Investment of 1.5 trillion rubles. In such a sum estimated agreements I East economic forum. Vladivostok has collected businessmen and politicians from 30 countries. Money in the economy of the region intend to invest the largest companies in the world. And Russia will create favorable conditions.
"Discovering the far East" is the motto of the forum. To open a giant market in a hurry dozens of companies from 28 countries. Not only Asian. Came businessmen from USA, Canada, many European entrepreneurs. Sanctions not a hindrance. Vladivostok these days - a giant business platform. Nearly 130 agreements are ready for signing.
The conversation of the President with members of the forum. Some of them are just planning to enter the Russian market, other businesses have long been working in Russia. Vladimir Putin emphasizes the development of the Far East is extremely important for the whole country. Business is ready to invest in the far East. But there are problems. One of them is custom, which does not good for several days. A delay is a loss. Transport company reasonably billed to the business. They complain "At a checkpoint In the Ussuriysk customs of our cars, every second, there are 4 days, on the West side - not less than 12 hours."
Among the participants of the dialogue - Japanese entrepreneurs. Talking about advanced energy projects, LNG terminals, "I would Like to enter into the capital of RusHydro, one of Russia's largest corporations" - said a top Manager of the Japanese giant. Putin doesn't see any problem.
In the far East is more and agricultural companies. But development is not as fast as we would like. Banks for a very long time wondering whether to give loans, said the managers of the company for the production of pork, which occupies almost 70% of the market of Kamchatka. On the island of Russian representatives of leading corporations: "DEU", "Panasonic", "Mitsubishi", "Schneider electric". Global brands and representative of the delegation of Nicaragua, India, Vietnam, Laos, and China. The name of one of the sessions - "Development of economic cooperation from Lisbon to Vladivostok" - says a lot about how integrated Russia into the global economy. Studying business promising projects. New port in Zarubino in the Primorsky region - an opportunity to attract transit cargo flows. The business came to the far East and had already settled on the territories of priority development, where many administrative formalities simplified. It is not surprising that investors more and more.
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