Dear Friends!

The Chelyabinsk region is one of the largest economic regions of Russia. Today it steadily keeps the path of social and economic ascent achieved particularly owing to the effective investment policy of the region.

According to the rating agencies estimations, for many years now the Chelyabinsk region is one of the regions with the most favorable investment climate. This has been promoted by a purposeful work of authorities, business community and enterprises investing significant funds in the production modernization. Development of investment activity is the top priority of the Strategy of social and economic development of the region up to year 2020.

Nowadays investment projects and trade contacts connect South Urals with more than a hundred countries of the world. Our region is always open for cooperation, we have much to offer to potential business partners.

I hope that the materials presented in the catalogue will allow you to get acquainted with investment opportunities of the region, and promote successful economic cooperation.

P.I. Sumin,

Governor of the Chelyabinsk Region

October, 2008