Mikhail Mishustin’s opening remarks:
Today, we will hold a
regular meeting of the Government Commission on Monitoring Foreign Investment.
We will discuss the possible approval of transactions with shares of strategic
Head of Russia’s Federal Anti-Monopoly Service and our Commission’s Executive
Secretary, will report on the matter, and he will tell us about the results of
processing incoming applications.
We have a packed
agenda, and we will discuss 11 applications. In all, they will make it possible
[for foreign companies] to invest over 110 billion roubles in the Russian
involve such sectors as minerals prospecting and production, transshipment
operations at ports, automated transport control, motorway construction, timber
processing and sales, and the operation of radiation sources.
I would like to
single out applications linked with implementing significant investment
projects, including the involvement of a company, controlled by the State of
Qatar, in building and operating a high-speed motorway in St Petersburg, as
well as the expansion and modernisation of timber processing production
facilities in the Far East together with a major Japanese business company.