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Labour skills and education:
Ventspils workforce consists of 20 000, 24% of which is engaged in transport, storage and communication. To facilitate the intellectual development in the region and to prepare highly skilled specialists Ventspils University College was created in 1997. Its departments range from Information Technologies to Translation to Business Administration. Ventspils branch of Riga Technical University offers study programmes in computer science, electronics, telecommunications, power industry, electrical systems, mechanics and mechanical engineering. Venspils has several decorated research institutions - Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Center and Technology Transfer Center of Kurzeme.
Incentives and developments:
Ventspils hosts one of Latvia’s four Special Economic Zones (SEZ)/Free ports. It is also home to Latvia’s second largest port, which serves as a significant transit centre for the Baltic region. Ventspils municipality also provides infrastructure development up to site border for potential investment projects. That coupled with SEZ/Free Port tax allowances makes Ventspils a preferred investment destination in Latvia.
Municipality can offer:
Mr. Igors Udodovs
Head of Marketing and Development Department
Free Port of Ventspils Authority
Phone: (+371) 636 22586
Fax: (+371) 636 21297
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