Zabaykalsky Krai (Transbaikal region) is located at the intersection of transport routes connecting the western and eastern parts of Russia, and has an external border with China and Mongolia.
In 2018, it was incorporated into the Far Eastern Federal District and fully participates in federal and district business support and development programs. The region has a rich mineral resource base, extensive recreational resources and a developed transport infrastructure.
The dominant economic activities of the region are:
— mining and processing of minerals;
— transportation and storage;
— wholesale and retail trade;
— activities in the field of informatization and communication.
The development strategy is aimed at improving the quality of human life, stabilizing the migration outflow and increasing life expectancy due to the balanced development of the region, improving the living space and the regional strategic planning system. It is important to update the priorities and directions of development in accordance with the tasks set by the President and the Government of the country.
Factors of investment attractiveness of the region are:
— developed transport infrastructure;
— significant reserves of mineral resources;
— high potential for the development of agriculture (meat and dairy cattle breeding, sheep breeding, crop production).