GD extended until the end of 2045 the period of operation of the Kaliningrad SEZ

© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli in photobacteria flower beds at the entrance to Kaliningrad. Archival photoGD extended until the end of 2045 the period of operation of the Kaliningrad SEZ© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli the image Bank

The state Duma adopted a law that extends until December 31, 2045, the period of functioning of the SEZ in the Kaliningrad region.

Under current law, the deadline for the operation of this SEZ is April 1, 2031. During the existence of the Kaliningrad special economic zone, that is, since 2006, attracted more than 100 billion rubles, and there are a number of projects in the field of capital construction, agriculture and many others which are planned to be implemented in the Kaliningrad region, explained earlier Deputy Minister of economic development of the Russian Federation, Savva Shipov.

Until January 1, 2031 the law extends state support to legal entities operating in the territory of the Kaliningrad region and the residents of the SEZ in the Kaliningrad region with the aim of creation and maintenance of jobs, import substitution and localization of Assembly production, and improve economic and social living conditions in the region. This rule is effective from April 1, 2016.

The composition of the SEZ in the Kaliningrad region will enter the adjacent internal waters and the territorial sea. At the same time provides for a simplified entry to the territory of the Kaliningrad region and exit from its territory, peculiarities of stay in the region of foreign citizens and individuals without citizenship

Other changes

The document establishes the minimum investment in the form of capital investments for residents of the Kaliningrad SEZ in the implementation of investment projects in the field of health in an amount not less than 10 million rubles. And in the case of implementation of investment project in the development of computer technology and software, Advisory services and other related services in this sphere, in the sphere of information technologies, as well as in the field of scientific research and development — at least 1 million rubles.

The law abolishes the utilization fee in respect of vehicles with the release date of which has passed less than three years and which are placed under the customs procedure of free customs zone applied in the Kaliningrad SEZ, with the exception of vehicles of international transportation. The types and categories of vehicles will determine the government of the Russian Federation.

Term of passage of state examination of project documentation and results will be shortened from 60 days to 45 calendar days, and the state ecological expertise of design documentation of objects from three months to 45 days. The law also defines features of the conclusion of contracts between trading entities registered on the territory of the Kaliningrad region, and suppliers of food products.