Results of SEZ Ukraine as of December 2003

As at 01.01.04 the beginning of the functioning of the management of special Economic Zones (SEZ) and territories of priority development (TPD) approved 764 investment projects, including the TPA – 552, in the SEZ – 212; During the year 2003 approved 255 investment projects, of which the TPA – 177, in SEZ – 78.

The total estimated cost of all approved projects amounts to U.S. $ 5 billion, including foreign investment – 1.5 billion dollars (30% of the total estimated project costs), of which the TPA – 4,1 billion U.S. dollars, foreign – 1,2 billion United States (29,3% of the total estimated cost of projects approved by the TPA), in the SEZ – 923.1 million U.S., foreign – 276 million dollars (29,9%).

The estimated cost of projects approved during 2003, approximately 2.7 billion U.S. dollars, foreign – 643.8 million USD (23,8%), including the TPA – 2,2 billion U.S. dollars, foreign – 571.3 million USD (26%) in the SEZ – 408.7 million U.S. dollars, foreign – 72,4 million U.S. dollars (17,7%).

In December 2003, approved 142 investment projects with a total estimated cost of 1.8 billion dollars, of which foreign investments – 194.1 million USD (11%).

In the process of implementation of investment projects of business entities began functioning: attracted investments worth 1.4 billion U.S. dollars (or 28% of the estimated cost of projects) of them foreign – in the amount of 473.5 million USD (33,8% of the borrowed funds), including During the year 2003 – 463.1 mln USD (33,1% of the total volume of attracted investments), of which are foreign 117,5 million (25,4% of total investment attracted over 2003).

In December 2003 attracted an investment of 50,1 million U.S. dollars, of which foreign – 18,7 million (37,3%);

Disbursed investment of 6.8 billion hryvnia (or 91,7% of the total amount of attracted investments).

The largest particle in the development of equipment investments – 3,9 billion hryvnia (56,9%), Tools – 809.1 million hryvnia (11,8%). Raw materials – 682.5 million hryvnia (10%). Over the last year disbursed investment of 2.3 billion hryvnia or 59% of total volume of investments. In December 2003 mastered investments amounting to 308.1 million hryvnia. created and saved thousands of 44,6 75,8 thousand jobs, including in 2003 – 13,9 thousand respectively and about 19 thousand jobs.

In December 2003 the number of newly created jobs was 0.6 thousand and saved – 1,5 thousand jobs, sold goods, works and services worth 25.3 billion hryvnia, including for export – 8,8 billion hryvnia (34,8% of total sales agents special treatment). Last year sales totaled 11.6 billion hryvnia (45,8% of the sales), of which exports – 4,3 billion hryvnia (48,9% of total exports).