Competitive Advantages

On the whole, NAO's main competitive advantages in terms of investment appeal include:

Opportunities for tourism development:

natural reserves and history and nature museums

ecological security of tourism, including extreme tourism

Favorable geographical location: the northern coast of the European Area of the Russian Federation, close to the Northern Sea Route.

Vast resources and deposits of:

hydrocarbon, ready for exploitation but so far not intensively exploited,


natural gas,

gas liquid,

as well as other mineral resources, including non-ferrous and precious metals.

Vast fish, plant and animal resources.

Guaranteed business security and support, provided by the state and local authorities.

A stable social and political situation.