Investment Promotion Agency of Rostov Region

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31 December
HAPPY NEW YEAR AND MERRY CHRISTMAS! 
Dear friends!Accept our sincere conglatulations on New Year!Let the year of 2013 bring you confidence and calmness, desired and generous gifts: success and joy, achievements and understanding, health and prosperity.
HAPPY NEW YEAR AND MERRY CHRISTMAS!
25 December
IN 2013 ROSTOV REGION OFFERS NEW SITES TO INVESTORS 
The Investment Council under the chairmanship of Sergei Gorban, the Vice-Governor of Rostov region, summed up the results of the year and outlined the priorities for the future.
IN 2013 ROSTOV REGION OFFERS NEW SITES TO INVESTORS
20 December
GUARDIAN PLANT IN ROSTOV REGION SHIPPED THE FIRST TRADE GLASS  
The Governor of Rostov region Vasili Golubev started the shipping of the first 20 tons of high-quality float glass at Guardian plant in Krasny Sulin industrial park.
GUARDIAN PLANT IN ROSTOV REGION SHIPPED THE FIRST TRADE GLASS
13 December
IPA & REVOLTA DISCUSSED THE PROJECT OF CREATING CHARGING SATIONS FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES IN ROSTOV REGION 
In Moscow Investment Promotion Agency of Rostov region (IPA) had a meeting with Revolta management who specializes in charging stations for electric vehicles and hybrids and delivers electric vehicles of well-known auto manufactures to Russia.
 IPA & REVOLTA DISCUSSED THE PROJECT OF CREATING CHARGING SATIONS FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES IN ROSTOV REGION
11 December
EXPOSITION OF ROSTOV REGION AT “TRANSPORT OF RUSSIA” WAS AWARDED FOR RELEVANCY AND CREATIVITY 
In Moscow the VI International exhibition “Transport of Russia”  that gained the reputation of the main transport forum in the country completed its work.
EXPOSITION OF ROSTOV REGION AT “TRANSPORT OF RUSSIA” WAS AWARDED FOR RELEVANCY AND CREATIVITY
7 December
ROSTOV REGION PRESENTED THE PROJECTS WITH THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF INVESTMENTS 130 BILLION RUBLES AT “TRANPORT WEEK-2012” 
The companies from 20 countries and more than 1000 participants work at the International “Transport week” and “Transport of Russia” exhibition in Moscow.
ROSTOV REGION PRESENTED THE PROJECTS WITH THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF INVESTMENTS 130 BILLION RUBLES AT “TRANPORT WEEK-2012”
6 December
«BIG ROSTOV» AT TRANSPORT FORUM: WELL CUT OUT, FIRMLY SEWN  
At VI International exhibition “Transport of Russia” which will open in Moscow on the 6th  of December Rostov region will present an original concept and key directions of road and transportation infrastructure development of “Big Rostov”.
«BIG ROSTOV» AT TRANSPORT FORUM: WELL CUT OUT, FIRMLY SEWN
5 December
ROCKTRON GROUP TO START BUILDING THE PLANT IN ROSTOV REGION IN 2014  
"Rocktron RUS YUG" decided on the construction site for the processing plant for ash and slag wastes.
ROCKTRON GROUP TO START BUILDING THE PLANT IN ROSTOV REGION IN 2014
9 November
FIRST RUSSIAN IMERYS PLANT TO BE BUILT ACCORDING TO A UNIQUE PATTERN 
The first Russian plant of the French company IMERYS – the world leader in the industrial minerals production – is to be commissioned in Krasniy Sulin industrial park in the summer of 2014.
 FIRST RUSSIAN IMERYS PLANT TO BE BUILT ACCORDING TO A UNIQUE PATTERN
2 November
THE COMPANIES FROM SINGAPORE EVALUATED THE FRIENDLY INTERFACE OF ROSTOV REGION  
The delegation from Singapore headed by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Singapore to Russia Lim Kheng Hua visited Rostov region from 29th to 31st of October.
THE COMPANIES FROM SINGAPORE EVALUATED THE FRIENDLY INTERFACE OF ROSTOV REGION
1 November
ROSTOV REGION PREPARES NEW ATTRACTIONS FOR INDUSTRIAL INVESTORS 
At the meeting of gubernatorial Investment Council of Rostov region they discussed the regional concept of creating and locating industrial parks.
ROSTOV REGION PREPARES NEW ATTRACTIONS FOR INDUSTRIAL INVESTORS
31 October
TECHNONIKOL STARTED ITS PROJECT IN ROSTOV REGION 
TechnoNIKOL corporation, the largest in Europe manufacturer and supplier of roof, water-proof and thermal insulation materials, plans to start the construction site in spring 2013 and in 2014 to launch a plant in Krasny Sulin industrial park (Rostov region).
 TECHNONIKOL STARTED ITS PROJECT IN ROSTOV REGION
30 October
TSELINA ATTRACTS SUGAR 
‘International Sugar Corporation” and the world leader in sugar market the French company Sucden have found the location for the sugar plant project in Rostov region (the Governor of Rostov region Vasili Golubev and representatives of the investor signed a memorandum of agreement at the International Investment Forum “Sochi-2012”).
TSELINA ATTRACTS SUGAR
19 October
INVESTORS FROM SLOVAKIA WERE UNVITED TO ROSTOV REGION 
Days of Slovakia in Rostov region on the 18th -19th of October proved that European companies are interested in expansion of economic relations with Don region, in development of tourism and implementation of investment projects in the sphere of agribusiness industry, housing and community amenities, construction and power.
INVESTORS FROM SLOVAKIA WERE UNVITED TO ROSTOV REGION
9 October
IPA ALLURES GERMAN INVESTORS TO ROSTOV REGION USING NEW FORMULA: 1+2 
Heads of several big companies from North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, met Investment Promotion Agency of Rostov region (IPA) and discussed the whole range of investment projects.
IPA ALLURES GERMAN INVESTORS TO ROSTOV REGION USING NEW FORMULA: 1+2
29 September
WORLD CUP-2018 TO ACCELERATE IMPLEMENTATION OF BIG INVESTMENT PROJECTS IN ROSTOV-ON-DON 
Construction of a new stadium for 45,000 spectators, a new bridge over the Don, an international airport “Yuzhny” and other objects of infrastructure of Rostov agglomeration will get a new boost because Rostov-on-Don joined the ranks of the host cities of World Cup 2018.
WORLD CUP-2018 TO ACCELERATE IMPLEMENTATION OF BIG INVESTMENT PROJECTS IN ROSTOV-ON-DON
28 September
PRAXAIR PROMOTES ITS PROJECT IN ROSTOV REGION  
In the framework of the International investment forum “Sochi-2012” the Governor of Rostov region Vasili Golubev met the management of Praxair (USA) company.
PRAXAIR PROMOTES ITS PROJECT IN ROSTOV REGION
26 September
ROSTOV REGION CAPTURED INVESTORS’ HEARTS 
Dmitri Medvedev, the Chairman of the Government, federal ministers, heads of regions and big companies and more than 7000 representatives of domestic and foreign business visited the exposition of Rostov region at the International investment forum “Sochi-2012”.
ROSTOV REGION CAPTURED INVESTORS’ HEARTS
25 September
THE FIRST SUGAR MILL IN ROSTOV REGION: TOGETHER WITH SUCDEN AND ISC 
Vasili Golubev, the Governor of Rostov region, signed an investment agreement with the French companies Sucden and International Sugar Corporation (ISC) about the construction of the first sugar mill in the region.
THE FIRST SUGAR MILL IN ROSTOV REGION: TOGETHER WITH SUCDEN AND ISC
25 September
BRITISH INVESTMENTS INTO DON ECOLOGY 
Vasili Golubev, the Governor of Rostov region, signed an investment memorandum with “RockTron RUS YUG” company (division of RockTron Group, Great Britain).
 BRITISH INVESTMENTS INTO DON ECOLOGY
25 September
GERMANS TO BUILD A WIND FARM IN THE FORMER GAMBLING ZONE “AZOV-CITY”  
The German company SoWiTec Group plans to build a wind farm of 100-200 mW capacity in Rostov region; the Don Governor Vasili Golubev and Hummel Gerd, General Director of SoWiTec International GmbH signed the corresponding agreement in Sochi.
 GERMANS TO BUILD A WIND FARM IN THE FORMER GAMBLING ZONE “AZOV-CITY”
25 September
KRONOSPAN COMES TO ROSTOV REGION WITH THE FIRST INVESTMENTS 
The global company Kronospan is one the world leaders of deep wood processing.
KRONOSPAN COMES TO ROSTOV REGION WITH THE FIRST INVESTMENTS
24 September
NOVOALEKSANDROVSKY INDUSTRIAL PARK TO GET MORE COLOURS 
Novoaleksandrovsky industrial park (Azovsky district of Rostov region) will see a new resident with a 200 mln rubles project.
NOVOALEKSANDROVSKY INDUSTRIAL PARK TO GET MORE COLOURS
24 September
“SALAVATSTEKLO” TO INVEST 6,6 BILLION RUBLES INTO ROSTOV REGION 
“Salavatsteklo” company (one of three biggest float glass manufacturers in Russia) officially confirmed its intention to build a plant in Rostov region and signed an investment agreement at the Forum “Sochi-2012” with the Don Governor Vasili Golubev.
“SALAVATSTEKLO” TO INVEST 6,6 BILLION RUBLES INTO ROSTOV REGION
24 September
“DONELECTROSTAL” INVESTS 2,4 BILLION RUBLES INTO THE ROLLED METALL PRODUCTION IN ROSTOV REGION 
The memorandum of agreement was signed between the Government of Rostov region and “Donelektrostal” company which announced the construction project of the rolled steel production plant.
“DONELECTROSTAL” INVESTS 2,4 BILLION RUBLES INTO THE ROLLED METALL PRODUCTION IN ROSTOV REGION
22 September
TECHNONIKOL DOUBLES INVESTMENTS INTO THE DON PROJECTS 
The leading Russian manufacturer of roofing and insulation materials, “TechnoNIKOL” corporation, signed at the Forum “Sochi-2012” an investment agreement with Rostov region of producing mineral insulation of basalt fiber.
TECHNONIKOL DOUBLES INVESTMENTS INTO THE DON PROJECTS
21 September
ROSTOV REGION SIGNED THE AGREEMENTS WITH THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF MORE THAN 38 BILLION RUBLES 
At the International Investment Forum “Sochi-2012” Rostov region beat the results of all previous forums and signed 10 agreements with the total amount of 38,027 billion rubles.
ROSTOV REGION SIGNED THE AGREEMENTS WITH THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF MORE THAN 38 BILLION RUBLES
20 September
ROSTOV REGION AIMS FOR THE INVESTMENT RECORD IN SOCHI 
At the International Investment Forum “Sochi-2012” that will start on the 20th of September, the Don region will set the record of signed investment agreements.
ROSTOV REGION AIMS FOR THE INVESTMENT RECORD IN SOCHI
18 September
IN SOCHI ROSTOV REGION TO OPEN UP ITS HEART TO THE INVESTORS 
In the centre of the exposition of Rostov region at the International Investment Forum “Sochi-2012” there is the new industrialization and new special, very caring relation to the investors.
IN SOCHI ROSTOV REGION TO OPEN UP ITS HEART TO THE INVESTORS
18 September
ROSTOV REGION TO PRESENT IN SOCHI THE PROJECTS WITH THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF 87,6 BILLION RUBLES 
For the presentation at the International Investment Forum “Sochi-2012” Rostov region chose 31 large-scale investment projects with the total amount of 87,6 billion rubles.
ROSTOV REGION TO PRESENT IN SOCHI THE PROJECTS WITH THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF 87,6 BILLION RUBLES
13 September
IPA THANKED CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY FOR ITS INPUT INTO THE WORK WITH INVESTORS  
On the 12-13th of September The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Rostov region celebrates its 20-year anniversary.
IPA THANKED CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY FOR ITS INPUT INTO THE WORK WITH INVESTORS
31 August
INVESTMENTS IN ROSTOV REGION: 16% INCREASE  
For the first time since 2009 in the first half of 2012 the volume of investments into capital assets of whole range of companies of Rostov region has increased up to 16%.
INVESTMENTS IN ROSTOV REGION: 16% INCREASE
23 August
INVESTMENT PROMOTION AGENCY OF ROSTOV REGION PLANS TO BEAT THE RECORD OF INVESTMENT PROJECTS IN 2012 
Now the Investment Promotion Agency of Rostov region has 37 projects in work, their gross volume of investments can reach 1,953 billion USD.
INVESTMENT PROMOTION AGENCY OF ROSTOV REGION PLANS TO BEAT THE RECORD OF INVESTMENT PROJECTS IN 2012
2 August
ROSTOV REGION DRAMATICALLY SIMPLIFIED THE PROCEDURE OF LAND TRANSER  
Since July Resolution #527 of the Government of Rostov region “About the authorized body and approval of the order of review of the applications for the land transfer from one category into another” came into force.
ROSTOV REGION DRAMATICALLY SIMPLIFIED THE PROCEDURE OF LAND TRANSER
16 July
DON INDUSTRIAL PARKS FIT EVERY INVESTOR’S TASTE  
There was a public hearing on the concepts of creating the net of industrial parks in Rostov region which is under development on the resolution of the regional Government.
DON INDUSTRIAL PARKS FIT EVERY INVESTOR’S TASTE
10 July
FAR EAST ADOPTS THE EXPERIENCE OF ROSTOV REGION 
The delegation from Khabarovsk region visited Rostov-on-Don.
FAR EAST ADOPTS THE EXPERIENCE OF ROSTOV REGION
9 July
EAST DONBAS ATTRACTED 9,3 BILLION RUBLES OF INVESTMENTS 
Krasny Sulin saw a visiting session of Investment Council by the Governor of Rostov region.
EAST DONBAS ATTRACTED 9,3 BILLION RUBLES OF INVESTMENTS
5 July
CZECH INVESTORS PROMISE “KNOW-HOW” FOR AGRICULTURAL SECTOR OF ROSTOV REGION 
The sum of investments of the Czech company BIOAMIL into the project of deep grain processing can reach 200 mln euro.
CZECH INVESTORS PROMISE “KNOW-HOW” FOR AGRICULTURAL SECTOR OF ROSTOV REGION
4 July
EXPERIENCE OF ROSTOV AGENCY WILL BE USED FOR PREPARING “INVESTMENT SWAT”  
The leading Russian experts in the sphere of attracting investments held a meeting in Perm with participants of the course «Executive MBA - Investment relations and Investment promotion».
EXPERIENCE OF ROSTOV AGENCY WILL BE USED FOR PREPARING “INVESTMENT SWAT”
2 July
EBRD WILL EXPAND ITS ROLE IN ROSTOV REGION 
Vasili Golubev, Governor of Rostov region, had a meeting with the delegation of Board members of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development which supervises more than 30 countries (this is the half of all the countries-shareholders of the bank).
EBRD WILL EXPAND ITS ROLE IN ROSTOV REGION
1 July
CО-СHAIRMAN OF THE RUIE COMMITTEE EMPHASIZED THE PROFESSIONALISM OF IPA ROSTOV REGION  
The magazine “Delovoy Expert” (a federal specialized periodical about taxes, finances and investments) in its first summer issue published the interview with Igor Vdovin, Chairman of National Agency for Direct Investment (NADI), Co-Chairman of the Committee of state-private partnership and investment policy of Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RUIE).
CО-СHAIRMAN OF THE RUIE COMMITTEE EMPHASIZED THE PROFESSIONALISM OF IPA ROSTOV REGION
28 June
THE DON PROJECT OF GUARDIAN WAS SHOWN IN MOSCOW  
The American company Guardian announced the launch of its plant in Krasny Sulin in Rostov region at the international exhibition “World of Glass 2012” in Moscow “Expocenter”.
THE DON PROJECT OF GUARDIAN WAS SHOWN IN MOSCOW
26 June
ROSTOV REGION AT THE XVI SAINT-PETERSBURG INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC FORUM: NEGOTIATIONS AND AGREEMENTS 
At XVI Saint-Petersburg International Economic Forum the delegation from Rostov region moved forward ideas and projects implementation of which will increase investment attractiveness of the region.
ROSTOV REGION AT THE XVI SAINT-PETERSBURG INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC FORUM: NEGOTIATIONS AND AGREEMENTS
21 June
ROSTOV REGION TO TAKE PART IN SPIEF 2012  
XVI Saint-Petersburg International Economic Forum will start its work on the 21st of June.
ROSTOV REGION TO TAKE PART IN SPIEF 2012
13 June
DON INVESTMENT PROJECTS IN FRENCH LA TRIBUNE  
Emmanuel Grynszpan, a French journalist and correspondent of La Tribune, visited Investment Promotion Agency of Rostov Region (IPA) and collected material about the investment potential of the region and the large foreign companies working in Don region.
 DON INVESTMENT PROJECTS IN FRENCH LA TRIBUNE
7 June
VNESHEKONOMBANK CERTIFIED IPA’S COMPETENCES  
The personnel of Investment Promotion Agency of Rostov region (IPA) took part in the educational program of Vneshekonombank and got the certificate signed by Vladimir Dmitriev, Chairman of Vneshekonombank.
VNESHEKONOMBANK CERTIFIED IPA’S COMPETENCES
6 June
IPA’S WORK DISTINGUISHED AT THE FORUM OF VNESHEKONOMBANK 
On the 5th and 6th of June Rostov-on-Don hosted a practical seminar “Group of Vneshekonombank: development projects of Southern Federal District (SFD)”.
IPA’S WORK DISTINGUISHED AT THE FORUM OF VNESHEKONOMBANK
31 May
ROSTOV-ON-DON MOVED UP IN METROPOLITAN RANKING 
The “Russian reporter” magazine (part of the media-holding “Expert”) published the annual ranking of “The Top 10 most perspective Russian metropolitans”.
ROSTOV-ON-DON MOVED UP IN METROPOLITAN RANKING
16 May
SHAKHTY PREPARES NEW SITES FOR INVESTORS  
In 2012-2016 the Government of Shakhty plans to implement a new program of investment and foreign economic development of “DONBAS NEXT” and to join the ranks of Don cities which are leaders in the growth of economy and living standards.
SHAKHTY PREPARES NEW SITES FOR INVESTORS
28 April
WATERMAN RECOMMENDS ROSTOV TO BRITISH BUSINESSMEN  
Waterman International is a big international engineering company which has an extended branch network all around the world – from Europe to Australia.
WATERMAN RECOMMENDS ROSTOV TO BRITISH BUSINESSMEN
25 April
INVESTORS ARE WELCOME IN NOVOSHAKHTINSK  
Investment Promotion Agency of Rostov region (IPA) held negotiations with the representatives of Group of companies “Russian Transport Lines” (Saint-Petersburg).
INVESTORS ARE WELCOME IN NOVOSHAKHTINSK
20 April
GUARDIAN TRAINS PERSONNEL FOR NEW INDUSTRIES 
“Guardian Glass Rostov” Ltd (a new plant of American Guardian Industries Corporation) activated training of the personnel for its plant in Rostov region which is to be launched in the third quarter of 2012.
GUARDIAN TRAINS PERSONNEL FOR NEW INDUSTRIES
17 April
FRANKFURTRHEINMAIN SENT ITS REPRESENTATIVES TO IPA  
On the 17th of April the representatives of German company FrankfurtRheinMain GmbH visited Investment Promotion Agency of Rostov region.
FRANKFURTRHEINMAIN SENT ITS REPRESENTATIVES TO IPA
12 April
FIFA TESTED ROSTOV REGION  
Rostov-on-Don presented the international experts its conception of participating in Football World Cup 2018.
FIFA TESTED ROSTOV REGION
19 March
JAPAN BUSINESSMEN IMPRESSED BY DON GEOGRAPHY  
The delegation from Japan, unique in status and representativeness (over 30 people) finished its visit to Rostov-on-Don.
JAPAN BUSINESSMEN IMPRESSED BY DON GEOGRAPHY
12 March
ROSTOV REGION AT MIPIM-2012 
MIPIM, the most significant European forum in the sphere of real estate and development ended in French Cannes.
ROSTOV REGION AT MIPIM-2012
7 March
PRAXAIR TO INVEST IN ROSTOV REGION $22 MLN 
American company PRAXAIR is expected to invest about $22 mln in creation of industrial gases production in the territory of Krasny Sulin industrial park.
PRAXAIR TO INVEST IN ROSTOV REGION $22 MLN
6 March
IMERYS TO BUILD THE FIRST RUSSIAN PLANT IN ROSTOV REGION  
On the opening day of the International investment forum MIPIM-2012 in Cannes French IMERYS Group and Government of Rostov region signed an agreement of constructing minerals production plant in Don region.
IMERYS TO BUILD THE FIRST RUSSIAN PLANT IN ROSTOV REGION
5 March
ROSTOV REGION AT MIPIM-2012 
The exposition of Rostov region at Cannes, 6th of March, will be represented by the conception of consistent development of the territories adjoining the river Don within the boundaries of the historical part of Rostov-on-Don.
ROSTOV REGION AT MIPIM-2012
22 February
TECHNONIKOL CORPORATION TO INVEST $45 MLN INTO THE PLANT CONSTRUCTION IN ROSTOV REGION  
Technonikol Corporation and Investment Promotion Agency of Rostov region finished preliminary works on locating in the region the biggest in Southern Russia production plant of thermal insulating material on the base of rock wool.
TECHNONIKOL CORPORATION TO INVEST $45 MLN INTO THE PLANT CONSTRUCTION IN ROSTOV REGION
20 February
IPA: CORPORATE NEWS 
On the 20th of February, 2012, Vadim Vikulov, former Director General of IPA, was unanimously elected as Chairman of Board of Non-commercial partnership of Investment Promotion Agency of Rostov region.
IPA: CORPORATE NEWS
19 January
IPA SHARED KNOWLEDGE IN HIGH SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS 
Igor Burakov, Director General of Investment Promotion Agency of Rostov region, acted as an expert at the master class “Cooperation of business and government within the framework of investment projects” in National Research University “High School of Economics” (Moscow).
IPA SHARED KNOWLEDGE IN HIGH SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS