Deals worth up to $50 billion inked at EEF
“In terms of numbers, agreements were signed at the forum for a total of 3.6 trillion rubles. Now there is a lot of work to bring these 3.6 trillion [rubles] into the economy of the Far East,” Trutnev stated.Also on rt.com Russia & India have ‘tremendous potential’ in energy cooperation – India’s energy minister
The official noted that authorities in Russia’s Far East region will continue to work on attracting investments, both Russian and foreign.
“We will continue to try to constantly create new development opportunities, thus securing the status of a testing ground for management technologies associated with the development of the region,” he said.Also on rt.com PM Modi announces India will help Russia turn Arctic seas into global trade route
Delegations from nearly 60 countries visited the EEF in Russia’s Vladivostok last week. Government representatives and entrepreneurs discussed economic development issues related to Russia’s Far East.Also on rt.com Russia to establish tax-free zone on Kuril Islands to attract business & draw investors – Putin
Among the major developments unveiled at the forum were a proposal to make Russia’s Kuril Islands tax-free for businesses for 10 years. A deal was also sealed aimed at boosting export growth and transit traffic along the Northern Sea Route in Russia’s Arctic, the 5,500-kilometer lane which is the shortest sea passage between Europe and Asia.
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