At present there are 94 resident companies registered in the FEZ Brest, including such wellknown companies as Santa Bremor, Gefest, Incofood, STIM and others. The FEZ Brest is the biggest exporter in the region with the annual exports exceeding $270 million.
In 2011, a number of major projects were carried out there. The FEZ Brest launched the first phase of the high-tech production of electric welded steel pipes of round and rectangular cross sections and the second phase of a champignon growing compound. A siding manufacturing facility and a new plant of building and decoration materials were commissioned last year, too.
In 2012, the FEZ Brest has 10 new investment projects lined up. In particular, Santa Bremor is launching the production of sturgeon roe and is going to build a deep freezing ravioli plant. The FEZ Brest will also have new polymer film, furniture and medical equipment companies set up.
Today the FEZ Brest employs over 14,000 city residents. A new residential district will be built for them with the total area of 2 million square meters.