Sverdlovsk region is a large economically developed region of the Russian Federation with a high level of business, cultural, and social activity, which has an appropriate developed infrastructure. Its population is 4.3 million people.
The Sverdlovsk region ranks 7th in the rating of the socio-economic situation of the regions of the Russian Federation.
Based on the results of 2022, the amount of investment in fixed assets in the Sverdlovsk region was 541 billion rubles. This amount has increased by a third over the year.
The core of the investment infrastructure of the Sverdlovsk region consists of the Titanium Valley SEZ, 4 territories of advanced socio-economic development and 10 industrial parks.
In 2022, investors received additional support tools: industrial mortgages, preferential loans for investment purposes, preferential leasing for small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) corporations, the opportunity to obtain land without bidding for import-substitution projects, profit tax was reduced to 10% for regional investment projects, and the entry threshold for entering into offset contracts was lowered to 100 million.
In terms of key indicators of SME development, the region ranks among the top five Russian regions and ranks first among the Urals Federal District subjects in terms of the number and value of turnover, as well as the number of people employed in this sphere.
For several years in a row, the Sverdlovsk Region has ranked second in the rating of event potential of Russian regions and is among the top three Russian regions that have the largest specialized exhibition venues. The largest international events held in the Sverdlovsk Region are INNOPROM industrial exhibition, 100+ TechnoBuild construction forum, Hi-Tech Profession Championship.