During the conference, the participants discussed the current state and prospects for the development of the Russian economy, and the role of the Russian regions in the process.
Thomas Staertzel, Chairman of the AEB Board, made a welcoming speech. He noted that foreign investors believe in the potential of Russia and are interested in developing long-term relations with the Russian regions.
Managing partner of GDP Quadrat Ekaterina Evdokimova participated in the scientific-practical conference "The era of change: a new growth point of economy and business", which took place in the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration. The president of the conference traditionally is the academician A. G. Aganbegyan.
The Advisory council on Special Economic Zones of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation has approved project requests and business – plans of five companies starting production enterprises on the territory of the SEZ situated near Moscow.
Member companies of the Association of European Businesses (AEB), among which is GDP Quadrat, met with the Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Alexey Ulyukaev. The AEB CEO Frank Schauff moderated the meeting.
In the Moscow region there will be introduced additional tax preferences for residents of special economic zones. During the annual address to the citizens of the region the Governor of the Moscow region Andrey Vorobyov announced tax holiday on income and property taxes for the residents of SEZ "Dubna”, "Stupino Quadrat", "Istok", located on the territory of the region.