the right to work and form the dealer network in Ukraine. He agreements
on sale were concluded with the firms of Zaporizhia, Donetsk, Ternopil,
Kharkiv, Poltava, Kyiv, Lutsk and Kherson were completed.
In July 2000 an agreement about dealing was signed with the German firm
Caparol, the works for the outside and inside arrangement of the
buildings are in process.
Trade of consumer electronics, Hi-Fi equipment and photographic wares
and construction materials.
In 1994 the photographic centre “Renome” was opened, since 1996 the
Technology trade Centre has been operating, where consumer electronics,
Hi-Fi equipment of the world largest manufacturers is sold. In August of
2000 two new shops were opened to sell consumer electronics, Hi-Fi
equipment? Photographic wares and cell phones.
“ODEK” Ukraina Ltd
“ODEK” Ukraina Ltd is the largest manufacturer of plywood, including
laminated plywood, in Ukraine. The history of the company dates back to
the 80-s of the XIX century when the joint stock company for the
mechanical treatment of timber was organized in Orzhev. Now the plant
has modern equipment of the Finnish company “RAUTE” with the
productivity of 50 000 cubic metres a year. Russian birch used in the
production process is the best raw material for the plywood. Among the
partners of the company there are well-known companies form Germany,
Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Denmark, USA, some countries
of the Northern Africa and Middle East.
“ODEK” offers its clients two kinds of plywood: polished birch plywood
and laminated plywood. The specifications for the plywood produced by
“ODEK” we made up taking into consideration international standards. The
production of the plant was certified at the Institute of Material
Testing of Brandenburg, Germany.
The commonest field where the production is used:
- Confection of concrete forms;
- Construction of typical houses;
- Machine building; bus construction; car building;
- Box manufacturing;
- Furniture factories.
Packing makes it possible to preserve the production during any kind of
According to the statistics, the total of the foreign investments
attracted to the economy of the Rivne region achieved by July 1, 2003 52
million USD that is 10% more than a year ago. 73 enterprises residents
of the region take part in the international cooperation.
The most investments came from the United Kingdom (31 million dollars),
Russian Federation (11 million dollars), USA (2.4 million dollars) and
Germany (1.4 million dollars). The share of these countries in the whole
of the investments is 88%. 44.5 USD of foreign investments account for
each inhabitant of the region.
As examples of efficient utilization of the foreign investments for the
last years we can mention the most modern in Ukraine and the whole CIS
glassware plant JV “AD-Zoria” that produces goods corresponding to the
European standards. The plan was put into service thanks to the
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