Kryvyi Rih

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General Overview
Kryvyi Rih with its population of 673,000 is the biggest city in Ukraine which is not an oblast center.

kryvyi_Rig_cityIt is a huge industrial center with the share in Ukrainian GDP of 6.4% and the share in Ukraine’s export potential of 7%. 

There are six thousand enterprises in the city and among those the biggest metallurgical plants and ore mining factories in Ukraine.

Kryvyi Rih has developed one of the best in Ukraine citizen service centers which includes one-stop-shop business permit office, land registration office, and unified electronic information system for on-line registration. 

Economic Overview
Modern Kryvyi Rih is a big industrial city and center of Kryvyi Rih iron ore basin, the major raw-material base of metallurgy of Ukraine.

Kryvyi Rih takes the third place in the world in extraction of iron ore, mining complex of Kryvyi Rih provides about 90 % of total amounts of extraction of iron ore, manufacture of a concentrate and pellets in Ukraine. The bowels of Kryvyi Rih are rich also in other minerals: deposits of granite, marble, kaolin, bauxites, brown coal, also they are rich in stocks of mineral raw for manufacture of paints, deposits of lime, sand, dolomite, mineral water, etc.

The economic potential of the city includes more than 6 thousand enterprises, from which 3,1 % are the state enterprises, 60,8 % - collective enterprises, 36,1 % - a private enterprises. The economic complex totals 90 large enterprises of different branches: mining, metallurgical, machine-building, building and construction materials production, chemical, printing, wood-working, light and food industry and others.

MLED Progress
The Memorandum on Cooperation was signed on February 10, 2011.

The city finished first phase of the Strategic Planning supported by MLED and approved (November 23, 2011) Municipal Strategic Plan for city till 2015 year.

The strategy involves four areas of development for city: "Healthy Environment and Resource Provision", "Diversified Competitive Economy", "Development of Science and New Technologies", "Town Comfortable for Life".



“Municipal Strategic Development Plan for the City of Kryvyi Rih through 2015”


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