The Agency for infrastructural and industrial development of the region was created in Yamal
11:40 15 марта 2016
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The agency will be busy with accompanying of large projects, which are fulfilled on the territory of the region, and with attracting of private investments to them. The talk is, first of all, about transport infrastructure and processing productions.
The main task of the agency on the first stage is connected with assistance to the project “The Northern Latitudinal Railway” – building of the railroad line with the length 707 kilometers, which will connect the territory of Yamal with Ural region and North-West of Russia, and in the north of the peninsula will have access to the international port of Sabetta. The agency is being created in the form of a non-commercial organization and will fulfill functions of the project headquarters, being in permanent contact with investors, “Russian Railways” and companies interested in transportation of cargoes on the Northern Latitudinal Railway.
According to the words of the deputy governor of Yamal Dmitriy Artyukhov, who supervises the economic block, on the present moment the phase of active negotiations on attracting of investments to the project “The Northern Latitudinal Railway” is taking place. Foreigners express big interest: state investment funds of the United Arab Emirates, the Swedish company Rise Capital. Experience of the contest of governmental-private partnership on building of the sector Bovanenkovo-Sabetta speaks about big interest of private partners to development of infrastructural projects in Yamal, as he notes.
Building of transport infrastructure will open transit potential of Yamal and will allow fulfilling work on sending and delivering of a wide group of goods through the international port of Sabetta and also will make production of different petrochemical products on the territory of the region economically profitable.
In total the talk is already about 23 million tons of cargoes: exactly this maximum amount is foreseen in the signed agreement with potential consignors.