The Donetsk region is a big industrial, cultural and scientific center.
The industry of the region is based on coal extracting, metallurgical
and machine building industries. The region specialization is stipulated
by its favourable geographical position, rich mineral and raw material
base, sufficiently developed infrastructure and high urbanisation
The Donetsk region can also boast of its industrious and talented
people. The names of our compatriots who are famous scientists,
sportsmen, culture workers are well known far away from Ukraine.
10 reasons to invest in Donetsk region
1. Favourable geographic location of the region
2. Access to vast markets of Eastern Europe and other regions
3. International relations
4. Highly skilled workforce
5. Developed infrastructure
6. Natural resources and fertile land
7. Special Mode of Investment Activity, SEZ and TPD
8. Leading position of the region of the economy of Ukraine
9. Developed industry on local mineral and raw materials base
10. Experience of investment activity
FAVOURABLE GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION OF THE REGION
Donetsk region is located in the south-east of Ukraine, covering the
area of 26,5 thousand square km with the population of about 5 million
Average population density –187 persons/sq.km
Distance to the capital of Ukraine, Kiev – 871 km by rail, 693 km by
The administrative-territorial division of the region includes 28 towns
and 17 districts subordinated to the regional administration.
The largest towns Donetsk 1 075,33 thsd.
Mariupol 516,5 thsd.
Makeevka 435,9 thsd.
Gorlovka 328,6 thsd.вік
Has a seaport in Mariupol with an access to the Black and Mediterranean
Borders on the most densely populated and economically developed regions
of Ukraine – Dnepropetrovsk, Kharkov, Zaporozhye, Lugansk, and Rostov
region of the Russian Federation.
Special mode of investment activity operates in the territory of 26
towns and 7 agricultural districts. There were created 2 special
economic zones "Donetsk" and "Azov" within the region. These towns and
agricultural districts share 40% of the territory of the region where
84% of the population lives and 85% of industrial potential is
ACCESS TO VAST MARKETS OF EASTERN EUROPE AND OTHER REGIONS
Investors have direct access to the consumers markets of Ukraine (about
50 million consumers) and Russia (about 150 million consumers).
Due to the developed system of automobile, railway and air transport,
the investor has all the opportunites to service effectively the markets
of Eastern and Central Europe, and also the countries of CIS.
Access to the Black and Mediterranean Sea basins enables to develop
successfully the trade relations with the countries of Balkan Peninsula,
Middle East, Africa, Central and Southeast Asia.
Donetsk region has longstanding and strong international trade relations
with partners from more than 100 countries of the world which play the
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