Ladies and gentlemen!
Chelyabinsk region is one of largest regions of Russia that are economically well-developed. It possesses a considerable potential in production, labor and science, various resources base developed infrastructure. Today it is on its' way of social and economic upturn that has to be reached through the effective investment policy of the region.
Chelyabinsk region is considered as one of the leaders in terms of the shipped goods of processing production volume, as well as the volume of investments into the fixed capital and the attracted foreign investments. The ferrous metallurgy enterprises make up 25% of all the Russian output and about 10% of steel pipes.
Other large industries are the mechanical engineering and non-ferrous metallurgy. The volume of these two is around 40% of a gross regional product of the whole area.
The area possesses richest deposits of natural resources: more than 300 mineral deposits, many of which can’t be found anywhere else. We have a lot to offer to our business partners. Investment projects and trade contacts connect South Ural with more than a hundred countries of the world.
By estimates of rating agencies Chelyabinsk region is among those with optimum investment climate. It is promoted by a purposeful work of authorities, business reputation of our businessmen, intellectual and institutional capacity. Creating favorable conditions for the implementation of investment activity is one of the most important aims of our economic strategy.
We are always ready to present you with opportunities, provide all the necessary information and to render assistance to the realization of your ideas.
We invite Russian and foreign investors to a mutually beneficial cooperation. Any offer is interesting to us, whether it concerns the industry or agriculture, communications or construction.
I hope that the presented materials will be useful to you and will serve as the beginning of new joint projects.
Distance to Moscow
Moscow—Chelyabinsk — 2 hours 25 minutes
3.5 million people
4.10% english speaking population
Area of the Region
88,5 thousand sq km
Gross Regional Product₽ 879,27 billion₽ 252,11 thousand per person
Foreign Direct Investment$ 1 420,60 million$ 406,10 per person
Fixed investment₽ 229,12 million₽ 65 581 per person
Unemployment rate6,20 %
Percentage of profitable companies67,90 %
Average cost of living₽ 7 944
Average monthly wage₽ 27 683
Geographical location and climate
1163 K people
413 K people
174 K people
166 K people
|Sunny days||Average annual rainfall|
|Average January temperature||Average July temperature|
|Agricultural period||Snow cover duration|
|7 months||5 months|
- 4955,4 million t
- 301,8 tonnes
- 4447,8 thousand t
- Brown coal
- 521,2 million t
Agroclimatic resources 80% of the Chelyabinsk region is suitable for agricultural work.
Predominant part of farmlands is black soil. Production of grain, dairy and beef cattle and sheep breeding are located in steppe and forest-steppe zones.
Recreational Resources High tourist potential of the region is unique natural landscape complex - scenic mountains and lakes, forests, caves, natural healing springs.
The regions consists of:
- 5 specially protected natural territories of federal significance;
- 3 natural reserves – Ilmensky State Nature Reserve named after V.I. Lenin (Uralsky department of the Russian Academy of Sciences with branch office «Arkaim»), East Ural State Nature Reserve and part of South-Ural State Nature Reserve.
- 2 National parks – “Taganay” and “Zuraktul”
- 153 specially protected natural territories of local significance;
- 20 wildlife sanctuaries;
- 132 natural monument including 15 caves;
- health resort and etc.