On May 24-26, 2018 a Kaluga Region delegation headed by Anatoly Artamonov, Governor, is to take part in XXII Saint-Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). Saint-Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) is a unique event in the economic and business world. SPIEF has been held since 1997, and since 2006 onwards it has been organized under the auspices and with participation of the President of the Russian Federation.
Over the last twenty years the Forum became a leading global venue for communication of representatives of businesses and discussion of key economic issues facing Russia, emerging markets and the entire world. Delegation of Kaluga Region will take part in business negotiations in all Forum-specific formats: meetings with partners, experts, leaders of world business, and representatives of international policymakers. Special services will be organized for participants at the Forum site: business networking session, areas of business communication, foreign country lounges, SPIEF Investment & Business Expo, themed lounge areas and meeting rooms.More
On April 27, the Kaluga Chamber of Commerce and Industry held an extended meeting of its Board of Directors and Administrative Board.
The meeting agenda included a ceremony for honoring of nominees and winners of the regional stage of the Economic Revival of Russia 2017 competition. The first place in the category “Best regional mass media. Magazine” was granted to the Herald published by Kaluga Information Agency.More
PharmEvolution, the IVth International Forum for Pharmaceutical Industry Development in Russia, opened on April 18, 2018 in Kaluga. The event is attended by Russian pharmaceutical market key players, heads of government agencies, representative of the R&D and innovative business incubators, distribution companies and pharmacy chains, trade associations, unions, and management companies, lead analysts, investors and experts. PharmEvolution was organized by the Vedomosti business daily, in cooperation with Kaluga Region Government and the Agency for Innovative Development – Center for Cluster Development of Kaluga Region with the support of Kaluga Pharmaceutical Cluster.More
- Continental plant in Kaluga has manufactured 10,000,000 tires in less than 5 years since start of production
- In 2017, the Kaluga-based plant earned the award for best quality amongst Continental’s plants
- Over 250 million euro was invested in construction and development of the plant
- The Continental plant in Kaluga currently employs over 1,000 people
A delegation of Swedish companies visited Kaluga Region with a business mission on April 10-11, 2018. The companies are engaged in construction, wood-processing, industrial equipment design and manufacturing, and agriculture projects. The delegation is headed by Peter Ericson, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Sweden to the Russian Federation. The visit objective is to get an insight into Kaluga Region economic and investment potential, expand the existing areas of cooperation and develop new business ties.
Volkswagen Group Rus Kaluga plant proved to be the most efficient Volkswagen plant in the world, getting Transformer of the Year award for achievements attained in 2017. The success criterion was the plant’s performance under Volkswagen production strategy.More
On April 18, 2018 Kaluga is to host PharmEvolution, the IVth international forum dedicated to pharmaceutical industry development in Russia. Major players of the Russian pharmaceutical market, heads of government agencies, R&D companies business incubators, distribution companies and pharmacy chains, trade associations, unions, foundations, management companies as well as leading analysts, investors and experts are to attend the event.More
Volkswagen Group Rus received Best Exporter Award at Russian Automotive Forum. The official ceremony was held on March 13, 2018 in Moscow.More
On March 7, 2018 The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, Kaluga Region Government and NovaMedika, a Russian pharmaceutical company, concluded a special investment contract.More
Joint enlarged session of collegiums of three Kaluga Region ministries took place on the 2nd of March: representatives of the Ministry for Economic Development, the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Competition Policy took part in the session.
Dmitry Razumovsky, Minister of Economic Development of Kaluga Region addressed the meeting with activity report regarding socio-economic results of 2017 and plans for 2018.More