Medvedev: Porto Franco need to create with regard to the project in Vladivostok

Medvedev: Porto Franco need to create with regard to the project in Vladivostok


Free port regime can be extended to Khabarovsk and Kamchatka Krai, Sakhalin oblast and Chukotka Autonomous Okrug. According to the Premier, you must first ensure successful implementation of the project in Vladivostok.

SLIDES, 12 Oct. The decision to establish free ports in the other harbours of the Far East should take the results of the project in Vladivostok, said Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

“Let’s go in sequence. We need to see how the scheme will work (free) port in Vladivostok. I hope that something good will come from this. Based on the results of his activities, well, of course, such preliminary results, we will decide how to disseminate this practice in Russia or something to correct it. Although, in General, in fact, is an international accepted and extremely beneficial practice”, — said Medvedev, speaking Friday at a meeting with Deputy Prime Ministers.

At the same meeting, Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Trutnev said that the free port regime is proposed to extend to the Khabarovsk and Kamchatka Krai, Sakhalin oblast and Chukotka Autonomous Okrug. “In accordance with your instructions, prepared the documents about establishment the same treatment in four subjects of the Russian Federation. They will also be on the government be considered”, — said Trutnev.

He also said that the first candidates that will be considered as residents of the free port of Vladivostok, will become the “Sum” and group “Transit DV”.

“Residents there received a large set of privileges, preferences: tax, customs, administrative. For example, for 10 years, you can enjoy a reduced rate on income tax. The benefits are quite noticeable, especially in the context of the current situation. We hope that all residents of Frank-the port will manage these opportunities properly to use, — said Medvedev. — In order to deal with them, formed the Supervisory Council of the port, which encompasses both officials and business representatives”.

According to the Prime Minister, the establishment of free port of Vladivostok is to disclose the unique potential of the Far East both for life and for business. “There should appear the most advanced and competitive production, built a modern transport infrastructure, organized tens of thousands of jobs. As is known, the mode of the port to act on the territory of 15 municipalities, where currently there are ports and Zarubino, Nakhodka, airport and a number of other places,” he said.