China-Belarus Industrial Park «Great Stone»

The industrial park is located 25 km from Minsk, the capital of Belarus, next to the Berlin-Moscow transnational highway, and close to the international airport (3 km) and railway lines. The first of the park’s two construction phases has been completed, and the park currently occupies an area of 8.5km². It contains production and logistic zones, a Research and Development Center, office buildings as well as residential accommodation. Further developments in the park are planned which include construction of a rail freight terminal and direct connection to the planned rail link running from the airport and Minsk city centre.

Preferences

  • Located in the center of Belarus, close to the capital, Minsk
  • Well placed to access the Eurasian, European, and Ukrainian markets
  • Opportunities to minimize logistics costs
  • Range of transportation options available allowing flexibility

International Airport

Located 3 km from Minsk International Airport, offering direct flights to a wide range of destinations, including:
Frankfurt 1350 km / 02h
Moscow 700 km / 1h:20 mins
Paris 1830 km / 2h:40 mins;
London 1875 km / 03h:10 mins

Railways

Railway tracks in close proximity to the Park

Road Accessibility

The transnational Berlin-Moscow M1/ E30, highway runs past the park’s main entrance

Sea Port

Access to 3 Baltic sea ports on the Baltic coast Riga (499km), Klaipeda (530km), Kaliningrad (585km)

  • Access to the EAEU market of 183 million consumers without economic restrictions: free movement of goods and services, capital, labor, harmonization of legislation, technical and regulatory standards and rules
  • CIS Free Trade Agreement: free trade with 11 CIS countries
  • Proximity to neighboring European countries: reduction of transport costs and transportation time when exporting goods to Europe
“10+” policy

income tax: 0% for 10 years, 50% till 2062

Land tax

0% until 2062

Irnrnovable property tax

0% until 2062

Customs VAT and taxes

0% for the goods imported to start the project
0% if exported outside the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU)

Dividend tax

0% for 5 years after the income is declared

Income tax

9%

Payments to Social Security Fund

35% of the national average

VAT

is returned from budget

Guarantees for consistent business regulations

  • Stabilization clause on non-deterioration of business conditions for 10 years;
  • Visa-free regime for 180 days upon the application of the Industrial park administration;
  • No reference checks (only With the consent of the Industrial park administration);
  • No currency control;
  • Simplified commissioning of the constructed objects (compared to the regulations of the Republic of Belarus).

Total area – 112 km2
Area at Stage 1 - 8,5 km2

Customs Infrastructure

  • Customs terminal in the territory of the Industrial Park
  • Temporary storage warehouse
  • Customs control point
  • Parking lots for cars and trucks
  • Video monitoring, secured territory

Transport infrastructure

  • Developed road networks
  • Railway tracks
  • Airport

The largest exhibition center in the Republic of Belarus (22 thousand sq. m.)

Modern business center

  • office spaces for rent
  • multimedia meeting and conference rooms

Residential complex

Power supply
50 Mw

Gas supply
 

Heat supply
287 Gcal / day

Water supply
27000 m3 / day

Water disposal
24000 m3 / day

One of the best systems of secondary specialized and higher technical education in the world has been formed in Minsk, which allows producing high-quality personnel

  • Higher education institutions - 51
  • Secondary specialized educational institutions - 224
  • Collaboration with universities, companies and government agencies in the field of employment
  • Release of personnel in the framework of automation and optimization of enterprises

The system of providing services on the principle of "One station"

  • comprehensive servicing of companies operating in the Industrial Park by representatives of the park administration, republican and local state bodies, state organizations;
  • execution of all administrative and other procedures in one place: registration of legal entities and residents, solution of migration, customs, tax, permits and other issues.
  • Best Special Economic Zone for Trade Facilitation 2019 according to fDi Magazine, Financial Times
  • Best Special Economic Zone for Expansions 2019 according to fDi Magazine, Financial Times
  • Best Individual BRI Project or Initiative in the Region (CEE and Central & West Asia) 2019 according to Asiamoney (Euromoney)
  • Industrial Project of 2019 in Eastern Europe according to EuropaProperty
  • The World's Fastest-growing Special Economic Zone 2019 according to Femoza
26.10.2020
Great Stone Industrial Park is presented at online-forum “EEU and One Belt, One Road interconnection”

An online-forum “EEU and One Belt, One Road interconnection” was held on October 26,2020 ...

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22.10.2020
Great Stone Industrial Park was represented at IV Сconference of German business

The IV Conference of German business “Eurasian Economic Union: significance, achievements, development perspectives” was held online on October 22,2020 ...

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21.10.2020
Peterka & Partners representatives visits Great Stone Industrial Park

On October 21, 2020 Peterka & Partners Director for Belarus visited Great Stone and learned about the industrial park’s history and development and got acquainted with the one-stop-shop center ...

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16.10.2020
The Great Stone Industrial Park has been recognized by the Financial Times as the Best Special Economic Zone under the Belt and Road Initiative

Great Stone Industrial Park was named the best special economic zone 2020 in the framework of the One Belt-One Road initiative according to the authoritative international publication Financial ...

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