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St Petersburg Chapter Newsletter
AmCham St Petersburg is pleased to present the second issue of its newsletter
AmCham Member Assistance
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AmCham – Government Dialog: Latest News
The St Petersburg authorities are also developing a number of strategies: the Investment Council is working on the Investment strategy for St Petersburg; the Economic Council – on the socio-economic strategy; and the Industrial Council – on the strategy of the city’s industrial development. Being a member of these Councils, AmCham takes active part in this process - if you have any ideas, suggestion or concerns, please send them to us at email@example.com.
High-level meetings and events – June-October 2013:
Total list of events in June – October 2013 can be found here: AmCham Events.
Please send us your wishes for speakers that you want to meet - at firstname.lastname@example.org
Investment Strategy for Leningrad Oblast has been approved by the Oblast Investment Council on October 3, 2013, taking into account AmCham members’ suggestions and contribution.
Clarification on Draft Law No. 584587-5: AmCham has received clarification from the RF Ministry of Natural Resources in response to our inquiry concerning the issues related to the proposed Federal Law № 584587-5 on the “Introduction of amendments to Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation to improve the system of regulation in the field of environmental protection and the introduction of economic incentives for businesses entities to implement the best technology” (clarification is available upon request from AmCham office).
Introduction of new guests registration procedure and registration software in the hotels: AmCham submitted a request to UFSM to postpone the implementation of the procedure and installation of this software, and the deadline was extended.
Draft Law on Special Assessment of Labor Conditions: consolidated feedback from the St Petersburg member companies was passed on to the Russian Ministry of Labor and Social Security, and a number of suggestions were accepted.
Compensation on harmful conditions of work: a letter with collected comments and suggestions from the St Petersburg member companies was sent to the Russian Ministry of Labor via AmCham’s Moscow HQ. Clarification from the Ministry received and distributed among AmCham members (available upon request from AmCham office).
Custom clearance procedure delays for a group of companies was resolved.
Engineering infrastructure problems with monopolists were resolved for several companies.
We sincerely thank everyone for their valuable contribution to these advocacy successes!