On October 22-23, 2019, within the framework of the Days of the Tomsk Region, the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation held a showcase of the Tomsk Region.
Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matvienko Named Tomsk Region Among Five Leading Regions of The Country
"Over the past three years, Tomsk Region has confidently been among the five most advanced regions of the country," said Valentina Matvienko, speaker of the upper house of the Russian parliament, following the results of the Region’s Days held in the Federation Council on October 21-23.
September 26, 2019, the Legislative Duma of the Tomsk Region adopted a law of the Tomsk Region establishing for residents of the special economic zone of technology-innovative type of Tomsk differentiated rates for corporate income tax. The amount is to be credited to the regional budget: within five years from the first profit - 5%, the next five years of activity - 10%, then - 13.5% (12.5% in 2017-2024).
The international rating agency S&P Global Ratings affirmed the long-term ratings of Tomsk region at “BB-” level, the outlook on the ratings is “stable”.
A working meeting was held in the Administration of the Tomsk Region with representatives of the “Inter RAO” Group of Companies as part of the implementation of a road-map to expand the use of products and technologies of Tomsk enterprises for Inter RAO.
At the Technoprom-2019 international forum, the Deputy Governor of the Tomsk Region for Economics Andrei Antonov spoke about the tasks of creating a scientific and educational center in the Tomsk Region.
The main task of the new structure created in the framework of the national project “Small and Medium Enterprises” is to support farmers, private farmsteads and agricultural cooperatives of the Tomsk Region in obtaining grants for the creation and development of farms.
Tomsk Region is in the Top Five Regions Where the Selection of the "UMNIK-Digital Russia" Competition Will Take Place
The Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises in Science and Technology (Innovation Promotion Fund) has identified the Tomsk Region as one of five sites where regional selection will take place for participation in the all-Russian competition "UMNIK - Digital Russia".
Innovation Promotion Fund has summed up the results of the second stage of competitive selection in 2019.
A new form of state support for emergent farmers and small businesses startup appeared in 2019.