Khakassia Authorities and Business Representatives Discuss Investment Potential of Sayanogorsk

The Republic of Khakassia hosted a round-table meeting “Sayanogorsk – a territory open for investment”. During the meeting, participants discussed the projects focused on the development of the municipal district. The heads of the executive and legislative authorities of Khakassia, business representatives, the Yenisey Siberia Development Corporation representatives contributed to the discussion.

In his introductory remarks, Sergei Ladyzhenko, Director General of the Yenisey Siberia Development Corporation, noted that Sayanogorsk is a promising point for the development of the republic’s potential. “Industrial and human resources are concentrated here, which make it possible to ensure the implementation of investment projects. The territory has the necessary opportunities for all-round development, “said Sergei Ladyzhenko.

According to the Head of Khakassia, Valentin Konovalov, Sayanogorsk ranks third among the republic’s municipalities in terms of investment in the economy. In addition, it occupied a leading position in the comprehensive rating of the socio-economic development level last year.

In 2021, it is planned to launch several major investment projects here. This includes the construction of apartment buildings in the new Severny micro district, the creation of a baby nutrition production facility at the site of the Sayanmoloko company, the construction and development of tourist infrastructure.

During the round-table meeting, the tasks for the preparation of projects work schedule were identified, and the possibility of attracting additional funding through participation in federal programs was discussed. The participants of investment projects, along with the city administration, will include the government of Khakassia, RUSAL, RusHydro, Sayanmoloko, and Alpine (Moscow) companies.

Mikhail Krutskikh, Deputy Director General of the Yenisey Siberia Development Corporation, made a report on the development of Sayanogorsk investment strategy. The Yenisey Siberia Development Corporation and Sayanogorsk administration signed a cooperation agreement in order to develop strategic planning documents for Sayanogorsk. It is planned to involve federal specialists in the development of the documents. Their development will allow determining mechanisms aimed at improving the investment climate of the city.