Sites for small and medium-sized businesses will be allocated in Maslovsky industrial park
Acting governor Alexander Gusev and deputy minister of industry and trade of the Russian Federation Alexey Besprozvannykh discussed the prospects for the development of industrial infrastructure in the region at a meeting on July 5.
Alexey Besprozvannykh noted that the Central Federal District occupies a leading position on the development level of industrial infrastructure.II
In total, more than 78 industrial parks, 36 industrial technology parks and 6 clusters have been created. Some of this is being formed. The competition is high; therefore, the availability of infrastructure to attract is already not enough to attract investors. The deputy minister stressed that in modern conditions it is necessary to provide a comprehensive range of services to find potential customers and partners in the region. Investors also can be attracted by tax benefits and preferences, flexible tariff policy. Conditions depend on the project size and amount of initial investments.
Alexander Gusev proposed Maslovsky industrial park as a pilot model for incensement of the investment attractiveness and the level of occupancy of infrastructure in the Voronezh region. On the park basis will be allocated zones for small and medium-sized businesses. In addition, the acting governor suggested to lower the financial «entry limit» for investors.
Alexey Besprozvannykh noted that regions independently forms its own «success story» since there is no universal «efficient» model for the functioning and occupancy of industrial parks. The deputy minister summed up that additament proposed by Alexander Gusev can be applicable for small and medium-sized companies that do not have significant financial investments.
The participants agreed to hold a regular meeting in the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia and evaluate the results of the proposed innovations in Maslovsky industrial park.