This information was announced by Vasily Vorobiev, Head of the Department of Investments and Development of SME of the Krasnodar Krai.
«At year-end 2021, the total amount of investment in the economy of the Krasnodar Krai was 543 billion roubles. This is the highest figure since 2015. Over the years, our region has been the leader in the volume of investment in the Southern Federal District. In the last year alone, 126 large investment projects were implemented in Kuban totalling 200.5 billion roubles. This also allowed creating 4,500 new jobs,» said Vasily Vorobiev, Head of the Department.
Investors were mostly interested in such fields as transportation and storage (28.2% of the total amount of investment), manufacturing (16.5%), agriculture (8.5%), and electricity supply (7.8%).
The Krasnodar Krai took 7th place among Russian regions in the amount of investment in 2021.