Invest in Orenburg region

About the region

Investment rating

Municipalities ranking

Reflects the state of the investment climate in the municipalities of the Orenburg region.

This is an analysis of the municipal regulatory framework and the experience of introducing best practices, an assessment of the actions of local governments to ensure a favorable investment climate and a competitive environment.

3rd place
1 place
ㅤYasnensky ㅤㅤUrban ㅤㅤㅤㅤDistrict
2nd place
Grachevsky district
3 evaluation directions
14 indicators
41 municipality

National rating

Assesses the efforts of regional authorities to create a favorable business environment and identifies best practices. The rating results stimulate competition for investment between regions.

The rating operator is the Agency for Strategic Initiatives.

Orenburg region is leading in terms of:
Assessment of the activities of the authorities in issuing building permits
Channels of direct communication of the investor with the management of the entity
Regional organization for attracting investments and working with investors
Assessment of efficiency of export support institutions
Average time of obtaining land for rent
Average number of procedures for registration of property rights
4 evaluation directions
65 indicators
4 thous. respondents

Business Benefits

  • Quality of management

    The region is headed by a strong management team, one of the goals of which is to increase the investment attractiveness of the region. The government of the Orenburg region is interested in a quick start of each investment project, therefore it works as a single "project team" with the investor. The most comfortable conditions are created for business, key projects are personally considered by the head of the region.

  • Alternative energy

    Orenburg Region is the capital of solar energy in Russia: 18 heliostations with a total capacity of 370 MW are already operating in the region.

    Partners in the development of "green" energy are PJSC "T Plus" and the company "Hevel". In 2019, the Governor of the region Denis Pasler signed a cooperation agreement with the Wind Energy Development Fund, which provides for the construction of wind power plants with a total capacity of up to 200 MW in 2021-2023.

  • Forge of personnel

    The universities of the region provide training in 42 trends, 107 specialties and 58 professions.

    The main ones are agriculture, economics and management, aviation and rocket and space technics, power engineering, metallurgy, machinery construction and metalworking. With the support of the regional Government, scientists of all the levels annually implement about 150 scientific projects.

  • Agrarian sphere

    There are more than 10.5 million hectares of agricultural land in the Orenburg region, including: 6.1 million hectares - arable land and 4.7 million hectares - pastures and hayfields.
    The sown area exceeds 4.2 million hectares and ranks third in Russia.
    The gross harvest in 2022 amounted to: 4.6 million tons of cereals and 1.3 million tons of sunflower.
    Wheat predominates in cereals, the harvest of which is more than 3.2 million tons, barley – 890 thousand tons, rye – 194 thousand tons. The harvest of corn, oats, millet, buckwheat and legumes is 286 thousand tons.

  • Natural resources

    Concerning the natural resources, the volume of explored reserves and the extraction of minerals, the Orenburg region is among the leading regions of Russia.

    The value of the Orenburg region's natural resources, according to the directory "Geological Survey of Russia", reaches 500 billion dollars. The deposits are located in an area provided with qualified labor, with a developed power grid and transport communications.

  • Logistics and transport

    The Orenburg region is Russia's gateway to Asia: the international transport route "New Silk Road" runs through the region, connecting Kazakhstan and the countries of Central Asia with the European part of Russia. To the north of the region stretches the most important Trans-Siberian Railway, to the south - through Northern and Central Kazakhstan - the Central Siberian.

Investment niches

Производство продукции из каолина
Разведение и откорм КРС
Кондитерские изделия
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Economy of the region

Gross regional product
трлн ₽
Foreign trade turnover
billion $
Fixed capital investments
billion ₽
Companies with foreign capital operating in the region
more 450
Gross regional product / billion ₽
Structure of foreign trade turnover / billion $
Третье место в России по площади пахотных земель
млн Га
Grain harvesting per year
млн тонн
1st place in Russia in the collection of durum wheat
тыс тонн
Livestock population
тыс голов
Производство продукции сельского хозяйства / млрд ₽
Вклад различных категорий сельхозпроизводителей / млрд ₽
Mineral resources explored
Mineral resources are extracted
Annual oil production
млн тонн
Annual gas production
млрд м3
Объем добычи полезных ископаемых / млрд ₽
Структура объема добычи полезных ископаемых / млрд ₽
Specialists with higher education in the region
тыс человек
Specialists with higher education are graduated annually
тыс человек
Annual volume of innovative products, works, services
billion ₽
Annual cost of technological innovation
billion ₽
Объем инновационных товаров и затраты на технологические инновации / млрд ₽
Отрасли с наибольшими затратами на технологические инновации / млрд ₽
Population of the region
млн человек
Labor force
млн человек
Higher or secondary vocational education has
тыс человек
Registered unemployment rate
smaller 0.7%
Dynamics of the average monthly wage / ₽
Structure of qualified specialists by educational level / person
АО Уральская сталь:
Техническое перевооружение доменных печей
billion ₽
Cremonini Group (Orenbeef):
beef production
billion ₽
Knauf (Volma-Orenburg):
production of building mixtures.
billion ₽
NMGK Group:
production of vegetable oils.
billion ₽
Динамика инвестиций в основной капитал / млрд ₽


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