Smolny was named the most attractive for investors sectors of the economy in St. Petersburg

the Tourism industry, the cultural sector, IT industry, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and transport and logistics sector were the most attractive sectors in St. Petersburg for investors. About it on air of TV channel “Saint Petersburg”, said the Chairman of the investment Committee Roman Golovanov.

“Petersburg — Russia’s first tourist attraction, we are leaders in the field of culture. Investments in manufacturing industry account for 14% of all investorami. Many investors invest in pharmaceuticals, 20% in transport and logistics sector, which traditionally pays for itself quickly. Huge funds are invested in the IT sector,” he said.

According to him, despite the abolition of the SPIEF and other business forums, work with investors is conducted in the mode of videoconferencing.

Previously, the Agency for strategic initiatives has published the data of the annual National rating of investment climate in Russian regions. In 2020 Petersburg from 26th place up to 4th after Moscow, Tatarstan and Tula region.

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