Location

Alat Free Economic Zone

Alat Free Economic Zone (AFEZ) with a strategic geographic location, adjacent to the Baku International Sea Trade Port and global transport corridors, will serve as a regional investment hub and will deliver an outstanding business environment for investors engaged in high value-added and export-oriented manufacturing and internationally traded services, using innovative technologies and approaches to work in accordance with best international standards.

AFEZ Advantages

Unique legal basis
Unique legal basis 

The legal framework for the development, operation, and governance of AFEZ is based on the “Law of Republic of Azerbaijan on the Alat Free Economic Zone” adopted by the Parliament and signed by the President of Azerbaijan as a prevailing law of the Republic of Azerbaijan and internal regulations of AFEZ issued by the AFEZ Authority.

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Ready-to-use industrial land plots
Ready-to-use industrial land plots 

AFEZ provides to its clients  industrial land plots with ready-to-use off-site and on-site (gas, water, rain and domestic sewage, electricity, irrigation lines and facilities, street-road network) infrastructure and utilities. 

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Strategic Geographical Location
Strategic Geographical Location 

AFEZ is located at the intersection of international transport corridors (North-South, East-West) in vicinity of the Baku International Sea Trade Port. This strategic location on the shore of the Caspian Sea provides a fertile environment and vital link from east to west, from north to south.

Incentives

In line with international benchmark locations, the AFEZ will provide a package of fiscal and non-fiscal incentives for investors engaged in high value-added and export-oriented manufacturing and internationally traded services.

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AFEZ Area

AREA

The approved Master Plan of the Alat Free Economic Zone covers 719 hectares of area, spread over three separate zones. In total, approximately 6500 ha of territory has already been allocated to AFEZ by the Government, while an additional over 1000 ha of area has been reserved for the future expansion.

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Transportation-Logistics Centers

Transport by road
Transport by road

Logistics center has been established on the territory of 5 hectares with annual capacity of 500,000 tons for goods transported by road.

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Transport by rail 

Logistics center will be established on the territory of 21 hectares for goods transported by rail.

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Transport by air
Transport by air

Cargo Airport will be established with the initial annual capacity of 500,000 tons, with further gradual increase reaching up to 1.5 million tons per year. 

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Transport by sea
Transport by sea

AFEZ is located in vicinity of Baku International Sea Trade Port.

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Environmental sustainability

To ensure the SAFETY OF THE PERSONNEL and ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY, AFEZ Authority takes all the necessary measures by applying internationally recognized standards. 

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