The American Chamber of Commerce in Russia held a regional briefing on Thursday, March 4, 2010, with Oleg Bogomolov, Governor of Kurgan Oblast, who spoke on investment opportunities in the region.
The electronic presentation made during the briefing is available for download in .ppt format: Russian | English
Kurgan Oblast has an advantageous geographical location - the Trans-Siberian railroad, as well as oil and gas pipelines, intersect the region. The oblast is open to investment and has seen significant recent economic growth. Construction, industrial manufacturing, agriculture, transportation and the consumer market represent important opportunities for investors.