The draft on the regime of free ports in the ports of the far Eastern Federal district will submit to the Cabinet of Ministers until November 2

The draft on the regime of free ports in the ports of the far Eastern Federal district will submit to the Cabinet of Ministers until November 2


The bill is expected to significantly simplify the procedure of border crossing for business in the region. In particular, foreign citizens arriving in Russia via the free port of Vladivostok will have an opportunity to receive 8-day visa at the border.

VLADIVOSTOK, 12 Oct. Nadezhda Egorova. A bill extending the free ports on the ports of the Far East will be submitted to the government before November 2, told journalists the head of Minvostokrazvitiya Alexander Galushka.

“Until November 2, we will submit to the government a bill extending the free port to the other ports of the Far East. Before November 15, submit to the state Duma a draft law on free provision of land in the far East,” Galushka said.

According to him, this week will begin a public discussion of the bill extending the free port to the other ports of the far Eastern Federal district (except for Vladivostok, where the mode is already in effect).

“The bill will develop in depth. There are a number of developments that in the initial version of the law was not included, but remain as relevant developments” — said Galushka.

Earlier Russian President Vladimir Putin asked the government to consider the distribution of free port of Vladivostok in addition to other harbours of the Far East. He noted that for businesses in the region are greatly simplified and facilitated procedure of border crossing. According to Putin, foreign citizens arriving in Russia via the free port of Vladivostok will have an opportunity to receive 8-day visa at the border, and residents of the free port will be given concessions on insurance premiums.