16 December 2009, Wednesday, 10:02
author: Azat Gafurov
The media-holding “The Expert” and the Russian Public Chamber have held the presentation of the results of the XIV rate of investment attractiveness among Russian regions on December 15 in Moscow. The ceremony of rewarding the Russian regions – the leaders of the rate and the conference “Investment attractiveness of Russian regions: new aspects – new leaders” have taken place within the frames of the presentation.
Republic of Bashkortostan held the ninth place in the main nomination “The highest level of investment attractiveness in the rate 2008-2009” and the first place in the nomination “The minimal economic investment risk”.
The rate of investment attractiveness of Russian regions, published by the journal “The Expert” for already the 14 year successively, is considered the most popular assessment of activity of regional authorities on making favorable conditions for investors.
It has been stated in the course of the conference that the quarterly monitoring investigations of economic and financial stability and social well-being in Russian regions, made by “The Expert” show that the staff of the leaders by the level of investment risks is cardinally changed as compared with the previous rate – the group of leaders was by 70% renewed. The whole cohort of rather small regions, different with diversified economics and well-developed agriculture changed the former heavy-weights. Thus, Penza, Voronezh and Tambov regions for the first time in their history joined the Top 10.
The Top 10 of Russian regions in the key nomination “The highest level of investment attractiveness in the rate 2008-2009” is the following: Lipetsk region, Krasnodar region, Rostov region, Saint-Petersburg, Penza region, Moscow, Voronezh region, Tambov region, Republic of Bashkortostan and Omsk region.
The Top 3 in the nomination “The minimal economic investment risk in 2008-2009” is: Republic of Bashkortostan, Belgorod region and Rostov region.