The investment potential of the SEZ LIPETSK is presented to representatives of the American Chamber of Commerce

12 April 2019
In the framework of a direct dialogue between the delegation of the Lipetsk region and representatives of the American Chamber of Commerce, a presentation of the Lipetsk industrial special economic zone investment potential has been made.

The delegation, headed by Acting Head of Administration of the Lipetsk region Igor Artamonov, included heads of regional departments responsible for investor relations, representatives of the special economic zone Lipetsk and top managers of resident’s projects of the industrial site: Leonid Sorkin, Vice President of Russia and the Customs Union of Honeywell, John Lane Director of Cargill, Rudi Podlesnik Finance Director of PPG Industries, Timur Voronin Operations Director of EMENA / Kemin Agrifoods Europe, and Irina Shatskaya General Director Lam Weston Belaya Dacha LLC. From the American Chamber of Commerce more than 15 member-companies of the association took part in the meeting.

The President of the American Chamber of Commerce Alexis Rodzianko opened the event with a welcome speech, in which he noted the favorable investment climate of the Lipetsk region for foreign companies.

Acting head of the Lipetsk region administration, Igor Artamonov, during the presentation, underlined stressed that the unique four-level investment attraction system created in the region was recognized as one of the most effective in Russia. Investors have plenty to choose from - a special economic zone of an industrial-production type Lipetsk, a special economic zone of the regional level, industrial parks, industrial-production clusters. “One of the most successful economic zones in the country is considered to be the SEZ Lipetsk. 64 residents from 16 countries with investments of more than 2.7 billion euros are registered here,” said Igor Artamonov.

The heads of the resident companies of the Lipetsk Special Economic Zone shared with the participants the experience of successfully implementing their investment projects in the industrial site.

The final stage of the meeting was the networking session for representatives of Lipetsk and the American business community.

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