The Board

The Board of Liepaja Special Economic Zone is the supreme collective institution for supervision and management of the Liepaja SEZ.

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Мembers representing the state

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Members representing the Liepaja City Council

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Members representing entrepreneurs in Liepaja

Uldis Sesks 
Chairman of the Board

Jānis Vilnītis 
Deputy Chairman of the Board

Gunārs Ansiņš 
Board Member

Edmunds Valantis 
Board Member

Juris Burņevskis 
Board Member

Andris Ozols 
Board Member

Āris Ozoliņš 
Board Member

  • approves the Development Plan of the Liepaja Special Economic Zone in accordance with the Law “On the Liepaja Special Economic Zone”, and interests of the government, municipality and society;
  • enters into agreements with the Liepaja Special Economic Zone investors on investments and entrepreneurial activities in the territory of the Liepaja Special Economic Zone;
  • enters into agreements with the Liepaja Special Economic Zone commercial companies on their entrepreneurial activities in the territory of the Liepaja Special Economic Zone;
  • issues licenses to the Liepaja Special Economic Zone commercial companies enabling them to exercise tax incentives, as stipulated by the Law “On Application of Taxes in Free Ports and Special Economic Zones”;
  • determines free zones and the borders, thereof, by coordinating conformity of such zones to the implementation of the free zone regime;
  • enters into lease or sales agreements with regard to the land within the territory of the Liepaja Special Economic Zone, excluding sale of the land within the Port, as well as, such cases, where privatization of the land and other real estate within the territory of the Liepaja Special Economic Zone territory is carried out by other institutions;
  • enters into agreements with commercial companies of the Liepaja Special Economic Zone on general transfer of certain executive functions to such companies within the sphere of services of the Liepaja Special Economic Zone, or within certain territory parts of the Liepaja Special Economic Zone;
  • controls fulfilment of concluded agreements;
  • approves prospective budget and the financial expenditure budget for the next year;
  • appoints, manages and controls executive body of the Liepaja Special Economic Zone;
  • carries out the free zone administration duties within the Liepaja Special Economic Zone territory in compliance with the provisions of respective enactments
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