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Hunting for investors

will spend Petersburg 30 mlrd roubles counting on that by 2015 business will enclose 900 mlrd

Investments into economy of Petersburg by 2015 should grow in comparison with today`s indicators almost three times, to 900 mlrd rbl. However for this purpose city budget should enclose 27,8 mlrd rbl. One of ways of attraction of business scale advertising of advantages of a city for what it is planned to generate special agency. Participation of professional experts in marketing in advancement of pluses of region as attractive business - environments - successful universal practice, is reminded by experts.

Following the results of execution of the Program of improvement of an investment climate for 2011-2015, accepted yesterday at session of the city government, in 2015 the volume of investments into fixed capital is planned at a rate of 900 mlrd rbl. (in 2010 - 375 mlrd rbl.) And volume of direct foreign investments counting on one inhabitant - 339 dollars (in 2010 - 117 dollars) The head of committee of economic development, the industrial policy and trade Evgenie Yelin has informed.

For this purpose besides standard already plans on decrease in administrative barriers the city intends to increase expenses on attraction and qualified personnel training, an infrastructure, to improve the legislation, including to accept the investment declaration. Total amount of expenses for these directions - 27,5 mlrd rbl. to Define key directions of investment, will consider new projects specially created council about investments. Besides already available agencies under industrial and strategic investments the agency on attraction of investments will be created. On his shoulders realisation for the present a problem new to Petersburg - marketing advancement of a city in business - will lay down environment. This work will cost about 300 million rbl. Necessity for such structure for Petersburg has ripened for a long time. It is universal practice when competent packing of all advantages of region for business is carried out by professionals - the chief executive of representation of the American chamber of commerce in St.-Petersburg Maria Chernobrovkina considers.