and is ready for international cooperation. OJSC
"Nikkozh" is busy with producing leather for upper and inner parts of
footwear, and belts.
A chain of enterprises to process the gifts of the sea functions in the
oblast. The biggest company of such type is JSC "Ochakiv Fish Cannery"
with annual capacity of 16 mln. conditional cans. This company products
are of increased demand.
Food industry holds one of the prioritized positions in the oblast. Its
share in the state industrial output is more than 2.2%. Meet processing
industry is based on agricultural products processing capacities, which
help manufacture up to 220 ton of cattle and 27 tons of poultry per
Milk acceptance and processing are carried out by 12 enterprises, out of
which the most powerful are: JSCs "Laktalis Ukraine", "Pervomaysk Milk
Factory", Voznesensk and Bashtan Cheese Plants. Production capacities of
all the companies are calculated to produce every 24 hours 32 tons of
butter, 270 tons of milk products and 96 conditional cans of milk
Production of flour, bread and macaroni products is carried out by the
companies "Elevatorzernoprom", JSC "Nikma" and by 131 bakeries.
Production capacities of the JSC "Gileya" and "Shelton-Myikolayiv" help
manufacture every 24 hours up to 10 thous. tons of sugar beets. In the
region there is also a company "Sandora", which produces different
beverages, canned juices and light wines. JSC "Nectar" produces such
products range as confectionery goods, mayonnaise, vinegar and
Wines, produced by the JSC "Cobleve" (village Cobleve) and beer,
produced by JSC "Yantar" (Mikolaiv) are well known and won highest marks
among Ukrainian consumers.
Except Myikolayiv liqueur & vodka plant and oblast communal
trade-production company "Frost" all the companies of light and food
industry have been privatized.
GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE "MYIKOLAYIV FREE ECONOMIC ZONE (FEZ)"
1. FEZ territory
Special economic zone "Myikolayiv" was set up within the limits of land
sites, where Myikolaiv shipyards are located:
state JS holding company "Chornomorsk ship building plant" (the area is
340 ha, including 43 ha of the South Bug water area);
OJSC "Damen Shipyard Ocean" (area is 240 ha, including 30 ha of the
South Bug water area);
state enterprise "Ship building enterprise named after 61 communars"
(area is 160 ha, including 40 ha of the South Bug water area) and the
adjacent territory with the total area of 120 ha, belonging to
Myikolayiv city council.
2. Production capacity
Myikolayiv plants are highly experienced in ship building and have
considerable technological potential. If using this potential, even
without making investments into production capacities, plus the
necessary working capital, it is possible to get annually the output of
400-500 thous. tons of dead weight on the condition of utilizing a
complex cooperation program to build up ships. With the great experience
in high tech production, the plants are able to perform orders of the
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