Economic Development Agency of Leningrad Region is a government institution subordinate to the Committee for Economic Development and Investment Activity of Leningrad region

The main aim of the Agency is increase of investment attractiveness and creation of favourable conditions for implementation of investment projects in Leningrad region

Investment projects support provided on “one-stop-shop” principle

Promotion of investment opportunities and projects in Russia and abroad

Functioning and promotion of investment portal of Leningrad region on the Internet


On 14 May 2013 the Front Office for investor relations of the Administration of Leningrad region was established in order to provide maximum support for business and investors in the region

FOCUS AREAS OF THE AGENCY

According to its Charter Economic Development Agency of Leningrad Region carries out activities in three main directions

INVESTMENT PROJECTS SUPPORT

Investment projects support in Leningrad region on “one-stop-shop” principle which allows providing comfortable interaction between investors and representatives of public authorities

PARTICIPATION IN EVENTS

Preparation of participation of Leningrad region in large international and Russian exhibitions, congresses, forums and other communicative events in order to promote investment opportunities of the region

INVESTMENT PORTAL

Managing a unified information and analytics web portal for business support in Leningrad region which includes up-to-date information about measures of government support, industrial clusters and investment sites

PROJECT SUPPORT

Investment projects being implemented in Leningrad region can receive the following types of support:

INFORMATIONAL AND CONSULTING SUPPORT FOR INVESTORS

SELECTION OF
AN INVESTMENT SITE

PROVISION OF ENGINEERING
AND TRANSPORT SUPPORT

Informational and consulting support for investors includes provision of the following information:

about measures of government and regional support

about tariffs, taxes, population

about the list of industrial sites

about procedures of obtaining specifications and procedures of concluding contracts on technological connection

about human resources

about availability of engineering, transport and social infrastructure in several territories

about the list of documents required for implementation of a project, about period, procedure and place of obtaining approvals and permissions

other information concerning implementation of investment projects in the territory of Leningrad region

Selection of an investment site at the request of investor is based on the data provided in the application for investment project support

information about investment sites is provided to investors in the form of the passport of the site within 3 working days

if there are no sites completely matching all parameters provided in the application, then investors receive the passport of the most suitable investment site (sites)

after considering all investment sites, Front Office agrees with the owners/tenants of these sites on a visit by the investor in order to make final decision

Provision of engineering and transport support includes analysis of justification of payments (tariffs) upon request of investors

analysis of justification of payments (tariffs) as a part of provision of engineering and transport support in case this payment (tariff) is regulated by the Government of Leningrad region

a conclusion of the Committee on Tariffs is sent to an investor within 1 day after receiving respective query

SUPPORT FOR INVESTMENT PROJECTS BEING IMPLEMENTED IN LENINGRAD REGION IS PROVIDED ON “ONE-STOP-SHOP” PRINCIPLE AND IT IS FREE OF CHARGE





INTERACTION WITH INVESTORS


APPLICATION FOR PROJECT SUPPORT


is filled in according to the application form

is registered the day it was received

investors are responsible for completeness and accuracy of information

CONSIDERATION OF APPLICATION


consideration of application in terms of its compliance with the requirements of Regulations

consideration of application in terms of its compliance with a regional law №113-OZ of 29.12.2012

presentation of the project by the investor during a personal meeting

preliminary approval of the terms of agreement

RESOLUTION ON PROJECT SUPPORT


according to the results of consideration

AGREEMENT ON PROJECT SUPPORT


appointment of a project curator

receiving information about the representative of investor (within 5 working days)

PROJECT
SUPPORT


the parties interact within project support through the project curator and the authorized representative of the investor

PROMOTION OF INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES AND PROJECTS IN LENINGRAD REGION

The Agency prepares participation of Leningrad region in exhibitions, fairs, congresses and other communicative events in order to promote investment opportunities and projects of the region in Russia and abroad

THESE EVENTS INCLUDE:


- St.Petersburg International Economic Forum
- Sochi International Investment Forum
- International Industrial Trade Fair Innoprom
- China International Fair for Investment and Trade CIFIT
- Industrial Fair Hannover Messe
- International Property Exhibition MIPIM
- Annual International Conference on Investment Attraction to Automotive Component Industry AutoInvest
- Real estate Trade Fair EXPO REAL
- Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum


PHOTO GALLERY

INVESTMENT PORTAL

Investment portal of Leningrad region is a unified information and analytics centre which provides information about unique tax benefits for investors in the region, industrial parks, cluster development and other up-to-date information about business support in Leningrad region


DEVELOPMENT OF INVESTMENT PORTAL IS AIMED AT ACHIEVEMENT OF THE FOLLOWING MAIN OBJECTIVES:


To manage information field efficiently, being a unified channel for provision of information about business support in Leningrad region


To coordinate information flows of federal authorities and municipalities finding the best practices of entrepreneurship support


To become an informational platform for interaction of regional executive authorities and municipalities with business community


To become a unified platform to exchange opinions, coordinate activity of expert community, development institutions, business


Investment portal of Leningrad region was included in top-3 investment resources of the ‘Collection of the best practices of the implementation of key provisions of the Standard of the executive authority activities of the Russian Federation to ensure favourable investment climate in the region’ prepared by the Agency for Strategic Initiatives to Promote New Projects


Integrated regional information system ‘Investment Development of Leningrad Region’ which is located on the investment portal, won the all-Russian contest ‘The best management decisions of regional authorities on development of investment environment’ prepared by the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation in the nomination category ‘Informatization’


Investment portal of Leningrad region was called one of the best regional practices of interaction of the authorities with business during a joint session of the Presidium and Advisory Committee of the State Council of the Russian Federation on measures for improvement of investment attractiveness of Russian regions which took place on 12 November 2016

CONTACT US

Consultations concerning implementation of investment projects