Information on the results of special economic zones and priority development territories with special regime of investment activity for March 2004

As at 01.04.04 the beginning of the functioning of the management of special economic zones (SEZ) and territories of priority development (TPD) approved 751 investment projects, including TPA – 540 in the SEZ – 211.

The total estimated cost of all approved projects amounts to 5,1 billion U.S. dollars, including foreign investments – 1,5 billion (29,4% of the total estimated project costs), of which the TPA – 4,2 billion U.S., foreign – 1,2 billion (28,6% of the total estimated value of projects approved by the TPA), in the SEZ – 970.2 million U.S. dollars, foreign – 244.6 million dollars (25, 2%).

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

# Attracted investments worth 1.6 billion U.S. dollars (or 31.4% of the estimated project costs), of them foreign – in the amount of 492.4 million USD (30,8% of the borrowed funds), including January – March 2004 – 151.3 million USD (9.5% of the total volume of attracted investments), of which foreign account 25,8 million (17,1% of total investment attracted during this period )

# Disbursed investment of 7.7 billion hryvnia (or 90,6% of the total amount of attracted investments). The largest share of investments in equipment is – 4,3 billion hryvnia (55,8% of the volume of investments), assets – 925.2 million hryvnia (12%). Raw materials – 703.6 million hryvnia (9,1%). During January – March 2004 mastered investments amounting to 710.8 million hryvnia, or 9,2% of the total volume of investments;

# Set up 46,1 82,7 thousand and saved thousands of jobs, including for January – March 2004 – created and maintained 1,9 8 thousand jobs;

# Of goods, works and services worth 28.8 billion hryvnia, including export – 10.3 billion hryvnia (35,8% of total sales agents of a special regime). During January – March 2004 sales amounted to 3.7 billion hryvnia (12,8% of total sales), of which 35,1% – for exports (1.3 billion hryvnia, or 12,6% of total exports) .

According to the Department of Economics of provincial administrations in the budgets of all levels in March 2004 on the implementation of investment projects has received 195.7 million hryvnia, including income tax – 2.4 million hryvnia (1,2% of total revenue for the reporting month), the value added tax – 147.7 million hryvnia (75,5%), corporate income tax from the citizens – 11,1 million hryvnia (5,7%). Most of all income received from business entities TPD in Donetsk region – 145.2 million hryvnia (74,2% of total revenues), the TPA of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea – about 9 million hryvnia (4,6%), SEZ Donetsk – 7 , 3 million hryvnia (3,7%), CEZ Transcarpathia “- 7,3 million hryvnia (3,7%).

During March 2004 the subjects of SEZ and TPD benefits granted in the amount of about 260 million hryvnia, including: Income tax – 21.3 million hryvnia (8,2% of total benefits for the reporting month), income tax Value Added – 32,4 million hryvnia (12,5%), on the import customs duty – 204.1 million hryvnia (78,5%). Most benefits were given TPA Donetsk region – 191.4 million hryvnia (73,6% of the total benefits), CEZ Transcarpathia “- 20,5 million hryvnia (8%), SEZ” Donetsk “- 19,9 million hryvnia (7,6%) and TPD Volyn region – 8,5 million hryvnia (3,2%).