Export of products of Technopolis Moscow residents increased by 2.7 times
During the first three months of 2021, residents of Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Technopolis Moscow exported products for a total of 248 million rubles. This was announced by Vladimir Efimov, the Deputy Moscow Mayor for Economic Policy and Property and Land Relations.
“In the first quarter of this year, the volume of products exported by the capital SEZ residents amounted to 248 million rubles, which is 2.7 times higher than the value of the same period in 2020. At the same time, compared to January - March 2019, product supplies increased by 4.5 times. Every eighth resident of the Special Economic Zone of Moscow acted as an exporter,” said the Deputy Mayor.
The highest export activity belongs to the manufacturers of microelectronics and fiber-optic equipment. These enterprises provided more than 68 percent of the total export volume, having shipped abroad products worth over 164 million rubles. More than a quarter of shipments included inspection equipment and lithium-ion batteries.
“The export portfolio of the Special Economic Zone also includes the products of manufacturers of composite materials, cutting tools, disinfection and training equipment, as well as pharmaceutical products,” added Alexander Prokhorov, Head of the Department of Investment and Industrial Policy.
The geography of product supplies from the Moscow Special Economic Zone covers dozens of countries, new directions continuously appear. According to Gennady Degtev, General Director of the Special Economic Zone Technopolis Moscow, residents' products are purchased in Europe (Switzerland, Germany, France, Lithuania, the Netherlands), Asia (China, South Korea, Japan), and also the products are shipped to the USA and Canada. Contacts with the partners in the Middle East are developing.
The Technopolis Moscow Special Economic Zone consists of five sites with a total area of 223.3 hectares. One site is located in Pechatniki, four sites — in Zelenograd: Alabushevo, Micron, MIET and Angstrem. More than 180 high-tech companies are accommodated on the territory of the SEZ; over 80 of them have resident status. Last year Technopolis Moscow joined the World Free Zones Organization (World FZO).