On 12 April, in Zhytomyr, the Chairman of the regional state administration Mr. Ihor Hundych held the meeting of the International Trade Club, which was attended by representatives from more than 20 countries of the world.
“Much has changed in Zhytomyr region since our last meeting, and we got something to tell about. We are delighted that we have confirmed the openness of the regional authority to business. In 2018, Zhytomyr region was ranked 3rd among the regions, where it is comfortable to run business. We have a clear impetus for our persistent, purposeful work. Last year, we received 7 times more investment than in 2017. This shows that doing business is successful here. But we are not complacent, because attracting investments is the development of the region”, – Mr. Hundych noted.
The Chairman mentioned that recently the largest amount of funds has been invested in solar power, and at the end of 2018, the first large solar power plant with the capacity of 19 MW was established. The intentions include the construction of a sunflower processing plant.
“One of the key ideas, we are talking about for a year, is the construction of a sunflower processing plant. Annually, we collect more than 800 thousand tons of seeds. This is a huge amount for the plant to enter the top five largest factories in Ukraine. We rely on your support in informing foreign investors about what is going on in the region and what changes are taking place in the business environment”, – the Chairman said.
The Vice-President of the International Trade Club Ms. Sonia Kraichova expressed gratitude for the opportunity to meet and get familiarized with successful business practices.
“Today, our meeting hosts representatives of more than 20 countries of the world, we represent all the continents, except Africa. I think that each participant will find spheres for cooperation. We are thankful for the conditions for our work, for the opportunity to get familiarized with enterprises and innovations”, – the Vice-President noted.
The participants of the International Trade Club got to know the investment opportunities and offers of the region.