THE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION DISCUSSED THE POSSIBILITY OF IMPLEMENTING THE INVESTMENT PROJECT OF RUSSIA'S LARGEST ONLINE STORE WILDBERRIES
The Development Corporation discussed the possibility of implementing the investment project of Russia's largest online store Wildberries.
22 January a working meeting was held on the basis of the Development Corporation under the chairmanship of the first Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Finance of the Saratov region Vadim Oykin to consider the construction of a sorting center for Wildberries LLC in the region. The estimated investment volume of the project is 120 million rubles.
On the basis of the sorting center, it is planned to organize an examination center where companies interested in cooperation will be able to receive training and advice in the field of business features in the field of Internet Commerce. The investment project provides for the creation of about 120 jobs.
During the meeting, the initiators of the project enlisted the support of the regional Government, and agreed on mutually beneficial cooperation to quickly resolve the emerging issues. Currently, the Development Corporation selects land plots in the region that have a developed infrastructure, in accordance with the requirements of the project initiator.
For the third year in a row, Wildberries has become the largest online store in Russia in terms of online sales, according to data from the analytical Agency Data Insight. The company is ranked 4th in the Forbes ranking of the "Top 20 most expensive companies in Runet", and is the winner of the prestigious Grand Prix awards "Big Turnover" and "Fast growth-2018".
"The government of the Saratov region is interested in cooperation with Wildberries and is ready to assist at all stages of the investment project. The construction of the logistics center will be interesting, including for small and medium-sized businesses, and will give an additional impetus to the development of the region's economic potential" Vadim Oykin said.
Ministry of economic development of the region.