The SEZ «Alabuga» was in the world ranking of special economic zones

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva in fotobanka economic zone Alabuga. Archival photoThe SEZ «Alabuga» was in the world ranking of special economic zones© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva the image Bank

Special economic zone «Alabuga» in Tatarstan for the fourth time in a world ranking of special economic zones Global Free Zones of the Year in the category «New investment,» according to the SEZ.

The rating is compiled by fDiIntelligence magazine (Foreign Direct Investment Intelligence, included in the group Financial Times). The most successful platforms for industrial projects were identified on the basis of such indicators as the number of residents and the dynamics of growth, the number of jobs created, were also taken into account evaluations and expert opinion of the officiating team FdiIntelligence.

«The SEZ «Alabuga» was included in the global ranking of special economic zones of the world in the category «New investment». The drafters of the rating praised recently launched in the SEZ project of the Danish company Rockwool: the current resident of «Alabuga» increased its production and opened a new line for production of substrates made of mineral wool for crop production under the brand name of Grodan. Rockwool has invested more than $ 10 million in a new production,» — said in the message.

As noted by General Director of the SEZ «Alabuga» Timur Shagivaleev, the highest competition demands from the SEZ of continuous development, improve their own effectiveness. «Inclusion in the global ranking for the fourth time in a row, the highest evaluation of our work», — he stressed.

In addition to «Alabuga» in 2018 mentioned in the world ranking won the SEZ «Saint Petersburg», «Lipetsk», «Dubna», «Togliatti», «Titanium valley» and «Stupino Square». The victory in the rankings once again celebrating the Dubai SEZ DMCC, providing investors with not only industrial, but also office infrastructure. The SEZ «Alabuga» was awarded as the best SEZ in Europe for major residents (The best SEZ in Europe for the large tenants) in 2015-2017.

The SEZ «Alabuga» was established by the government of the Russian Federation of 21 December 2005 in the Elabuga district of the Republic of Tatarstan, is the largest and most successful SEZ of industrial production type in Russia — it accounts for more than 50% of the revenues of all economic zones of the country. Currently in «Alabuga» was 56 resident companies. The volume contracted private investment is 155,7 billion rubles, of them are used of the order of 106.9 billion rubles. The volume of public investment in infrastructure SEZ amounted to 25.7 billion rubles.

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