OREANDA-NEWSAccording to the results of 2019, the growth of foreign investments in the Moscow economy can be 8%, their volume in the capital is 240 billion rubles in the first half of the year. This was reported to reporters on Thursday during the Moscow Financial Forum - 2019 by the deputy mayor of the capital on economic policy and property and land relations Vladimir Efimov.

“At present, the volume of foreign investment is almost 240 billion rubles, if we take the dynamics of last year, this is plus 6%. I think this year, taking into account the investment dynamics in the city, foreign direct investment, it will be no lower than last year, probably a little more, and will amount to 7-8%, we’ll achieve such growth rates", said Yefimov, answering a question from the Russian media.

He added that the capital is comprehensively working on creating an economic system comfortable for investors, including the administrative environment and ensuring interaction with city organizations. According to him, we are talking about "transparent rules of the game" in urban development and land relations, as well as tax regimes that stimulate investors to develop industrial production and the creation of technology parks - these are "basic investors who conclude special investment contracts" and create either modernize new production in Moscow.

“We see constant positive dynamics in the growth of investments in fixed assets, in attracting foreign direct investment. Over the past year we saw a dynamics of more than 15%, exceeded the amount of 2.4 trillion rubles - the volume of investments of their main production assets that investors invested in the development of urban infrastructure. If we talk about foreign direct investment, the dynamics are also positive, a little less, of course, it's developing - about 240 billion of accumulated investments with an increase of 6%, Yefimov said.