Today in business - the Aleksandrovsky center the meeting took place, during which deputy head of the Nikolaev regional state administrationNatalya Brakovan, the president regional торгово - industrial chamber of the Nikolaev areaSergey Vlasenko, heads of the cities of Voznesensk and Pervomaisk, a number of regional managements acquainted city visitors with the economic capacity of the region. The German delegation included 19 people, including the reviewer on economic problems of Embassy of Germany in UkraineStefan Cressand representatives of 10 German companies.
The Nikolaev area taking 18-е a place in Ukraine on population, long ago and surely is included in ten the largest regions - exporters. In 2007 1,7% fell to the share of Nikolayevshchina in a total amount of export of goods and services of Ukraine. Germany - one of the main external economic partners of the Nikolaev enterprises, emphasized at a meeting Natalya Brakovan. In three months 2008 export of goods and services to Germany made 24,6 million US dollars (9,2% in a total amount of export), import - 4,8 million US dollars (2,6% in a total amount of import).
In the nomenclature of export vessels, textiles, the mechanical and electric equipment, products from ferrous metals prevail. The main articles of import from Germany: textiles, mechanical and electric equipment, polymers, products of the chemical industry.
- For us each episode of direct contacts of the Nikolaev producers with potential foreign partners is extremely important, - Sergey Vlasenko emphasized. - But I hope that the today's meeting, besides business - results, will allow nikolayevets to gain and unique experience of the most successful economy of the world. Against the general decrease in growth of foreign trade in the world, Germany shows enormous progress in foreign trade.This rather small on the territory and the population the country following the results of last year and 1 quarter 2008 won first place on export, having overtaken such world leaders as the USA and China.
Direct contact negotiations of the German and Nikolaev businessmen which took place in business - the Aleksandrovsky center at 14.00 were a main goal of visit for the German guests. As the head of department of the perspective areas of work of RTPP Larisa Gorokhova noted, the German party is very exacting treated preparation of negotiations.
- The chamber will regularly organize similar meetings of representatives of the Nikolaev and foreign business community. But the German party this time really with great attention treated all details of preparation of negotiations, - Larisa Gorokhova noted.
The German companies are interested in establishment of contacts with the enterprises of mechanical engineering, agriculture and agricultural products processing, and also in the field of construction and development of transport infrastructure. "We see the high economic potential which isn't used yet in a due measure by the German business" in the Nikolaev area, - the reviewer on economic problems of Embassy of Germany in Ukraine Stefan Kresse declared at a meeting.
In respect of work German business - missions also visit on June 24 the doing Nikolaev enterprises: JSC Damen Shipyards okean, reloading terminal of the Nibulon company, JSC Yugtsement.