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Łapy, 23 czerwca 2010 r. Urząd Miejski w Łapach Prepared by: Łapy Town Hall Urząd Miejski w Łapach Sikorskiego Łapy Phone: , Fax:
Location and distances The commune of Łapy is situated in the eastern part of Poland in the Podlaskie voivodship. Białystok (the voivodship capital ) – 25 km, 20 min. by car and 15 min. by train. Closest airports: WARSAW( AIRPORT) km KAUNAS, Lithuania – 269 km WILNIUS, Lithuania – 330 km Closest harbour: Gdańsk – 408 km
Rail transport Łapy’s great asset is the railway system. Łapy is situated on the route of international railway line E 75 Warsaw – Białystok – Sokółka – Suwałki – Trakiszki – national border, which is part of Corridor I, called Rail Baltica, connectng Helsinki with Warsaw, via Tallin, Riga and Kaunas.
Road transport Motorway/national road: National road no.8 and European route E 67 connecting Central Europe with Scandinavia run about 20 km from Łapy, in Jeżewo. Road S 19, the Białystok ring road (currently at investment planning stage), will run about 15 km from Łapy. Border crossings: Ogrodniki, (Lithuania) – 167 km Gołdap, (Russia) – 190 km Kuźnica Białostocka, (Belarus) – 85 km Dorohusk, (Ukraine) – 289 km = existing motorway = motorway under construction
Attractive transport connections Proximity of EU’s eastern border Proximity of eastern markets Great location for the logistics sector Developed network of upper secondary schools Availability of higher education Availability of subcontractors Big job market Strengths of Łapy Commune:
Benefits for investors – state aid Due to trelatively lower GDP levels in Poland permissible state aid limits are higher than in most EU countries.
Criteria for state aid for the Łapy investment region An investor must meet one of the criteria below: Criterion of innovation Criterion of priority sector Criterion of clusters and technology park support Criterion of unemployment rate Criterion of industrialization rate New investment – minimum 9,1 m PLN or 35 new jobs New investment – required level of eligible costs – 9 m PLN
Sample calculations for future investors Investment variant: Capital expenditure: PLN LARGE ENTERPRISE - 50% X = (*) MEDIUM – SIZED ENTERPRISE - 60% X = (*) SMALL ENTERPRISE- 70% X = (*) Employment variant: Employment people Average monthly labour cost of 1 employee PLN Working period - 24 months LARGE ENTERPRISE - 50% X (100x3.000x24)= (*) MEDIUM ENTERPRISE - 60% X (100x3.000x24)= (*) SMALL ENTERPRISE - 70% X (100x3.000x24)= (*) (*) tax due
Regional aid and the amount of newly created jobs Regional aid in the Tarnobrzeg Special Economic Zone, Subzone Łapy and the Łapy commune (exemption from real estate tax) Entrepreneur Period of exemptionInvestment project completion Amount of jobs at the enterprise 1 yeartill 31 December yearstill 31 December 20118
Regional aid and capital expenditure incurred Regional aid in the Tarnobrzeg Special Economic Zone, Subzone Łapy and the Łapy commune (exemption from real estate tax) Entrepreneur Period of exemptionInvestment project completion date Capital expenditure 1 yeartill 31 December 2012at least PLN 2 yearstill 31 December 2011at least PLN
Subzone Łapy, Tarnobrzeg Special Economic Zone (TSSE) The commune of Łapy cooperates with the Tarnobrzeg Special Economic Zone (TSSE) which is administered by the Industrial Development Agency in Warsaw (Agencja Rozwoju Przemysłu S.A.). In 2012 investors will have access to deveoped building lots in the Subzone Łapy TSSE. Total area: 11,96 ha The area will be divided into 9 building lots of investments, around 1 ha each. Purpose: industry, depots, services, storehouses Description: electricity, gas, water, sewage system, internal roads Transport accessibility: The area borders with the poviat road 1524B Łapy - Łynki – Łapy-Dębowina, A7 m wide crossroad with road 1521B, with bituminous surface. Pic. Subzone Łapy
Subzone Łapy, Tarnobrzeg Special Economic Zone (TSSE) The railway line Warsaw – Białystok, Sokółka – Suwałki – Trakiszki – national border (E75) connecting Helsinki with Warsaw, via Tallinn, Riga and Kaunas runs around 1 km from the Subzone. At the side of a closed sugar faktory at adistance of around 0,5 km, there is an operating railway siding. Pic. Łapy Subzone TSSE
Subzone Łapy, Tarnobrzeg Special Ecnomic Zone (TSSE)
Investment areas of the City and Commune of Łapy
The structure of available subcontractors Diagram no.4 The structure of entrepreneurship by business category in trade transport catering and accommodation construction and repair services trade and services agency miscellaneous services for citizens real estate and business services manufacturing
Labour market in the commune and poviat Command of foreign languages among the unemployed in Łapy: English German Italian Russian French Spanish Unemployed by education: Białystok PoviatŁapy Commune higher education post secondary and vocational secondary education secondary education basic vocational education primary and lower secondary education The unemployment rate in the Białystok poviat stood at 17,1% in December people were registered as unemployed at the Employment Office in the Łapy commune by the end of December 2010.
Labour market in the commune Unemployed by proffesions: bricklayer economist technician IT technician wireman shop assistant welder turner tailor/seamster mechanic locksmith technical mechanic/mechanic no profession other Average monthly gross salary in the enterprises sector (March 2010): Podlaskie Voivodship – 3003,50 PLN Mazowieckie Voivodship – 4698,87 PLN Poland – 3633,54 PLN amount of people High unemployment rates ensure easy selection of skilled staff.
Educational profiles in Łapy Upper secondary schools Educational profile Approximate number of graduates (based on 2009/2010 data) Secondary technical school Techanical technician25 Electronic technician18 IT technician24 Basic vocational school Car mechanic24 Post – secondary school for adults Administrative techniacian18 IT technician3 Secondary school Secondary school (specialized)143
Higher education graduates Źródło: na podstawie danych z uczelni wyższych University of BiałymstokBiałostock University of Technology Medical University of Białymstoku Educational profile/faculty Number of graduates in 2010 r. Educational profile /faculty Number of graduates in 2010 r. Educational profile/faculty Number of graduates in 2010 r. biology and chemistry 267architecture186medicine109 economics and management 688 civil engineering and environmental engineering 841dentistry104 philology512 electrical engineering 298pharmacy87 sociology and history 424IT500medical analysis66 mathematics and IT 111management292physiotherapy169 phisics131066medical rescue24 pedagogy and psychology 1127dietetics51 Law839nursing125 cbstetrics27 public health91
Invest, live, relax Łapy A delightful town, beautifully located on the Narew river, with noble traditions and a long history of railway. Excellent living conditions (well- developed commerce and services). Pic. Center of Łapy. The Polish Amazonia – kayaking, canoeing, punting and survival in the labyrinthineold river beds of the Narew. A year-round offer of cultural and sporting events. Interesting tourists trails. FriendlyTown Hall –policy of exemptions and openness in negotiations. Białystok A 20-minute car or train ride will take you to Białystok, the voivodship capital. It is a cultural and sports capital of the Podlaskie voivodship: home to theatre with extensive repertoires, cinemas and multiplexes, numerous restaurants and hotels,historical biuldings, such as the Branicki Palace and the Podlasie Opera and Philharmonic, ice rinks, swimming pools and parks. Pic. The Branicki Palace
The commune of Łapy has excellent natural values that complement the offer for investors. A considerable part of the area is in the Narwiański National Park and its buffer zone,which is not an obstacle to investment. The Narew river, known as the Polish Amazonia, forms unique broads around Łapy. A comprehensive tourist-leisure centre contruction project is under way in łapy with the use of EU funds (a swimming pool with sports facilities, gym, small catering, sports equipment, rental shops and accommodation). Pic. The Narew river in winter. Pic. A bird’s eye view of the Narew river. Nature, tourism and leisure
Łapy – a pro-investment commune Contact details: Urząd Miejski w Łapach/Town Hall Łapy Sikorskiego Łapy Phone: (85) Fax: (85) Magdalena Perkowska-Szymanowicz Phone: (85) w. 115