St. Petersburg is the largest European city after Moscow and London. Its convenient location, economy and cultural component diversification make it possible to successfully raise investment.
St. Petersburg can rightfully be called a logistics center, connecting Russia and Europe, due to combining the main directions. All transport types are provided by the city’s and region’s transport system, including maritime traffic.
369 km Tallinn - St. Petersburg
389 km Helsinki - St. Petersburg
720 km Moscow - St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg is actively attracting human and intellectual resources, hereby creating the basis for successful innovative solutions due to a strong scientific school.
300 scientific organizations
186 000 scientists
25 000 candidates of science
8 000 doctors of sciences
The largest Russian companies’ headquarters, including «Gazprom Neft», «Sovcomflot», «Sibur Holding», «Polymetal», «LSR Group», are located in St. Petersburg.
St. Petersburg’s industrial brands are widely known both in Russia and abroad: «Kirovsky Zavod» OJSC, «Izhorskiye Zavod» OJSC, «Siloviye Mashiny» OJSC, «Severnaya verf», «Baltic Shipyard», «Admiralty verfy», «Sredne-Nevsky Shipbuilding Plant», «Almaz».
Besides over 1000 foreign successfully operate in the city, including such largest international brands as «Toyota», «Nissan», «Hyundai», «Coca‑Cola», «PepsiCo» and others.
Investment projects in the city are accompanied by the "One-Stop-Shop" front office principle, providing an understandable and operational procedure for interaction between business and the state.
Significant tax incentives and preferences for investors are provided with «strategic investment project» status, actual in St. Petersburg.
Foreign direct investment volume in 2018 in St. Petersburg approached 6.5 billion US dollars due to regular work and well-established cooperation mechanisms. The investments in fixed assets volume amounted to about 12 billion US dollars.