Rezekne

How Rezekne can be your business partner?
Demographics & land
Distance to major international cities
Road & railway infrastructure
Largest foreign enterprises operating in Rezekne
Largest Latvian enterprises operating in Rezekne
Labour skills and education
Incentives and developments

Demographics & land:

  • City – 18 km2
  • Areas of  SEZ – 1155 ha
  • Industrial areas – 165 ha
  • Inhabitants in the city – 28 745
  • Inhabitants in the region – 32 602

Distance to major international cities:

  • Riga – 242 km
  • Lithuanian border – 110 km
  • Estonian border – 200 km
  • Belarusian border – 115 km
  • Russian border – 70 km
  • Moscow – 642 km
  • Stockholm – 780 km

Road and railway infrastructure:

Motorway:

  • Riga – Jekabpils – Rezekne – Moscow (Russia) (E22)
  • Kaunas (Lithuania) – Daugavpils – Rezekne – Saint Petersburg (Russia) (E 262)

Railway:

  • Jekabpils – Rezekne – Moscow (Russia)
  • Vilnius (Lithuania) – Daugavpils – Rezekne – St. Petersburg (Russia)

Largest foreign enterprises operating in Rezekne:

  • NewFuels RSEZ SIA. (The United Kingdom and Switzerland) engaged in wood pellets production
  • LEAX Baltix Ltd. (Sweden) engaged in machining and assembly of gear box components for trucks.
  • K-Rauta Ltd. (Finland) engaged in trading of construction, gardening and household equipment.

Largest Latvian enterprises operating in Rezekne:

  • Rēzeknes gaļas kombināts Ltd. Engaged in high quality meat products processing.
  • Hanzas maiznīca Ltd. produces 45 high-quality bread products and 30 different varieties of frozen goods and employs 600 specialists.
  • Paritet Ltd. engaged in metal blades, discs, and drill bits production for the power tools.

Labour skills and education:

Approximately 13 800 of all residents of Rezekne are economically active. 11% of the workforce are involved in manufacturing sector, 17% are engaged in wholesale and retail trade, and 16% are employed within the transport, storage and communication sector. If you want to establish your business unit where skilled workers and craftsmen, equipment and machine operators, product fitters and professional managers are among the top professions, then Rezekne is the right location for you.

Incentives and developments:

Rezekne Special Economic Zone (RSEZ) with territory of 1155 ha can offer 80% allowance on real estate and corporate income tax. Import and export operations are exempt from customs duty, excise tax, and value added tax.

Support instruments from the local Government:

  • Special Economic Zone (tax allowances)
  • Excellent infrastructure for eastbound logistics
  • Hard-working and professional workforce

Contact information:
Ms Sandra Ezmale
Chief Executive Officer
Rezekne Special Economic Zone
Phone: (+371) 646 25941
E-mail: info@rsez.lv
www.rsez.lv

See some potential Real Estate offers for your project:
http://map.rezekne.lv/index_en.php

For more information see booklet (in ENGLISH/ in RUSSIAN).
For additional information about Rezekne Special Economic Zone see BOOKLET and PRESENTATION.

If you have selected Rezekne as best potential location for your investment project, please fill out our Investment Project Assessment Form, and our Investment Promotion Team will be glad to help you with your business development.