By the end of year 2005 there were 31 enterprises possessing status of Liepaja Special Economic Zone Company.
Status of Liepaja Special Economic Zone commercial company was granted to the following companies: "IG Latvia" Ltd., "IG Baltic" Ltd. and "Transit Service" Ltd.
Liepaja SEZ companies investments
Non-financial investment by capital companies subject to direct tax reliefs
Total net turnover in 2005
Export turnover (57.00%) of the total net turnover
Main export markets of Liepaja SEZ enterprises were Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, Great Britain, Russian Federation, Belarus, Sweden and other CIS countries. According to the statements, more export oriented Liepaja SEZ enterprises were:
LSEZ Ltd. "Laskana"
LSEZ LTd. "Eurosteel"
LSEZ Ltd. "Pumac Liepāja"
Employment and average salaries
In 2005, there was considerable decrease of work places in the Liepaja SEZ companies. In total there were removed 171 work places, most of which was decreased by three companies – LSEZ Jsc. "Liepājas osta LM", LSEZ Ltd. "Erke" and LSEZ Ltd. "Trans Wide Services" LSEZ Ltd.
Companies, which have created new work places:
LSEZ Ltd. "RT Metāls"
LSEZ Ltd. "Scan-Plast"
LSEZ Ltd. "Lesjofors Springs LV"
LSEZ Ltd. "Plus process Liepaja"
LSEZ Ltd. "Baltic Timber Industries"
LSEZ Ltd. "J.J.Stainless"
Average monthly gross salary in the Liepaja SEZ capital companies (source: LSEZ companies)
Manufacturing, the port, comprehensive railway network and the international airport are the cornerstounes of Liepaja`s industrial development.