Governor Shport: companies from China are preparing to become residents of TOR

KHABAROVSK, October 13. /Corr. Sergey Mingazov/. Company from people’s Republic of China are preparing documents for obtaining resident status of the territories of advanced development (TOR) “the Khabarovsk and Komsomolsk”. This was announced by the Governor Vyacheslav Shport in his speech at the presentation of Russian regions at the Second Russian – Chinese EXPO in Harbin, inviting Chinese businessmen to participate in investment projects at the sites of TOR.

“Chinese companies are preparing documents for obtaining resident status TOR. Not all there just because we Primorye in the pilot mode has begun work on the creation of such areas. The first is harder but the issues are resolved as quickly as possible,” said the Governor in his speech at the presentation of the Russian regions. “Now there are active works on creation of two territories – the “Khabarovsk” and “Komsomolsk”. Earned management company “Corporation of development of the Far East”. Is the layout of the plots. Consideration in the management of the company is 20 applications,” added the Governor.

He recalled that in the region 6 prepared investment sites within a two-TORUS, three sites in the top of the “Komsomolsk” and three in THOR “Khabarovsk”. “There are sites that already have a resident investor, there are some where the process of land allocation, there are free sites”, – said the head of the region. “In both the territories of priority socio-economic development has available space to accommodate business,” he invited Chinese investors to participate in the top Shport. According to him, the package of benefits and preferences for residents of priority development areas, “allows twice to reduce the payback period of investment projects”. “It is profitable for investors and for the Khabarovsky Krai”, – he added.

THOR “Komsomolsk” includes three area of about 215 hectares, has a high-tech specialization based on demand from existing companies in the aircraft and shipbuilding, and the site in Amursk for deep processing of wood. THOR “Khabarovsk” also consists of three plots with a total area of 588 hectares. the site in the village Rakitnoe identified two clusters: the production of construction materials and food industries. At the site of the Khabarovsk airport is planned the construction of a modern air hub with the development of adjacent commercial zones. The volume of investments in both the TOR is estimated at 30 billion rubles.

The Governor also spoke about the project that will be implemented on a concession the construction of the road “Bypass Khabarovsk” (32 km with the estimated cost of construction is about 45 billion rubles). “The bypass road creates opportunities for the development of intermodal transport by road, rail and air transport. In the future a possible exit route and on the Russian part of Bolshoi Ussuriysky island,” said logistic advantages of the project highway Shport.

The region’s delegation in Harbin employs 212 people, consisting of representatives of the 65 largest enterprises of the region. In the framework of the EXPO and the Days of the Khabarovsk territory in Heilongjiang province, the region will represent more than 20 major investment projects with investment potential of more than 150 billion rubles.

China is the largest foreign trade partner of the region. By the end of 2014 almost half of the foreign trade turnover of the region accounts for China. Last year in the region’s economy attracted about $2 million of Chinese investment.