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Investors from all over the world gathered in Dnipro

DEF`2018 – Dnipro Economic Forum, which gathered more than 2000 participants was held in Dnipro. Among them are business representatives, bankers, economists, investors, experts and ambassadors from 30 countries of the world!

During these two days, the participants of this large-scale meeting discussed business and economic success recipes, reforms and investments.

DEF-2018 consisted of 40 discussions and seminars, got 150 professional speakers together, and among them also was a Director of the SE “Investment- Innovation Centre”- Oleksandr Kolomiytsev. During his report, he emphasized that Dnipropetrovsk region ranks 2nd place after Kiev for investment attractiveness. Regarding the region`s scope, this indicator is very high.

“Dnipropetrovsk region is an industrial center, therefore the investor comes here. Where does an investor invest? First of all, he is interested in the industries that will bring the most revenue, and secondly, he is concerned about the security of funds. That is why, our government conducts all necessary reforms, which facilitate the investing procedure “, – said Oleksandr Kolomiytsev.

He also stressed that nowadays Dnipropetrovsk region is a leader in alternative energy. “We can see the demand and investors` interest in financing not only projects for boilers and solar panels, but also projects related to water sources of alternative energy. For example, a project of Vasylkivska mini-hydroelectric power plant, which was successfully implemented because of our productive work. In this direction, the Dnipropetrovsk region hits all records on the implementation of such projects “, – said the director.

On the second day of the Forum, “Investment- Innovation Centre” successfully held a round table on the topic “Policy of stimulating the development of industrial parks in Ukraine”.

The creation experience of two the most famous Ukrainian industrial parks –  Pavlograd (Pavlograd- city) and Innovation Forpost (Dnipro- city) was discussed and presented at this event.

We remind that the forum was organized and conducted by the Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Administration and the Dnipro Regional Council for the second time. The main goal of the event is to create a space for investment and development of the Dnipropetrovsk region.