In 2022 the Regional Government approved the socio-economic development strategy until 2040 for Kaluga Region.
The maximum number of participants was involved in its development: heads of municipalities, federal and regional authorities, top management of large industrial enterprises, investors and entrepreneurs, representatives of educational, public and scientific organizations, residents of the region.
The main goal of the strategy is to strengthen the economic independence. Among the absolute priorities are social well-being, high-tech leadership, territorial restructuring and new investment openness.
Investments have been and remain the main driver that ensures the achievement of the strategy priorities and goals. At the same time, in the current geopolitical and economic situation, the work on attracting investments acquires new meanings — it is the formation of relevant and effective logistics chains, further deepening of localization, intensive development of existing and creation of new infrastructure sites, expansion of high-quality transport and logistics services, creation of international transport corridors, high-quality investments in cities and territories.
The implementation of the strategy measures is divided into three stages, each focusing on a specific priority. Among the main indicators in the context of investments reflecting the Region target image of 2040 there are:
- increase in investment volume by 3.4 times,
- increase in research and development costs by 1.2 times,
- increase in GRP by 2.6 times,
- increase in the volume of shipped industrial products by 3.1 times,
- increase in the foreign trade turnover of Kaluga Region by 2 times.
Socio-economic development strategy of Kaluga Region until 2040 (Rus)