10 Nov 2022 16:16

Residents of PDAs in Far East to receive more than 10 bln rubles in infrastructure subsidies

MOSCOW. Nov 10 (Interfax) - The government commission for the socio-economic development of the Far East has approved the applications of 12 residents of priority development territories (PDAs) for infrastructure subsidies, with total state support of 10.3 billion rubles, the press service for Russian Deputy Prime Minister and presidential envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District Yury Trutnev said in a statement.

Draft plans and schedules for the implementation of measures to create the infrastructure of PDAs were considered at a meeting of the government commission, chaired by Trutnev in Vladivostok on Wednesday.

Compensation for the cost of building infrastructure facilities will be provided through the Far East Development Ministry within a month.

"The residents committed to creating these infrastructure facilities in their agreements with the Corporation for the Development of the Far East and the Arctic. They were set down in the resolutions of the Russian government. The investors have fulfilled their obligations," Far East Development Minister Alexei Chekunkov was quoted as saying in the statement.

Among other things, reimbursement was approved for the company Udokan Copper for costs incurred in creating power and water supply systems as part of a project to mine and process copper ore in the Trans-Baikal PDA.

Trans-Baikal Grain Terminal LLC will be reimbursed for construction of a section of railroad tracks to the Zabaikalsk-Manchuria terminal.

Inaglinsky Coal Processing Plant (Kolmar Group), which is implementing a project in the South Yakutia PDA to mine coking coal and produce coal concentrate, will be reimbursed for the funds spent on the construction of the Inaglinskaya-2 railway station.

Rusagro-Primorye LLC (part of the Rusagro Group ) will be reimbursed for the construction of autonomous gas supply and gas distribution network connections as part of a project to establish pig farms and an elevator in the Mikhailovsky PDA (Primorye Territory).

The Nakhodka Mineral Fertilizer Plant will be reimburse for the construction of sections of road in the Nakhodka PDA (Primorye Territory).

JSC Sovkhoz Teplichnyy, which is developing a complex for year-round cultivation of vegetables in the Yuzhnaya PDA (Sakhalin Region), will be reimbursed for the construction of a boiler facility.

Khabarovsk International Airport will be reimbursed for creation of a heating system for the new passenger terminal of Khabarovsk Airport in the Khabarovsk PDA.

Currently, 2,760 new investment projects with state support are being implemented in the Far East, with investments of 2.88 billion rubles, Trutnev said at a meeting of the government commission.

Over 107,000 jobs have been created and 554 enterprises commissioned. Support for investment projects in the Far East will continue," he said.