On September 20, at Tatarstan Government House, opening a meeting with Tatarstan representatives abroad and in Russian regions, Tatarstan Prime Minister Ildar Khalikov noted that there are 15 representative offices of the Republic of Tatarstan in the countries of near and far abroad and eight representative offices in Russian regions.
Khalikov reminded that one of the main tasks of Tatarstan representatives abroad and in Russian regions is to assist in promoting Tatarstan products to foreign markets, and attracting investments to the republic.
Also, Tatarstan Prime Minister thanked representatives of Tatarstan for their active assistance during holding the national holiday Sabantuy in Russian regions and other countries.
He added that, despite some problems in the Russian economy, Tatarstan have quite good results in 2016. Thus, the GRP growth is expected to reach 3 per cent by the end of the year.
"This is due to major efforts made by Tatarstan President, as well as structural changes in the economy that have been carried out over the last 20 years," Khalikov continued.
Tatarstan Prime Minister noted that a large petrochemical cluster has been formed in the republic. At the same time, the share of oil production revenues in the regional budget decreased due to the development of other branches of industry: petrochemistry, machine-building, defense enterprises and so on.