Voronezh region, VEB and the Agency for Strategic Initiatives agreed on cooperation in various sectors of the economy
The Russian Investment Forum - 2018 was opened in Sochi. The delegation of the Voronezh region headed by the acting governor Alexander Gusev takes part in the event.
Our delegation was presented by acting deputies сhairmеn of the Voronezh region government Artem Verkhovtsev and Maxim Uvaidov, acting deputy chairman of the regional government - head of the Voronezh region office in the federal bodies of the Russian Federation state power Elena Faddeeva, acting head of the department of economic development Anatoly Bukreev, acting head of the department of entrepreneurship and trade Galina Abrichkina, director of the Agency for Investments and Strategic Projects Danil Kustov and general director of the Voronezh region Agency of Housing Mortgage Lending Sergey Panyukov.
The main event of the first day for the delegation was the signing of a memorandum on cooperation between the government of the Voronezh region, State Corporation «Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank)» and the Agency for Strategic Initiatives (ASI). The document was sealed by signatures of the acting governor Alexander Gusev, the chairman of the VEB Sergey Gorkov and general director of the ASI Svetlana Chupsheva.
The parties agreed on cooperation in the solution of regional social and economic development high-priority tasks, strengthening of the Voronezh region's economic, industrial and export potential. The agreement also includes cooperation on the preparation and organization of investment projects financing. The projects are aimed at the development of the region and its territories: special economic zones, free economic zones, advanced development zones, innovative territorial clusters and single-industry towns.
Alexander Gusev emphasized that the main goal of the interaction with institutions would be the formation of a joint, systematic work to enhance the investment attractiveness of the Voronezh region. The parties intended to cooperate on strategic planning, perspectives for economic growth, competitive advantages of the region, development and implementation of the region’s investment opportunities.