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Revenues of consolidated budgets of subjects of the Far East increased 1,3 times in six months - Shevtsov

For the six months of this year, the revenues of the consolidated budgets of the subjects of the Far Eastern region grew by 1,3 times and were formed in the amount of 665,5 billion rubles. The increase amounted to 6,5 billion rubles, according to the website of the Primorsky Territory Government.

About this today, October 8, reported. Nikolai Shchevtsov, Head of the Department for Economic and Social Policy of the Office of the Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District, who participated in the seminar-meeting of tax officials of the Far Eastern region, which started in Primorye.

According to Nikolay Shchevtsov, in the first half of 2013, positive trends in the development of the economy of the Far Eastern Federal District remained, some indicators exceeded those in the country.

“So the industrial production index was 109,2 percent, in Russia - 101,5 percent. This is the best indicator among all federal districts. The increase is due to pinpoint projects that have been launched in the mining industry, ”he said.

The key role in attracting investments is played by the creation of competitive conditions for investment and favorable business conduct. For this purpose, a lot of work is done to create territories for advanced development.

"According to our estimates, and the Ministry of East Development, the cumulative revenues from the creation of TORs will provide annual tax revenues and receipts of social contributions on average about 730 million rubles after the end of tax holidays," Shevtsov noted.

He noted that all state authorities will have to do a lot of work related to the organization of territories of priority development, as well as their functioning.

According to First Vice-Governor of Primorye Alexander Kostenko, today Primorye is one of the most promising regions of the Far East.

"According to the results of 2013, Primorye forms 20,5 percent of GRP in the entire Far Eastern region. The subject of the population is the largest, as well as the leader in the rate of growth of foreign investment. Business of Primorye occupies almost 40 percent of the turnover of small enterprises of the Far Eastern Federal District, "said Alexander Kostenko.

According to him, today the region is implementing a model of socio-economic development, the goal of which is to create a competitive investment climate, ensure import substitution and build an export-oriented economy.

"One of the opportunities that we plan to use for the development of the new economy is the creation of territories for advanced development. Of the 14 projects being prepared for deployment in the Far Eastern Federal District, 5 will be located in Primorye, "said Alexander Kostenko.

At the same time, he noted that the key role in attracting investors is played by the reduction of administrative barriers provided for in the draft Law on TOR.

At the same time, the budgetary effect from the creation of the TOP will be provided by tax revenues, the development of the accompanying sectors of the economy.

"For example, the implementation of the project VNHK and related projects will provide additional revenues of the regional budget in excess of 23 billion rubles in 2016-2021. At the stage of operation of facilities and further development of the TOP in 2021-2030 years, we expect tax revenues of 142 billion rubles, "the first vice-governor of the province said.

At the same time, the Nadezhdinsky TOR annually will generate 2017 from 2030 annually to 2,5 billion rubles of revenues to the regional budget.

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