Competitive advantages of the Transcarpathian region are:- Favorable geographical position – the region borders with four EU countries (in the south of Romania, in the south-west of Hungary, in the west of Slovenia, in the northwest of Poland);- Ramified transport system and cross-border infrastructure;- Highly skilled human resources;- The availability of the natural resource base;- Development of the tourism and recreational industry;- Ecologically clean area.
On the territory of the Transcarpathian region is located 914 enterprises. In the structure of industrial production is dominated by the following economic activities: engineering, chemical, light, food and wood industries.Businesses and organizations of the region is carried out foreign trade operations in more than 90 countries around the world.
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In 2015 311.5 million US dollars of direct investment was attracted into the economy of the region.
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Priority sectors for investment in the region are:
– Mechanical engineering;
– Tourism and recreation;
– Wood-working and wood-processing industry;
– light industry;
– Electrotechnical industry;
– Warehousing and commercial property.