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Review of the investment potential of the Kherson region

Competitive advantages of the Kherson region are:
- Ecologically clean area;
- A unique therapeutic climate resort and recreational resources;
- Favorable natural and climatic conditions for the development of agriculture and alternative energy;
- Favorable geographical position;
- A large amount of water (the river Dnepr, Black and Azov Seas..)
On the territory of Kherson region is located about 290 enterprises.
 In the structure of industrial production is dominated by the following economic activities: manufacture of food products, beverages, supply of electricity, gas, vapor and air conditioned, engineering.
Businesses and organizations of this is carried out foreign trade operations in more than 100 countries worldwide.

 

Main export partners

%

 

Main import partners

%

 

1

Russian Federation

24,8

China

21,5

2

Turkey

8,6

Turkey

12,7

3

Holland

8,6

Russian Federation

10,1

4

Kazakhstan

8,0

Germany

8,4

5

Italy

3,8

Poland

7,5

6

Byelorussia

3,8

USA

5,5

7

Moldavia

3,7

France

3

8

Germany

3,3

Israel

2,9

9

Japan

3

United Kingdom

2,4

10

Croatia

2,6

Romania

2,0

In most of the region's exports accounted for:

- Delivery of plant products (35.9% of total volume);

- The delivery of food products (22.1%);

- Electrical machinery (10.6%)

The import of a significant portion of accounts for deliveries:- Machines, equipment and machinery, electrical equipment (35% of the total);

- Products of the chemical and related industries (13.3%);

- Finished food products (8.3%).

In 2015 204.5 million US dollars of direct investment was attracted into the economy of the region.

The volume of direct investments in 2015

Countries

mln.dol. USA

 %

1

Cyprus

110,9

54,2

2

United Kingdom

26,8

13,1

3

Belize

25,6

12,5

4

Germany

7,7

3,8

5

Turkey

3,9

1,9

6

USA

3,2

1,5

7

Russia

2,9

1,4

8

Panama

2,2

1,1

9

Canada

2,0

1,0

10

Holland

1,5

0,7

11

Other countries

17,8

8,7

Geographical structure of foreign trade in goods Kherson region in 2015 

 

Export

Import

Balance

thousand dollars

in % to

2014

thousand dollars

in % to

2014

Total

238440,0

66,2

142419,6

76,5

96020,3

Austria

2137,5

134,5

3052,5

99,0

–915,0

Azerbaijan

4056,5

98,6

4056,5

Belgium

1201,0

255,2

403,0

99,4

798,1

Belarus

3757,6

36,5

1717,4

144,7

2040,2

Bulgaria

798,9

63,6

2176,6

414,9

–1377,7

United Kingdom

7030,4

60,4

1731,3

41,5

5299,0

Greece

843,8

32,4

1088,7

79,2

–245,0

Georgia

4236,9

103,0

1483,4

299,3

2753,5

Estonia

603,6

52,5

1279,8

367,8

–676,2

Egypt

2133,5

72,7

1,3

10,7

2132,2

Israel

1987,1

155,8

6070,8

94,7

–4083,7

Iraq

1502,7

9,2

1502,7

Iran

1390,6

40,1

181,9

71,6

1208,8

Spain

2771,1

37,1

1615,9

131,3

1155,2

Italy

4184,4

115,0

6305,3

187,4

–2120,9

Kazakhstan

13878,8

66,4

1830,7

63,3

12048,1

Kyrgyzstan

3036,9

118,0

3036,9

China

1209,5

231,6

22801,5

53,6

–21592,0

Cyprus

886,5

40,6

1241,2

17,9

–354,7

Korea

388,8

91,2

3486,4

77,9

–3097,7

Latvia

1210,0

77,2

162,2

86,2

1047,8

Lithuania

3200,8

86,3

101,0

54,0

3099,8

Liberia

1827,3

560,2

508,5

1318,8

Lebanon

1353,0

87,1

1353,0

Morocco

2900,1

4155,5

2900,1

Moldavia

8192,3

78,8

1862,1

62,9

6330,2

Mongolia

2043,9

88,3

2043,9

Holland

19844,3

39,2

512,0

35,4

19332,4

Germany

5987,4

29,9

4016,4

54,3

1971,0

United Arab Emirates

1606,5

33,9

42,6

х

1563,9

Panama

1878,9

2598,8

2324,4

–445,5

Poland

4779,8

335,3

14743,1

96,8

–9963,3

Portugal

2831,4

1320,0

68,0

46,7

2763,4

Russia

24853,7

50,5

11425,4

104,1

13428,3

Romania

3151,9

495,9

2089,9

58,1

1062,0

Syrian Arab Republic

1586,8

64,8

4,5

22,1

1582,3

Slovakia

1943,7

382,8

140,4

299,8

1803,0

USA

7856,0

234,2

10243,8

75,2

–2387,8

Tajikistan

1744,3

58,6

46,5

1697,8

Turkey

49726,2

96,0

17815,3

67,8

31910,9

Hungary

775,2

17,6

9902,4

106,7

–9127,2

France

2390,7

26,2

977,3

33,4

1413,4

Czech Republic

4423,6

75,7

861,4

60,2

3562,2

Switzerland

2584,1

93,3

208,1

219,9

2375,9

Japan

10686,5

103,0

244,0

60,0

10442,5

Priority sectors for investment in the region are:

- Agriculture;

- Breeding;

- Food industry;

- alternative energy;

- Resort and recreation industry.