About 500 jobs were created during the initial stage of the formation of the industrial park "Great Stone". This was announced today at a press conference, First Deputy General Director of CJSC "company for the development of the industrial park" Cyril Koroteev, BelTA has learned.
Talking about the construction of park infrastructure, "Great Stone", Kirill Koroteev stressed that it is conducted according to the schedule. "Until the end of 2015 will be built a base of engineering and transport infrastructure - roads and networks. The percentage of readiness is now 80%. At the site in November were involved 540 people, with 500 of them - Belarusians. We can safely say that the 500 workers places this year in Smolevichi district has created due to the project, which is still only in its infancy, "- he explained.
According to Kirill Koroteeva, on the number of jobs will grow as from next year will be erected engineering structures. "The first of them will appear in May and June will be introduced substation. Until the fall of the whole complex will be built engineering infrastructure. We will soon start the construction of the first buildings - industrial and office complex area of 20 thousand square meters. These facilities will be used both for their own needs, and for the first residents - ZTE, Huawei ", - he said.
The project to create an industrial park based on the principles of public-private partnerships. "In addition to funds joint Chinese-Belarusian company, China at the expense of technical assistance is building external infrastructure to the area of power supply. The size breakdown is US $ 24 million equivalent. The budgetary funds of Belarus are used for the construction of elements of external infrastructure for the previous years it has been allocated about $ 5 million equivalent. The next year will be put into operation the road from the village of Sokol Airport, the construction of which sent Br200 billion, "- said Kirill Koroteev.
The first phase of construction of the industrial park area of 850 hectares is estimated at $ 560 million, will be realized for up to 2020. "Now we are building a launch pad in 354 hectares, the cost of construction is $ 252 million. Completed step should be to 2017. According to our expectations, the effect of the project until 2020 will be based on the current macroeconomic situation in the world at $ 2 billion to $ 4, 6 billion, GDP growth of investment - 0,9-2 percentage points increase in exports - $ 1,5-5,2 billion a year, will be created from 6.5 to 17 thousand. jobs, "- stated Cyril Koroteev.