Dear partners,

Please let me present you a basis for establishing investment projects in Astrakhan region.

The investment attractiveness of our region is determined by a variety of natural resources and advantageous geographical location.
Astrakhan region is considered to be a connecting link between such international transport routes as “North-South” and “West-East”, which attributes to the development of Astrakhan as a transport center.

Abundance of rich hydrocarbon resources and various mineral deposits in the region and on the adjoining shelf of the Caspian conduces to the growth of not only mining and processing, but also the infrastructure business itself. The necessity in drilling rigs maintenance, servicing of barges and navy ship contributes to the development of shipbuilding and dock repair.

The region has a unique tourist potential, creating the demand for recreational zones, objects of trade and rendering service.

In our region you would find all the necessary conditions for highly effective agriculture: fertile land is used to grow such high-quality products as tomatoes. Moreover, Astrakhan watermelons are our famous brand. We shall give our utmost support for the establishment of annual vegetables production and processing.

The government place special emphasis on the development of rural municipalities and realization of investment projects by them.

The high investment rating of our region is due to the existence of necessary legal framework and information base for creation and development of business.

Dear partners, I am inviting you for business cooperation. You can surely rely on the support of the Astrakhan Government in the projects' realization.

Governor of Astrakhan Region
Alexander Zhilkin
 
  • Administrative center

    Astrakhan

  • Federal district

    Southern

  • Distance to Moscow

    1424 km

    Moscow—Astrakhan — 2 hours

  • Timezone

    UTC+5/MSK+1

  • Population

    1.02 million people

    3.70% english speaking population

  • Area of the Region

    52,924 thousand sq km

 

Economic performance

  • Gross Regional Product

    267,51 billion
    ₽ 263,51 thousand per person
  • Foreign Direct Investment

    $ 30,30 million
    $ 29,70 per person
  • Fixed investment

    112,63 million
    ₽ 110 541 per person
  • Unemployment rate

    7,50 %
  • Percentage of profitable companies

    61,80 %
  • Average cost of living

    7 120
  • Average monthly wage

    24 576
Gross Regional Product
GRP per capita
Foreign Direct Investment
Fixed investment
Fixed investment per capita
Unemployment rate
Average monthly wage
Percentage of profitable companies

Geographical location and climate

Largest cities

  •  

    Astrakhan

    527,35 K people

  •  

    Akhtubinsk

    39,38 K people

  •  

    Kharabali

    18,27 K people

  •  

    Kamyzyak

    16,22 K people

 

Seas

  • Caspian Sea

Border countries

  • Kazakhstan
 
Sunny days Average annual rainfall
200 237 mm
Average January temperature Average July temperature
-15°С 35°С
Agricultural period Snow cover duration
8 months 1 month
Natural area
Forest-steppe
Steppe
 

Natural resources

  • Mineral resources

    Gypsum
    171 million tonnes
    Clay
    53 million m3
    Halite
    217.7 million tonnes
  • Combustible resources

    Natural gas
    5532 bn m3
    Oil
    615 million tonnes
  • Other resources

    Land resources Mortar sand - 26 million m3, carbonic raw materials - 2.96 million m3

 
 

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