Irina Kiviko: Investment projects in the fields of recreation and tourism have been approved in Crimea

219 investment projects with a total investment volume of more than RUB 190 billion are being implemented in Crimea.

Investment projects in the recreational, tourism and fuel sectors were approved at a meeting of the Investment Climate Improvement Council in the territory of the Republic of Crimea.
Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Crimea – Minister of Finance of the Republic of Crimea Irina Kiviko announced about that.

"At the meeting of the Council, a number of important and interesting investment projects were approved for the implementation in the republic in the fields of recreation, tourism, supply of petroleum products", Irina Kiviko said.

According to her, investment projects are planned to be implemented both in the eastern and western parts of the Crimea. One of the projects concerns the creation of a krokodilarium and the first akularium in the republic, where tourists can see crocodiles and sharks.

One of the approved projects provides for the creation of a recreational complex in the western Crimea with a developed social infrastructure, including children's institutions and landscaping of the territory. The investor plans to build a resort complex on the south coast.

"To date, the Government of the republic is making every effort to fulfill the instructions of the President of Russia to attract at least RUB 800 billion of investment to Crimea by 2025. Investors have an interest in our peninsula", the Deputy Prime Minister stressed.

According to her, as part of the implementation of a special procedure for working with investors, 219 investment projects are being implemented in Crimea with a total investment of more than RUB 190 billion, within which it is planned to create over 13 thousand jobs.

The most attractive industries on the peninsula for investors are: agriculture - 24%; resort and tourism sector - 16%; industry - 17%; construction - 17%.