Rostov region to offer Spanish companies a platform for projects

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Rostov region to offer Spanish companies a number of investment sites for implementation of possible joint projects, told journalists the Minister of economic development of the Rostov region, Maxim Papushenko.

Tuesday has opened in the region of the Spanish-Russian forum of agro-industry in the field of advanced agricultural technologies. After the presentation of Spanish companies, the delegation will visit a number of enterprises of Rostov region.

«In addition to the existing enterprises companies will be shown to the potential investment area of single-industry towns, Aased (the territory of advancing socio-economic development), all Rostov agglomeration», — said Papushenko.

He noted that the region is interested in implementing joint with the Spaniards projects, for example, processing film, fertilizers, production greenhouses.

As Councilor for economy and trade Embassy of Spain in Russia Alicia Varela, Rostov region is one of the priorities for cooperation. This is determined by the welfare of the territory, availability of useful resources. «Also, the government has done a great job in creating infrastructure facilities», — she told reporters.

The legislative base of the region provides a number of benefits and forms of support for investors, businesses, small and medium business. Introduced a number of tax benefits, operate the program of subsidizing interest on loans. The estate tax is 0%, subsidies for the creation of engineering infrastructure. By order of the Governor of the region Vasily Golubev, a list of priority projects, accompanied by special order.

For the first half of 2018, the foreign trade turnover of the Rostov region and the Kingdom of Spain amounted to 52.4 million dollars, more than the same period last year by 35%. Exports of goods to Spain during the reporting period increased five times — up to 23.7 million dollars, imports amounted to 28.7 million dollars.

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