Vladimir Putin orders to look into creation of port SEZ at Olya port in Arkhangelsk Region
RF President Vladimir Putin has approved the instructions covering social and economic development of the Astrakhan Region. According to the document available at the official website of Kremlin, one of the instructions is to consider reasonability of creating a special economic zone (SEZ) in the territory adjacent to Olya seaport. Dmitry Medvedev and Sergey Morozov are in charge of the report to be submitted by 1 February 2019.
Other instructions of RF President include:
- consideration of the issues related to implementation of a comprehensive plan on modernization and expansion of the core infrastructure and modernization of Olya sseaport infrastructure as part of the project on development of the international transport corridor Sever-Yug (North-South);
- designing and construction of ferries as well as arranging ferry services in the Caspian Basin;
- increasing the capacity of highway approaches to seaports of the Astrakhan Region.