Railway station “Khujand” and “Spitamen”
In addition to the special conditions of registration, preferential taxation and customs preferences FEZ subjects (residents) are provided with additional resources for business development.
Subjects can take advantages from using production, storage and office premises, that allow significantly to reduce investor’s costs.
At present there are 183.14 hectares of free land for new construction and infrastructure development on FEZ territory. The rent of free land is 1 US dollar per 1 sq.m.
Buildings and structures on the FEZ territory are not its property, and the can be rent or purchased from the owners.
All this enables the investor to choose the best site for enterprise, given the logistic facilities.
|Free land rent5||0.50 US dollar/ 1 sq.m. per year|
|Ready building rent||Arranged with owner|
|Ready building buy-out||Arranged with owner|
It should be noted that the government of Tajikistan allocates funds for multistage construction of infrastructure and for recovery of existing communications every year.
Access to electricity
Two electrical substations (potential capacity – 60 MW) on the Sughd FEZ territory can provide electrical power for all industrial needs of FEZ enterprises. Telephone and Internet access via a fiber-optic connection is available on the entire territory of Sughd FEZ.
Due to the current regime of free customs zone on FEZ territory the import of foreign goods and their storage are free from customs duties and value added tax. The customs station of Sughd FEZ reduces significantly the time of customs procedures. Security check point of vehicles is equipped with modern accounting and control system.
Security checkpoint of vehicles is equipped with modern accounting and control system.
Priority projects of Sughd FEZ
Work is currently under way to implement a project for railway construction from Spitamen station to the Sugd FEZ 22 km long, which will provide an opportunity for closer cooperation between railway logistics centers in Central Asian countries, Russia, China, European Union, Middle East, Iran and Afghanistan. This project is an integral part of a regional project for the construction of a railway with a length of more than 140 km to the largest silver deposit of Big Koni Mansur.
The development strategy of Sughd FEZ provides for the creation of a logistics transport centre with a total area of 19.20 hectares in the territory of FEZ. Subjects will be provided with a full range of logistics services (transportation, storage and packaging) and customs clearance of goods.
Business support and innovation centre
There is planned creation of a Centre for Business Support and Innovation on the territory of Sughd FEZ.
- Training services to enhance the knowledge of doing business;
- Consulting services in the development of investment projects;
- Audit, valuation, accounting and legal services;
- Provision with office space, communications, meeting rooms;
- Search for partners, consulting firms and financial institutions to implement the business ideas.