Murmansk Area’s new enterprise residents plan to construct tenting, to mine ‘inexperienced’ metals – Enterprise & Economic system


Murmansk, December 15 / TASS /. Two other companies received the status of residents of the Russian Arctic Zone in the Murmansk region. They plan to invest more than 3 billion rubles ($ 41 million) and offer 400 jobs in the projects to mine “green” metals and build a campsite, the region’s governor Andrei Chibis said Tuesday.

“Another two residents have joined the Russian Arctic Zone,” wrote the governor in the Telegram. A project to research and promote ‘green’ metals: the platinum group metals and the ‘battery’ metals – nickel, copper and cobalt. The construction of Northern Lights Camping. The new residents will provide 400 jobs and the total investment is more than three billion rubles. “

Currently, the Murmansk region has 98 inhabitants of the Russian Arctic zone, added the governor.

The Murmansk region has two preferred tax systems. One of them is the Capital of the Arctic pre-development area, which works in the city of Murmansk of the region and in the Kola district. The nine inhabitants of the territory have registered investments of almost 100 billion rubles (1.4 billion US dollars). The second is the Arctic Zone of the Russian Federation. Projects in the Murmansk region are in the fields of tourism, agriculture, mining, fishing, metallurgy, transport, logistics and services. Residence status offers several preferences, including taxes. Any company that is registered in the Arctic and is planning a new project with investments of at least 1 million rubles ($ 14,000) can obtain residential status.