RSEZ was established on 23 April 1997 on the basis of Rēzekne Special Economic Zone Law.The above mentioned Law prescribes the procedures for the administration and use of RSEZ, requirements for commercial activity and investments, as well as the functions and tasks of RSEZ Authority.
Tax incentives in RSEZ are applicable until 31 December 2035.
The procedure for the application of tax incentives at free ports and special economic zones is regulated by the Law On the Application of Taxes in Free Ports and Special Economic Zones.
The total area of RSEZ is 1155 ha. This area includes the territory of Rēzekne City and the rural territory of Vērēmi, Griškāni, Ozolaine parishes, and it is one of the most important crossroads of international transport corridors with direct access to international markets in the EU, Russia, and CIS.
In “Global Free Zones of the Year 2017” survey, in which 66 free zones of the world took part, Rēzekne SEZ has received bespoke awards in categories “Expansions” and “Infrasturcture Upgrades”
In 2019, Rezekne SEZ was mentioned among the best in three categories "Expansions”, "Talent Pool”, "Incentives” in the “Global Free Zones of the Year Awards 2019” survey, conducted by the “fDi Magazine”, a special edition of the British newspaper “Financial Times”.
Rezekne SEZ Authority is a member of World Free Zones Organization since 2015. The World Free Zones Organization represents the interests of more than 550 members from 120 countries worldwide.Visit homepage
The Latvian Investment and Development Agency is a long-standing cooperation partner of Rezekne SEZ Authority within the framework of the POLARIS process, which provides regular mutual information exchange and support in attraction and implementation of investment projects.Visit homepage
Cooperation agreement on exchange of information and experience, scientific research and teaching methodological cooperation, as well as implementation of student internship programs is in force between Rezekne SEZ Authority and Rezekne Academy of Technology since 2011.Visit homepage
Since 2010, the administration of RSEZ is performed by joint municipal institution "Rēzekne SEZ Authority". The Authority was established by Rēzekne City Council and Rēzekne Municipality. An administration body, appointed and managed by the Chief Executive Officer, is the executive and representative body of RSEZ Authority.
Joint Municipal Institutions “Rēzekne Special Economic Zone Authority”
Registration No. 90009259543
Atbrīvošanas aleja 93, Rēzekne, LV 4601, Latvia
Telephone +371 6462 5941
Mobile telephone +371 2863 3550
Fax +371 6462 5941
E-mail address email@example.com
Rezekne SEZ Authority
(+371) 2837 8811
(+371) 2442 8644
(+371) 239 944 77
(+371) 6462 5941
(+371) 2863 3550
(+371) 6462 5941
(+371) 2442 8646
(+371) 2442 8648
The Supervisory Board implements supervision of RSEZ Authority. The Board consists of four representatives delegated by municipalities. It approves the development plan and the annual budget, concludes agreements with RSEZ investors on investment and commercial activity within the territory of RSEZ and issues permits to enterprises on the right to apply tax incentives prescribed by regulatory enactments.
The Entrepreneurship Commission ensures collaboration of RSEZ Authority with entrepreneurs. The Commission consists of five representatives delegated by RSEZ enterprises. It promotes exchange of opinions, ensures the adoption of coordinated decisions and participates in the elaboration of RSEZ development plan. The Entrepreneurship Commission prepares proposals and recommendations for the improvement of operation of RSEZ and the services of municipalities.
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