Kursk Region - territory
of a comfortable future
Dear residents and guests of the Kursk region! I am glad to welcome you on the Investment Portal of the Kursk Region.
The Kursk region is a developed and at the same time environmentally friendly industrial and agrarian region, located in a climatic zone favorable for intensive farming and animal husbandry; it has unique natural resources and developed transport infrastructure, as well as a high level of energy supply.
All above mentioned proves that our region is attractive for the implementation of effective international projects and investment programs. The diversified economic complex, highly qualified personnel, the provision of electricity contribute to the creation of favorable conditions for business development.
Attracting investment into the regional economy is one of the most important tasks of the regional administration, because investment policy determines the potential of the economy, the vectors of its development and its growth.
The administration of the Kursk region is ready to provide comprehensive support to companies implementing investment projects in our region, assistance in supporting the project and receiving government support for its implementation.
The Agency for Attracting Investments of the Kursk Region was established in the region, it carries out work on the selection of land plots for the creation of industrial parks and investment sites that can be offered to potential investors for the construction of industrial enterprises.
There is a Council for the Improvement of the Investment Climate and Investor Relations, whose main task is to make decisions on the most important issues in the investment field.
Annual events are held to promote the investment potential of the region. One of the main ones is the Central Russian Economic Forum, which takes place on the days of the Kursk Korensk fair.
The regulatory framework in the region allows us to solve many business problems, making the region attractive enough for Russian and foreign investors.
The Kursk region is open for cooperation!
I invite you to visit our region in order to see how promising and favorable it is for establishing business contacts and implementing interesting investment projects!
Acting Governor the Kursk region Roman Starovoit
Indicators of the region
GRP physical volume index
101 % (2018)
Volume of investments in fixed assets
119,9 billion rubles (2018)
Average monthly nominal accrued wages of employees
29 914 rubles (2018)
Volume of foreign trade turnover
603.5 million USD
The level of registered unemployment
0,69% (as of 1 January 2018)
The index of physical volume of retail trade turnover
Volume of shipped goods of own production, performed works and services
350,3 billion rubles (2018)
Agricultural production index
101,0 % (2018)
4532,6 thousand tons (in weight after completion at the end of 2018)
5004,1 thousand tons (2018)
292,9 thousand tons (2018)
Livestock and poultry production (for slaughter in live weight)
532,1 thousand tons (2018)
Index of industrial production
103 % (2018)
Index of production by type of activity «Mining»
110,2 % (2018)
Index of production by type of activity «Manufacturing»
Index of production by type of activity «Provision of electric energy, gas and steam, air conditioning»
Index of production by type of activity «water Supply, water disposal, waste collection and disposal, pollution control activities»
Index of physical volume of works performed by activity «Construction»
Commissioning residential building
587,1 thousand m2 (2018)
Commissioning gas network
232,9 km (2018)
Convenient geographical position, favorable climatic conditions for conducting intensive farming and animal husbandry
Developed network of railways and highways
The richest reserves of minerals, fertile soils
Kursk region is a dynamically developing industrial and agrarian region. The territory of the region covers an area of 30,000 square kilometers and is located at the intersection of the most important transport and trade routes of Russia, connecting the west and east, north and south.
Kursk region is part of the Central Federal District, it borders on 5 regions of the Russian Federation: Bryansk, Oryol, Lipetsk, Voronezh and Belgorod. The region is located in a favorable climatic zone, good for intensive farming and animal husbandry.
Two railway lines, Moska-Kharkov and Voronezh-Kiev, pass through the territory of the region; there are 3 large railway junctions: Kursk, Lgov, Kastomay a. The motorways and the railway network connect the Kursk region with Moscow, St. Petersburg and other cities of Russia, industrial centers of Ukraine and the Caucasus.
Through the territory of the Kursk region pass oil and gas pipes, as well as public roads of federal significance. Air communication is carried out through the terminals of the Kursk airport, which has international status.
The region has high energy availability and reserves of electric power capacities due to the work of the Kursk NPP. The region’s share in the production and distribution of electricity, gas and water in the Russian Federation is 1.3%. More than 70% of the generated electricity is supplied to 19 regions of Russia.
Kursk Region is located in the center of the Kursk Iron Ore Province, known as the Kursk Magnetic Anomaly, providing raw materials to Russian and foreign metallurgy.
The region has a unique wealth-large reserves of black soil (about 80% of land). Favorable natural and climatic conditions, territories for effective farming make it possible to provide ecologically clean food products not only to the population of the region, but also to other subjects of the Russian Federation.