The meeting of the working group on increase of efficiency of regional investment promotion agencies was held in Sochi on 14 February in anticipation of the opening of the Russian Investment Forum. The event was hosted by the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia and National Association of Investment and Development Agencies. Director General of the Vologda Region Development Corporation Oksana Yakovleva took part in the meeting.
Among the main topics were work with investors on the regional level, interregional cooperation for attraction of new investors, successful practices of capitalization of regional investment promotion agencies.
Besides, the participants highlighted the review of the results of the implementation in the RF entities of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives targeted model “Effectiveness of specialized organization for investment attraction and work with investors” and discussed the targeted model development for 2018.
“Last year we achieved our aims, according to the results of the implementation of the Investment Standard targeted models we have 100% achievement of targets," VRDC Director General Oksana Yakovleva emphasized. "The Vologda Region was mentioned in the number of best RF entities and now we take it as an additional responsibility: current year we should correspond leading positions and continue increasing our work efficiency for attraction of investments in the region.”
Let us add that key events of the Russian Investment Forum are to take place on 15 and 16 February, the delegation from the Vologda Region will continue its work in the framework of the RIF-2018 programme.