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More than thousand of investment projects were presented by Krasnodar region on the largest international exhibition of the commercial real estate "MIPIM-2009" which was opened in the French Cannes

Krasnodar region in the eighth time comes to Cote d'-Azur. And, it is necessary to notice, that every year the return from participation is only increase. For the last seven years the region has signed tens of agreements for the total cost almost 7 billion euro.

This time on the stands of our region there are projects of factories and ports, hotels, marines, inhabited, sports and entertaining complexes of Krasnodar, Anapa, Gelendzhik, Novorossiysk and Tuapse. The special place is given to the gambling zone at the Azov coast. But the Sochi Olympic Games of 2014 became the main investment megaproject of the region as the Head of the region Alexander Tkachev said on the opening of the Krasnodarian exposition. Already developed projects of sports constructions and hotel complexes, objects of power engineering and tourism are waiting for the investors.

The highest level of presentation of the investment potential of Krasnodar region was noted by the Vice-Premier of the Government of Russia Dmitry Kozak who also took part in the opening of the Krasnodarian part of the exhibition. As he said, Krasnodar region is traditionally in number of leaders among the Russian regions on attraction of investments. Dmitry Kozak looked through all projects presented on the exposition. But the most attention the Vice-Premier devoted to models of the future Olympic Games.

The Olympic Games in Sochi were more detailed spoken about on the international conference within the bounds of "MIPIM-2009". Besides Dmitry Kozak and Alexander Tkachev the president of Organizing committee "Sochi-2014" Dmitry Chernyshenko and the president of "State corporation Olimpstroj" Victor Kolodjazhnyj took part in the conference.

The Vice-Premier Dmitry Kozak adressed himself to the visitors with words of welcome. He, in particular, noticed, that the purpose of preparation for the Olympic Games is not only carrying out of the sports holiday of itself, but also creation in the south of Russia of the universal tourist centre of the international level. After all by 2014 Sochi to receive variety of modern sports constructions for winter and summer kinds of sports, a new transport, engineering and electricity infrastructure, a network of hotels, business and trading-entertaining centres of the highest level, the service sector of the other quality and seriously modernised city environment.

- Ab origin for the Russian Government a position of principle is realisation of the Sochi megaproject on the basis of model of state-private partnership within the bounds of which the state concentrated on investments into an infrastructure and is interested in attraction of private investments into the projects having a market recoupment, - the Vice-Premier noted. - It is important, that such projects within the bounds of the Olympic complex program was as much as possible because commercially favorable usage of objects by investors after the Olympic Games 2014 to become a pledge of sustainable development of Sochi after 2014.

Alexander Tkachev made the basic report on the conference. In his presentation "The Megaproject of Sochi-2014: a window for the international investments" he disclosed to the potential investors all advantages of investment into Krasnodar region - the most attractive region of Russia from the investment point of view.

- The rate of the annual growth of investments into the region economy stably exceeds 20%, it almost 2 times more, comparing with the mean value in Russia, - Alexander Tkachev noted. - The region is included into the number of the advanced regions on scales of cooperation with the foreign investors. The system of support of investment projects at all stages, from signing of protocols on intentions to implementation of objects, is created and successfully operates in Krasnodar region. We always welcome the partners ready to realise long-term projects, and we do all necessary to create a favorable business climate in the region, to optimise interaction between business and authorities.

According to the Head of the region, the megaproject "Sochi-2014" is one of few projects in the world which is actively realised, despite the global financial crisis. Both the Russian government and private investors strictly carry out their obligations, investing into the Olympic objects precisely according to the schedule confirmed by the International Olympic Committee.

The same day the Head of the region Alexander Tkachev held a number of negotiations with the representatives of the large foreign companies.

Department of Investments and Project Support of the Krasnodar Region