May 28, 2018
«Business class» project will have a contest for new generation entrepreneurs
«BC-Junior» will become «a younger brother» of business projects contest and educate the youngest businesspersons of the region.
May 25, 2018
National investment climate rating of regions was presented at SPIEF-2018
RF Regions investment rating in 2018 was discussed at the Forum.
May 18, 2018
Coordination of the Orenburg and the Aktobe Regions public authorities actions
Participants of the Orenburg region Days in Aktobe discussed development projects of the Orenburg and the Aktobe Regions.
The Orenburg Region is a strong and politically stable region of Russia with highly developed economy and social infrastructure. Significant industrial potential and developed agriculture, rich natural resources and dynamically developing scientific, technical and finance and credit spheres together with flexible support conditions make the Region one of the most profitable for investments.
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The district is rich in natural resources and minerals: gas condensate and oil fields, brick and keramzite clays, sand and gravel mix, limestone, etc.
The leading sector of the economy is agriculture. Specializes in gran and meat-and-dairy production.
The leading places in Orenburg industry belong to gas production and gas processing industries, machine building and metalwork. The chemical industry, food and textile industries are also developed. The main enterprises: LLC “Gazprom dobycha Orenburg”, JSC “PO “Strela”, JSC “Invertor”, Orenburg Stankozavod.
Developed agriculture (wheat, rye, barley, oats, buckwheat, cattle, pig farms, horse breeding).
Limestone, gypsum and ochre deposits are being developed, a group of oil and gas fields has been developed.
Abdulino is a railway station of Kuibyshev railway, it is in the centre of the triangle Orenburg (300 km) — Samara (300 km) — Ufa (300 km).
Agriculture remains the main sector of the economy, the main activity is grain production.
Minerals: copper, silver, gold, quarts.
There are 9 small entities, 150 farms and 11 large agricultural enterprises on the territory.
Specialization — agriculture: grain growing (third part of area is ploughland), meat-and-dairy and wool industries.
Here is a car checkpoint on the border with Kazakhstan, serving citizens of all countries of the world.
There are reserves of chalk, sand and clay for the production of building materials. Industrial oil and gas production is underway, geological exploration is conducted.
The economic potential is based on the development of agriculture: crop production, meat-and-dairy cattle farming, sheep breeding and pig farming.
The main mineral resources are oil, brick clay, clays for drilling fluids. At present 4 hydrocarbon deposits are being developed.
Natural conditions are favourable for successful agricultural operations, which are the main in the district. Farmland occupies 79.6% of the area, out of this 64.3% is ploughland, 2.0 % — heyfields, and 13.3 % — pastures.
There are also oil fields. LLC «Buguruslanneft» operates 10 oil fields.
The main specialization is production of agricultural products: grain, meat, and milk.
The industry is represented by OJSC “YzhUralgips” and FGA “Belyayevsky Leskhoz”. Minerals: oil, gas, copper ore, brick clay.
The main branch of economy is agriculture. Households specialize in grain and milk production, sunflower, cattle meat and pig production is developed.
Industry is represented by food production and processing of agricultural products, woodworking, car and equipment repair. Oil production is carried out on the territory.
It has a great forestry due to the largest forest area in the Region (forest covers over 20% of the territory). Federal entity “Natzionalny park “Buzuluksky Bor” is located here.
Oil deposits with significant reserves are being developed as Buzuluk is considered the oil capital of the Orenburg region.
The presence of mineral resources creates conditions for development of industrial production. It has formed the Gai industrial hub, which is based on nonferrous metallurgy. They conduct works at Izhberdinsky open-pit mine to produce clay for drilling fluids on the territory, works are conducted at Khalilovsky magnesite deposit and Voskresensky clay deposit.
The main activity is agriculture, specialized in grains (important grain- crops are flinty and soft wheat, rye, millet, buckwheat) and meat-and- dairy production.
There are Pokroskoye oil field and Novonikolskoye brick clay deposit on the territory.
Mined minerals: coal, coper pyrite and polymetallic ore, kaolin clay, sand, gyps, graphite, etc. Over 40 chemical elements are estimated in ore of Dombarovsky district deposits.
There are 5 major and medium size agricultural enterprises, 10 small enterprises and 287 households which produce grain, milk, meat, wool and down hair.
The economy has an agricultural focus, which specializes in production of grain, meat, milk and wool. The main grain-crops are spring barley, spring wheat and fall rye.
The industry is presented by following: food, building materials, timber and woodworking industries.
Kvarkensky district is rich in natural resources and minerals. Gold and marble are mined here.
Agriculture is developed: they breed cattle, sheep, horses and pigs. Out of grain-crops wheat and barley prevail, out of forage crops – corn, sunflower and oats.
Agriculture (grain production and dairy and meat livestock) is the basis of economic potential. Cultivated area is 111.9 k ha. The main grain- crop is spring wheat, significant crops are under winter.
Sunflower is also grown. About 14% of all arable land is occupied by forage crops.
The mining industry is developed here. South-Ural cryolite plant (part of “Rusal” group) produces aluminum fluoride.
Engineering industry of the District is represented by JSC “Kuvandyksky zavod kuznechno-pressovogo oborudovaniya “Dolina”.
Thanks to “Kuvandyk365” resort the town is considered the mountain skiing capital of the Orenburg region.
It is a producer of agricultural products (grain, meat, milk).
The district has such resources as oil and gas. Oil-production companies operate on the territory: JSC ”Orenburgneft”, JSC “Orenburggeologia”, JSC “Neftinvest” and JSC “Eko-neft”.
The main economic strength is agriculture. The district specializes in production of grain, sunflower, potatoes and meat-and-dairy products. Agricultural products are produced by 6 agricultural production cooperatives (collective farms), 100 farm households, 4 individual entrepreneurs, 6 limited liability companies and private subsidiary farms.
The district has mineral deposits: copper-zink ore, various clays, building stones, sand and gravel mix and limestone.
Enterprises also produce grain, vegetables, potatoes, milk, meat, eggs, fruits and fish.
Mineral deposits: oil, chalk, brick clay, sand and gravel mix.
The basis of agricultural production is grain and cattle breeding. The Novosergievsky elevator due to its capacity is one of the five major in Russia. The district has the largest number of cows among the Region’s agricultural enterprises. Area under crops - 173.9 k ha.
Industrial production consists mainly of manufacturing.
There is also the Underground gas storage management (UGS) of LLC “Gazprom UGS” on the territory.
Agricultural operations – grain and meat-and-dairy. Spring wheat and winter crops (rye, wheat) dominate in the gross grain harvest. Spring barley and millet are also distinguished.
The district occupies a favourable position, it is located on the junction of for regions of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Kazakhstan: Orenburg, Samara and Saratov (RF) and East-Kazakhstan (RK).
There are a lot of deposits of oil, oil shale, gas, phosphorite and construction material. Industry is represented by oil and gas production.
Mineral resources make up a significant part of the Orenburg gas condensate field. The largest oil field is the Donetsko-Syrtovskoe.
Kichkassky deposit of copper ore has been developed since pre- revolutionary times. Copper sandstones contain silver, cadmium and other metals together with copper.
The economy has an agricultural orientation.
13 oil deposits were found in the district: Ponomaryovskoye, Romanovskoye, Otradnenskoye, Grigoryevskoye, Alyabyevskoye, Besedinskoye and other. The average annual volume of oil production is about 472 k t.
There is also Ponomaryevskoye deposit of brick clay.
Agricultural land occupies 185 k ha, including 132 k ha of ploughland, 46 k ha of pastures and 7.3 t ha of heyfields.
The economy has an agricultural orientation, industrial products are mainly produced by small entities and processing workshops of agricultural enterprises. Crop production is the main industry. Collective and farm households grow cattle: cows, pigs and sheep.
One of the largest rural areas of the Orenburg region, for a number of years is among the leaders of the Region’s economy.
The district specializes in grain, meat-and-dairy production. Almost 60% of the total area of grain crops is wheat. Milk production occupies the leading place in the Region.
The district has deposits of nickel, copper-sulphur ore, gold, quartzite, clay and other minerals. The main enterprises are LLC “Buruktalsky nikelevy zavod”, “Buruktalskoye Rudoupravlenie”, JSC “Elevator “Rudny Klad”, SPK “Buruktalskoye”, etc.
Agricultural specialization – grain and wool. The main grain crop is spring wheat, there are also significant crops of spring barley and millet.
The main strategic objects are gas pipelines, oil pipelines, ethane pipelines, fuel pipes maintained by Severny LPU MG of LLC “Gazprom transgaz Samara”, Abdulisky LPU MG, LLC “Baiteks”, CJSC «Aloil”, JSC “Taftneft”, CJSC “Orenburgnefteotdacha”. Severny LPU MG is the main town-forming enterprise.
The main mineral wealth is huge deposits of table salt. Developed by LLC “Russol” Sol-Iletsk deposit is one of the largest in Russia: there are also some reserve deposits.
Sol-Iletsk is one of the main resorts of the Orenburg region: a tourist cluster “Solenye ozera” is being created here.
The main sector of the economy is agriculture. There are 19 agricultural enterprises specializing in grain and meat-and-dairy production in the district.
Out of minerals - the most important are oil deposits and construction materials deposits.
Agroindustrial sector is the main one in the district’s economy. Its leading industry is agriculture. The total area of the land fund is 344 k ha, where 296.6 k ha are agricultural lands.
The district is agricultural. The total are of cropland is 255.3 k ha. Ploughland is 177.2 k ha. 155.2 k ha are tilled.
Industry is presented by a small group of enterprises.
Tyulgansky District is industrial-agricultural. Successfully developing and operating in the field of agricultural products processing such enterprises as LLC “Altyn” and LLC “Agroprompererabotka”.
Industry is presented by JSC “Orenbyrgugol”. LLC “Orenburgugledobycha”, LLC “Tyulgansky mashinostroitelny zavod” with its branches, and LLC “Electromekhanichesky zavod”.
The specialization of Sharlyksky district is agricultural: grain and meat- and-dairy. In the gross harvest of grain following crops are allocated: spring wheat, winter rye and barley, sunflower is also grown.
Industry employs about 40% of the working population, the main entities are JSC “Orenburgskie mineraly”, LLC “Yasnensky khlebzavod”, LLC “Keramos”, LLC “Kemakskoye”.
The military training area “Yasny”, the settlement (closed administrative-territorial unit) Komarovsky and the military airfield “Yasny” are also there.
ZBO Drill Industries, Inc. is planning to manufacture three product lines of surface and mine type drilling rigs compatible with system of directional drilling.
There are no Russian analogues of drilling rigs to be manufactured within the project. Imported analogues are supplied by Australian, Canadian and Swedish companies.
The implementation of this project will allow to increase company’s share on the market of exploration drilling equipment and tools in Russia from 15% to 30%. Up to the third part of manufactured goods is expected to be imported to CIS countries, UAE, Mongolia, Serbia, Turkey, countries of South-Eastern Asia and Africa.
Four-star hotel under international Hilton Garden Inn brand.
The project area is about 12 k m2 includes 109 rooms, a restaurant, a bar, a multifunctional conference hall for 250 seats, business and fitness centers.
Construction and management is performed by JSC “Dema”.
The “NSplav” plant’s output are products based on chromium, aluminum and ferromolybdenum.
The product line comprises of degassed aluminothermic chromium in tablet form (production capacity — 240 tons per year), metallurgical chromium oxide (7 thousand tons per year), ferromolybdenum (300 tons per year), as well as aluminum powder.
Highly liquid goods are supplied to 40 countries with high-tech production: aviation, space, nuclear engineering and others.
LLC “Mednogorsky medno-serny kombinat” is carrying out technical re-equipment of the first technological system in the sulfuric acid shop, which will allow reducing emissions of pollutants into the atmosphere.
They are also introducing innovations in copper-smelting production, replacing gas purification equipment at the briquetting factory. In future UMMC is planning to finish technical re-equipment of the whole chemico-metallurgical complex of the plant. That will allow to significantly reduce emissions into the atmosphere and improve the town’s ecological situation.
LLC “Orenburgsky khladokombinat” manufactures more than 36 kinds of ice-cream with total volume of 12t per day. Starting 2015 company has launched production of milk, kefir, yogurt, cream, fermented baked cream, sour cream and cheese.
“Volma-Orenburg” is the most modern plant in Russia for the production of dry mixes and partition blocks. The annual production volume of partition blocks is 540 k m2, as for dry mixes - 120 k t.
It is a full-cycle enterprise: from extraction and processing of raw materials to distribution of finished products. 3 thousand tons of gypsum are extracted and processed daily.
The company is included in the register of reliable suppliers of the Orenburg region. It was awarded А++ category of reliability, confirming the possibility of mutual investments, cooperation in science and technology.
LLC "Sorochinsky masloekstraktsionny zavod” produces sunflower oil in the amount of 170 tons per year, granulated husk and oilseed meal. Husk is used as fuel; meal is used for production of animal forage. The company processes 1200 t of sees daily.
The Orenburg region is one of the leading sunflower producers in the country, where 400-600 k t of this oilseed crop are grown. The oil extraction plant in Sorochinsk is located in the centre of sunflower production area, which minimizes the costs of delivery of raw materials to the place of sale.
Automated plant «ORENBEEF» for cattle slaughter and meat processing. The project is implemented fully and on time, it is planned to create a logistics center.
The first in the Region private industrial park on the basis of one of the major mining and processing plants in Russia, providing half of the Russian and one quarter of the world’s chrysotile production.
The park includes a plant of building materials, a polypropylene bags workshop, a sewing workshop, a construction and repair shop, production and service management, an emulsion explosives plant, a training center and a logistics unit with its own railway terminal and warehouse infrastructure.
Already today the Industrial park has a wide range of possibilities for power, gas and water supply connections, capable of providing any production, it has got all required licenses. Experienced management and engineering personnel, the possibility to attract specialized staff will ensure necessary human resources and consulting services.
In 2014 the Industrial park “Orenburgsky pukhovy platok” became the winner of the competitive selection of investment projects conducted by the Ministry of Industry and Trade in RF.
The first stage of the park is 23 k m2 of completely renovated facilities and offices, 4ha of landscaped land, over 600 parking lots, over 50 resident-enterprises, about one thousand employees and 15 k visitors.
The second stage of the park or the Centre of National Artistic Trades (CNAT), – 10 k m2 more. There are a multifunctional center (MFC), a fabric, an integrated plant, artels of knitters, warehouses for down hair, wool, yarn, finished products, a logistics center for procurement of down hair and wool, and selling of finished products, a training centre of knitting, a museum and an exhibition centre, a shop and a center of direct internet sales.
The project with the area of 250 k m2 will provide work for over 1200 residents of the region. Total amount of investments is 1.8 bln rub, tax payments — over 3 bln rub.
It is necessary to boost labour productivity, annually increase by at least 5–6 percent. Behind these figures there is a growth of economy and enterprise efficiency, creation of modern work places and decent wages. V. Putin. Meeting of the Council for Strategic development and priority projects, March, 2017.
Complete register of the Orenburg region priority projects is posted on the website of the regional GovernmentSee The Register
JSC “Orenburg Region Development Corporation“ is an integrated state operator for the development of investment sites an industrial parks on the Region’s territory. The main function of the company is all-in-one support of projects: information, legal, organizational support and consulting.
The Corporation was established in 2011 by the Region’s government under the Strategy of The Orenburg region development.
Since the moment of its creation dozens of projects of various size have been implemented, about 250 projects more are on different stages of analysis and preparation for implementation.
Service in “one-stop-solution” mode for interaction of an investor and executive authorities
Provision of projects with resources of investment and venture funds, coordination of cooperation with regional and federal business development institutions
Selection of state participation in project financing mechanisms
Full transparency of investment projects support
Promotion of regional investment opportunities and projects on the territory of Russia and abroad
Assistance in creation of project teams for implementation of turnkey investment projects
One of the most successful examples of high–quality work with the investment site is the start of the Swiss company Omya activity in the Kvarkensky district.
The Corporation is a coordinator of standard implementation on the Region’s territory.
The Public Private Partnership Center is formed on the basis of JSC Orenburg Region Development Corporation.
For projects which products have export potential, we provide support of communication with the system of trade missions of the Russian Federation.
During the development of legal and regulatory documents that form the conditions of business conducting in the Region, the Corporation prepares its ideas and proposals, most of which are adopted at the legislative level and work successfully.
The Region has several mono-industry towns economy of which requires reduction of dependence on township forming enterprises. The Corporation is successfully working in this direction. Examples of some diversification projects:
Key points of the Orenburg Region Governor’s Investment message
May 22, 2017, TK Region
Full version of The Message is on the Orenburg Region Government Portal
Program «Vesti. Economy» Alexander Sazonov, Director General of the Corporation of Development
GTRK Orenburg, November 2015.
Program «Vesti. Economy» about the work of the Orenburg Region Development Corporation
GTRK Orenburg, December, 2015.
The balance of industrial and agricultural production with a wide range of industries and agricultural sectors: from mineral production and to manufacturing of high-tech innovative equipment, from growing of selected wheat to producing world-class food.
For centuries the territory of the Region has been an intersection of the most important trade directions. Today the Orenburg Region shares borders with Kazakhstan, the main highway connecting Central Asia with European part of Russia passes through the Region. Lightly to the North there is the largest Trans-Siberian railroad, to the South – through the North and Central Kazakhstan – there is Mid-Siberian railroad.
The Region has large power systems facilities, including the most powerful solar power plant in Russia. The Orenburg region is fully gasified. Transport infrastructure is represented by two international airports, developed roads and railway networks, which density is 2.5 times higher than the average for Russia.
The two-million population with relatively high level of income ensures stable demand and attractive opportunities of the consumer’s market main sectors.
The Orenburg region is one of the leading regions in Russia in terms of natural resources, volume of explored reserves and production of minerals. More than 2.5 thousands of explored ore, oil, gas and minerals deposits, over one third of them are used for industrial purposes, provide for impressive investment perspectives.
Many years of experience and professionalism of the Region’s government, legislators, heads of departments, and business structures proved their effectiveness, which has been repeatedly appreciated at the Federal district and all Russia levels.
There are 4 own universities and 16 higher educational establishments, including branches of major Russian universities, annually have about 15 thousand graduates in over one hundred specialties. Yang scientists and dozens of research organizations implement about 150 science projects annually.
The Orenburg region is one of the country leaders in terms of business development and investment support. The regulatory framework created in the Region includes dozens of developed and practically «tested» solutions, which provide investors with reliable guarantees on many aspects of projects implementation.
There are over 15 credit companies, including 6 regional banks in the Region. Total amount of bank units is more than 630.
Historically the Region was formed as a unique multinational and polyconfessional region: nowadays representatives of more than 120 nationalities live here, preserving traditions of intercultural cooperation, tolerance, openness, readiness for ethno-cultural and inter-religious dialogue.