Arkhangelsk authorities want to reimburse the business expenses on Northern allowance

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It is necessary to compensate for the payment of Northern allowances business to create competitive conditions, said the Governor of the Arkhangelsk region Igor Orlov.

According to him, the entire territory of the Arkhangelsk region from the Soviet era refers to the far North or equated territories. He noted that today 59% of the territories included in the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation and 57% of the population (650 million people) live in the Arctic.

«However, the North benefits today play against us. This is an additional burden on business and budget, and also often a stop-factor for the investor, so the development of the Northern territory, and the business development of the Northern territories standard traditional instruments are often difficult to implement. «—said Orlov, speaking in the Federation Council.

Orlov said that the regional authorities have developed proposals, the adoption of which will generate at least a competitive economic conditions in the North and to provide a differentiated approach to the management of the development of the vast territory of our country.

«In the first place, this compensation burden on business from Northern benefits due to the reduction of insurance contributions to extra-budgetary funds. Also to introduce correction factors in the determination of funding under the Federal state program for the Arctic regions,» — said Orlov.