Yes, now it is possible!
In life of the first private special economic zone "STUPINO QUADRAT" there was an event creating precedent for all Russia. The Advisory council on Special Economic Zones of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation has approved project requests and business – plans of five companies starting production enterprises on the territory of the SEZ situated near Moscow. It means that they will get access to privileges of federal and local level: a zero rate of the property and land plot taxes within 10 years, the lowered income taxes and zero customs duties when importing the equipment, raw materials and components. Uniqueness of a situation consists that for the first time in Russia, privileges are provided to the entities, which are built on the private land. An owner of the land is the large developer company MR Group.
To receive the treasured status, future residents shall purchase the land plot and create the Russian legal entity registered on the territory of the Stupino municipal district, in the form of LLC or JSC, which will conduct activities in a special economic zone. And also to sign the agreement on implementation of industrial and production activities with the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation and LLC "Managing Company STUPINO QUADRAT". An indispensable condition is the liability to perform investments for 40 million rubles for the first 3 years and 120 million for the period operation of the agreement. Approval of Advisory council on Special Economic Zones of Industrial and Production type of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation was got by the following companies, which have already announced the production plans:
LLC «MISSION FOODS STUPINO». The company is created by the Mexican producer of tortillas and chips from corn, the planned volume of investment — 3,5 billion rubles, 200 workplaces, start in 2016.
LLC «NPO KRASKO». The producer of painting materials, the planned volume of investment — 450 million rubles, 70 workplaces, the opening of plant is planned for 2016.
LLC «AVALON-STUPINO QUADRAT». The entity was created by the Russian trading house, production of carpets, the total amount of investments will constitute 600 million rubles. Production is expected to create 200 workplaces; start of production of carpets is planned for 1 quarter of 2017.
LLC «DELOGRO». The Uzbek-British entity, the producer of cosmetics, total amount of investments will constitute – 350 million rubles, production is expected to create 70 workplaces.
LLC «ARVALUS». The producer of bakery and confectionery ingredients, creation of 30 workplaces, the beginning of production - spring of 2017.
The draft agreement on implementation of industrial and production activities will be sent to the companies, which have passed through Advisory council. Having signed it, they will receive the evidence certificating registration of the legal entity as a resident of a special economic zone and, thereby, will get an official resident status of a SEZ of Industrial and production type.
Alexander Bulavinov representing the interests of LLC «Delogro»: "Members of Advisory council particularly noted that “Delogro” is one of the first representatives of a perfumery and cosmetic industry who has placed the entity on the territory with the special economic status. And owners of the company, except privileges, are involved by proximity to the huge market of Moscow and all central Russia that due to the reducing of import volumes, opens for domestic producer". Ekaterina Evdokimova, managing partner of the GDP Quadrat responsible for development of a special economic zone: "We do everything possible to exempt our residents from any problems, not connected, directly, with production organization. Now they see that the state fulfills the liabilities too. I am sure, it will mean considerable acceleration of inflow of investors. We have also achieved quite a good speed while the status of a SEZ was received only in fall of 2015; already 10 companies have made the decision to be under construction at us. But, our industrial parks are ready to place hundreds of the entities".
The Special Economic Zone "STUPINO QUADRAT" is located in Stupino district of the Moscow Region. The companies willing to create new industrial productions can purchase the land plot with ready infrastructure and receive tax and customs privileges. The managing company, which provides to residents of a SEZ full range of services is responsible for project implementation: from servicing and protection of the territory to tax and legal consulting and measures of state support for domestic producers.