Analytical information service World Organization of Creditors has published a comparative rating of the most successful regions of the largest countries in the world.
Nizhny Novgorod Oblast is among the top ten regions of the world with respect of foreign direct investment (FDI) to GDP. This rating regions is headed by a German in Berlin, where the ratio of FDI to domestic regional product amounted to 12%. In second place with the figure of 6% is the Sakhalin area, and the third place with a 5% share of China Liaoning Province and the German State of Hesse. Also in the top ten include the Moscow and Leningrad regions. In the first twenty regions that are most attractive to investors, 12 — Chinese provinces.
Recall that according to Nizhegorodstata, foreign investment in the Nizhny Novgorod region in 2011 amounted to 999 million dollars, which is 9 times higher than in 2005 (110 million dollars), and the region's foreign trade turnover amounted to more than $ 10 billion, which is higher than in 2010 almost doubled when it was $ 5 billion.
Nizhny Novgorod region has become one of the first regions of Russia, where implemented a system of "one window", which will shorten the decision-making and documentation for investment projects from two years to two to three months. The region has also secured system of benefits and guarantees for priority projects. The experts of the agency "Expert RA" investment laws of the Nizhny Novgorod region is recognized as one of the most effective in Russia.