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The issues of creating special economic zones of industrial and production type in the Orenburg, Smolensk, Ivanovo regions were considered at a meeting of the interdepartmental working group on the creation of SEZs and ASEZs in monotowns, held under the leadership of the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation – Plenipotentiary of the President of the Russian Federation in the Far Eastern Federal District Yuri Trutnev.

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Yuri Trutnev at a meeting of the interdepartmental working group on the creation of SEZs and ASEZs in monotowns

“On the territory of the Russian Federation there are 39 special economic zones, 92 territories of advanced development in single-industry towns and closed cities, 23 ASEZs in the Far East, and one ASEZ in the Arctic. Proposals for the creation of preferential regimes continue to be received. Today we will consider proposals on the creation of three new economic zones – in the Orenburg, Smolensk, Ivanovo regions ”, – opened the meeting of the working group Yuri Trutnev.

As the Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Sergey Galkin reported, the initiatives to create special economic zones of industrial and production type in the Orenburg Smolensk and Ivanovo regions correspond to the specified criteria for creating a SEZ, 19 investment projects declared in them are characterized by a high stage of development.

The creation of a special economic zone (SEZ) of industrial-production type (PPT) “Orenburg” in two cities of the Orenburg region – Orenburg and Orsk was approved. At the first stage, it is planned to implement eight investment projects. By 2030, residents of the SEZ PPT “Orenburzhye” plan to create 928 jobs, attract 8.9 billion rubles of private investment. The region will invest another 1.7 billion rubles in the necessary infrastructure. The multiplier (the ratio of private rubles to each budgetary ruble invested in infrastructure) is 5.3.

In the Smolensk region, on the territory of the largest customs and logistics terminal “Stabna”, the TOR of the same name will be created. The initial investment portfolio of the SEZ consists of six projects. By 2030, it is planned to create 635 jobs, attract 10.6 billion rubles of investments.

In the Ivanovo region, the SEZ PPT “Ivanovo” will appear at sites in Ivanovo and Rodniki. The SEZ investment portfolio includes five investment projects in the light industry for more than 8.3 billion rubles. It is planned to create more than 3.2 thousand jobs.

At the request of the Komi Republic, the list of types of economic activities of residents of the EMVA PDA in the Komi Republic has been expanded. These changes will make it possible to additionally attract 371.3 million rubles of investments.

“The creation of special economic zones is not only new opportunities for the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, but also the personal responsibility of the heads of regions. New SEZs and ASEs should become the basis for creating additional points of economic growth, bring new taxes to the regions, and provide new high-paying jobs to those who live in these territories, “Yuri Trutnev summed up the meeting.

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