Reg invest standard 2.0: Murmansk Region presented the best practices for working with investors in Moscow

Reg invest standard 2.0: Murmansk Region presented the best practices for working with investors in Moscow

The Murmansk Region presented the best practices for working with investors in Moscow as part of training on the implementation of the new Regional Investment Standard 2.0.

The training of regional teams on the implementation of the investment standard in the subjects of Russia has started in Moscow. The educational program "Managerial skills: Development of regional Teams", developed by the Higher School of Public Administration of the RANEPA jointly with the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia, involves heads and employees of government authorities, business development institutes, representatives of the municipal authorities of the Murmansk region. During the training, participants will gain the necessary skills to form key institutions and elements of the standard. The program will increase investment and financial competencies, introduce the best experience in attracting business.

"The regions are doing a lot of work on the implementation of the investment standard. But the main thing is how we will use his tools. In order to improve the quality of interaction with business, a training program for investment teams was launched. Last year, the RANEPA Graduate School of Public Administration trained a thousand specialists. The same number will study in 2023. This is an opportunity to conduct self–diagnostics, exchange successful practices, and gain skills in working with individual investment standard tools," Murat Kerefov, Deputy Minister of Economic Development, addressed the participants during the opening ceremony.

The regional investment standard of the Ministry of Economic Development is designed to simplify business scaling by creating a single client path regardless of the region. To implement the standard, the regions approve investment declarations with obligations not to worsen conditions. Investment development agencies and committees are being created to support projects and resolve disputes, investment maps of regions and a set of rules with optimal algorithms for connecting to infrastructure are being formed. In 2023, 42 regions will implement the investment standard. This work is supervised by First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov.

"The updated reginveststandard sets uniform rules that regions should meet today, while many of its elements are successfully working in the Murmansk region: according to the "one window" system, investors are accompanied by a regional development corporation, and an Investment portal is also functioning, recognized by experts as one of the best in the country. An investment declaration will be published in the near future," said Tatiana Russkova, Minister of Arctic Development and Economy of the Murmansk Region.

Special attention is paid to the practices of the regions when implementing the regional investment standard. During the training, as a successful work of the Murmansk Region team, recommended for scaling in other subjects, participants and experts noted Investment portal – for the fullness and accessibility of the information provided, as well as the practice of constant monitoring of the activity of investment officers.

"The institutions of investment authorities exist in a number of regions of Russia. However, in the Murmansk region, their activities are analyzed monthly. And the regional Development Corporation regularly presents the results of the assessment to the governor at operational meetings, which is very good from the point of view of stimulating the work of government representatives to improve conditions for investors," said Alexey Bobov, teacher of the first module of training, Director for Regional Development of the National Association of Investment and Development Agencies.

The Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation notes that in the current conditions, the new investment standard will allow finding new points of economic growth. It will be implemented throughout the country by the end of the year.

/ Ministry of Arctic Development and Economy of the Murmansk Region /