of the Smolensk region Yuriy Puchkov has held a visiting meeting on a building plot of the industrial park «Safonovo». Participants of the meeting have summed up the results of the first stage of the object construction and have defined amount of works on the second stage.

Rostislav Rovbel has held a working meeting with the delegation from Moldova

The Director of the Department of investment development of the Smolensk region Rostislav Rovbel has held a working meeting with delegation of the Tarakliyskiy district of the Republic of Moldova.

Cluster policy of the region was presented at the international conference

Process of realization of the cluster policy in the territory of the Smolensk region has been presented to participants of the International scientific and practical conference «Actual Problems of Interrelation of Regional Development and Economic Security» which has taken place in the Smolensk branch of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics.

Smolensk businessmen have visited Hanover

The RIC Smolensk region has carried out a business mission for representatives of small and medium-sized enterprises of the Smolensk region in Hanover (Germany).

There has been discussed a prospect of development of industry of Smolensk region in Minpromtorg

The working meeting of the director of Department of investment development of the Smolensk region Rostislav Rovbel and the deputy minister of the industry and trade of the Russian Federation Dmitriy Ovsyannikov has taken place in Moscow.

Management companies of industrial parks have been defined

The meeting of the commission on carrying out competitive selection of management companies on the right of conclusion of agreement about management of creation, development and functioning of the state industrial park in the territory of the Smolensk region has taken place.

Company on production of rolled metal products has received financing for development

Council of the microfinancial organization «Smolensk Regional Fund of Business Support» has made the decision on coordination of issue of the guarantee of LLC «Atlantic» in the sum of 44 million rubles on the credits of 260 million rubles.

Rostislav Rovbel has held a meeting with the management of a glass manufacturing plant

There has taken place a working meeting of the department director Rostislav Rovbel and the main owner of JSC «Sitall» Vyachelav Pakhomov in Department of investment development. The heads have discussed the current situation in the glass manufacturing plant and its further development.

The Indian investor will develop flax cultivation in the Smolensk region

Acting Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy has signed the investment agreement with the management of the company Roslek in cultivation and processing of flax in the territory of the Smolensk region.

Department of investment development organizes consultations

Department of investment development of the Smolensk region holds the second month regular meetings with representatives of small and medium-sized enterprises and agricultural producers in districts of the region. The main purpose of consultations is an explanation of conditions of the state support.

Miratorg will create new workplaces within the trans-regional project

The agro-industrial holding Miratorg will create more than 1500 workplaces within the trans-regional project of expansion of production of high-quality beef in Smolensk, Bryansk, Kaliningrad, Oryol, Kaluga and Tula regions until the end of 2016, it is reported on the website of the holding.

Deputy Prime Minister of the Government of the Russian Federation have been presented a pilot project of the participant of IT cluster Within a working visit the Deputy Prime Minister of the Government of the Russian Federation Olga Golodets has visited a number of cultural and social objects among which there was a kindergarten №78 «Istok». 
The meeting with representatives of Portuguese pharmaceutical industry association took place in Administration

Acting Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy held a meeting with representatives of Portuguese pharmaceutical industry association «Apifarma» during which the perspective directions of cooperation in health care sector were discussed.

It is established a ban on merchandise admissibility of foreign light industry

Changes are made into RF Government Regulation № 791 «About establishment of a ban on merchandise admissibility of light industry coming from the foreign countries for implementation of purchases for meeting federal needs».

Alexey Ostrovskiy has got acquainted with the progress of the perspective investment project implementation

Within a trip on industrial facilities of Rudnyanskiy district Acting Governor of the Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy has visited a building site of the industrial complex Kaliningrad Package Factory where he has got acquainted with the progress of the perspective investment project implementation.

Acting Governor Alexey Ostrovskiy has visited the enterprise «Termoplast»

During a working trip to Rudnyanskiy district Acting Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy has visited one of the leading enterprises «Termoplast» which the main field of activity is production of plastic products used in construction and also production of metal details, the aluminum shape and tailoring of work clothes.

The construction progress of industrial parks has been discussed in Administration of the region

The meeting of the working group on questions of creation of the state industrial parks in the territory of Smolensk region has taken place under the chairmanship of Acting Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy. 

Smolensk students are ready to apply biocomposites for developing of the region It has summed up the competition results for the best work on practical application of biocomposites in production in Smolensk.
Improving competitiveness promotes attracting investments into the region

The regular session of Council for economy and investments at Administration of Smolensk region has taken place. Its participants have considered the questions concerning situation and promotion of the competitive environment on commodity markets, works and services of the region for 2015.

The company from Smolensk has presented «mi-mi-mishki» at the international exhibition

The 10th anniversary international exhibition «KIDS RUSSIA» has taken place in Moscow. It has got together more than three hundred fifty participants from twenty countries on one platform. For the first time it has been presented new toys from the series «Mi-mi-mishki» from the group of companies «Smoltoys».

Miratorg starts the project on import substitution of varietal perennial grass in the region

ABH «Miratorg» starts the project on development of domestic agro-production technologies of varietal perennial grass in cooperation with Smolensk experimental station of A. N. Engelgardt. The new project will allow to reduce purchases abroad and to create base for further development of domestic agro-technologies.

Ugranskiy district is ready to become the investment platform in the sphere of mining

The perspective directions of development of Ugranskiy district of the Smolensk region, its economic and investment potential were discussed by Acting Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy and the head of the district Natalya Shishigina at the working meeting.

Investors are ready to develop flax cultivation in Smolensk region

Implementation of the investment project on construction of a plant on deep processing of flax became the main subject of the meeting of Acting Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy with the management of LLC «Agro-industrial Corporation «Vologodchina».

Industrial parks will attract serious investors to the region

We will receive a number of serious investors, new workplaces and considerable budget revenues of the region with creation of industrial parks. It was declared by Acting Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy at the meeting devoted to the 25th anniversary of «The scientific and industrial union».

Smolensk region will receive subsidies for development of animal husbandry

The Government of the Russian Federation has approved distribution of subsidies to regions for development of animal husbandry, processing and realization of its production. The state support will be got 84 territorial subjects of the federation, including Smolensk region.

Business in Smolensk region is safe for foreign investors

We are ready to render full assistance to foreign investors and to ensure safety of their business in the territory of the Smolensk region. It was declared by Director of Department of investment development of the Smolensk region Rostislav Rovbel, presenting the region at the Hungarian-Russian agricultural forum in Budapest.

Vyazma machine-building plant was included into the federal list of Minpromtorg

According to the Order of Minpromtorg OJSC «Vyazma machine-building plant» entered the list of the organizations having essential impact on industries and trade. Nowadays the enterprise can count on essential state support within anti-recessionary measures.

Administration of the region has signed the cooperation agreement with Fund for developing industry

In Moscow the cooperation agreement between Administration of the Smolensk region and Fund for developing industry which is aimed at the development of industrial capacity of the region has been signed. 

Residents of Smolensk will be trained in web marketing

The first IT school in Smolensk «Tabtabus School» invites students and graduates on the course «Web Marketing Bases». The studies will last from March to May, 2016.

Rostislav Rovbel held a meeting with heads of business communities

The director of the department of investment development of the Smolensk region Rostislav Rovbel held a working meeting with the heads of business communities.

Department of investment development will realize industrial policy of the region The Resolution «About Modification of the Provision on Department of Investment Development of the Smolensk Region» is accepted in regional Administration. 
The producer of jersey from Smolensk was awarded the quality mark «The best – to children» The group of companies «FENICE» became the winner of a program «The Best — to Children» following the results of examination of production and services for children and teenagers in 2015. 
The cluster of information technologies of the Smolensk region had a website The companies that enter the cluster of information technologies of the Smolensk region developed a corporate style and started the official website www.smolenskit.ru.
The rising generation was told about opportunities of the center of innovative creativity In the center of youth innovative creativity (CYIC) conducted tour for participants of IT school of a cluster of information technologies of Smolensk region.
It is effectively given state support to small and medium-sized enterprises in Smolensk region

By results of the assessment of efficiency of realization of actions for the state support of subjects of small and medium-sized enterprises which are carried out by Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation Smolensk region was among 32 regions of the Russian Federation with an indicator of efficiency that equal 100%. 

Сoffee batch has been let out in the region Nowadays both grain and grind coffee is produced from imported raw materials in Smolensk region. 30 employees will work at start of the enterprise at full capacity.  
For the first time inhabitants of Smolensk have become residents of «Skolkovo» The residents of Smolensk IT cluster, the company «Stankoservis» with an elaboration of the automated information system «Dispetcher» has become a participant of a power cluster «Skolkovo». 
Smolensk developers together with the company Disney started an educational project The resident and the active participant of Smolensk IT cluster the company Whisper Arts has signed a contract with the company Disney on development of collaboration. 
Investment policy of the region: an emphasis on system work

«We actively work on forming of system work in investment policy of the Smolensk region». - It was declared by director of Department of investment development of the Smolensk region Rostislav Rovbel in his speech during Russian regional investment congress which took place in Moscow.

The agreement on public-private partnership in health sector has been signed in Administration of the region The working meeting of Acting Governor Alexey Ostrovskiy and representatives of the medical private centre for further vocational education «Nefrosovet» took place in Administration of Smolensk region. 
Acting Governor and CEO of «OSRAM» discussed prospects for collaboration

Acting Governor of the Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy held a working meeting with CEO of company «OSRAM» doctor Gerald Kunzmann. The parties discussed a state of business at the enterprise, and also defined prospects for further collaboration.

Works on construction of industrial parks move on time

The working meeting of representatives of Smolensk region with the deputy Minister of economic development of the Russian Federation Oleg Fomichev took place in Moscow. Its participants discussed the course of construction works of industrial parks in the territory of the Smolensk region.

The company «Morton» is looking for a partner
The company «Morton» that realizes an investment project on construction of a poultry farm for fattening of turkey in the territory of the Smolensk region, has started search of the professional partner for collaboration in the field of poultry farming. 
Highway Kazakhstan-Belarus: the state is ready to buy land at the market price The meeting of the working group on construction of the highway Kazakhstan-Belarus took place in Smolensk. This highway will connect the route Shanghai – Hamburg. 
Smolensk region prepares for business visit to the People's Republic of China

The Russian-Asian Union of Industrials and Entrepreneurs (RAUIE) and Department of investment development of the Smolensk region considered perspective business projects of the region and discussed the plan of work on adjustment partnership relations with the Chinese companies and the provinces of the People's Republic of China in 2016. The meeting took place in the head office of RAUIE in Moscow.

Forum InPark: practical orientation of industrial parks On November 25th and 26th the fifth Forum of the industrial and park projects InPark takes place in Novosibirsk. 
The residents of Smolensk have taken part in an educational program of ASI

The delegation from the Smolensk region was a part of participants of a three-day educational program for training in the best practices that had been revealed following the results of carrying out by National rating of a condition of investment climate in subjects of the Russian Federation. The training took place in RANEPA and Agency for strategic initiatives in Moscow.

A modern alpine ski center will be built in Smolensk region. It was declared by the Head of the Department of investment development of the Smolensk region Rostislav Rovbel.

Smolensk businessmen expand the cooperation horizons The meeting between representatives of Smolensk and Perm enterprises took place in the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Perm.
Prospects for cooperation with the Republic of Lithuania were discussed in Smolensk
B2B meeting between businessmen of the Republic of Lithuania and representatives of business community of the Smolensk region took place in Administration of Smolensk region. 
Russia – Lithuania: constructive dialogue B2B meeting between businessmen of the Republic of Lithuania and representatives of business community of the Smolensk region took place in Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the region.
Synergy Global Forum is taking place in Moscow

The representatives of Department of investment development of the Smolensk region participate in the world scale business event — Synergy Global Forum that takes place in Crocus City Hall, Moscow.

The 29th session of the Foreign Investment Advisory Council

The 29th session of the Foreign Investment Advisory Council which was held by Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitriy Medvedev took place in Moscow. There was discussed some questions concerning investment cooperation, import substitution, standard and legal regulation in various sectors.

The exhibition business seminar took place in Smolensk

Free practical seminar «An exhibition as an instrument of searching partners» took place in Chamber of Commerce and Industry. This seminar was organized by Regional integrated center with assistance of Department of investment development of the Smolensk region.

Public and private partnership develops in health care sector in the region In Smolensk region joint practices will be opened within public-private partnership, such general medical practices will promote the organization and rendering primary medical and sanitary help to the population
Natives of Smolensk have taken part in «TEKSTILLEGPROM – 2015»

On September 22-25th Smolensk companies participated in the 45th Federal wholesale fair of goods and equipment of textile and light industry of «TEKSTILLEGPROM» which took place in Moscow.

Smolensk companies have presented their production at the exhibition «Mir Detstva — 2015»

On September 22-25th Smolensk enterprises participated in the exhibition «Mir Detstva — 2015» which took place in «Expocentre», Moscow.

Director of Department of investment development will represent Smolensk region in Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation

At the beginning of October Administration of the Smolensk region represented by Director of Department of investment development Rostislav Rovbel has been a part of committee on investment policy of Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation.

The end of the main event in the sphere of information technologies – Russian Internet Forum «RIF. Region 2015».

On October 06, 2015 the main event in the sphere of information technologies - Russian Internet Forum «RIF. Region 2015» took place in Smolensk with assistance of Administration of the Smolensk region and Department of investment development of the Smolensk region.

Business in warm conditions

The majority of Smolensk heat networks and heat-only boiler stations needs urgent repair. In conditions when budgetary funds are absent for these purposes, the high hope is laid on business for which «warm conditions» of investment are created.

Disney and Lego companies have been invited to Smolensk region

Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation has organized an investment forum within the 21st international exhibition «Mir Detstva».

The cheese-making shop has been opened in the Kardymovo area

Head of the region Alexey Ostrovskiy took part in opening of the shop on production of goat cheese in the village Gorodok, Kardymovo area.

Russian Direct Investment Fund is ready to invest money in Smolensk region

The Director of the Department of investment development of the Smolensk region Rostislav Rovbel held a bilateral meeting with Natalya Borisova, the Director of the Center for investment promotion, on September 16 th in Moscow. Natalya Borisova told about work of the Center, RDIF, about co-investment mechanism.

«METRO Cash & Carry» will conduct a conference of suppliers in Belgorod

Within the conference there will be held a purchasing session with new producers and an open master class with the famous chef on products of local production.

The large dealership will create 300 workplaces in Smolensk It is planned to open an Automobile Dealership.
The delegation from Smolensk has taken part in the aviation and space salon «MAKS-2015»

The delegation of the Smolensk region has taken part in the 12th International aviation and space salon «MAKS-2015»

The first stage of MDF plant is opened in Kholm-Zhirkovskiy area

OJSC «Igorevskiy Woodworking Combine» has set to work the first stage of plant on production of the MDF fiber boards.

The program about industrial park «Phoenix» has gone on the air «Russia 1» Journalists of «GTRK — Smolensk» company have told for whom and how the platform will be build. 
The Prime Minister of the Russian Federation has called Smolensk region among the leaders in development of the competition in economy

Smolensk, Novosibirsk and Ryazan regions are the leaders of the country in development of the competition and condition of the competitive environment in regional economies. It has been declared by Dmitriy Medvedev at the meeting of the Government today.

The Government introduced a new type of support of consumer goods industry

The enterprises which are relating to consumer goods industry (textile, sewing, footwear, leather and fur industries) will get additional support from the government.

The goat complex is ready to official opening in Smolensk region

Elite cheese is from Smolensk region. The largest investment project in our region is a goat complex on which goat cheese, cottage cheese and milk will be made. All construction and finishing works at the enterprise are coming to the end. The official opening is planned for the first days of September.

Gagarin rabbits are an import replacement

The ceremonial opening of the second turn of the enterprise which is one of the largest in Russia in this direction took place in Gagarin. Acting Governor Alexey Ostrovskiy took part in the ceremony of launch of the new production line.

Smolensk enterprises can take part in a fair «Testillegprom»

The 45th Federal wholesale fair of goods and equipment of textile and light industry «Testillegprom» will take place on September 22-25 in Moscow.

The enterprises from Smolensk will take part in the aviation and space salon MAKS 2015
On August 25-30 International aviation and space salon MAKS 2015 will take place in an airfield of «Ramenskoye» in the city of Zhukovskiy of the Moscow region. The Smolensk enterprises JSC «VELKO», JSC «Engineering Center «ELEKTROLUCH» and LLC NPO «Rubikon-Innovation» will take part in it.
The second phase of a project of a meat-packing house «Gagarin-Ostankino» began its work in the Smolensk region
Acting Governor Alexey Ostrovskiy made a visit to Gagarin where he had examined the course of implementation of the large investment project – work of the first stage of the meat processing plant «Gagarin-Ostankino» and the second phase of a project of the enterprise.
Activity Governor of Smolensk region will personally coordinate the work on creation of industrial parks

On August 4th, 2015 Acting Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy signed the order «About creation of the working group on questions of creation of industrial parks in the territory of the Smolensk region».

The large number of Smolensk businessmen will be able to receive the state support New criteria allow to expand a number of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs which can be referred to the category of small and medium-sized enterprises.
The residents of Smolensk industrial park will be able to receive economy power

The enterprises will have an opportunity to use the electric power on a tariff of high voltage in the territory of the park.

The rental rate will equal 0,01 rubles in Smolensk industrial parks Acting Governor Alexey Ostrovskiy gave the order about it.
Administration of the Smolensk region and Agency of credit guarantees have concluded the cooperation agreement

Interaction with the agency will allow to increase availability of the credits and to improve of investment climate.

The law on priority investment projects has been adopted in the Smolensk region The law defines new measures of investors’ support and simplifies selection procedure of projects. The Smolensk region duma made alterations to the regional law «About the state support of investment activity in the territory of the Smolensk region»
The Chinese investors have been suggested to place their production in industrial parks of the Smolensk region

Investment potential of the Smolensk region was presented to the Chinese business mission at the meeting in the Russian-Asian union of industrialists and entrepreneurs.

The industrial parks of the Smolensk region are platforms for those who is able to count  their money and time Residents of new industrial sites will receive free technological connection, tax remissions and other favorable terms.
The Ministry of Economic Development: the industrial parks of the Smolensk region are convenient platforms for business

At the VIth International forum AIP «Industrial Projects in Russia» the Head of Department of development of small and medium-sized enterprises and the competition Natalya Larionova noted activity of the region.

Smolensk industrial parks will be provided gas supply within the investment program of «Gazprom»
At the meeting of Alexey Ostrovskiy with the chairman of the board of OJSC «Gazprom» Alexey Miller it has obtained the agreement of reconstruction of the gas distribution stations in the Smolensk region.
The aero club from Moscow area can be moved to the district Gagarin There will be a flight strip for small aircraft and aero club with «vintage» planes on nowadays empty plot of land.
Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation approved the demand of the region for financing of construction of two industrial parks

Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation supported construction of two state industrial parks in Smolensk and Safonovo.

Support will be given to the Smolensk organizations that are engaged in export Export Insurance Agency of Russia can cover to 95% of losses in case of realization of political risk and to 90% in case of commercial risk.
The Russian-Asian union of industrialists and businessmen will tell about the Smolensk region in the People's Republic of China

The cooperation with the organization that promotes partnership development between business of Asia and Russia is established.

The amendments are made in the list of manufacturing equipment which analogs aren't produced in the Russian Federation

The changes concern manufacturing equipment which analogs aren't produced in the Russian Federation which import to the territory of the country isn't subject to taxation on added value.

Investment potential of the Smolensk region was presented to the Chinese  delegations from Henan Province The staff of Department of investment development told about business opportunities in the region.
In the Smolensk region great investors will be able to receive the land without auctions

This opportunity, according to the new regional law, investors will be able to use, whose investment outlay will make not less than 1 billion rubles.

Alexey Ostrovskiy has visited CJSC «Zolotaya Niva» The acting Governor Alexey Ostrovskiy had a working visit to CJSC «Zolotaya Niva» in the Safonov region. The head of the region examined activity of the enterprise and also assessed the project of the second turn of the agricultural complex.
Activities for ensuring favorable investment climate in the Smolensk region are recognized conforming to the standard

The meeting of the expert group on monitoring of introduction of the standard of activities of executive authorities for ensuring favorable investment climate in the region took place in Smolensk.

Anti-recessionary policy was discussed at the meeting of Council for economy and investments

The main areas of work on overcoming of the crisis phenomena are activation of economic growth, support of economic branches, ensuring social peace, monitoring and control of economic climate and social sphere.

State and local government discussed questions of development of agriculture in the territory of the Smolensk region

Alexey Ostrovskiy, acting Governor, held a telephone conference with the members of Administration of Smolensk region, the heads of state and local government during that conference it was discussed questions of completion of the spring sowing campaign in the Smolensk region.

Smolensk region will receive federal subsidies for milk manufacture

Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev signed the order about distribution of subsidies to regions for stimulation of production of commercial milk.

Four Smolensk enterprises are recognized as organizations that exercise a significant influence on branches of industry and trade

The enterprises have had an opportunity to use the state support on working capital activity and (or) on financing of the current production activity.

Smolensk region took the fifth place in a rating of usefulness of the competitive environmen

The rating was made by OFAS which considers the number of enterprises, the number of complaints to FAS, condition of the product markets and inquiry of businessmen about condition of the competition.

The hi-tech dialysis center is opened in partnership with German investors in Smolensk Construction and equipment of medical institution are carried out at the expenses of company funds of Fresenius Medical Centre, the total volume of its investment into realization of that project made more than 250 million rubles. 
«EGGER Drevprodukt Gagarin» opened the new production line on the Smolensk plant The company realizes the investment project for the sum more than 640 million rubles.
 «MSP Bank» opens order taking on a product «MSP-Anticrisis» MSP Bank begins to take order taking from partner banks for financing of small and medium-sized enterprises for a product «MSP-Anticrisis».
The CEO of the corporation of investment development of the Smolensk region visited the Japanese industrial park «Kiyohara» The seminar was organized by Association of industrial park. It was devoted to study the best management practice of industrial parks.
The municipal council of Smolensk approved the changes in the general plan of the city concerning development of industrial park Most of people's deputies supported the creation of industrial park in the northern part of Smolensk.
The industrial parks of Smolensk region were presented to Japanese investors

On April 23 a retreat took place in Tokyo.

Corporation of Investment Development of Smolensk region took part in an investment seminar in South Korea

The seminar was organized by Association of industrial parks of Russia.

The representatives of Smolensk region visited the industrial park Cheonan Industrial zone in South Korea

The representatives of the Russian regions visited a presentation of the management company and the territory of the industrial park.

Investment potential of Smolensk region was presented in Beijing

The forum "Great Opportunities of Small and Medium Business" is taking place in Beijing.

Construction of industrial park in Smolensk was discussed at public hearings Most of citizens supported the changes in the city development plan that allows constructing of industrial park «Phoenix» in the northern part of the city.
Corporation of investment development of Smolensk region is admitted to Association of industrial parks

The corporation of investment development of Smolensk region joined the ranks of members of a non-profit organization.

Improvement of investment appeal of the region By analysis results of statistics of sector development of the small and medium sized enterprises which are carried out by the analytical center of MSP Bank in 2014, Smolensk region took the fifth place in a rating of regions of Central Federal District on a level of economic activity of small and medium sized enterprises outdistance Kaluga region.
The idea of introduction of tax holidays was discussed on the Council of State There was considered a package of measures on development and support of small and medium sized enterprises in the Kremlin.
The Smolensk region will take part in the pilot project of Ministry for Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation on creation and development of industrial parks
Within the context of the performance of Research work «Research of experience of creation and development of industrial parks on the basis of the analysis of application of the best international practices for introduction in the Russian management companies of industrial parks and corporations of subjects development of the Russian Federation», Smolensk region has been chosen as the pilot subject of the Russian Federation for introduction of the best Russian and foreign practices on creation and development of industrial parks.
MSP Bank starts the business incentive for support of small and medium sized enterprises New credit product «MSP-Anticrisis» for support of investment projects of small and medium sized enterprises
The official opening of the shopping center «Maxi» took place in Smolensk On April 9, 2015 the official opening the shopping center «Maxi» took place in Smolensk. SEC «Maxi» became the largest operating object of «Maxi Development Сompany» and the first complex of the network «Maxi» in Central Federal District.
Ministry for Trade and Industry of Russia has approved the list of the organizations which have essential impact on branches of industry and trade

LLC «Igorevskaya Woodworking Combine» is included into the list of the organizations which have essential impact on branches industry and trade.

Governor of the Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy participated in a meeting of the State Council, there were discussed measures of state support for small and medium sized enterprises The governor Alexey Ostrovskiy participated in the meeting of the State Council of the Russian Federation which was held by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin in the Great Kremlin Palace.
Association of industrial parks of Russia
In Moscow on April 6, 2015 there took place a meeting of representatives of the Smolensk region in the person of the Head of the Department for investment policy Rostislav Rovbel and the Head of Corporation of investment development of the Smolensk region Andrey Kulichkov with the executive director of Association of industrial parks of Russia Denis Zhuravskiy.
There will be support for small and medium sized enterprises in the form of compensation of loan interest In 2015 the subjects of small and medium sized business will be provided to subsidized loans from calculation no more than the three fourth of key interest rate of Bank of Russia and no more than 70% of actually made costs of payment of credit interest.
Participation in a meeting of Presidium of Council of municipal formations

On April 2, 2015 the Head of the Department of investment development of the Smolensk region Rostislav Leonidovich Rovbel participated in a meeting of Presidium of Council of municipal formations. The question of execution of orders of the Governor of the Smolensk region Alexey Vladimirovich Ostrovskiy following the results of the working session which took place on February 16, 2015 with the heads of executive-administrative bodies and representative bodies of municipal regions and urban districts of the Smolensk region was considered.

Speech of Governor of Smolensk region A.V. Ostrovskiy about «Investment climate and investment policy of Smolensk region» Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Vladimirovich Ostrovskiy made a speech at the meeting of Smolensk region duma which took place on March 26, 2015 with the annual message «Investment climate and investment policy of the Smolensk region».
Official opening of the investment project of CJSC «Tander»
The governor Alexey Ostrovskiy repeatedly emphasized that today the region authorities take active actions for improvement of investment climate. The Administration has defined accurate investment policy, real help is given to all who wants to establish strong and mutually beneficial economic relations with residents of Smolensk.
Smolensk region rose by the 36th place in a rating «Investment potential of regions – 2014» among territorial subjects of the Russian Federation
Administration of the Smolensk region and personally the Governor Alexey Vladimirovich Ostrovskiy pay much attention to attraction of investments into the region that is one of the main instruments of development of the region.
Investments into the Smolensk region

According to Smolenskstat the volume of direct investments from abroad made 98074 thousand rubles that came in economy of the Smolensk region in 2014.

More than 136 million rubles will be allocated as agriculture support to the Smolensk region The Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed the order about distribution of subsidies for development of plant growing, animal husbandry, and also for construction and reconstruction of objects of beef cattle breeding to regions in 2015.
Prime Minister Dmitriy Medvedev had a meeting with Governor Alexey Ostrovskiy

Administration of the region received highly accolades from Prime Minister

Creation of Department of investment development of the Smolensk region A new executive authority has been appeared in the structure of Administration of the Smolensk region which is responsible for investment development of the region and creation of congenial investment climate.
Introduction of amendments to the regional law on tax remissions On December 26th, 2014 the Smolensk region duma adopted the regional law «Introduction of amendments to the regional law «On Tax Privileges».
The project of Investment strategy of the Smolensk region till 2025 has been approved in Administration of the Smolensk region Council for economy and investments of Administration of the Smolensk region has approved the project of Investment strategy of the Smolensk region till 2025.
Implementation of the Investment Project “Establishment of an Industrial and Technological Park “VORGA” by CJSC “Glass Plant VORGA”
The Governor Aleksey Ostrovsky got acquainted with the progress of implementation of the investment project  “Establishment of an Industrial and Technological Park “VORGA” by CJSC “Glass Plant VORGA” in the Ershchichi district of the Smolensk region
Agreement on the strategic cooperation between the Administration of the Smolensk Region and the self-sustaining non-profit organization “Invest into Russia”
Provision of property support to small and medium enterprises and to those establishments which make up the infrastructure of SME support
The working meeting between the Governor Aleksey Ostrovsky and the Governor of Luristan, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Basovand Hushung  held in the conference hall of the Administration of the Smolensk Region, was followed by the business talk of the Governor of the Smolensk Region, other Russian officials with the delegation of Iran
The Governor Aleksey Ostrovsky held a working meeting with the delegation from the province of Luristan, Islamic Republic of Iran. The delegation was headed by the Governor Basovand Hushung
“Not the first day on the market” was the heading of an article in the current issue of the business magazine “What does Smolensk talk about?”.
A visiting meeting was held by the representatives of the Department for Economic Development of the Smolensk region in the Administration of the Verkhnedneprovsky settlement, Dorogobuzh district, on 26 September 2014
A collective showcase of the representatives of the Small and Medium Enterprises in the Smolensk region
“Fitch Ratings”, the largest rating agency, confirmed the long-term default ratings of the Smolensk Region and gave more optimistic prognoses

The Governor Aleksey Ostrovsky had an extended meeting with agricultural producers of the Smolensk Region, representatives of “Rosselkhozbank” in the Smolensk Region.
The meeting of the State Council was visited by the Government members, ministers and department heads of the economic sector, representatives of business and entrepreneurs' associations.
The development of the “medical cluster” has good perspectives in the Smolensk Region. First, there is a large centre for traumatology, orthopedics, prosthetics, hospitals with unique experience, medical educational institutions which train doctors for Russian, CIS and foreign countries.
During the 5-th International exhibition “Innoprom-2014” the winner of the contest “The best Russian exporter 2013” received its reward.
The holiday “The First Bread Day” was held by ZAO “Agricultural company “Nasha Zhitnitsa”. This investment agricultural project in the Gagarinsky District was supported by the regional authorities
The Prime-Minister Dmitriy Medvedev signed the Decree on the amendments to the list of airdromes of common basing. The airdrome “Smolensk North” was successfully included into the list.
The Technical exhibition CIGRE begins in Paris, the event is held within the framework of the 45th session of the International Council in Electric Power Systems CIGRE.
The Interview of Aleksander Medvedev, the First Deputy Governor for the journalists of the independent public and political web portal “Smolensk talks about”.
On June 18-19, 2014 there was a meeting of the Competition Commission of the Ministry of Economic Development devoted to the selection of the RF regions which will receive financial support for small and medium enterprises from the federal budget.

The Smolensk Region was among 20 leading Russian regions which received the financial support for small and medium enterprises exceeding the limit estimated in the spring of 2014.

The amount of money from the federal budget was 220.4 mln rubles, the funds were spent on support for small and medium enterprises. The total volume of funds spent on the development of entrepreneurship in the region (including the funds from the regional budget) reached 280.7 mln rubles.

The subsidies granted in 2014 for small and medium enterprises include:

- subsidies for partial reimbursement of expenses of small and medium enterprises on equipment, starting up, production development or its modernisation;
- subsidies to reimburse the first installment (advance) under a leasing agreement on equipment;
- subsidies for small and medium enterprises providing pre-school education, children’s' care;
- subsidies for partial reimbursement of expenses of small and medium enterprises on their participation in international and interregional exhibitions, fairs and congresses;
- subsidies for small and medium enterprises working in the sphere of folk crafts, rural and ecological tourism.

The “Smolensk regional fund of entrepreneurship support” will also receive subsidies; the fund provides micro financial support and serves as a guarantee fund.

Moreover, the European Information and Consulting Centre in the Smolensk Region will continue its activity. The centre provides free information and consulting services for the companies interested in establishing and development of mutual cooperation with foreign partners.
The Smolensk Region won  the "Beacon of Russia-Germany Economic Cooperation Contest", where it was awarded the title of "the investment-attractive region"
On July 7, 2014 the Berlin Hotel de Rome hosted the IV-th international economic congress “Germany-Russia 2014”/ “Germany-Ukraine 2014”
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin signed the amendments to the federal law issued
The forum is devoted to the discussion of those instruments which are successfully used for the development of cooperation between Russia and China in the economic sphere
On May 27, 2914 there was a working meeting of foreign investing companies with the representatives 19 RF Subjects.
A working meeting in the representative office of the Administration of the Smolensk Region
Briefing of Oleg Rybalko, the Head of the Department of Electric Power Industry, Electric Efficiency and Tariff Policy” of the Smolensk Region
The Minister of Economic Development, Aleksey Ulukaev made a report on the support of monotowns at the Government meeting headed by V.Putin.
Close interaction with the Ministry of Economic Development provided the Administration of the Smolensk Region with the opportunity to present the industrial projects of international cooperation which can be implemented by the support of RF Trade Missions in foreign countries.
The meeting with Estonian entrepreneurs
A business meeting with Latvian entrepreneursRussian-Latvian business meetings are scheduled on April 22, 2014.
The Russian government grants 500 million rubles of subsidies for the Smolensk Region
“Contacts exchange” of RF trade representatives in foreign countries
Large-scale investment projects in the Gagarinsky District, the Smolensk Region
The rating of Russian regions in power supply
The investment project on the construction of a brewery in the Kardymovsky District of the Smolensk Region
Smolensk entrepreneurs will receive state support from the federal budget
The investment project “Construction of a shopping and leisure centre “Maxi” in Smolensk
The implementation of  investment projects in the Smolensk District, of the Smolensk Region
On March 3d, 2014 there was a working meeting of R.L. Rovbel, the first deputy head of the Department of Economic Development of the Smolensk Region and W. Dick, the head of the Department of Economy and Science of the German Embassy in Russia, E. Ziegman, the secretary of the Department of Economy and Science of the German Embassy in Russia, L. Markova, the senior manager of The German Economic House in Moscow.
The Belgian-Russian company “Frisomat Arsenal ST” began its work in the Kardymovsky District
On March 4th, 2014 Victor Kozhevnikov, the Head of the Department of Economic Development had a briefing which became a part of the policy carried out by Governor Aleksey Ostrovsky; the policy ensures the clarity of the public authorities functioning.
The Department of Economic Development of the Smolensk Region has worked out a plan for the construction of infrastructure facilities in the region in 2014 in order to comply with the Investment standard in the Smolensk Region.
February 14, 2014 The meeting of the Commission on investment policy
On February 4, 2014, under the chairmanship of R.L. Rovbel, the Deputy Chief of the Department on Economic Development of Smolensk Region, an operational meeting was held on implementation of the "Expansion of production of LLC" EGGER DREVPRODUKT GAGARIN" Investment Project.
Dmitry Medvedev, the Chairman of RF Government, signed an order for allocation of subsidies to development of vocational education systems. According to the document, in 2014, more than one billion rubles will be allocated to regions. Smolensk Region will receive 24 mil. 501 thous. rubles.
On February 3, 2014, in Moscow, R.L. Rovbel, the Deputy Chief of the Department on Economic Development of Smolensk Region, held talks with representatives of “Cimic Enric Holdings Limited” (PRC) on implementation of investment projects in the territory of Smolensk Region:
On February 3, 2014, at the head office of JSC "Rosselkhozbank," talks were held by M.Yu. Pitkevich, the First Deputy of Governor of Smolensk Region, and R.L. Rovbel, the Deputy Chief of the Department on Economic Development of Smolensk Region, with B.P. Listov, the First Deputy Chairman of the Board of JSC " Rosselkhozbank," on the opening of a credit line for implementation of the LLC "VirmontFood" Investment Project, "Opening of a poultry complex for broiler breeding in Smolensk Region."
December 24, 2013. The Governor of Smolensk Region, Alexey Ostrovskiy, met with the editors of the leading mass media of Smolensk Region and answered their questions. In the conversation with the journalists, the governor drew the results of the year, and announced future plans including investment plans.
16 and 17 December 2013, Moscow is hosting the conference «100 steps to the favourable investment climate. Achievements and new challenges»organized by the business newspaper «Vedomosti» with the support and participation of the Agency for strategic initiatives.
December 2013 there will be a meeting of the Council on economy and investments of the Administration of the Smolensk region with the participation of the developer of the Investment strategy of the Smolensk region - the company's KEY PARTNER.
This year in September three enterprises of the Smolensk region: LLC “JurАl”, (“Meat packing plant “Safonovskij” building project”, 2-4 lines”), CJSC «Glassworks Vorga» (“Russian specific sunglass” project) and LLC “Twins” and “Manager” – hardware and software package for industrial equipment on-line control, processing and analysis of its results” applied for participation in “Annual public award «Regions – sustainable development”.

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