In 2017 the Sakhalin Region confirmed the status of a region with high investment attractiveness. This conclusion was reached by the National Rating Agency experts, reports Vostok.Today.
The list of regions with high investment attractiveness (groups IC1, IC2 and IC3) includes 25 constituent entities. They account for approximately 86% of the total Russian inflow of foreign direct investments and 65% of the total volume of investments in capital assets.
Leaders of the high investment attractiveness of the 1st level ranking (IC1) are Moscow and St. Petersburg. The Sakhalin Region, the Republic of Tatarstan and the Moscow Region have confirmed the status of regions with high investment attractiveness of the 2nd level (IC2). This group also includes the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District, the Leningrad and Belgorod Regions.
The list of leaders was supplemented by another Far Eastern region - the Amur Region, that was given the status of high investment attractiveness of the 3rd level.
The National Rating Agency experts say that the ranking of 2017 showed the most positive dynamics for the last five years. 22 regions of Russia improved their positions, only 6 regions worsened.
Three areas of advanced development have been created in Sakhalin region: “Gornyi vozduh”, “South” and “Kuriles”. Residents of "Gornyi vozduh" intend to invest 10.6 billion rub in the realization of the projects and create more than 600 work spaces. Residents of "Yuzhnaya" are investing 8.5 billion rubles and creating more than 560 work spaces. Anchor investor of "Kuriles", fish factory "Ostrovnoy", will invest 7.4 billion rubles and create more than 700 new jobs.