Trutnev has commented on the selection of residents of free port of Vladivostok

Trutnev has commented on the selection of residents of free port of Vladivostok


The Plenipotentiary of the President in DFO stressed the need to exclude any possibility of subjective governance and corruption and to dispose of any performance indicators in the selection of residents.

VLADIVOSTOK, 21 Oct. Nadezhda Egorova. Business projects of potential participants in the free port of Vladivostok will be evaluated by the Supervisory Board in the selection of residents, said during the meeting of the Supervisory Board of the port, the presidential envoy in the far Eastern Federal district Yuri Trutnev.

“We must exclude any possibility of subjective governance and corruption, throw out any estimates. Don’t understand why we are going to assess the level of a business project. Who are we? There is an investor, he risks the money and reputation. We should not evaluate a business project. A business plan is needed only for statistics. The assessment is simple — if a person has not realized the project, the business plan is bad by definition”, — said Trutnev.

Previously entered into force the law on the establishment of the free port of Vladivostok. The head of Minvostokrazvitiya Alexander Galushka reported that potential investors of the free port of Vladivostok has already offered seven investment projects worth more than 60 billion rubles.

The state provides to residents of the free port free of road and engineering infrastructure. For residents of the free port is stipulated preferences and privileges for the profit tax: in the first five years applies a reduced rate — not more than 5% in the next five years — at least 10%. The free port covers 15 municipalities of Primorsky Krai.