Dmitriy Kobylkin is participating in Tyumen investment forum
8:51 18 февраля 2015
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The governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Dmitriy Kobylkin is participating in the second Tyumen investment forum «Investments, Industrialization. Regions. Logics of breakthrough», as the press-service of the governor of Yamal informs.
Representatives of different branches of the power, heads of Russian and foreign companies, analysts and international experts are discussing issues of economic development. The chairperson of the organizing committee of Tyumen investment forum, the chairperson of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Sergey Naryshkin greeted the participants of the forum. According to his words, Tyumen investment forum will bring its «added value» to understanding of so how to build regional policy of attracting of investments.
The governor of Yamal is working on one ground of the central panel discussion «Economy in the period of changes. How to provide sustainable growth» together with the plenipotentiary of the President of the Russian Federation in Ural Federal Okrug Igor Kholmanskikh, the ombudsman at the President of the Russian Federation on protection of rights of entrepreneurs Boris Titov, the director general of the agency for strategic initiatives Andrey Nikitin, the chairperson of the Association of European Business Philippe Pegorier and the governor of Tyumen Oblast Vladimir Yakushev.
In his speech Dmitriy Kobylkin focused attention of the participants on timeliness of measures on diversification of economy. Structural breakthrough projects able to provide intensive growth of economy, to change it systemically are necessary. Therefore, he is sure that in no case it should not be allowed to freeze large investment projects, which are being fulfilled already. First of all, these are: the project on creation of a new center on extraction, liquefying and transportation of gas «Yamal LNG» with the arctic port of Sabetta, and, of course, the infrastructural project «The Northern Latitudinal Route», as the governor of Yamal says.
In the opinion of Dmitriy Kobylkin, these two large projects combine diversification and systemic character of intensification. Thus, the project «Yamal LNG» includes deliveries of a product of processing to the world market. At that, the added value tax stays in the country. As for the Northern Latitudinal Route, the given project will be a catalyst of growth of economy that gives access to the World Ocean for many regions of Russia through the new Russian sea port of Sabetta and the Northern Sea Route. In macroeconomic aspect the railroad project will increase competitive ability of domestic economy on world markets, and in geopolitical aspect it will strengthen positions of Russia in the arctic zone. As the governor reminds, one working place in the Arctic requires for creation of 14 working places in other regions. General economic, social and even political effects are very precious in horizons of time. He is deeply sure that exactly now it is extremely necessary to find all possible resources, to attract all possible reserves for their faster fulfillment. The world history knows many examples, when now powerful states in their hard historical moments rose, owing to fulfillment of infrastructural projects, as the head of Yamal underlines in the conclusion of his speech.
Vladimir Yakushev marked undoubted significance of the issues under discussion in the time of absence of stability in economy. The sanctions, abrupt changes in currency rates and fall in prices for energy carriers create additional threats and risks. But the situation stimulates everyone to fulfill concrete actions, opens new prospects and opportunities. Consolidation of efforts of the power, business and society can become one of the most important factors of success, as he declares.
The work of the forum is continued. It was organized by the State Duma of the Russian Federation, the government of Tyumen Oblast, the fund «Investment agency of Tyumen Region».
As we should note, capacity of the plant on liquefying of natural gas «Yamal LNG» makes 16 million and 500 thousand tons per year. Input of the first stage of the plant is planned for 2017. Building of the sea port of Sabetta is conducted on the bank of the Ob River, not far from the settlement Sabetta. Capacity of the port makes 32 million tons per year. According to the memorandum between the government of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug and the Ministry for transport of the Russian Federation, an opportunity to increase it up to 70 million tons owing to a dry cargo part and development of infrastructure is discussed.
The total length of the railroad project «The Northern Latitudinal Route» makes 707 kilometers. The line will allow connecting the western and the eastern parts of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, giving access to prospective extractive fields, decreasing of the burden on traffic on the Trans-Siberian railway and Sverdlovsk railway, opening access for many Russian regions to the World Ocean through the Northern Sea Route, increasing competitiveness of goods from Russia in countries of the Asian-Pacific region.
According to calculations of experts, the project «The Northern Latitudinal Route» together with the sea port of Sabetta only on the territory of Ural Federal Okrug will help to create more than 420 thousand new working places, including more than 63 thousand on the territory of Yamal.