Free Economic Zone “VALKANEȘ”, Comrat subzone
Comrat municipality is the city in the Republic of Moldova and the administrative centre of the Autonomous Territorial Unit of Gagauzia. Comrat municipality has a population of 26.2 thousand inhabitants. Overall population of autonomy is 162 thousand inhabitants. The total population in the radius of 50-60 km is circa 410 thousand inhabitants. The municipality is an important economic industrial center. Comrat is the center for food processing factories, alcohol production and oil processing, apparel and furniture industries.
- Comrat State University
- Comrat Pedagogical College
- Agricultural Technical College
- 3 vocational schools
About FEZ ”Valkaneș”, Comrat subzone
The Free Economic Zone (FEZ) represents excellent platform for export-oriented manufacturing companies, which benefit of preferential customs and tax regime. FEZ “Valkanes” was established in 1998 for a period of 37 years. It administrates 4 subzones with a total area of circa 200 hectares, namely in Vulcanesti City (2 subzones –107 hectares); Comrat Municipality (50.3 ha) and Ciadir-Lunga Municipality (42 ha).
Greenfield, Comrat subzone
Comrat subzone is located in the northern part of Comrat Municipality in the proximity of 4 km from the city center. The FEZ has immediat access to European road E584 connecting the cities of Poltava (UKR) and Galati (ROU). The land plot area is 50.3 hectares.
|Overall Population of Autonomy||162,000 inhabitants|
|Total Area of the City||17 sq. km|
|Organizational Form||FEZ administration|
|Land Destination||Construction purposes|
|Land Area||50.3 hectares|
|• Immediate access to European route E583 – B class road connecting the cities Roman (ROU) and Zhytomyr (UKR), which is national magistral road M3 Chisinau – Cimislia – Vulcanesti – Giurgiulesti (MDA) – border checkpoint with Romania.
• 100 km to Chisinau
• 80 km to the nearest border checkpoint with Romania
• 30 km to the nearest border checkpoint with Ukraine
|• 30 km to Basarabeasca railway customs crossing point with Ukraine.|
|• 100 km to Chisinau International Airport.|
|• GIurgiulesti International Free Port is located at circa 135 km distance from Comrat Municipality. It is the only Danube River and Black Sea port in Moldova with direct access to international waterways.|
|Water supply: artesian
pipeline in developent.
|Natural gas: Medium
pressure gas pipeline 0.155-0.25 MPa