Dmitry Kobylkin: The Yamal Arctic is ready for extension of cooperation
15:11 1 июня 2017
Категории: News in English
The Yamal Arctic is ready for extension of interregional and interdepartmental cooperation within large strategic projects and in the sphere of small and medium-sized business.
The governor of Yamal Dmitry Kobylkin told about it, giving comments on expectations for the upcoming international economic forum in St. Petersburg. The head of the region explains that investments are followed with transformation in social sphere, improvement of quality and standards of population’s life on the territory of investing. All sorts of measures are foreseen for forming of comfortable climate and encouraging of business, including novelties of 2017.
“This year we introduced a row of innovations that are aimed at making life easier for our entrepreneurs. During the year terms of issuance of a permit, for example, for construction was 1.5 times decreased. We opened multifunctional centers for state and local governmental services and business windows for business in four populated areas. Now thanks to them representatives of small and medium business can get at once 48 state services in one place. New tax benefits appeared. For manufacturers the profit tax decreased from 17 to 10 percent. It should assist to diversification of economy of the region. We extended the list of entrepreneurs, who receive “tax vacation”; these enterprises have two years from the date of registration, when they do not pay any taxes. Now those businesspeople, who provide population with household services, are included to this list. The number of opportunities for doing business is more than enough, but for me it is valuable that business would be socially responsible to people of Yamal and the region”, as Dmitry Kobylkin said.
Speaking about the efficiency of external economic activity, the governor notes that Yamal has business relations with trade partners from 48 countries of the world, as the press-service of the governor of Yamal informs. In 2016, in comparison to indexes of 2015, external trade turnover of participants of foreign economic activity of the region 4.9 times increased and made 6 milliard and 800 million dollars.