Laane viru county with diverse possibilities

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Lääne-Virumaa is an attractive destination for allocating your company or investment, because:
- Good logistic position: 100 km to the airport in Tallinn,
25 km to port Kunda, 120 km to the east border with

Russia (Narva)
- Highways network in good shape
- A railway and port to ship raw materials and/or goods
for export
- The existence and availability of local raw materials
- Skilled labour force within a radius of 100 km
- Local vocational schools and colleges ensure training
and retraining to labour force
- Long experience and traditions in wood processing,
metalworking, foods industry and transport
- Good cooperation with local authorities and assistance
to investors

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  • Laane viru county with diverse possibilities

    1. 1. Presentation contents            Estonia (slide 3) Lääne-Virumaa (slide 4) State Portal eesti.ee (slide 5) National tax rates (slide 6-9) Average prices of the land and consumer services in Lääne-Virumaa (slide 10) 5 reasons for investing in Lääne-Virumaa (slide 11) Logistic location (slide 12) Modes of transport of goods (slide 13-16) Education and qualification of the workforce in Lääne-Virumaa (slide 17-18) Important economic sectors in Lääne-Virumaa (slide 19-31) Industrial areas: (slide 32)  Rakvere industrial area (slide 33-35)  Tapa industrial area (slide 36-39)  Kunda industrial area (slide 40-42)  Tamsalu industrial area (slide 43-45)  Sõmeru industrial area (slide 46-48)  Haljala industrial area (slide 49-51)  Foundation Lääne-Viru Development Centre (Lääne-Viru Arenduskeskus) (slide 53)
    2. 2. Estonia...…  Population: 1.34 million people  Area: 43,432.31 km2  Official language: Estonian  Member of the European Union and NATO since 2004.  Participates in the Schengen area since 2007.  Currency unit: EURO  Estonia is ranked 13th out of 185 countries in the     Heritage Foundation's index of economic freedom; 21st out of 185 in the Ease of Doing Business Report and 34th out of 144 in the Global Competitiveness Report. Estonia has one of the highest credit ratings in the area (Fitch IBCA, Standard & Poor's, Moody's). Estonia is one of the world's leading countries in the development of e-services. In 2003 Skype was founded in Estonia. In 2008 Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence was established in Estonia and it has been given International Military Organisation status and accreditation by NATO's Centre of Excellence.
    3. 3. Lääne-Virumaa…  Population: 63,574 people  County area: 3,628 km2  Number of local governments: 15 local governments, 2 of them are cities and 13 parishes  County centre: Rakvere city (16,886 residents)  Working-age population (age 15-64): 38,998 people      Average wage level: 759.97 EUR (gross) Average age of the population: 41.6 years Unemployment rate: 5.9 % (decreasing) Number of schools:  22 basic schools  13 upper secondary schools – 5,276 students  5 specialized schools – 260 students  4 vocational schools – 1,500 students  2 institutions of higher education – 1,100 students About 8% of people in Lääne-Virumaa are involved in agriculture and forest management, 40% in processing industry and construction, 52% in trading and services Source: Statistics Estonia (Eesti Statistikaamet) (www.stat.ee), 2011.
    4. 4. State Portal eesti.ee Estonia has a safe online environment www.eesti.ee for communication with the state. Portal contains:  Important and reliable information (on starting a business, tax system, legislation etc.)  All the e-services (e-Business Register, European Business Register, CompanyRegistration Portal, Tax and Customs Board etc.)  State agencies and their contacts Portal contains a section "My Data", which allows:  Using an official email address @eesti.ee  Creating, sharing and signing important documents  Using notification calendar service, which helps to remember various important matters when communicating with the state (expiry of the driver's license, ID card etc.) For more information on the use of State Portal, see: https://www.eesti.ee/est/teemad/ettevotja/riigiportaali_abi
    5. 5. National tax rates If you are doing business in Estonia, you will be responsible for paying taxes in accordance with the tax legislation in force in Estonia. The general rule is that all companies are taxed equally and on the same substantive basis. As to which taxes have to be paid at which rate, this depends on the specific characteristics of your company. More important taxes are divided into 2 groups:  Taxes resulting from salary (income tax, social tax, unemployment insurance premium, funded pension). Minimum monthly salary in Estonia is currently 320 euros (2013).  Taxes resulting from business activity (income tax, value added tax, fringe benefit tax, excise duties). Corporate tax does not apply since 2000. The tax period shall be one calendar month and the deadline for payment and filing a return to the Tax and Customs Board is the 10th day of the subsequent month (20th day in case of value added tax). Source: Estonian Tax and Customs Board (Eesti Maksu- ja Tolliamet) www.emta.ee
    6. 6. Taxes resulting from salary Tax name Tax rate Paid on what Personal income tax 21 % Paid on gross earnings, additional remunerations, bonus pay, holiday pay and other payments that are considered earned income. Tax-free minimum is 144 euros a month Social tax 33 % Paid on gross earnings and fringe benefits Unemployment insurance premium Employee's payment 2% Employer's payment 1% Funded pension Employee's payment 2% Paid to the employee on salary and other wages. The aim of the unemployment insurance premium is to insure employees against unemployment, collective termination of employment contracts or the insolvency of the employer Employee pays on the gross earnings himself/herself. Joining the funded pension is compulsory for those born in 1983 or later (from the beginning of the following year after reaching the age of 18). The state adds 4% out of the 33% of social tax that is calculated on the employee's salary State's payment 4%
    7. 7. Taxes resulting from business activity Tax name Corporate tax Tax rate Paid on what Paid on distributed earnings, expenses and payments not related to enterprise and on gifts, donations, costs of entertaining guests 20 % The general VAT rate is 20% of the taxable value of a good or service. An undertaking is required to register as a taxable person if his/her turnover exceeds 16,000 euros in a calendar year. 9% Paid on books (including textbooks and workbooks), periodicals, accommodation services and some medicines, health and hygiene products and medical equipment for personal use by disabled persons 0% Fringe benefit tax Paid on reinvested income 21/79 Value added tax (VAT) 0% Paid on exported goods, consultation services provided to VAT payers in another EU member state, services provided outside Estonia, a number of services related to water and air transport and carriage of goods 21/79 ja 33 % Paid on goods, services or the market price of monetarily appraisable gifts that an employer provides to his/her employee. Granting fringe benefits requires paying income and social tax and it is not possible to apply for a VAT refund on purchases of goods or services granted as fringe benefits
    8. 8. Overview of the Estonian customs system  You will have to deal with customs if you are engaged in exporting goods to or importing goods from countries outside the European Union (EU).  In Estonia, the Tax and Customs Board is in charge of implementing and enforcing customs regulations.  Customs regulations apply only in the case of trade between countries in the EU and countries outside the EU (third countries).  When exporting goods from the EU, an Export Declaration has to be prepared. When importing goods to the EU, an Import Declaration has to be prepared. Declarations shall be prepared by a customs declarant.  When importing goods into free circulation, you will need to pay the following taxes on goods during customs formalities:  customs duty (depending on the type, country of origin and amount of the goods)  value added tax  also excise duty depending on the type of goods, if necessary (alcohol, tobacco and fuel excise duty).  When exporting from Estonia to countries outside the EU, customs duties are generally not added. Turnover from the export of goods is taxable at the rate of zero. For more information on the Estonian customs system, see: https://www.eesti.ee/est/ettevotja/maksud_ja_toll/ulevaade_eesti_tollisusteemist and on the excise duty rates, see: http://www.emta.ee/index.php?id=907
    9. 9. Average prices of the land and consumer services in Lääne-Virumaa Electric power  Estonia has an open electricity market, where consumers can choose a suitable service provider. Exchange prices are valid on the electricity market.  In the I quarter of 2013 the average price per kWh was 0.081 EUR Source: Eesti Energia homepage (www.energia.ee) Gas Gas bill includes the cost of consumed gas, network charges and gas excise duty.  Price of gas according to consumed amount – 0.42120-0.74400 EUR/m3  Price of network service – 0.03924 EUR/m3 and natural gas excise duty - 0.02814 EUR/m3 Source: Eesti Gaas homepage (www.gaas.ee) Water and sewerage  In the I quarter of 2013 the average water rate was 1.125 EUR/m3  In the I quarter of 2013 the average sewerage rate was 1.59 EUR/m3 Source: homepages of the parishes of Lääne-Virumaa Average land price on production land in the region (2011-2012) – 11.8 eur/m3 Source: Real estate price statistics database of the Land Board http://www.maaamet.ee/kinnisvara/htraru
    10. 10. 5 reasons for investing in Lääne-Virumaa  Good logistic location - in the vicinity of Tallinn, Petersburg, Kotka  Good infrastructure - Port of Kunda, rail connection, highways  Existence of qualified workforce  Good business and living environment  Industrial areas with various possibilities
    11. 11. Logistic location 2 important highways cross Lääne-Virumaa:  Tallinn-Narva highway (road no. 1; E20)  Sõmeru–Rakvere–Pärnu highway (road no. 5) Distances to significant destinations: Kotka  100 km to the Tallinn Airport and the Port of         Stockholm Pskov 640 km  Narva Tallinn Riga Vilnius  Tallinn (1 hour by car) 25 km to the Port of Kunda (0.5 hours by car) 120 km to the Russian border at Narva (1.5 hours by car) and Koidula border point 352 km to Riga (5 hours by car) 268 km to St. Petersburg (4 hours by car) 280 km to Pskov (4 hours by car) 187 km to Helsinki (1.5 hours by car and 2.5 hours by ferry) 665 km to Stockholm (1.5 hours by car and 15 hours by ferry) 640 km to Vilnius (7.5 hours by car) 1005 km to Warsaw (12.5 hours by car) Sankt-Peterburg Helsinki
    12. 12. Modes of transport of goods Due to the favourable location of Lääne-Virumaa, undertakings can use various modes of transport that are suitable for them: Road transport  Goods are transported to the member countries of the EU and to Russia.  Maximum allowed weight of the load: 24 tons  Maximum number of pallets per load: 34  Average price per kilometre: 0.8 EUR/km  Major local companies:  Lajos AS (www.lajos.ee)  Egesten Transport OÜ (http://www.egesten.ee/?id=283)  Local forwarders:  Viru Trans AS (http://www.virutrans.ee/)
    13. 13. Modes of transportation of goods (2) Rail transport  Minimum transportable quantity of goods is 25 tons and transport distance over 101 km  Shipments can be transported as small consignments, minimum transportable quantity is 2.5 tons  Goods can be loaded and unloaded in Rakvere, Tapa and Tamsalu.  Lääne-Virumaa has rail connection with Saint Petersburg and Pskov (Russia) and Riga (Baltics, Belarus, Ukraine)  Transport of goods is regulated by EVR Cargo AS (www.evrcargo.ee)  In case of capacities under 12,000 tons per year it is reasonable to contact a forwarder. Some of the Estonian forwarders:  Kunda Nordic Tsement AS  Kunda Trans AS  Lemeks AS  Balt Trans Service OÜ  Baltrefservice AS For more information on the forwarders, see EVR Cargo AS homepage.  Price of the transportable goods depends on the nature and transport distance of the goods.
    14. 14. Modes of transportation of goods (3) Maritime transport  The Port of Kunda is recognised by consignors and ships for quick loading and good service  The port includes 4 quays  Guaranteed depth is up to 9.3 meters depending on the quay and the port allows processing ships with loading capacity up to 12,000 tons  Mobile cranes and loaders are provided for loading and unloading  The port is operational 24/7 without holidays  The port handles bulk as well as general goods and liquid bulk goods  The port includes over 6,000 m² of warehouses, 52,000 m³ area for containers, open storage areas  Goods have been exchanged with 21 countries  Port homepage: http://www.heidelbergcement.com/ee/et/kunda/kunda_sadam/index.htm
    15. 15. Modes of transportation of goods (4) Air transport  The benefits of air transport are transport speed and distance  Worldwide transport of goods  Carrying capacity of the larger aircraft is 120 tons and it can carry 200 m3 of goods.  Weight and volume ratio in air transport: 1 m³ = 167 kg  Liability of the carrier up to 19 SDR / gross kilograms  Tallinn Airport includes 4 freight terminals with a total storage area of ca 5000 m2  Various forwarders, express service and goods service companies operate at goods terminals:  ACE Logistics Estonia AS (www.ace.ee)  Airproxy AS (http://www.airproxy.ee)  DHL Eesti AS (www.dhl.ee)  FEDERAL EXPRESS Corporation's Estonian branch (www.fedex.com/ee/)  Airport homepage: http://www.tallinn-airport.ee/associates/kaubaveod/Partnerid/?articleID=537
    16. 16. Education and qualification of the workforce in Lääne-Virumaa  In addition to the local workforce the labour market area also includes the parishes of IdaVirumaa, Harjumaa, Järvamaa and Jõgevamaa, which are adjacent to Lääne-Viru county  According the data of 2011, the county has most specialists in the following fields of activity:  Food industry, timber industry, metal industry, electronics industry - ca 3,100 engaged  Wholesale and retail business, repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles – ca 2,100     engaged Agriculture, forest management and fishing industry - ca 1,400 engaged Construction – ca 1,000 engaged Transportation and storage – ca 1,000 engaged Health and social welfare - ca 700 engaged Source: Commercial register data
    17. 17. Education and qualification of the workforce in Lääne-Virumaa  Training of the employees and acquiring qualification in the county is mainly supported by the Rakvere Vocational School (www.rak.edu.ee/)  The following specialists are being trained in the county:  baker  pastry chef  tool maker  logistician  machine operator  welder  carplumber  The vocational school recently opened a vehicle repair garage and a modern educational restaurant, where students can put the acquired knowledge into practice  The great advantage of Rakvere Vocational School is its readiness to offer new specialties in order to support the development of the area  Lääne-Virumaa also has an educational institution for disabled persons, who are able to find work after completing their studies
    18. 18. Important economic sectors in Lääne-Virumaa Based on the turnover in 2011, the most important economic sectors in Lääne-Virumaa are:  Food industry  Timber industry  Metal industry  Transportation and logistics  Textile and clothing industry  Farming system  Electrical and electronic equipment industry Source: Commercial register data
    19. 19. Overview of the food industry sector  The food industry is the leading sector in the county, mainly because of strong traditions, existing raw material (existence of arable land and farming system) and specific training of the workforce.  15 companies operate in the sector and largest ones in the area are: Rakvere Lihakombinaat AS, OG Elektra AS, Viru Õlu AS.  Number of engaged employees in the sector is ca 1,300  Sales revenue of the sector is 119 million euros  Export volume is 0.9 million euros  Business profit is ca 7.8 million euros Source: Commercial register data
    20. 20. Food industry companies in Lääne-Virumaa Rakvere Lihakombinaat AS (http://www.rlk.ee/)  Largest producer of meat products in the Baltic States  Founded in 1944  Parent company is in Rakvere, 3 subsidiaries, 2 of them are located in the Baltic States  Number of employees in the group is ca 1,200, ca 900 in Rakvere  Turnover of the group in 2012 was ca 140 mln euros, export constitutes ca 30% of the turnover OG Elektra Tootmine AS (http://www.ogelektra.ee/)  Belongs to the group AS OG Elektra and its main activity is the production and sale of food products in stores  Founded in 1999  Number of employees in the group is ca 1,000, ca 150 in OG Elektra Tootmine AS  Annual turnover of the group is ca 80 mln euros, company does not export products Viru Õlu AS (http://wiru.ee/)  Producer of beer and soft drinks  Founded in 1975  Danish brewery Harboes Bryggeri AS has been the major shareholder since 1992.  Production is located in Haljala  Approx. 80 employees  Company's turnover in 2012 was 8 mln euros, company exports its products
    21. 21. Food industry companiesin Lääne-Virumaa(2) Pihlaka AS (http://www.pihlaka.ee)  Company produces pastry and culinary products  Founded in 1989.  Production is located in Rakvere  Approx. 100 employees  Turnover in 2012 was ca 3,34 mln euros  Pihlaka's pastry chefs have been awarded many prizes in national competitions. Päts OÜ (https://www.facebook.com/PatsSahver)  Produces pastry products  Founded in 2012.  Production is located in Rakvere  Approx. 15 employees  Company also has a pizza bar Hagar AS (www.hagar.ee)  Company produces pastry and bakary products  Founded in 1992.  Production is located in Tamsalu and Tapa  Over 100 employees  Turnover in 2012 was ca 4,8 mln euros
    22. 22. Description of the timber industry sector  Favourable possibilities for timber processing and production of timber and cork products due to the existence of forests – existence of raw material Lääne-Virumaa is perfect for industrial companies due to its great logistic location.  Number of companies operating in the sector is ca 60  Number of engaged employees in the  sector is ca 1,400  Sales revenue is 96 million euros  Export volume is 29.5 million euros  Business profit is 9.3 million euros Source: Commercial register data
    23. 23. Timber industry companies in Lääne-Virumaa Aru Grupp AS (http://www.arugrupp.ee/)  Company's territory includes 4 factories that manufacture: windows and doors, stairs, houses and laminated timber components  Parent company is in Hulja, 2 subsidiaries in Ireland and Great Britain  Founded in 1993.  150 employees  Turnover in 2012 was 7,26 mln euros Rakvere Metsamajand AS (http://rakveremm.ee/)  Company produces sawn timber and refined construction timber  Founded in 1994.  Production is located in Rakvere  Approx. 70 employees  Turnover in 2012 was 1,32 mln euros Lemeks AS (http://www.lemeks.ee)  Company operates in the fields of timber processing, logging and agriculture  Founded in 1993.  22 subsidiaries and related companies in Estonia, Latvia, France and Great Britain  Lemeks AS has 3 production companies located in Lääne -Virumaa: Palmako AS, Imprest AS, Viru-Nigula Saeveski AS  Approx. 600 employees  Turnover in 2012 was 86 mln euros
    24. 24. Timber industry companies in Lääne-Virumaa (2) Stora Enso Eesti AS (http://www.storaenso.ee)  Company produces sawn timber and refined construction timber  Parent company is in Finland  Founded in 1995.  Production is located in Näpi and Ilmavere  Turnover in 2012 was 168 mln euros, company exports its products Jeld-Wen Eesti AS (http://www.jeld-wen.ee/)  Company's main activity is the production of solid wood doors and jambs  Parent company is in USA  Founded in 1992.  Production is located in Rakvere  Approx. 700 employees  Turnover in 2012 was 48,9 mln euros, company exports its products Estonian Cell AS (http://www.estoniancell.ee)  Company manufactures aspen mechanical pulp, which is the raw material of different fine paper  Parent company is in Austria  Founded in 2006.  Production is located in Kunda  Approx. 85 employees  Turnover in 2012 was 67,5 mln euros, company exports the main part of the production  Volume of investments is 153 mln euros
    25. 25. Description of the metal industry sector  Production of metal products is a traditional sector in the county. Spare parts for larger industrial companies were often manufactured in local departments of factories.  Major companies in Lääne-Virumaa, which are based on Estonian capital, are Palmse Metall OÜ, Rakiste Tehas AS, Tamsalu EPT AS, Kunrex OÜ.  Major investment company in Lääne-Virumaa is Kopar Baltik AS  Number of companies operating in the sector is ca 35  Number of engaged employees in the sector is ca 200  Sales revenue of the sector is 13 million euros  Export volume is 2.3 million euros  Business profit is 8.9 million euros Source: Commercial register data
    26. 26. Metal companies in Lääne-Virumaa Palmse Metall OÜ (http://www.palmsetrailer.eu/)  Company manufactures and sells agricultural machinery  Founded in 2005.  Production is located in Võsupere, Vihula Parish  Approx. 20 employees  Turnover in 2011 was ca 6,67 mln euros, company exports its products Rakiste Tehas AS (http://rakistetehas.edicypages.com/et)  Company manufactures metal frame garden furniture, stamped details and light welded constructions  Founded in 1992.  Production is located in Rakvere  Approx. 60 employees  Turnover in 2012 was 2,27 mln euros, company exports its products Tamsalu EPT AS (http://www.tamsaluept.ee/)  Company is engaged in metal works and manufactures agricultural, forestry and roadbuilding machinery  Founded in 1950.  Production is located in Tamsalu town without municipal status, Tamsalu Parish  Approx. 81 employees  Annual turnover of the company is ca 3.7 million euros, export of metal products constitutes approx. 70-80% of the turnover.
    27. 27. Metal companies in Lääne-Virumaa Kunrex OÜ (http://kunrex.ee)  Company's main activity is divided in two: sale of workforce services and production of industrial and structural metal constructions and facilities including installation  Founded in 2003.  Production is located in Kunda  Approx. 55 employees  Turnover in 2012 was 3,88 mln euros, company exports its products  In 2007 Kunrex OÜ reached the top 5 companies in the Estonian Competitiveness Chart. Kopar Baltik OÜ (http://www.koparbaltik.ee)  Company is engaged in sheet metal works and it is a factory outsourced by the parent company  Founded in 2005.  Parent company is in Finland  Production is located in Uhtna, Sõmeru Parish  Approx. 25 employees  Annual turnover of the group is ca 15.5 million euros, export constitutes approx. 90% of the turnover.
    28. 28. Description of the logistics and transportation sector  Transport companies operate near the major production centres – near Rakvere and Kunda. Many transport companies have expanded their services to foreign markets.  Number of companies operating in the sector is ca 200  Major companies in the county are Lajos AS, Kunda Trans AS, Kunda Auto AS, Egesten Transport OÜ  Number of engaged employees in the sector is ca 1,000  Sales revenue is 66 million euros  Export volume is 7.3 million euros  Business profit is 5.4 million euros Source: Commercial register data
    29. 29. Transport companies in Lääne-Virumaa Lajos AS (http://www.lajos.ee/)  Company's main activities include provision of transport services in Estonia and Europe, repair and car wash service for trucks and cars, sales of car accessories and spare parts  Founded in 1992.  The office, shop and workshop are located in Kunda  Approx. 65 employees  Turnover in 2011 was 7.5 million euros  Company is a member of the Association of Estonian International Road Carriers and the Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Kunda Trans AS  Company's main activity is rail transport  Founded in 1997.  Approx. 40 employees  Turnover in 2012 was 2.7 million euros, export constitutes 9% of the turnover
    30. 30. Transport companies in Lääne-Virumaa (2) Egesten Transport OÜ (http://www.egesten.ee/?id=283)  Company's main activity is the provision of domestic transport services, the company also has an international transport permit  Founded in 2001.  In 2009 the company was divided in three according to the fields of activity: transport services, vehicle repairs and inspection and agricultural construction  Approx. 30 employees  Turnover in 2012 was 2,9 million euros Kunda Auto AS (http://www.kundaauto.ee/)  Company's main activities include the provision of road transport services and technical maintenance and repair of trucks, the company also has an international transport permit.  Founded in 1990.  The car repair shop is located in Kunda  Turnover in 2012 was 1,1 mln euros
    31. 31. Industrial areas Rakvere Tapa Kunda Tamsalu Sõmeru Haljala Vinni Kadrina
    32. 32. Industrial area of Rakvere road available registered immovables occupied registered immovables airport area other area Description of the industrial area Total area: 23.74 ha, which includes 1.3 ha of business land (2 registered immovables) and 22.4 ha of production land (39 Registered immovables) Buildings: production lands are unimproved and business lands partially improved Ownership: municipal ownership
    33. 33. Utility networks of the Industrial area of Rakvere Electricity: area is located in the connection zone, Eesti Energia AS (www.energia.ee) Water and sewerage: connection points are mostly located at the borders of registered immovables (except some immovables, that require construction of an additional utility line for connection); Rakvere Vesi AS http://www.rakvesi.ee/ Communications: city and the surrounding areas are covered by all of the major mobile network operators Cooling water: lack of sufficiently large water bodies Gas: no gas line, except near the Raudtee 29 and 31 registered immovables, Eesti Gaas AS http://www.gaas.ee/ Access roads: the industrial area is accessible via asphalt roads suitable for industrial transport. Railway station is located nearby. Another advantage is access via illuminated non-motorised traffic routes. Other: future plans also include access to the area via railway overpass, which is to be constructed. There is an unsurfaced runway and after it is renovated, it can be used by aircrafts servicing industrial companies. Companies already operating in the industrial area: Jeld-Wen Eesti AS (http://www.jeld-wen.ee/), Rakiste Tehas AS (http://rakistetehas.edicypages.com/et), Rakvere Vesi AS (http://www.rakvesi.ee/) Detailed plan: available Acquisition conditions: according to individual agreement Contact: Rakvere Town Government, Tallinna mnt 5, 44306 Rakvere, tel: +372 322 5870, linnavalitsus@rakvere.ee; http://rakvere.kovtp.ee/et/lennuvalja-toostusala
    34. 34. Brief overview of Rakvere Rakvere city is the largest city in Lääne-Virumaa and it is located at the heart of the county. Population of Rakvere is 16,886 people (based on 2011). Rakvere city provides possibilities for completing upper secondary school, various sporting and cultural activities as well as for leisure time:  city has nursery schools, schools, vocational school, institution of higher education  Sporting activities support the existence of a sports centre and a stadium, there are many active sports clubs. The city also has an illuminated hiking trail and ski track.  There is a cultural house, youth house, Rakvere Theatre and cinema.  For relaxation there is Aqva Hotel & Spa. Most important sights of Rakvere city are: Rakvere Castle, Tarva statue, Police Museum, Rakvere manor and manor park. Rakvere Castle The Tarvas sculpture Rakvere Theatre
    35. 35. Smart House Competence Centre Smart House Competence Centre is an innovation partnership centre with a local and international network, which helps the related companies, public authorities and research and educational institutions to create, develop and implement intelligent technological smart building solutions, contributing to making the living and working environment more comfortable, energy efficient and safe. Fields of research:  Automated building systems control  Building management control  Home and office equipment control  Personal health monitoring w ww.rakveretarkmaja.ee Courses of action:  Development of the organisation of training and competence centre  Creation of a unique test environment for development  Researches and expert analyses for the collection and distribution of information supporting development  Research and development for developing new products and services
    36. 36. Rakvere Smart House The new building of the competence centre, that will be built in Rakvere city centre, will be the first public near-zero-energy building in Estonia that utilizes different building automation technologies and has been engineered from start to finish using the BIM (Building Information Modelling) methodology. The new building complex will consist of three sections with different energy use, setting up a unique test environment in the region for developing and testing different technologies and conducting various researches. Low-energy section Heritage protected section with cultural and environmental value and normal energy use Geothermal heating pumps and solar energy is used for heating the centre Near-zero-energy section
    37. 37. Industrial area of Tapa Parish Tapa tööstusküla maakasutus ja kommunikatsioonid – Land use and utility networks at Tapa industrial site. Description of the industrial area Total area: 50 ha (9 Registered immovables) Buildings: unimproved Ownership: Municipal ownership, private ownership, state ownership private land in use private land not in use municipal land unreformed state land recreation area defence forces reconstructed road road to be reconstructed railway owned by rural municipality water main sewer main border of the registered immovable
    38. 38. Utility networks of the industrial area of Tapa Parish Electricity: located at the borders of registered immovables, 2 x 1000 kVA + 630 kVA, Eesti Energia AS (www.energia.ee) Water and sewerage: connection points are mostly located at the borders of registered immovables, maximum capacity (20 m3 per hour), service provided by Tapa Vesi AS (www.tapavesi.ee) Heating: service provided by Termoring Grupp OÜ, Tapa Mill AS (www.tapamill.ee) Communications: town and the surrounding areas are covered by all of the major mobile network operators Cooling water: lack of sufficiently large water bodies nearby Gas: no gas line Access roads: the industrial area is Address Size Form of ownership accessible via asphalt roads suitable for Karja 1 0,92 ha Municipal ownership industrial transport. Karja 9 2,24 ha Municipal ownership Companies already operating in the industrial Väike Karja 2 3,56 ha Municipal ownership area: Tapa Mill AS (www.tapamill.ee) Karja 6 13 ha State land Detailed plan: completed Acquisition conditions: according to individual Karja 2 0,7 ha State land agreement Tiigi 6 2,2 ha State land Contact: Tapa Municipality Government, Paide mnt 86 8,4 ha Private ownership for sale tel: +3273229658, Karja põik 6 1,84 ha Private ownership for sale e-mail: vallavalitsus@tapa.ee, http://tapa.ee/index.php?page=331 Karja põik 8 3,97 ha Private ownership for sale
    39. 39. Tapa Logistics Park in the industrial area of Tapa Parish Address: Karja tn 8, Tapa, Lääne-Virumaa Total area of the territory: 201,000 m2 Number of finished buildings: 6 Total area of buildings: finished warehouses 40,000m2 Number of rooms: 30 storage rooms Areas of rooms: 900 - 1,600 m2 Useful height: 5.3 - 5.7 m Loading conditions: Vehicle loading platform, railway loading platforms (1,080 m, 76 wagons), loading doors (3 m x 3 m) Office and rest rooms: available Warehouse rental price: 1,6 EUR/ m2/ per month Additional charges: utilities, VAT Contact: Riina Männik, manager of the Tapa Logistics Park, tel: +372 32 71 101, GSM: +372 52 90 741, e-mail: riina@rrk.ee, ttp://www.rrk.ee/?op=body&id=247
    40. 40. Brief overview of Tapa Parish Tapa Parish is the most southern rural municipality in Lääne-Virumaa and is located in the outskirts of Pandivere upland and Kõrvemaa. Population of Tapa is 8,611 people (based on 2011). Tapa Parish provides possibilities for completing upper secondary school, various sporting and cultural activities as well as for leisure time:  Parish has nursery schools, schools, music school  There is a sports centre (swimming pool, wrestling room, gym, climbing wall, ball court, running track) and illuminated ski and health tracks  Parish also has a cultural house, library, museum and the Tapa Cultural Chamber Health service is provided by Tapa Hospital. The town of Tapa in Tapa Parish is an important national defence centre – Tapa Training Center of the Estonian Defence Forces operates here and the Defence Forces central training area is being established on the north border of the rural municipality. Tapa Community Centre Tavern "Musta Täku Tall"
    41. 41. Industrial areas of Kunda I. Industrial area on the territory of Port of Kunda Total area: 130 ha, which includes 113ha of unused area Buildings: no buildings Form of ownership: private ownership II. Industrial area on the Tööstuse street Total area: 18 ha, which includes 3 ha of unused area Buildings: no buildings Form of ownership: private ownership
    42. 42. Utility networks of the Industrial areas of Kunda Electricity: located at the border of the industrial area, service providers are Eesti Energia AS (www.energia.ee) and Kunda Nordic Tsement AS Water and sewerage: located at the border of the industrial area, service provider is AS Kunda Vesi (www.kundavesi.ee) Heating: service provider is Adven Eesti AS (www.adven.ee) Communications: town and the surrounding areas are covered by multiple mobile network operators Cooling water: industrial area of the port is bordered by Kunda bay Gas: no gas line Access roads: the industrial area is accessible via asphalt roads suitable for industrial transport. Asphalt road is located at the border of the available area. Industrial area of the port is located on the territory of Port of Kunda. There is a railway, which belongs to Kunda Trans AS Companies already operating in the industrial area: Lajos AS (www.lajos.ee), Kunrex OÜ (www.kunrex.ee), Kunda Trans AS Detailed plan: completed Acquisition conditions: according to individual agreement Contact: 1. Kunda Nordic Tsement AS, tel: +372 322 9955, e-mail: port.kunda@knc.ee, http://www.heidelbergcement.com/ee/et/kunda/kunda_sadam/index.htm 2. Kunda Town Government, tel: 32 55 960, e-mail: linnavalitsus@kunda.ee, www.kunda.ee
    43. 43. Brief overview of Kunda Nowadays, Kunda is a small green industrial and port town. Town is located in the north-east area of Lääne-Virumaa, 107 km from Tallinn and 98 km from Narva. Population of Kunda is 3,680 people (based on 2011). The town of Kunda is mainly associated with cement, because Kunda has been manufacturing it for over hundred years thanks to local raw material. Actually, Kunda became known already in the 19th century after the port was built. The town of Kunda provides possibilities for acquiring education, various sporting and cultural activities as well as for leisure time:  The town has a nursery school, upper secondary school and music school  There is a sports centre for sporting activities (swimming pool, sports hall, gym, sauna, cafeteria etc.)  For spending leisure time there is a library, cultural centre, youth house, beach and a motocross track  The town also has a health centre Kunda club Kunda cement factory Kunda I hydroelectric power plant
    44. 44. Industrial area of Tamsalu Parish Description of the industrial area Total area: 70 ha, which includes 15 ha of available area (30 registered immovables) Buildings: available registered immovables are unimproved Ownership: municipal ownership INDUSTRIAL AREA TAMSALU TOWN
    45. 45. Utility networks of the industrial area of Tamsalu Parish Electricity: substation is located 500 m from the industrial area, substation capacity is 35/10 kV, Tiigi Keskus AS Water and sewerage: resource with drinking water quality 1640 m3/d, capacity of the wastewater treatment system is 800 m3 of water in 24h; wastewater and sewerage are located at the border of the available area, Tamsalu Vesi AS Heating: service provider is Tamsalu Kalor AS (www.tamsalu.ee/est/), price of heating incl. VAT is 60.50 eur/MWh Communications: town and the surrounding areas are covered by multiple mobile network operators Cooling water: lack of sufficiently large water bodies nearby Gas: no gas line Access roads: the industrial area is accessible via asphalt roads suitable for industrial transport. Asphalt road is located at the border of the available area. Tallinn-Tartu railway crosses Tamsalu. Industrial area is connected to the railway, that crosses Tamsalu, via sidings. Other: Tamsalu industrial area includes grain elevators with total capacity of 108,000 tons Companies already operating in the industrial area: Tiigi Keskus AS, E-Betoonelement AS (http://betoonelement.ee/), Kunda Mobil AS and others. Detailed plan: available Acquisition conditions: according to individual agreement Contact: Tamsalu Municipality Government, tel: +372 3228431; e-mail: tamsalu@tamsalu.ee; http://tamsalu.ee/est/?part=html&id=94
    46. 46. Brief overview of Tamsalu Parish Tamsalu Parish is located at the Pandivere upland in the south-west area of Lääne-Viru county, 100 km fromTallinn and Tartu and 30 km from Rakvere. The town of Tamsalu is the centre of the parish. The town of Tamsalu is a centre with developed technical and social infrastructure. Population of Tamsalu Parish is 4,249 people (based on 2011). Parish provides possibilities for acquiring education, various sporting and cultural activities as well as for leisure time:  Parish has two nursery schools, a basic school and an upper secondary school  There is a sports centre (swimming pool, sports halls and a hostel) and illuminated ski and health tracks  Parish has a cultural house, libraries and a limestone museum.  Lake Porkuni recreational area is a popular place among holiday-makers As a result of the cooperation between four parishes in the Pandivere area, the non-profit association Pandivere Arendus- ja Inkubatsioonikeskus (Pandivere Development And Incubation Center) was established
    47. 47. Industrial area of Sõmeru Parish Description of the Roodevälja-Aluvere industrial area: Total area: 86 ha (6 registered immovables) Buildings: no buildings Ownership: municipal ownership, private ownership, state land
    48. 48. Utility networks of the industrial area of Sõmeru Parish Electricity: Tallinn-Kiisa 330 kV power line crosses the parish. There are necessary substations 300 m from the border of the registered immovable. Elektrilevi OÜ www.elektrilevi.ee Water and sewerage: there are bore wells at the border of the registered immovable, Rakvere Vesi AS www.rakvesi.ee Heating: Rakvere Soojus AS www.rakveresoojus.ee Communications: Sõmeru Parish is covered by all of the major mobile network operators. Cooling water: lack of sufficiently large water bodies Gas: parish includes a medium pressure and low pressure gas line. There are free resources. There is a gas pressure reducing station in Roodevälja village. Eesti Gaas AS http://www.gaas.ee/ Access roads: the industrial area is accessible via asphalt roads suitable for industrial transport. Rail connection between Tallinn-Narva and Rakvere-Kunda. The closest port is in Kunda at a distance of 25 km. Companies already operating in the industrial area: There are no active companies in the industrial area. PMÜ Kevili, AS Roodevälja Terminal and OÜ Tsevat operate at the adjacent registered immovables. Detailed plan: available for some of the registered immovables Acquisition conditions: according to individual agreement Contact: Sõmeru Municipality Government, Kooli 2 Sõmeru alevik Lääne-Viru county Tel: +372 329 5944, e-mail: vald@someru.ee, homepage: www.someru.ee
    49. 49. Brief overview of Sõmeru Parish Sõmeru Parish is located in Lääne-Viru county in the vicinity of Rakvere city and it is one the most densely populated areas in the county. Population of the parish is approx. 3,700 people. Sõmeru is located 5 km from Rakvere, 98 km from Tallinn, 132 km from Tartu and 114 km from Narva. Sõmeru Parish is a socially safe and attractive living environment:  basic school and nursery school in Sõmeru and Uhtna six youth and village centres senior day centres in Sõmeru and Ubja  libraries in Sõmeru and Uhtna, club in Sõmeru, museum in Ubja  health centre, dentist and pharmacy in Sõmeru  nursing home in Uhtna. Sõmeru Parish is a diversely developed business area, which is Characterised by a large proportion of foreign investors, Favourable logistic location and qualified workforce. Main activities include agriculture, construction, metal processing and timber industry. In 2013 the construction of the most powerful grain elevator in Estonia was completed in Roodevälja. Sõmeru Community Centre Grain terminal in the Roodevälja industrial area
    50. 50. Industrial area of Haljala Parish Description of the industrial area of Haljala Parish: Total area: 34 ha Buildings: no buildings Ownership: private ownership
    51. 51. Utility networks of the industrial area of Haljala Parish Electricity: area is located in the connection zone, substation needs to be constructed; Eesti Energia AS (www.energia.ee) Water and sewerage: According to the detailed plan, the developer is obligated to construct the public water supply and sewerage on the development area of the infrastructure and connect it to the existing infrastructure; AS Haljala Soojus Communications: town and the surrounding areas are covered by all of the major mobile network operators, cable network has not been constructed Cooling water: lack of sufficiently large water bodies Gas: gas line is located ca 400 m fom the border of the development area; Eesti Gaas AS http://www.gaas.ee/ Access roads: access to the development area is via Haljala junction, road network (roads, non-motorised traffic routes) within the development shall be constructed by the developer. Companies already operating in the industrial area: Viru Õlu AS (www.viruolu.ee), Baltic Fibres OÜ (www.balticfibres.ee) , Bellus Furniture OÜ (www.bellus.com) Detailed plan: detailed plan of Vasta, Jaani-Mardi and Aasa have been adopted, work no. 480112, prepared by MHV Consult. Acquisition conditions: according to individual agreement Contact: Haljala Municipality Government, Rakvere mnt 3 , 45301 Haljala, tel: +372 3278220, haljala@haljala.ee; http://haljala.kovtp.ee/et/detailplaneeringud/-/asset_publisher/Dq4v/content/vastadetailplaneeringu-pohiprojekt
    52. 52. Brief overview of Haljala Parish Haljala church Haljala Parish is located in the north area of Lääne-Viru county and it is the 9th largest (by area) parish in Lääne-Viru county. Population of Haljala is 2,855 people (based on 2012). Major roads that cross Haljala Parish are Tallinn-Narva highway and Rakvere-Võsu highway Distance from Tallinn is 100 km, from Tartu 130 km, from Rakvere 11 km. Haljala small town is the centre of the parish. Parish provides possibilities for acquiring education, various sporting and cultural activities as well as for leisure time:  Parish has a nursery school and school  There is a gym, stadium and many active sports clubs  Parish also has a cultural house, library and museum Haljala Parish has a good logistic location and it is an attractive compact area for the investors. Many important companies of the area operate here, i.e. Viru Õlu AS, Bellus Furniture AS and Baltic Fibres OÜ. Aaspere manor windmill Haljala school
    53. 53. Foundation Lääne-Viru Development Centre (Lääne-Virumaa Arenduskeskus) The main activities of the Foundation Lääne-Viru Development Centre include serving potential investors, development activities in the county, consulting start-ups, operating companies and non-profit associations, organising and conducting trainings. Main target groups are: investors, enterprising people, start-ups, operating companies and non-profit associations, local governments of Lääne–Virumaa and young people attending Lääne-Viru basic school and upper secondary school. Foundation Lääne-Viru Development Centre was founded in 2003. It was founded by the Union of Lääne-Viru Municipalities (Lääne-Virumaa Omavalitsuste Liit) and Lääne-Viru County Government Foundation Lääne-Viru Development Centre belongs to the network of development centres. Network includes 15 development centres from 15 counties that work closely together.
    54. 54. Contacts: Foundation Lääne-Viru Development Centre ar@arenduskeskus.ee www.arenduskeskus.ee Tel: +372 325 8028

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