MOSCOW, December 29. Free port of Vladivostok for 2016 should reach full capacity. This was announced by the representative of the RF President in the far Eastern Federal district, Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Trutnev.
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“As to when the port will reach its design capacity when a sufficient number of residents – not more than one year. During the year we have the port to promote, have to,” he said on air of TV channel “Russia 24”.
“Residents just appeared, the first projects are related to port activities. The construction of processing, storage areas, fridges for fish, logistics terminals. Undoubtedly, all this will develop,” he said. At the moment, according to Trutnev, there are 9 resident companies of the zone, which provides special customs regimes, tax and investment regulation.
Trutnev stressed that the Eastern economic forum, which will take place in Vladivostok in September of 2016, investors will have to say about the prospects of further development of the free port legislation.
Free port of Vladivostok
The regime of the free port of Vladivostok was introduced on 12 October on the territory of 15 municipalities of Primorye: Vladivostok, Artem, Bolshoy Kamen, Nakhodka and Partizansk, Ussuriisk, Spassk-distant, Nadezhdinsky, Shkotovsky, Oktyabrsky, Partizansky, Border, Khasan, Khankaisky and Olginsky districts, including their marine waters. The total area of the territory, which covers economic area is 28.4 thousand square km it is home to 1.4 million people (75% of the population).
The regime of the free port after Vladivostok will spread to Kamchatka, Sakhalin and Khabarovsk
The first resident of port became Pacific investment company with the project of 182 rooms in Slavyanka cost of 5 billion rubles. 8 potential residents applied for participation in the project with a total cost of 66 billion rubles.
As informed earlier, the head of Minvostokrazvitiya Alexander Galushka, according to preliminary estimates of experts, the establishment of Free port of Vladivostok is expected GRP growth of Primorsky Krai – 2.2 times by the year 2025 (up to 1.4 trillion rubles) and 3.4 times to 2034 year (to 2.1 trillion roubles). Growth of GRP of the far Eastern Federal district by 2025 could reach 1.97 trillion rubles. The number of newly created jobs is estimated at 84.7 thousand people – by 2021, 108 thousand people by 2025, 468,5 thousand people – by the year 2034.