About the region
The main factors influencing the favorable investment climate in Kaluga region include:
  • full-fledged recreation, tourism and rehabilitation infrastructure.
  • its geographic location – it borders with Troitsk Administrative Area of Moscow, with Moscow region, Tula region, Bryansk region, Smolensk region and Oryol region;
  • well-developed juridical base, which stipulates preferential tax mode for the investors
  • and focuses on the promotion of investment activity;
  • the availability of high-qualified cadres;
  • well-developed production infrastructure;
The investment activity in Kaluga region

General information

  • Total area: 29 800 km2 (or 0.17 % of the national territory)
  • Climate: moderate continental
  • Population: 1,009 million people
  • Main cities: Kaluga – 342 936 people, Obninsk – 111 360 people
  • Economical active population: 534 500 people
  • Distance from Moscow Circle Highway to the border of Kaluga region 68 km.

Basic tasks

  • Promotion of investment activities.
  • Increment of the Gross Regional Product.
  • Increase of tax incomes to the regional budget.
  • Creation of new jobs with better conditions of work.
Logistical advantages
  • Location The Industrial Park is located in the north-east of the region at the border of Kaluga and Moscow regions, along M3 highway «Moscow-Kiev», at the distance of 6 km from Obninsk, 75 km from Moscow and 95 km from Kaluga. At 67 km distance from MKAD and 22 km from New Moscow.
  • Federal Highway M3 «Moscow – Kiev» Federal Highway M3 is a part of the European Route E101, which connects Moscow with the state border of Ukraine via Kaluga and Bryansk.
  • Federal Highway M1 «Moscow – Minsk» Federal Highway is 40 km from the park. As a part of the European Route E30 it connects Moscow and Warsaw to Minsk and Brest. With its length of 440 km it constitutes the main transport route to the western direction from Moscow.
  • Road A101 «Moscow – Warsaw» Road A101 is 15 km from the park. It goes from Moscow via Roslavl to the state border of Belarus. Within Moscow region it is known as Kaluzhskoe shosse, while in Kaluga region it is called A101 motorway.
  • Road A108 Road A108, or the Moscow Big Ring highway, runs for 550 km on the territories of Moscow region, Kaluga region and Vladimir region. This road encircles the capital approximately at the distance of 60 km from Moscow Circle Highway. It runs through several settlements like Ruza, Kurovskoe, Rogachevo, Orekhovo-Zuevo, Balabanovo, Voskresensk, Likino-Dulevo, Novosinkovo, Dmitrov and Klin.
  • Railway Moscow-Kiev. Suburban trains of the Moscow Railway (Kiev Direction) go from the Kiyevsky railway station. Fast and passenger trains from the Kiyevsky railway station go to Bryansk, further to Kiev, from there to other cities of Ukraine, Moldova and the countries Southern and South Eastern Europe.

Investment climate of modern Russia

One of the conditions for a successful economy development is the high investment activity. It is gained both by the growth of implemented investment resources and their most effective use in the priority spheres of material production as well of the social sphere.

The investments create the production potential based on new scientific and technological fundament and define the competitive positions of countries at the world market. Russia has achieved the impressive results in its social and economic policies. The best witness of it is the macroeconomic stabilization that became the background for some positive changes towards foreign investors in Russia.

The growth of direct foreign investments reflects the intention of some big foreign investors to hold the positions at the Russian market by means of development of import-substituting production.
Kaluga region belongs to the territories with the highest rate of investment activity and favorable investment climate due to:

  • Well-developed transport and logistics infrastructure;
  • Great human, scientific and innovate potential;
  • Effective investment policy of regional administration.

The main factors influencing the favorable investment climate in Kaluga region include:

  • Its geographic location – it borders with Troitsk Administrative Area of Moscow, with Moscow region, Tula region, Bryansk region, Smolensk region and Oryol region;
  • Well-developed juridical base, which stipulates preferential tax mode for the investors and focuses on the promotion of investment activity;
  • The availability of high-qualified cadres;
  • Well-developed production infrastructure;
  • Full-fledged recreation, tourism and rehabilitation infrastructure.

The 1st place in Russia on the volume of shipped production of processing enterprises.

 

The 1st place in Central Federal District on an index of industrial production: 109.1%

 

The 2nd place in Central Federal District on the foreign investment

 

Kaluga region is located in the center of the East European Plain, in the river basins of upper Oka and Desna rivers. It borders with Troitsk Administrative Area of Moscow, With Moscow region, Tula region, Brynsk region, Smolensk region and Oryol region.

 

Several main railways cross the territory of Kaluga region, e.g. Moscow – Kiev, Donetsk Coal Basin – Saint Petersburg, as well as Syzran – Vyazma and Michurinsk – Smolensk railways. By these railways Moscow and Saint Petersburg are linked with Ukraine, Volga regions, Central Black-soil Region and Belarus.

 

The territory of the region is crossed by two biggest motorways of national significance.

 

They are Moscow – Brest highway and Moscow – Kiev highway, which connect Moscow by transit routes with Ukraine, Moldavia, Bulgaria and Hungary. By density of railways and motorways of public use the region stands in twenty most developed regions of the country. Kaluga region also firmly stands within the first ten territories possessing the most developed system of telecommunications.

 

The economic and geographic position of the region is also favored by its short distance from Moscow and neighboring industrial centers like Tula and Bryansk.