IN 2020 SEZ RESIDENTS INCREASED PRODUCTION BY 25%
For nine months of 2020, residents of the special economic zone Technopolis Moscow produced goods worth 12.5 billion rubles, which is a quarter more than the same period last year. More than 70 percent of the total volume was provided by manufacturers of electronics and optical solutions informed Vladimir Efimov, Vice-Mayor of Moscow for Economic policy and Land-property affairs.
SEZ residents produce electronic products, optical solutions, medical and energy-efficient equipment, nanomaterials, inspection solutions, medicines, disinfecting and sterilizing equipment, measuring instruments, oilfield service and educational equipment, water, air and surface disinfection systems. Besides, data and design centers, a plastic waste processing plant are located in the capital's SEZ.
“In just nine months of this year, the residents of the special economic zone produced goods worth 12.5 billion rubles, which is a quarter more than in the same period last year. Microelectronics enterprises became the leaders - they produced products for a total amount of about 9.4 billion rubles. Second rank manufacturers of drugs, medical equipment and products with a production volume of 908 million rubles. During the entire existence of the special economic zone, the volume of manufactured products reached almost 76 billion rubles”, mentioned the Vice-Mayor.
He added that the growth in production of SEZ residents is due to an increase in demand for their products.
Microelectronics manufacturers also became leaders in the number of new jobs added Alexander Prokhorov, Head of the Department for Investment and Industrial policy of Moscow.
“For 9 months of 2020, SEZ residents have created about a thousand jobs. Almost half of the new employees joined microelectronics enterprises during this period. About 140 people work in companies focusing on energy efficient technologies, another 100 people work in the production of drugs and medical devices. It should be noted that the average salary at the SEZ enterprises for that period amounted to 77.8 thousand rubles”, specified the Head of the Department.
Favorable working conditions are ensured by the SEZ resident status underlined Gennady Degtev, CEO of SEZ Technopolis Moscow.
“The benefits that companies receive open access to duty-free imports, a zero rate of property and transport tax, and a preferential rate on profits. Thus, in the three quarters of 2020, residents saved 687 million rubles”, said Gennady Degtev.