Alice Maltseva: "Foreign investors are interested in the conditions of Moscow SEZ"
Alice Maltseva, Managing Director for external relations of SEZ Technopolis Moscow took part in a business mission to Germany. The business program was held within the framework of the 5th Investment forum "Prospects and challenges of economic cooperation in Russia" in Munich.
At the meeting at the Ministry of economy, state development and energy of Bavaria Alice Maltseva spoke about the sites and engineering base of the Moscow SEZ, services and tax benefits. The managing Director for external relations paid special attention to the prospects of industrial cooperation for German companies.
"Bavaria has many high-tech industries, which accounts for ⅕ Germany's GDP. Therefore, the capital SEZ is extremely interested in cooperation, localization of German companies and attracting investments in the Russian economy, - said Alice Maltseva. Industry in which our residents are employed match with the German ones”.
Alice Maltseva held a series of business meetings with representatives of German government agencies and enterprises interested in entering the Russian market and localizing in SEZ Technopolis Moscow. BMW Russland Trading, Wolf, Knorr-Bremse, Hoerbiger Antriebstechnik GmbH, Liebherr-Russland, the German engineering Union, the chamber of Commerce and industry of the Munich and Upper Bavaria region, the Federal Union of German small and medium-sized businesses, the Association of economists of Russia and Germany took part in the negotiations.
The SEZ Technopolis Moscow is a specialized territory for the development of industrial, technical and innovative activities of the capital. Currently, 63 high-tech industries are located in the SEZ, which receive a number of preferences from the city: tax breaks, ready engineering infrastructure, free customs regime, etc. SEZ residents are engaged in development and innovation in the field of high-tech production, including microelectronics, instrument making, information and telecommunication technologies, medical equipment. Residents have already made investments in the development of their industries in the amount of about 18.5 billion rubles and created more than 5 thousand jobs.
Since the transfer of authority to manage the special economic zone Technopolis Moscow to the Moscow Government (supervised by the Department of Investment and Industrial Policy of Moscow), in September 2016, the pool of residents of the special economic zone was supplemented by 12 new residents, which totally invested 13 billion 605 million rubles. At the same time, as a result of project implementation, about 3 thousand new jobs will be created.