On October 9, 2019, within the framework of MSV-2019, an informative and image event – Ukrainian Business Day was held.

“We hope that this Business Day will provide an opportunity for Ukrainian and regional businesses to show their grandiose potential and demonstrate innovations in strategic and priority areas of economic development for Dnipropetrovsk region,” – said Glіb Prygunov, Chairman of the Regional Council, during a welcome speech.

“Dnipropetrovsk region is worth to be known” is the main message of the region investment and export potential presentation. The region is the flagship of the national economy. Today, the region is accounted for more than 11% of investment in Ukraine and 20% of all domestic industrial production, which make up almost 11% of GDP of the country. The main task is consolidate cooperation to ensure continuous improvement of the situation.

“Foreign trade relations create new preconditions for Czech investments increasing in the economy of Ukraine and Dnipropetrovsk region in particular. In the first half of this year, foreign direct investments from the Czech Republic were attracted for the amount of $ 22.6 mln to the region’s economy (0.6% of the total investment in the region). During this period, the region accounted for approximately 16% of Ukraine’s total trade turnover with the Czech Republic The great potential of economic cooperation between our regions has not been exhausted and is tended to growth”,– pointed Valentyna Zatyshniak, Director of DIA, presenting the region.

During the Business Day an official presentation of the updated “Investment Guide” and priority areas for investment in Dnipropetrovsk region took place. The English version of the information and analytical edition is available here.

“Such business event is a favorable environment for introducing Czech participants with significant business opportunities in Dnipropetrovsk region, promising economy sectors for investment, allows to identify those areas of bilateral cooperation where there is mutual interest and promotes the development of mutually beneficial cooperation”, –  said Valentyna Zatyshniak.