ion of the possible
investment projects, establishing the system of direct currency and
According to the prospective tasks determined at the third
Polish-Ukrainian forum held in Poland and in pursuance of the agreements
reached at the meeting of the governors of the Polish provinces and
heads of the Ukrainian Regional Administrations and agreements between
the delegations of Rivne State Administration and Warnino-Mazurske
province a regional commission was appointed to prepare the program for
the realization of the articles of the signed agreement which will be
sent to the executive structures of Warmino-Mazurske province to be
The student exchange takes place between the universities of Rivne and
Varmino-Masurske province the Days of Polish Culture are held, the
cooperation in the field of tourism is developed, the contacts between
the agents of the economic activity has been established in the agro
industrial field, in the processing, chemical and food industry.
In order to activate the work of the agents of economic activity a visit
of an official delegation of Rivne region has been planned to Poland in
the frame of the program of interregional and international cooperation
to sign the agreed documents about the further development of the
The Protocol of Intentions about the cooperation was signed with a
number of cities of Warmino-Mazurske province of Poland was signed
during he Second Forum of Partner cities of Ukraine and Poland.
Poland is one of the most important economic partners of the region. For
the last years the increase of the foreign trade turnover between Rivne
region and Poland (compare 9.1 million dollars in 2000 with 11 million
dollars in 2001 and 31.7 million dollars in 2002). According to the
taxation authorities there are 23 Ukrainian-Polish Joint Ventures. The
foreign trade ties with Poland are maintained by about 70 firms of
different forms of property.
A number of agreements with Orenburg, Briansk, Rostov and Astrakhan
regions of Russia were signed in the frame of Ukrainian-Russian
cooperation; an official delegation of the heads of Trade and Economy
mission and the Consular office of Russian Federation visited Rivne. We
have trade and economic ties developing at the level of interregional
cooperation with Murmansk, Nizhniy Novgorod and Novgorod regions of
Russian Federation. There are 41 enterprises with the share of Russian
capital registered in Rivne region. The amount of Russian Federation
investments into he province’s economy comes to 11.1 million dollars.
The analysis of the dynamics of foreign trade with Russia proves the
stability of economic ties between the enterprises of the region and
those of Russian Federation.
The statistics for the last 3 years show that Russian Federation
maintains the position of one of main trade partners of Rivne region.
The actual situation of trade was discussed during the meeting of
representatives of business circles, enterprises and agents of economic
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