About us

Rēzekne Special Economic Zone Authority is a creative, innovative and professional team. We are united by common values — our professional activity is based upon the needs of the client and we are working with an aim to create business friendly environment in order to provide enterprises with better opportunities, advantages in global market and in order to strengthen the national economy

About RSEZ

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

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.

Territory

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.

Business areas

  • Execution of functions
    prescribed by RSEZ Law
  • Administration of regional aid
  • Attraction of investment
    in the territory of RSEZ
  • Gathering and preparation
    of information
  • Support to RSEZ enterprises

Development plan

RSEZ development objectives and priorities have been specified in Rēzekne Special Economic Zone Development Plan 2014–2020.

Strategic goals

  • Stimulate development of the infrastructure of the RSEZ territory in order to facilitate business and attract investment;
  • Promote RSEZ in order to increase its recognition on national and international level;
  • Provide effective management of RSEZ, which would be orientated on the client and the goal.

Awards

Perspective Economic Zone

In 2015, in the survey conducted by the "fDi Magazine", edition of the popular British newspaper "Financial Times", RSEZ has been commended in two categories of the bespoke awards: infrastructure improvements and reinvestment.

Among the best in the world

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”

RSEZ Authority

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 info@rsez.lv

Sandra Ežmale
Chief Executive Officer

(+371) 6462 5941

sandra.ezmale@rsez.lv

Zanda Plavinska
Legal adviser

(+371) 2442 8644

zanda.plavinska@rsez.lv

Rita Purviņa-Budreviča
Accountant

(+371) 2566 0373

rita.purvina@rsez.lv

Daiga Otikova
Office Administrator

(+371) 6462 5921

(+371) 2442 8646

office@rsez.lv

Supervisory Board

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.

Aleksejs Stecs
Chairperson of the Board
Elvīra Pizāne
Deputy Chairperson
Ilvija Pastare
Member of the Board
Staņislavs Škesters
Member of the Board

Entrepreneurship Commission

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.

Gints Jačuks
Chairperson of the Commission

SIA "LEAX Rēzekne" RSEZ

Zinaīda Lovnika
Deputy Chairperson of the Commission

"VEREMS" RSEZ SIA

Arvīds Zelčs
Member of the Commission

“Rēzeknes Dzirnavnieks”
RSEZ AS

Roman Vdovychenko
Member of the Commission

"NewFuels" RSEZ SIA

Karīna Jevdokimova
Member of the Commission

RSEZ “MAGISTR FISKEVEGN GROUP.MFG” SIA

Investors

All
Woodworking
Metal working
Production of beverages
Production of equipment and tools
Storage and warehouse management
Wholesale trade and services
Production of textiles
Production of fibreglass products