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Primorye won the jackpot

  
Two agreements were signed large-scale investments in the Far East Investment Congress with Melco International Development Ltd ( Macau , China) and the Cambodian Naga Corporation Ltd. The first project will invest in more than $ 700 million , the second in 2025 pledged to invest in the construction of the casino and hotel rooms for a thousand 350 million dollars.
- Russia – a great country in terms of resources and people here live the most intelligent , but she needs to diversify its economy and to shift to the service. Exhaustible resources , and tourism never! Macau and Singapore are among the five most developed regions : here is an example how to give impetus to the development of tourism economy and increase employment. Today in Vladivostok has a modern international airport , bridges and new roads . I am very optimistic about the potential of our investments in the Russian Far East – said Lawrence Ho , Chairman of the Board of Directors of Melco – the largest operator of integrated resorts management in Macao , Cambodia, the Philippines and Spain.
He said state aid in the creation of infrastructure ( roads, water, electricity and heat will build with the Development Fund of the Far East and the Baikal region), and assured that the tourists will surely attract ” great European city on the brink of Asia” , because from Harbin to Vladivostok – 1 , 5:00 flight from Beijing – 2.5 hours . Another plus – the vacant land for future development. According to preliminary estimates, the establishment will take 3-4 years , and in general there will be up to 20,000 jobs.
As reported at the plenary session of the Governor Vladimir Miklushevsky , in 2012, showed a better edge of the dynamics of development than the average for the Russian Federation ( GRP growth was 5.1 %, while Russia’s GDP – 3.4%). About 420 million of the $ 800 million of accumulated foreign investment came in 2012. In the first half of this trend is preserved . In many ways, it is an achievement of the APEC summit and projects of state companies , but the authorities are working on investment climate. Currently we are working on the creation of industrial parks on the type of ” greenfields ” : designates the site to which the expense of the regional budget will sum up the necessary communications. Their specialization – industrial, agricultural , construction, fish processing .

Another ” growth point ” – the use of the transport potential : through the territory of Primorye are two international transport corridors – the MTC “Primorye- 1″ ( Harbin – Suifenhe – Grodekovo – Port East – Asia Pacific ) and the “Primorye- 2″ ( Hunchun – Reed ( Makhalino ) – Posiet – Zarubino – ports APR) . In the development of their interest as far from the sea north- eastern Chinese province of receiving access to the ports of southern Primorye and neighboring countries. At the inter-regional transit service can earn millions of dollars. In the ambitious plans of the head of Primorye – to increase by 2020 the share of transport and logistics services in the GRP Primorye from the current 18 to 30%.
To attract business the first 5 years, investors with investments of more than the sum of 150 million rubles are exempt from taxes on property and income in the next 5 years, the tax rate will be from the current quarter . The response to this message will not have to wait long .
- We are interested to open in the Far East joint venture, to produce products of deep processing and send it to China and other countries. Let’s search for new forms of cooperation , based on staffing , energy , financial and other resources. It is important to develop transport infrastructure , open new flight routes – said Lu Hao , governor of Heilongjiang Province.

Deputy Chairman of Vnesheconombank Irina Makieva reported that currently the bank and 10 subsidiaries in the Far East, implement 19 projects (a total volume of investments – 470 billion rubles, of which 360 billion – money EBV), aimed at removing infrastructural constraints. Budget effect on their sales – more than 84 billion rubles , as well as 13 thousand new and saved about 4 million jobs. She noted that ” such a large and complex terrain , as the Far East , it is necessary to develop at the same time , investing in an integrated all the competitive advantages ” and called on business to address in a state corporation with a well developed projects.
- The focus of our work is aimed primarily at the infrastructure, because the task of the institute of development – release the limiting factors for the growth of industry and the social sector. So , in partnership with the Chinese unfolding construction of the railway bridge across the Amur River near Nizhneleninskoye ( EAO) – Tuntszyan (PRC). With the Singapore partner Vladivostok Airport discussed the possibility of establishing an international service center for aircraft maintenance . Together with VEB Fund participates in the construction of roads Vladivostok – Nakhodka – Port East ( the project is implemented under the concession) . Our goal and objective – to create a chain of interrelated projects, each of which can help each other , – the head of the Development Fund of the Far East and the Baikal region Pavel Grachev .

On the sidelines of the Congress Foundation signed a cooperation agreement with the Japan Bank for International Cooperation and a Memorandum of Understanding with the leadership of the province of Heilongjiang. The parties agreed to explore what prevents an increase in traffic between stations Suifenhe (PRC) and Grodekovo ( RF), and then decide how to resolve the problem. The Foundation has become one of the partners of the agreement Metro Cash & Carry on construction in Primorye three shopping centers. As noted Miklushkevsky , “arrival of means lower prices for food , and eventually change the logistics of delivery of goods to the Far East .”
The next year, Congress will pass an investment in another entity of the Far East or the Baikal region to fully unlock the potential of each.

Five of the world’s most expensive casino

Five of the world’s most expensive casino

To attract more visitors to their casinos, gambling operators are the most desperate measures. For example, tend to outperform the competition by extravagance, scope and cost of the projects.
As a result, in Las Vegas there are their Egyptian pyramids, the Eiffel Tower, and copies of other famous sites, and the owners of casinos in Singapore and Macau seek to capture the imagination of visitors unparalleled luxury and exclusive entertainment.
The cost of the complexes with the most expensive casino in the world billions of dollars, and lower covers five champions on this indicator.

1. CityCenter Las Vegas (Las Vegas) – Cost: $ 9,000,000,000
This complex, which includes four hotels, a casino directly called Aria, dozens of restaurants and bars, covers an area of ​​more than half a million square meters and is the largest private construction project in the history of the United States.
At CityCenter two owners. It was building a company MGM Mirage (later renamed MGM Resorts International), but also during construction 50% of the cost of the project was bought by Dubai World.

2. Marina Bay Sands (Singapore) – Price: $ 5.5 billion
Marina Bay Sands last appeared on the list, as its official grand opening took place only in February 2011, although the casino and resort guests to take in July 2010. During this time, the complex had time to visit more than eleven million people.
In addition to the casino, Marina Bay Sands hotel includes two and a half thousand rooms, a huge trade center, a museum, two theaters, several fine restaurants, and more. However, its main attraction is the so-called SkyPark.

3. Resorts World Sentosa (Singapore) – Price: $ 5.5 billion
This complex is located on the island of Sentosa, owned by Singapore. It includes a casino, six diverse in style hotels, a shopping center, SPA, restaurants, bars, a huge amusement park, the world’s largest aquarium and other entertainment.
Despite the fact that the Resorts World Sentosa is largely focused on a family vacation in 2010, the revenue from the casino was about two billion dollars.

4. Wynn Las Vegas (Las Vegas) – Price: $ 4.53 billion
Hotel and Casino Wynn Las Vegas, which is the main property of Wynn Resorts, is located on the famous Las Vegas Strip. It is named after the famous billionaire known for his work in the gaming industry, Steve Wynn.
This is the first complex in Las Vegas, including a Ferrari dealerships and Maseratis. Also here is the only thing on the Las Vegas Strip and golf course. In addition, Wynn Las Vegas is famous for its night club, inside which there is a huge waterfall.

5. Venetian Macao (Macau) – Price: $ 2.7 billion
Complex Venetian Macao is known primarily from the fact that includes the largest casino in the world area of ​​more than 50,000 square meters. He belongs to the corporation Las Vegas Sands.
He is so designed in the Venetian style as the hotel grounds are three channels through which floating gondola.