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The SEZ "Alabuga" provides its residents with world level infrastructure.
Generating capacities at the SEZ "Alabuga" make it possible to place projects of any scale.Learn more
The SEZ "Alabuga" is located on the federal highway M-7 border; there is branch railway coming through the SEZ territoryLearn more
Storage and delivery of raw materials by railroad, goods shipping to customers is going right from the territory of SEZ AlabugaLearn more
Total area of customs terminal which is fully equipped with modern machinery is 28 ha. It is one of the best customs posts in Russia.Learn more
% For SEZ Alabuga resident companies for 10 years from tax base introduction
2%* — for the first 5 years
7%* — the following 5 years
15,5%* — till 2055
INSURANCE FEE PAYMENT
14% — 2011 until 2017
21% — 2018
28% — 2019
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"Alabuga-fiber" to be presented in Paris
During the largest international composites exhibition JEC Composites in Paris "HC "Composite" will present its factory "Alabuga-fiber" for the production of carbon fiber, built by the order of State Corporation "Rosatom". The plant's products will be applied in various industries.
Carbon fiber refining factory "Alabuga-fiber" is a joint project of HC "Composite" and State Corporation "Rosatom". Construction of the plant started in 2012. The first production line will have an annual capacity of 1.5 000 tons of carbon fiber. The project cost is estimated at 3 billion rubles. The new production launch in the Special economic zone "Alabuga" will be held in May 2015.
The annual first line capacity is 1,700 tons of carbon fiber. According to the company’s plans the plant will increase the annual production capacity up to 10,000 tons and build the second development stage. Thus, Russia will have one of the most powerful carbon fiber productions in the world.
The new production line is equipped with the most modern equipment and consists of a creel, thermal stabilization section with modern oxidation and carbonization energy efficient furnaces, a new surface treatment and a ready carbon fiber winding system in a package weighing up to 8 kg. The new line is designed to produce different types of carbon fiber. Currently the plant in commissioning Alabuga-Fibre AF-12K carbon fiber. A full cycle production of Alabuga-Fibre AF-24K carbon fiber will be launched by the end of 2015.
In addition to the standard product line, the company is ready to develop customized carbon fiber solutions for complex products in automotive, wind energy, shipbuilding industries and others.
"The launch of the new large-scale factory for the production of carbon fiber adding a lot to its long manufacturing history of specialized carbon fiber products in PC "Rosatom" enterprises running under control of "HC "Composite" meets the latest international trends. Composites are becoming more popular in various industries: aviation, automotive, shipbuilding, energy and construction. We are convinced that we can offer to domestic and overseas markets a high quality product at an affordable price. Moreover the presence of a new producer of carbon fiber will actually expand the choice of suppliers-partners for potential industrial scale consumers in the civilian sector of the economy with a highly advantageous perspective", - said CEO "HC "Composite" Leonid Melamed.
Link to this news article: http://alabuga.ru/en/media/#news2783
Kostroma oblast delegation in "Alabuga"
Today the delegation of Kostroma oblast headed by the governor of the region Sergey Sitnikov visited the Special economic zone "Alabuga". The delegation included the heads of major companies of the oblast and Vice-Governor Paul Alekseev, supervising investment and industrial policies. The guests were accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister of Tatarstan Vasil Shaykhraziev.
Kostroma oblast delegation members are having a two-days working visit to the Republic of Tatarstan. Yesterday in Kazan the Governor Sergey Sitnikov met with the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov, regional leaders signed a cooperation agreement.
Today CEO of the Special economic zone “Alabuga” Timur Shagivaleev welcomed the members of Kostroma oblast delegation. "We are glad to see our partners in the SEZ "Alabuga" - he addressed to the governor of Kostroma oblast. - I am sure that together we shall succeed in developing the economy of our country".
In the administrative and business center the members of the delegation watched the presentation of the SEZ "Alabuga", the guests were interested in benefits and preferences provided for the residents of the Special economic zone.
On the production site the representatives of Kostroma oblast visited Kastamonu plant and the industrial park "Synergy".
At the end of his visit to the Special economic zone Sergey Sitnikov highly appreciated the progress achieved in the SEZ. The members of the delegation, in their turn, expressed a deep interest in further and more detailed study of the possibilities of "Alabuga".
Link to this news article: http://alabuga.ru/en/media/#news2784
Tatarstan entrepreneurs to get acquainted with "Alabuga"
Cooperation perspectives of Tatarstan small and medium-sized enterprises with large companies - residents of the Special economic zone "Alabuga" were considered today during a visit to the SEZ paid by leaders of Association of enterprises and entrepreneurs of the Republic of Tatarstan. The SEZ was visited by the President of the Association - member of the Board of Directors of the SEZ "Alabuga" Alexander Lavrentyev, CEO Association of enterprises and entrepreneurs of the Republic of Tatarstan Alexey Pakhomov, Deputy CEO of the Association Igor Rassman.
CEO of the SEZ "Alabuga" Timur Shagivaleev told the guests about the SEZ, followed by an introductory tour to a number of resident companies.
Directly on the site the delegates explored production at Ford Sollers, Interskol, Coskunoz, Kastamonu factories. During the visit the delegates discussed the participation of Tatarstan small and medium-sized enterprises in a technological chain of resident companies. As mentioned by the president of the Association of enterprises and entrepreneurs of the Republic of Tatarstan Alexander Lavrentyev, in the current economic situation resident companies are interested in highest localization of their own productions, while at the same time the suppliers have been imposed serious requirements.
In this regard the leaders of the Association offered to arrange a visit of Tatarstan’s potential suppliers’ technical specialists to the SEZ "Alabuga" in order to have a detailed discussion of cooperation opportunities between the Special economic zone residents and small and medium-sized enterprises of Tatarstan.
Link to this news article: http://alabuga.ru/en/media/#news2785
UAE business delegation to visit "Alabuga"
The delegation of businessmen from the United Arab Emirates visited the Special economic zone "Alabuga". Guests were presented the investment opportunities of the industrial site.
The delegation included the head of trade and investment promotion Ministry of economy of the UAE Mohammed Hamdan, CEO of Dubai investments fund Abdulaziz al Serkan, CEO of Dubai Investment Park Omar Al Mesmar, heads of a number of other companies in the UAE.
Currently the business delegation has a 5-days business visit to Tatarstan. Guests have already visited Kazan, where, particularly, they met with the Prime-minister of the Republic of Tatarstan Ildar Khalikov.
Today UAE entrepreneurs got acquainted with a presentation of investment opportunities of the Special economic zone "Alabuga" and then during a tour around the SEZ guests could personally see the zone’s developed infrastructure and its enterprises.
During the negotiations the members of UAE delegation noted excellent investment opportunities created in Tatarstan and particularly in the Special economic zone "Alabuga", having promised to consider the perspectives of further cooperation with the SEZ.
Link to this news article: http://alabuga.ru/en/media/#news2786
Democratic People's Republic of Korea to get interested with the SEZ “Alabuga”
The experience of the Special economic zone "Alabuga" is of a great interest for Democratic People's Republic of Korea, creating its own SEZs. It was announced today during a visit of DPRK delegation to the SEZ "Alabuga" headed by Minister of foreign economic affairs of DPRK, co-chair of the intergovernmental Commission on trade and economy, scientific and technical cooperation between the Russian Federation and DPRK Li Ren Nam. The delegation was accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan Vasil Shaykhraziev.
DPRK delegation visits Tatarstan as a part of its business tour to the Russian Federation - before the delegation members have already visited Vladivostok, Khabarovsk, Moscow, Kaluga. Yesterday Li Ren Nam visited Kazan, where he met the President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov, got acquainted with the innovation sites and held numerous meetings with the management of the largest companies of the republic.
Today the members of DPRK delegation had a chance to see the presentation of the SEZ “Alabuga” held in the administrative and business center of the SEZ, where the guests got acquainted with the specific features of the SEZ and its development plans.
"My congratulations on the success of the SEZ “Alabuga” as one of the best places to invest, - addressed Li Ren Nam to CEO of the SEZ "Alabuga” Timur Shagivaleeva after the presentation. - I am sure that all of your future development plans will be implemented".
During the meeting at the request of the Minister Timur Shagivaleev informed him in detail on the SEZ customs clearance. Li Ren Nam was interested on the regulations existing in Russia providing Russian SEZ with incentives and their functioning peculiarities.
In the Special economic zone the delegation also visited the industrial park "Synergy", where the SEZ residents may rent out production spaces, not building their own premises.
At the end of the visit to the SEZ Li Ren Nam thanked the management of the Special economic zone for the provided information. According to the Minister, the experience of "Alabuga" is very interesting for DPRK which is also on its way to create own special economic zones.
Link to this news article: http://alabuga.ru/en/media/#news2787
SEZ "Alabuga" custom post is the best in the Russian Federation
As of 2014 Yelabuga customs post staff of Tatarstan customs service is named the best internal customs posts of the Russian Federation. It is located on the territory of the Special economic zone of industrial and production type "Alabuga".
Its total sales volume in 2014 amounted 1 billion 103 million 851 thousand USD or 90 583 tons of products. The actual amount of transferred customs payments into the federal budget for last year amounted 3 billion 935 million 837 thousand rubles. The residents of the SEZ have been granted preferences on payment of customs duties in the amount of $ 2 billion 290 million rubles.
At their work the officials of the customs post apply modern information technologies. Declarations are being processed in electronic form (first e-declaration was released on August 22, 2008). The work of the post is aimed at increasing customs operations rate and as a result, at reducing nonproduction expenses of the residents while performing customs operations.
As a result of this work an average time of declarations’ issue with no export duties placed under export procedures and temporary export amounted 50 minutes 33 seconds. Average time of imported goods release (except for the goods with preliminary registered customs declarations) amounted 8 hours 46 minutes 12 seconds.
Average time of imported goods release with preliminary registered customs declarations amounted 1 hour 22 minutes 49 seconds. Some time parameters are as close to the indicators, approved by the "road map", and some of them are already significantly below the standards.
The staff of the customs post is actively involved in various sports activities, organized jointly with neighboring posts: that of Naberezhnye Chelny and Nizhnekamsk.
Tatarstan customs post has been marked as the best team among customs authorities of the Russian Federation three consecutive years. In 2013 the customs post of Kazan airport is recognized as the best, in 2012 - Naberezhnochelninsky customs post, according to the press-service of the Volga customs department.
Link to this news article: http://alabuga.ru/en/media/#news2776
FORD and DOWAKSA to announce a project
Today Ford Motor Company announced the launch of a major joint project aimed at innovation development to expand the consumption of carbon fiber in future car models. Ford Motor Company and DowAksa intensify cooperation in large-scale production technologies to reduce the weight of vehicles that will improve their performance and reduce fuel consumption.
"Our partnership with DowAksa and participation in a new institute offers opportunities for significantly greater achievements - commented Ken Washington, vice president of research and advanced development of Ford. - We have formed a successful alliance of talented professionals working together on improving materials used in the automotive industry". DowAksa is a joint venture with equal participation of the parties, founded by Dow Chemical Company and Aksa Akrilik Kimya Sanayii A.Ş. The Institute's mission and efforts of specialists by Ford and DowAksa are aimed at solving the problems associated with high costs and limited availability of carbon fiber, with the development of cost-effective mass production technology.
"Based on the existing joint development agreement concluded between Ford and Dow Chemical, we intend to accelerate the adoption of carbon fiber composite materials in mass production, - said Jim de Vries, materials and manufacturing processes research manager of Ford. – This cooperation will help us to intensify efforts to create lightweight composite materials for the automotive industry, which will offer customers fuel-efficient vehicles without compromising their endurance".
Carbon fiber composites for many years have been successfully used by manufacturers of aircraft and racing cars. These materials are characterized by high strength at very low weight. Their strength properties can be changed in accordance with characteristics of a particular component which requires either stiffness or flexibility - depending on what functions it performs.
Last month Ford introduced a new supercar Ford GT with lightweight materials which are very widely used, including carbon fiber and aluminum. This solution provides faster acceleration and better drivability and efficient fuel consumption. Due to the widespread use of the structural elements of carbon fiber supercar Ford GT is one of the best examples with respect power to weight.
Link to this news article: http://alabuga.ru/en/media/#news2775
New investors in Alabuga
New projects of resident companies of the Special economic zone "Alabuga" with a total investment volume of 36 billion rubles were considered today during a regular meeting of the Supervisory board of the SEZ, held in Kazan by Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov.
Opening the first in 2015 Supervisory board meeting the President of the Republic of Tatarstan reminded that the SEZ “Alabuga” has 42 registered resident companies with a total announced investment volume of 119 billion rubles, almost 87 billion being already invested and 5,000 jobs created. 6 projects of the new and one project of the already existing resident company residents considered today by the Supervisory board are estimated at 36.6 billion rubles.
"There are some difficulties for some residents due to the crisis, but we must support these projects - said Rustam Minnikhanov and instructed to consider the possibility of attracting project financing. - each project must be carried through to its logical completion. "
Last year the SEZ "Alabuga" launched 5 factories, this year, according to Rustam Minnihanov, we plan to launch eight new plants.
"We have a development plan of the SEZ by 2023 with scheduled 120 residents, 16,000 jobs and an annual revenue of at least 320 billion rubles, - said the President of the Republic of Tatarstan. - I think if we work properly, we can not only achieve these figures, but also to surpass them. "
Also, according to Rustam Minnikhanov, the republic's leadership exerts make their best efforts for the development of social infrastructure – lately a rental housing is being built, the international school was launched. It also contributes to the SEZ attractiveness.
Today at the meeting of the Supervisory board six new projects were reviewed. First of them is a production of galvanized steel "Abc steel". "It's a highly demanded product and we would also like to apply it in construction", - said Rustam Minnikhanov, commenting on the company’s presentation.
Russian company "UG group" will build on the site of the SEZ a plant for the production of raw wheat starchy products. "We believe in this project and want to implement it" - supported the project President of RT.
Russian company "Ire-polus" will set up in the Special economic zone "Alabuga" an assembly line of fiber lasers based industrial machinery. Initially, production will be located on the leased premises, enabling a quick start in a few weeks. In the future, the company will build its own premises. At the beginning the project was intended to have only an assembly line, and now the company plans to assemble elements of machines in "Alabuga".
"Laser cutting machines are very promising products. An engineering center running in Kazan increases the competitiveness of these products, "- pointed Rustam Minnikhanov.
Also the members of the Supervisory board considered some other projects –of a French company "Faurecia" for the production of car body parts; of a Russian company "Wallserving" for the production of wall panels; of a joint russian-kazakh company "Bars technology" for the production of auto components.
Turkish company "Kastamonu" already having an operating plant in the SEZ "Alabuga" decided to build a second construction stage of MDF panels, and therefore the Supervisory board meeting considered the question of allocating the resident an additional land plot.
All the projects were supported by the members of the Supervisory board and were submitted for further consideration by the Expert board held by the ministry of economic development of the Russian Federation.
Link to this news article: http://alabuga.ru/en/media/#news2761
Award winning Rockwool
ROCKWOOL became an award winner of "Construction industry professional - 2014" contest, supported by Ministry of Construction, Architecture, Housing and Communal Services of the Republic of Tatarstan. Among the winners listed 25 companies - leading manufacturers of construction materials, design and construction companies of Russia. The steering committee noted ROCKWOOL for the successful activities of the company in the SEZ "Alabuga" and awarded the prize in the nomination "Dynamic development of new generation thermal insulation materials production."
The award "Construction industry professional - 2014" is an important achievement for Yelabuga factory of ROCKWOOL. The winners of the contest are determined annually based on the rating of "StroyEkspertiza" magazine, Irek Fayzullin, Minister of Construction, Architecture, Housing and Communal Services of the Republic of Tatarstan being the chairman of the editorial board of the magazine. Following the contest, held for the fifth time, the representatives of the winning companies received the award - a statue and a diploma personally signed by Irek Fayzullin.
ROCKWOOL plant in the SEZ "Alabuga" is the most modern production facility of the company in Russia, where in April of 2012, together with the launch of the enterprise, they started the production of innovative material - compressed insulation material Light Batts Scandic.
A unique proprietary technology allows compressing finished boards up to 70%, while maintaining excellent stone wool properties. The product range includes various thicknesses and pack sizes of insulation plates: standard size plates (800x600 mm with a thickness of 50 mm and 100 mm) and XL size (1200x600 mm with a thickness of 100 mm and 150 mm). The plant in Tatarstan so far produced more than 13.5 million packs of Light Batts Scandic to meet the growing demand for high-quality insulation for private housing.
Link to this news article: http://alabuga.ru/en/media/#news2759