The Amur Region became a laureate of the Investment Angel Award in the nomination of The Most Investment-Attractive Regions of Russia.
The Amur Region was among the top three leaders in this nomination, the Kaluga Region and the Nenets Autonomous Okrug. The solemn ceremony of awarding the international award “Investment Angel” was held in Moscow on December 21.
Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Boris Gryzlov addressed the participants with a welcoming speech. “Holding the Investment Angel award really increases the openness of Russian regions for domestic and foreign investments and creates conditions for the accelerated and dynamic development of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation,” said Boris Gryzlov.
In the nomination “Leaders of the world economy” in the category “The most investment-attractive states of the world,” the winners have been announced: the People’s Republic of China and the Russian Federation.
Established in 2010, the Investment Angel award is public, professional recognition. It is designed to help increase the investment attractiveness of Russia and the CIS countries, and stimulate the development of various sectors of the economy and investment activity.
The competition was attended by investment projects implemented on the territory of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, CIS countries and other countries of the world.
The purpose of the Investment Angel Award is to form an objective picture of the investment market in the international economic space and at the level of individual interstate partnerships. The prize is awarded for professionalism and competence, economic and socially significant achievements in the field of investment, development, production and sale of competitive and high-quality products and services, including innovative, high-tech solutions. The award is aimed at achieving higher indicators: expanding business, increasing the number of jobs and, as a result, increasing tax deductions.
The award is supported by: the Council of the Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, the Association of Russian Banks, the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Financial and Banking Council of the CIS, the Business Center for Economic Development of the CIS.
Representatives of the legislative and executive authorities and prominent political and public figures took part in the award ceremony.