Information about SEZ Ukraine as of 01.08.2004

According to the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine on 08.01.2004 with the launch of the organs of management of special economic zones (SEZ) and territories of priority development (TPD) approved 740 investment projects, including TPA – 536 to BMS – 204.

The total estimated cost of all approved projects amounts to 5,2 billion U.S. dollars, including foreign investments – 1,5 billion (28,8% of the total estimated project costs), of which the TPA – 4,2 billion U.S. dollars, foreign – 1,2 billion (28,6% of the total estimated value of projects approved by the TPA) to BMS – 968 million U.S. dollars, foreign – 248.7 million USD (25,7 %).

For operational data provided by regional state administrations in July 2004 on TPA approved a project estimated to cost 1.3 million hryvnia. During the July 2004 aborted 2 of the agreement (contract) for investment projects because of non-compliance (with the subjects of FEZ “Sycamores” and TPD Transcarpathian region.) Removed from the register by 3 subjects in the SEZ “Sycamores” (for no conclusion subjects of contracts).

In the process of implementation of investment projects of business entities began functioning:

– To attract investments worth 1.8 billion U.S. dollars (or 34.6% of the estimated project costs), of them foreign – in the amount of 544.7 million USD (30,3% of the borrowed funds), including During July 2004 – 58 million U.S. dollars (3,2% of the total volume of attracted investments), of which foreign account 9,7 million (16,7% of the volume of investments attracted through July 2004);
– Disbursed investment of 8.5 billion hryvnia (or 89% of the total amount of attracted investments). The largest share of investments is in the equipment – 4.7 billion hryvnia (55,3% of the volume of investments), the funds – more than 1,0 billion hryvnia (12%), materials and supplies – 762 million hryvnia (9% ). In July 2004 mastered investments worth over 230.6 million hryvnia, or 2,7% of the total volume of investments;
– 51,8 thousand created and stored 81.5 thousand jobs, including for July 2004 – created 380 jobs;
– Of goods, works and services worth 35.7 billion hryvnia, including export – 12.3 billion hryvnia (34,5% of total sales agents of a special regime). In July 2004, sales amounted to 1.8 billion hryvnia (5% of total sales), of which exports – 548 million hryvnia (4% of total exports).

According to the Department of Economics of provincial administrations in all budgets in July 2004 due to the implementation of investment projects has received 233 million hryvnia, including income tax – 3.6 million hryvnia, value-added tax – 155 500 000 . hryvnia, income tax from the citizens – 12,9 million hryvnia. Most of all income received from business entities TPD in Donetsk region – 198,5 million hryvnia (85,2% of total revenues), TPA in Kharkiv – 8.5 million hryvnia (3,6%), SEZ Transcarpathia “- 6,2 million hryvnia (2,7%), SEZ Donetsk – 4,7 million hryvnia (2%), FEZ” Sycamores “- 2,9 million hryvnia (1,2%).

During July 2004 the subjects of FEZ and TPD benefits granted in the amount of close to 429.8 million hryvnia, including: tax profit – 86,4 million hryvnia, value added tax – 48.5 million hryvnia, import customs duty – 293.7 million hryvnia. Most of all privileges were granted TPA Donetsk region – 309.9 million hryvnia (72% of the total amount of benefits), SEZ “Donetsk” – 56,3 million hryvnia (13,1%), FEZ “Transcarpathia” – 23,3 million hryvnia (5,4%) and TPD Crimea – 16,6 million hryvnia (3,9%).