Annotation. Investing in St Petersburg is the first English language guide to the market reforms which are taking place in Russia's second city and its surrounding region and to the tremendous opportunities available to foreign investors and businesses. St Petersburg, the original capital of the Russian Empire, was eclipsed by Moscow during the soviet era, and lost its importance as an international business centre. Since the break-up of the Soviet Union, the city has started to recover its position. Thanks to its unique architecture, cultural sites, convenient location and educated population it is now perhaps the first place that foreign investors think of when considering investing in or doing business with Russia. The City Government of St Petersburg has successfully managed an economic revival and market reform programme which is attracting some of the biggest multinationals and Russian companies to the region. Business conditions are now very attractive for international investors and many large scale projects, linking west and east, currently await their involvement. Investing in St Petersburg provides an objective assessment of the economic and investment climate, information on market potential in key industry sectors; combined with uniquely authoritative practical advice on the mechanics of investing and doing business in the city, covering topics such as; commercial law, tax and accounting, banking and finance, corporate governance, intellectual property, human resources, privatization and M a A. Editorlai contributions come from local business experts, academics and crucially, from leading banks and international professional service firms with direct hands-on business experience of the region.... cars total Figure 3.8.5 Number of motor vehicles in St Petersburg, 1998a2003 tyre-producing plant; thus one might say that ... In 2005 the Japanese Toyota Motor Corporation will start construction of an assembly plant for Toyota Camry cars.
|Title||:||Investing in St Petersburg|
|Publisher||:||GMB Publishing Ltd - 2005|