Tsukanov: a mechanism to support the Kaliningrad business since April found

Tsukanov: a mechanism to support the Kaliningrad business since April found


The mechanism of support for Kaliningrad enterprises after the abolition of April 1, 2016, the preferences of the Special economic zone (SEZ) was found, in the coming months will have to work out the procedure of subsidizing business, said Tuesday during a message to the regional Duma, the Governor of Kaliningrad region Nikolai Tsukanov.

KALININGRAD, 22 Dec. The mechanism of support for Kaliningrad enterprises after the abolition of April 1, 2016, the preferences of the Special economic zone (SEZ) was found, in the coming months will have to work out the procedure of subsidizing business, said Tuesday during a message to the regional Duma, the Governor of Kaliningrad region Nikolai Tsukanov.

In 2016, with effect from 1 April, when exported from the territory of the Kaliningrad region on the territory of the Customs Union countries of products of processing, in the production process were used for foreign goods, previously placed under the customs procedure of a Free customs zone, it will be necessary to carry out the payment of customs duties, which will inevitably lead to increased costs of the Kaliningrad enterprises.

“The mechanism of support of our businesses for the period for the period from 1 April 2016 found. In the next few months will have to debug the procedure of the subsidy to automatism. Must accompany any required changes to customs legislation as quickly as possible, this work is now underway,” — said Tsukanov.

He noted that the Kaliningrad business are already familiar with the procedure for receiving the grant, each of the companies knows what to expect. The only question that today is still not fully agreed upon, according to the Governor, this is how will work the mechanism of interaction with the customs service. Regional authorities expect that the scheme will be extremely simplified.

“The new measures — subsidies — should be regarded not only as a chance to save current preferences, but also as an opportunity to build competencies, acquire new technologies, create new jobs. We have to understand that no preferential treatment will not last forever,” added the head of the region.

Special economic zone in the Kaliningrad region for socio-economic development of the region and is valid until April 1, 2031. A resident can become a legal entity that invests into production in three years to 150 million rubles. Investors are exempt from taxes on profits and assets in the first six years. Some of the benefits will expire in 2016.

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