MEDVEDEV: INVESTMENTS IN 12 PRIORITY DEVELOPMENT AREAS ACROSS THE FAR EAST REACH RUB 442 BILLION
29 March 2016
To date eight enterprises have been launched in the federal district, according to data presented by Deputy Prime Minister Yury Trutnev
The total volume of investments in 12 Priority Development Areas located in the Far East stands at RUB 442 billion. Deputy Prime Minister Yury Trutnev discussed the figures in a meeting with Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev.
“We have 110 participants in 12 Priority Development Areas, with a total sum of declared investments now standing at RUB 442 billion,” Trutnev said. “Documents have already been signed making RUB 287 billion available for the implementation of projects.”
According to data presented by Deputy Prime Minister Yury Trutnev, eight enterprises have been launched in the federal district to date. By the end of the year, along with the enterprises based in the free port of Vladivostok, the number could rise to 20. Trutnev estimates that by 2017 this figure is likely to reach 44.
Looking at the new Priority Development Areas on Sakhalin, the Deputy Prime Minister reported that through a number of areas of development in agriculture in the ‘Southern’ Priority Development Area the island has achieved food self-sufficiency. “This means that it will not be necessary to import meat and other agricultural products from the continent,“ Trutnev said.
As for Gorny Vozdukh, the resort is currently home to 23km of track, with 85km more set to be created in the next two years according to Trutnev. “In terms of track length it is set to be the largest resort in Russia,“ said the Deputy Prime Minister, adding that Gorny Vozdukh will attract tourists not just residing in Central Russia, but from abroad too.