Maersk, a Danish company, the world's largest sea cargo carrier, plans to invest about $ 60 million in the construction of two production and warehouse facilities in the South of St. Petersburg, with a total capacity of more than 46 thousand tons. Construction of the first facility began in June, Andrei Narayevskiy, Commercial Development Manager at Maersk Line's regional office in Eastern Europe, told TASS on Monday.
Automobile concern Toyota under the terms of the special investment contract (SPIC) will invest RUB 20 billion for 10 years in the development of a plant in St. Petersburg, reported the City Government press service after the visit of acting Governor Alexander Beglov to the Toyota Motor plant.
Representatives of MCNS, the Korean-Japanese company, intend to build a plant for the production of polyurethane systems for household appliances and the automotive industry. It is reported by Yonhap News, referring to its sources.
General Motors plant in St. Petersburg may soon be reoriented to the production of Korean cars. According to TASS with reference to Evgeniy Yelin Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg, currently GM is negotiating the sale of production facilities with the Hyundai automaker.
The German Sarstedt will build a medical device production plant in St. Petersburg. On the eve, a solemn ceremony of laying the first stone in the construction of the enterprise in the Maryino industrial park took place. The company will invest RUB 1.5 billion in the project.
Andrei Murov, the head of the Federal Grid Company (FGC, part of Rosseti) and Ron Pollett, the head of General Electric in Russia and the CIS discussed plans to localize the production of electrical power equipment in the Russian Federation, as well as prospects for its use in power grids as part of work on digitalization of the power grid complex. This news is reported in the statement of FSK.