Invest in Kurgan Region

Kurgan Region

Administrative center Kurgan
rating
2019 year
IC9
Administrative center Kurgan
rating
2019 year
IC9

The Kurgan region is located in the southern part of the West Siberian Plain, at the junction of the Urals and Siberia, in the basin of the Tobol and Iseti rivers.

Kurgan is the capital of orthopedics. Here is the National Medical Research Center of Traumatology and Orthopedics named after Academician G. A. Ilizarov, which is the ancestor of the method of transosseous osteosynthesis, used in more than 60 countries around the world.

The electrified South Ural Railway, the federal highway «„Irtysh“», the main oil and gas pipelines pass through the territory of the region.

The dominant economic activities of the region are:

  • mechanical engineering;
  • petrochemicals;
  • food industry;
  • agriculture;
  • tourism.

Comprehensive work is being carried out ( underway) in the region to ensure an effective investment policy and create a favorable investment climate, and the relevant legislative and regulatory framework is being improved. An active economic policy is being implemented aimed at raising the standard of living of the population and increasing the competitiveness of the regional economy through modernization, innovative development, increasing the efficiency of using capital and intellectual resources, and developing entrepreneurial initiatives.

Factors of investment attractiveness of the region:

  • availability of significant reserves of mineral resources, reserves of raw materials for the production of building materials;
  • scientific and human resources potential in the agricultural and industrial sectors;
  • favorable geographical location with access to the international transport corridor «Transsib»;
  • availability of an international airport;
  • high potential for the development of recreational and balneological tourism.

Head of the Region
Vadim Shumkov
Governor
Official website of the Region
kurganobl.ru