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PSKOV REGION TODAY WWW.INVEST.PSKOV.RU GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION Pskov region – is the only subject of Russian Federation, bordering simultaneously with three foreign states: BORDER LENGTH: with Byelorussia.................305 km with Estonia …….................254,4 km with Latvia ……..................274,6 km to Riga..................... 260 km to Tallinn................ …….350 km to Vilnius ……............... 400 km to Minsk.....................450 km to Helsinki............. ….... 700 km to Warsaw............... …..850 km to Stockholm.................. 860 km To Berlin................ …...1200 km to Moscow.................. 689 km DISTANCE FROM PSKOV:
WE EARNED TOGETHER THROUGH CENTURES PSKOV WAS MENTIONED IN THE CHRONICLE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 903. IN 1348 PSKOV BECAME INDEPENDENT OF NOVGOROD. IN 1510 THE PSKOV LAND BECAME PART OF THE CENTRALIZED MOSCOW STATE. GERMAN AND LÜBECK SHOPPING ARCADES FUNCTIONED IN THE CITY. THE DECREE ON CONSTITUTION OF PSKOV PROVINCE WAS SIGNED 1 NOVEMBER 1776. WWW.INVEST.PSKOV.RU PSKOV REGION TODAY
TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE Length of surfaced motor roads – 11 000 km Railways route length – 1 100 km Motorways and railroad system link the region with capitals of the Republic of Byelorussia, Baltic States, ports of St. Petersburg, Murmansk, Kaliningrad, Tallinn, Riga. River port links the region with Tartu (Estonia) International airport for medium-haul cargo and passenger aircraft is opened in Pskov. Daily customs borders in the territory of region are crossed by over 4 thousand motor vehicles (about 800 trucks) and dozens of trains. In 2005 freight turnover made up 17,3 billion ton-km. WWW.INVEST.PSKOV.RU PSKOV REGION TODAY
STRUCTURE OF GROSS REGIONAL PRODUCT Gross regional product in 2004 made up 36,1 billion rubles, that makes 108,3 % to preceding year in comparable prices. PSKOV REGION TODAY WWW.INVEST.PSKOV.RU
INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION OF REGION VOLUME OF SHIPPED DOMESTIC GOODS, WORK AND SERVICES IN 2005 — 27 942,5 MILLION RUBLES PSKOV REGION TODAY WWW.INVEST.PSKOV.RU Manufacturing activities 77,2% Production and distribution of electric power, gas and water 22,4 % Mining operations 0,4 % Foodstuffs production 27,4% Production of electrical equipment, electronics and optical equipment 17 % Machinery & equipment production 6,2 % Textile and clothing manufacture 4,1 % Other 22,5 %
FOREIGN TRADE PSKOV REGION TODAY WWW.INVEST.PSKOV.RU In 2005 foreign trade turnover of Pskov region made up 733,0 million USA dollars, and increased by 31% in comparison to 2004. Export increased by 51,9 %, import – by 12%. 469 enterprises with foreign capital are registered in the territory of Pskov region (data of 01.03.2006)
FOREIGN TRADE Turnover distribution as per partner-states of Pskov region in 2005 PSKOV REGION TODAY WWW.INVEST.PSKOV.RU Pskov region cooperates with many foreign countries. As before, the most foreign trade turnover falls on remote foreign states. In 2005 they covered about 96,6% of Pskov region export and over 98,9% of import. The main trade partners of region during 2005 traditionally were the following states: – Estonia, Latvia, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy and CIS state – Ukraine
NATURAL RESOURCES Natural deposit: Nonmetallic building materials – chippings, gravel. Clay for production of ceramics,brick, tile; medicinal clay. Mineral water. Sapropel. Gypsum, limestone (cement). Peat. Sand, including bottle glass making sand. Mineral dyestuff. Inexpensive raw materials of Pskov region can supply your business for many years ahead! PSKOV REGION TODAY WWW.INVEST.PSKOV.RU
INVESTMENTS Attraction of investments to region economics is one of the priorities of regional policy In 2005 new Law “On tax remissions and state support of investment activity in Pskov region” became operative and according to it the investors are granted the right for independent option of variant to use the tax remissions - notification or authorization order. 1. Notification order: Investor is granted the right to use preferential rates 0,01% on tax on property on executed investments in volume not less than 10 million rubles for 5 years – directly by Law. 2.Authorization order: On projects approved by Administration of region preferential rates are applied on tax on profit (13.5%) and tax on property (0,01%) for 5 years in whole for all property and all profit of organization. At that the sum of preferences for 5 years can not exceed 50% of investments volume. 3. Cancellation of remissions: By court decision. PSKOV REGION TODAY WWW.INVEST.PSKOV.RU
PROJECTS ESTABLISHMENT OF MEDIUM DENSITY FIBERBOARD PRODUCTION IN NOVOSOKOLNIKI CITY Project goal – establishment of new production for ecologically clean and modern construction material – medium density fiberboard (MDF) Project main features: - raw material - 300 thousand m 3 of low quality wood; - Production volume - 150 thousand м 3 of MDF per annum; - Investment volume - 40,5 million euro. - Number of jobs - 300. Administration of region invites investors for realization of project PSKOV REGION TODAY WWW.INVEST.PSKOV.RU
PSKOV REGION TODAY WWW.INVEST.PSKOV.RU PROJECTS Factory for production of bleached chemical-thermo mechanical pulp in Dedovichi village. Project goal – establishment of new enterprise for bleached chemical thermo mechanical pulp production, using modern, ecology saving technology. Project main features: - raw material - 1500 thousand м 3 of asp; - production volume - 600 thousand tons of pulp per annum; - investment volume – 460 million euro; - number of new jobs created – 2000; Project investors: Fjell Bruk Handel AS (Norway); OU Estonian Pulp (Estonia). Design company: JSC «Larrus Pulp» (RF) General contractor:Andritz (Austria).
PSKOV REGION TODAY WWW.INVEST.PSKOV.RU PROJECTS The largest investment project in Pskov region is construction of export-oriented refinery. The realization of the project was supported by Putin V.V. Investment volume – 45 billion rubles. Refining volume – 7 million tons of oil per annum Proceeds will make up - 90 billion rubles (that over 3 times exceeds regional industrial production volume of 2005). Tax proceeds to budget of Pskov region will exceed 3 billion rubles. Investment outlay payback period – 3 years.
ПСКОВСКАЯ ОБЛАСТЬ СЕГОДНЯ WWW.INVEST.PSKOV.RU Layout of existing and prospective oil and oil- products pipelines in North-West Federal District According to oil research institute estimation (OAO VNIPIneft) the given project can become the accelerant to greater scale project – construction of alternate to Baltic pipeline system from oil-trunk pipeline «Surgut-Polotsk» in direction from Velikie Luki to Luzhskaya bay, and new refinery will be able successfully compete with refineries in Baltic region: in Majeyky (Lithuania) and in Gdansk (Poland).
PSKOV REGION TODAY WWW.INVEST.PSKOV.RU INVESTMENTS 823,6 million rubles of investments in fixed capital (total range of organizations) were used for development of economics and social field of region, that makes 134,1 percent to level of corresponding period of 2005. Foreign investments in I quarter of 2006 made up 3090,7 thousand USA dollars, that by 1813 thousand USA dollars more (2,4 times), than in I quarter of 2005.
PSKOV Pskov region – is land of lakes, pure air, unique wildlife areas and historical-and-architectural reserves, that creates great opportunity for tourism development. Pskov land includes 372 monuments of federal value, over 3,5 thousand ones of local value and about 500 new discovered objects of heritage. The region takes one of the leading places in Europe on number of monuments, especially architectural and archeological ones. Pskov is one of the most ancient cities in Russia. Gilt cupola of Trinity cathedral rise over Pskov Kremlin surrounded by fortress walls. The cathedral, built in X century by order of princess Olga, contains majestic seven-stage icon wall of XVII century. PSKOV REGION TODAY WWW.INVEST.PSKOV.RU
Alexander Pushkin Museum Park «Mikhailovskoye» Pskov region inseparably linked with the name of Alexander Pushkin. He spent two years of exile in Mikhailovskoye village, in mother’s ancestral estate. Here is the museum devoted to poet, lodge of his nurse Arina Rodionovna and old park. During years of exile Pushin practically daily visited his friends Osipov-Wolf in Trigorskoye village. Some corners of Trigorsky park are named after characters of novel «Eugene Onegin». Across the foundation of the old house there is «Onegin bench». Petrovskoye village is estate of Pushkin ancestry Gannibal. Description of Petrovskoye village can be found in «Dubrovsky» and «Negro of Peter the Great». In 3 km from Mikhailovskoye in Pushkin Hills village there is Svyatogorsky Monastery, where Pushkin is buried. PSKOV REGION TODAY WWW.INVEST.PSKOV.RU
PECHORY One of the most prominent monasteries in the country with centuries-old history and unique historical-and-architectural complex of XVI-XIX centuries is located in Pechory city. Relics of monks and representatives of glorious Slavonic families of Suvorov, Kutuzov, Nashchokin and poet Pushkin ancestors lie in subterranean necropolis. Monastery walls surround architectural complex, formed by number of temples of XV-XX centuries and great monastery belfry with ancient bells. The heart of cloister – is Assumption cathedral, with main monastery relic in the center – ancient icon of the Blessed Virgin Assumption (1521). PSKOV REGION TODAY WWW.INVEST.PSKOV.RU
GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION Izborsk – is the most ancient city in Pskov land and one of the first Russian cities, founded by Slavonians-krivichi and for the first time mentioned in the Chronicle in 862. The unique complex of Izborsk fortress keeps fragments of walls, towers, special defensive installations, as well as Nicholas temple of XIV century. Truvor site of ancient settlement, Malsky monastery complex, temples, chapels and worship crosses also represents architectural- and-archeological monuments of Izborsk- Malskaya valley. Here are preserved traditional peasant settlements and merchants’ country estates, religious buildings and defensive installations. The valley ensemble keeps millennial town-planning structure. Wonderful natural and historical monument of the locality are Slovenian springs, according to legend having miraculous power. PSKOV REGION TODAY WWW.INVEST.PSKOV.RU
Ski-and-biathlon Center «Youth» The modern training base is located in Ostrov district on the picturesque lakeside. The Center is distinguished by convenient geographical location and developed infrastructure. Sportsmen live, eat and train in the Center. During recent 11 years the best Russian ski-runners and biathlon sportsmen train for Olympic games and world championships on tracks of Center “Youth”. Annually here takes place summer championship of Russia on ski rollers. The Center «Youth» - is one of the pretenders for world summer biathlon championship in 2008. Center graduate Mikhail Ivanov – is the winner of Olympiad in Salt-Lake-City in 2002. PSKOV REGION TODAY WWW.INVEST.PSKOV.RU
PSKOV CYCLONE Four years in region, on the shore of Pskov lake, ther take place the festival of extreme kinds of sport «Pskov cyclone». Every year the festival gathers over 10 thousand people – the fancy for active rest and sport. During several days within the frames of «Pskov cyclone» there is conducted traditional sailing regatta, competition of air gliders, balloonists, windsurfers, paintball and mountain bike competitions and performance of popular music groups. In 2006 «Pskov cyclone» will take place on the shore of Chudskoye lake. It opens new opportunities for organization of greater competitions, like, cup of Russia on windsurfing. PSKOV REGION TODAY WWW.INVEST.PSKOV.RU
AERONAUTICS International meetings of balloonists take place in Velikie Luki from 1996. Aeronauts cup became the first action in Russia, received the sport approval of Aeronautic Commission of International Aviation Federation (FAI/CIA). Annually about 30 pilots participate in international meetings. For the recent 10 years here competed aeronauts from Russia, CIS and Baltic states, from Europe and USA. The competitions take place with participation of sport observers according to rules of FAI/CIA. In 2006 the 11th International meeting of aeronauts takes place in Velikie Luki from 3 to 11 June and concurs with celebration of 840-year anniversary of the city. PSKOV REGION TODAY WWW.INVEST.PSKOV.RU