Smolensk region is the best region on dynamics of development of investment climate among the territorial entities of the Russian Federation in 2016 (growth on 49 points)

The Rapid Development Territory which is situated in Dorogobuzh is the first in Central Federal District

Competitive advantages for residents of the industrial parks:

0% land tax and property tax
0 rubles transport tax
16,5% profit tax
There is no rent for the land plot for a construction period

High energy supply

Significant technical and intellectual potential
Comfortable legislation and preferences for investors

Unique geopolitical position

Well-developed transport and communication systems
More than 10 logistics centers and terminals including the largest in Russia

Smolensk region is the territory of great opportunities!

Dear colleagues and partners!

We are interested in development of our partnership and attraction of investments into economy of Smolensk region, considering it as the main driver of growth of welfare of residents of Smolensk.

Our principle of work is that each investor is the most important for us.

We provide a constructive dialogue between the authority, society and business, creating the most favored nation treatment for our potential business partners.

For the last three years Smolensk region has made the real breakthrough in dynamics of investments, having moved from the 76th place to the 36nd in the all-Russian rating!

We will be sincerely glad to see you in Smolensk region as serious business partners and great reliable friends.

Alexey Ostrovskiy,
Governor of Smolensk region

Competitive information

100,1 %

index of physical volume of capital investments
(according to the results of 2016)

59,9 billion rubles

investment volume in 2016


socially significant
investment projects in 2016


investment sites


supported investment projects


supported small and medium-sized enterprises in 2016

under 10 years

granting tax exemptions on investment projects

5,1 %

low unemployment
(October – December, 2016)

68 million

people within a 500-km radius of Smolensk