Sunday, June 3, 2007

Odesa hosts fourth international forum of investments and innovations

Odesa is playing a host to the fourth international forum of investments and innovations, which opened Thursday.

According to international experts, the region's investment capability reaches 6.5 billion USD. Among the promising directions are tourism and recreation, high technologies, agro-industrial complex, transport infrastructure development and logistics.

If talking about the general volume of foreign capital invested to the region's economy, today this figure amounts to some 800 million USD. Non-residents from 71 countries pose as investors to Odesa. It is leading in terms of direct foreign investments to its economy among Ukrainian cities.

Representatives of international investment funds and companies, banks, financial-industrial groups and corporations, juridical and consulting companies have arrived to participate in the forum.

The forum will represent a unique project of electronic map of land plots