12 March 2012, Monday, 16:17

Rustem Khamitov gave interview to “Fortune”

author: news agency "Bashinform"

On March 12 the President of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov gave an interview to journalists of the famous business edition “Fortune” Tudor Stamatian and Elena Kobrinskaya.

The public affairs service of the President RB reports in the course of the meeting the President and the journalists were discussing the problems of attraction of investments to economics of Bashkortostan, promising investment projects, developed in the Republic, and prospects in formation of international image of Bashkortostan and elaboration of an efficient economic brand of the republic.

“We’ve received the data of Russian State Statistics Committee that the volume of industrial production in Bashkortostan for the first two months noticeably exceeds the volume of industrial production in November-December 2011. We are the only in the country, gaining such success” – Rustem Khamitov stated.

Tudor Stamatian has expressed assurance that this process will be continued in the future.

“We think that Russia is not just Moscow and we believe in potential of Russian regions. There are the examples of very successful foreign investments in Russia, making high endowment in economics. One of the most important questions, which we’d like to discuss with you here today, is your opinion and your ideas how foreign investors can influence upon economic upsurge in Bashkortostan. We want to see to what extent the republic is open before foreign investors and to what extent people want to work with them” – the journalist said.

For the reference: the journal “Fortune” is considered the most influential business edition in the world with the audience, exceeding five million readers. It is especially known with its annual rating of corporate incomes. “Fortune’ circulation numbers more than 850 thousand copies. The journal is published twice per month in English and sold out in the USA, Europe and Asia.

At present time the journal is preparing the Investment Guide on economics in Russian regions and this project is called to show transformation of Russian economics for the last decade, to introduce the most successful companies and investment capacities of the most dynamically developing sectors of regional economic systems.