Trade turnover of St. Petersburg with the Arctic regions exceeded 30 billion rubles

In total 1216 agreements were concluded.

The press service of the Committee for the Arctic Affairs of St. Petersburg summed up the work for 2021. It is noted that the trade turnover of the city with the Arctic regions exceeded 30 billion rubles.

"The result of the interaction is shown in the annual monitoring of the procurement of goods, works and services in demand in the regions of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation, which were performed using the competencies of St. Petersburg enterprises in 2021," the statement said.

As a result of competitive procedures held during 2021, enterprises and organizations of St. Petersburg concluded 1,216 agreements with the regions of the Russian Arctic for an overall amount of 31.3 billion rubles.

The Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug became the leader in terms of trade turnover with St. Petersburg, having concluded 193 agreements for a total amount of over 7 billion rubles. Besides, large consignments of goods and services will come from the city to the Republic of Karelia (271 agreements worth 6.5 billion rubles), the Komi Republic (117 agreements worth 5.8 billion rubles), the Murmansk region (249 agreements worth 5.1 billion rubles) and the Arkhangelsk region (275 agreements worth 4.8 billion rubles).

The development of road transport infrastructure accounts for 5.1 billion rubles (16.5%), the industrial sector of the Arctic regions - about 1 billion rubles (2%).

The amount of agreements in the sphere of housing and communal services, improvement and ecology amounted to 5.8 billion rubles, or 18.5% of the total amount of transactions. In the sphere of education, culture and sports, agreements were concluded for the amount of 3.8 billion rubles, which is 12.1% of the total value of agreements with the regions of the Russian Arctic. In the sphere of security and information technology development, St. Petersburg companies maintain deliveries amounting to a total of 0.3 billion rubles.

In total, in 2021, more than 300 St. Petersburg enterprises entered into mutually beneficial agreements with the Arctic regions of the Russian Federation, which is more than double the figure for 2020.