Sverdlovsk Region and Yekaterinburg

The Urals is one of Russia’s most favorable regions for investment. The Sverdlovsk Region is rich in natural resources and has strong, diversified manufacturing and industrial sectors, great intellectual potential and a skilled labor force.

12% of Russia's iron and steel industry is concentrated in Sverdlovsk Region. Iron and copper are mined and processed here, the logging industry and wood-processing too.

Yekaterinburg is a prominent road, rail and air hub in the Urals. It is an important railway junction on the Trans-Siberian Railway, with lines reaching all parts of the Ural Mountains and the rest of Russia.

The region’s stable economic growth is making it increasingly attractive for many Russian and foreign investors.

In line with Russia’s efforts to increase foreign investment, a number of special economic zones (SEZ) have been established across the country over the last several years. In 2010, the Russian Government established an industrial SEZ in the Sverdlovsk Region, which should help bolster the national and regional economy by providing favorable tax, administrative and business conditions for potential investors in industrial production projects.

Investment policy and opportunities available in the Sverdlovsk Region is intended to serve as an aid to investors looking to expand their operations in the heart of Russia.

Distance from Yekaterinburg to
Moscow is 1421 kilometers
Berlin - 3019 kilometers
Delhi - 3392 kilometers
London - 3874 kilometers
Paris - 3894 kilometers
Beijing - 4389 kilometers
Tokyo - 6147 kilometers
Abu Dhabi - 3634 kilometers

Over 1.430 mln

population of Yekaterinburg

Yekaterinburg is the fourth-largest city in Russia with a population of 1,429,433. Yekaterinburg is the administrative center of Sverdlovsk Region and the main industrial and cultural center of the Ural Federal District situated in the middle of the Eurasian continent, on the border of Europe and Asia.