SEZ stands for Special Economic Zones.
The Special Economic Zones are the future of the Mezzogiorno production facilities: connected to the territory that generates them, they dialogue on an equal footing with the European and non-European economic realities, ready to welcome medium to large settlements. Two such areas have been identified in Puglia: Ionian Zones and Adriatic Zones. Setting up your company in a SEZ means taking advantage of advantages and benefits.
Unified procedures, administrations gathered in a service conference, an extraordinary Commissioner: only one authorisation to set up the company.
The Sportello Unico Amministrativo (one-stop administrative services desk) to ensure a single access point for businesses, not offices, spread across the territory.
Fast and peremptory deadlines
The administrations involved in the procedures have a non-extendible time limit to express their opinion. After which the principle of tacit consent applies.
Adriatic Interregional SEZ
The Adriatic interregional SEZ includes, on the Puglia side, the ports of Bari, Barletta, Brindisi, Manfredonia, Molfetta and Monopoli and the production areas grouped around the main production centres of Bari, Brindisi, Lecce, Foggia and Barletta. Also other logistics infrastructures, such as the airports of Foggia, Bari and Brindisi, the regional freight terminal of Puglia and the logistics platform of Incoronata.
Ionian Interregional SEZ
The Ionian interregional SEZ covers a total of 2,579.41 hectares, of which 1,518.41 in Puglia. For the Puglian part, it focuses on three main logistical hubs: the port of Taranto, Grottaglie airport and the intermodal centre in Francavilla Fontana.