The Amur Region is located in the south-east of the Russian Federation between the Stanovy Ridge in the north and the Amur River in the south and is part of the Far Eastern Federal District.
It shares a long border with the People’s Republic of China.
Amur oblast is a transit and transport( transport transit) center of the Far East and the Russian Federation, its role is increasing ( rising) due to the increase in interregional turnover, as well as the development of export-import relations of Russian territories with the Asia-Pacific region.
The dominant economic activities of the region are:
— industrial production ( mining, manufacturing, provision of electricity, gas and steam);
— transportation and storage;
— wholesale and retail trade;
— repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles;
— provision of services.
The investment strategy of the Amur Region until 2025 was approved by the Decree of the Government of the Amur Region No. 62 of 25.02.2019. The main factors of the investment attractiveness of the Amur region include:
1) Natural resources:
— large proven (explored) reserves of minerals;
— high availability of forest resources, the main part of which is operational;
— significant hydropower resources;
— favorable agro-climatic conditions for farming in the Far Eastern Federal District.
— excess of generating capacity;
— transport (rail and automobile road ) infrastructure connecting the western and Siberian regions of the Russian Federation with the Far East and the markets of Northeast Asia.
— the border position of the region provides direct access to the PRC market.
4) Ecology and recreation:
— low level of anthropogenic load on the ecosystems of the region.
5) Human capital:
— a developed system of training and retraining of personnel for a number of sectors of the region’s economy.