Investment passport of Cherkasy city
Address of Cherkasy city council and executive committee:
18000, Cherkasy city,
36, Baidy Vyshnevetskogo Str.
tel.: +38 0472 33-06-97, 36-01-70,
|Cherkasy city is a regional centre in Ukraine, industrial centre of Central economic region.
• Date of founding: 1286.
• Area – 77,59 km2 (0,37% of Cherkasy region).
• The distance to Kyiv – by highway- 189 km; by railway – 242 km.
|Population: 284,2 thousand people (as of 01.01.2016), 22,8% of the total population
Men – 129798 (45,6%),
Women – 154402 (54,4%);
Younger than working– 12,8%;
Working age – 72,6%;
Elder – 14,6%;
The number of working population - 206401 people;
The level of unemployed registered – 2,0% to working population;
Average wages in 2015 - 3672 UAH.
|In Cherkasy city there are 220 industrial enterprises, which form the main industrial potential of the city. As of 01.01.2016 there are 28938 business entities: 12058 legal entities and 16880 individual entrepreneurs.
The volume of sold products in 2015 was 21084 mln. UAH which is 40,2% (6051,0 mln. UAH) more than in 2014. The volume of sold products per capita in 2015 – 73772,3 UAH. The part of the city in the regional volume is 47,6%.
On the territory of the city there are 520 retail units, including: 376 shops with the total area 102291 m2 and 144 retail kiosks. Beside this, there are 143 drugstores and medical points, 48 filling stations. There are 9 markets. There are branches of 52 banks.
Leading enterprises of Cherkasy city:
|Name of the enterprise||Address, tel. fax, e-mail||Type of economic activity|
|PSC ,,Azot”||18014 Cherkasy city,
72, Heroes of Kholodniy Yar Str.
tel. 0472-360082, 640336;
|Production of mineral fertilizers|
|Separated subdivision of PSC "Cherkasy Chemical fiber " of Cherkasy heating power plant"||18013 Cherkasy city,
76, Khimikiv avenue
tel. 0472-397356, 642492;
|Production, supply, sale and distribution of heating and electricity
|Municipal enterprise of heating network "Cherkasyteplokomunenergo" of Cherkasy city council||18000 Cherkasy city,
62, Ostaphia Dashkevicha Str.
tel. 0472-378216, 540692;
|Production, supply, sale and distribution of heating and electricity|
|Municipal enterprise "Cherkasyvodokanal" of Cherkasy city council||18036, Cherkasy city
12, Hetman Sahaydachniy Str.
|Water supply and drainage|
|PSC "Yuriya"||18030 , Cherkasy city,
108, Kobzarska Str.
|PSC "Svit Lasoshchiv"||18006 Cherkasy city,
11, Chyhyrynska Str.
tel. 0472-710230, 436006;
|PSC "Cherkasyhlib LTD"||18000 Cherkasy city,
248, Nadpilna Str.
|Production of bread and bakery|
|PSC "Cherkasy silk plant"
|18028 Cherkasy city,
170, Viacheslav Chornovol Str.
tel. 0472-695533, 645333
|Production of fabrics
"Altera Azteka Milling Ukraine"
|18018 Cherkasy city,
29, Komunalny bystr.
tel. 0472-327794, 326985;
|Production of corn flour and cornmeal
|PSC "Cherkasy Bus"||18036 Cherkasy city,
292, Rizdviana Str.
tel. 0472-385990, 644360;
|The plant produces buses of small and medium class of city and intercity destination under the trademark "ATAMAN" and trucks on the chassis and assemblies manufactured by Isuzu Motors Limited|
|PSC "Cherkasy Food company"
|18008 Cherkasy city,
122/1, Smilianska str.
|PSC"Plant of thermal insulation materials "Теhno"
|18018 Cherkasy city,
300, Rizdviana Str.
tel. 0472-719797, 712515;
|Production of mineral insulation|
|PSC "Cherkasyelevatormash"||18000 Cherkasy city,
7A, Khimikiv avenue
|Production of equipment for agriculture and agricultural products processing: extruders, oil presses, bucket elevators and conveyors, extrusion lines, elevator equipment|
|PSC "Graphia Ukraine"||18015 Cherkasy city,
2, Maksim Zalizniak Str.
tel. 0472-545901, 545924;
|Production of labels and packaging of paper and cardboard for tobacco articles
Export/import, countries, balance:
|Export of goods in 2015 was 167,9 mln. US dollars which was 38,7% of the region’s export. Export as compared to 2014 reduced to 42,4%. Import in 2015 was 124,9 mln. US dollars, or 54,7% of the region’s import. Import as compared to 2014 reduced to 55,4%.
The positive balance of foreign trade was 43 mln. US dollars . The ratio of covering export by import was 1,34.
Export operations were with partners from 89 countries of the world. The largest export volumes were to Russia (12,4% of the total volume), Turkey (10,6%), Poland (10,4%), Italy (9,6%), Byelorus (6,9%). The largest export share in fertilizers (27,5%), seeds and oleaginous fruits (10,9%), food industry (6,5%).
Foreign trade operations were with partners from 66 countries. The largest import from: China(18,2% of the total volume), Germany (14,4%), Russia (12,4%), Sweden (8,7%), Poland (8,5%). The basis of import was: paper and cardboard (12,7%), organic chemicals (11,5%), mechanical equipment (11,4%), plastics, polymers (11,3%).
Customs issuance of export-import cargoes of foreign economic activity or individuals in Cherkasy city
Name of organization: Cherkasy Customs (Customs post)
Аddress: 18007, Chekasy city, 76, Ostaphia Dashkevicha Str.
tel: +38 (0472) 45-29-32,
fax: +38 (0472) 35-10-51, 32-84-91,
Customs posts of Cherkasy Customs:
Customs post "Cherkasy-north"
Cherkasy city, 175, Rizdviana Str.
Customs post "Cherkasy- south "
Cherkasy city , 163, Smilianska Str.
Foreign direct investment (equity) on 01.01.2016 was 106,4 mln. US dollars. In 2015 direct equity by non-residents increased to 3,8 mln. US dollars. At the same time 26 million US dollars of direct investment were withdrawn. Reducing of the cost of equity due to the negative impact of exchange rate difference was 28,8 mln. US dollars.
The volume of foreign direct investment per capita was as of 31 December 2015 376,8 US dollars.
The main investor countries, with 95,5% of total direct investment are: Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Spain, the Netherlands and Slovenia.
The largest volume of foreign direct capital concentrated in the industrial enterprises - 76,2 million US dollars (71,6% of total direct investment in the economy of the city), including processing – 74,4 mln. USD., as well as at enterprises and organizations engaged in real estate transactions – 23,5 mln. USD. (20,7%).
|Culture, sports, tourism:|
|Among cultural institutions there are: children’s music school №1 named after M. Lysenko, children’s music school №2, children’s music school №3, children’s arts school, children’s music school №5, children’s arts school named after Danylo Narbut, ME «Cinema Ukraina», Cherkasy city zoo, Cherkasy city library network which includes 14 libraries-branches.
At disposal of cinema lovers there is the cinema "Multiplex" in the entertainment complex "Lyubava" (4 halls), cinema "Multiplex" in the entertainment complex "Dnipro Plaza" (4 halls), cinema "Ukraina" (2 halls).
In the city there are: Cherkasy Regional Academic Ukrainian Drama Theater named after Taras Shevchenko and Cherkasy Academic Puppet Theatre, Cherkasy Regional Philharmonic, City House of Culture named after Ivan Kulik, Cherkasky City Palace of Youth.
At disposal of residents and visitors there are:
• Cherkassy Regional Museum of local lore - the largest collection of materials and documents on history, ethnography and culture of Cherkasy region, its natives and personalities.
• Cherkasy Art Museum - a permanent place of holding cultural events - from exhibitions of local young artists to charitable actions, a significant cultural center of the city.
• Cherkasy Literary-Memorial Museum named after Vasyl Symonenko - museum room "The cabinet of Vasyl Symonenko", dedicated to the life and work of Ukrainian poet Vasyl Symonenko, in the editorial office of the newspaper "Cherkaskiy kray», where he worked in Cherkasy.
• Museum ,,Kobzar” of Taras Shevchenko – the museum in Cherkasy dedicated to the collection of poems "Kobzar" by Taras Shevchenko. Located in a historic building in the center of the city it has many rarities of the poem "Kobzar". It is often called the world's only museum of one book.
Sports facilities of Cherkasy city: ME "Sports Complex" Budivelnyk", ME" Central stadium Sports Palace "Spartak", Children and Youth Sports School ,,Dnipro-80”, Children and Youth Sports School of rowing, complex children and youth sport school № 2, football asoociation ,,Ukraina”, separated sports division of SIC ,,Photoprilad”, sports club ,,Sokol”, municipal youth sports school of Cherkasy Regional Council, two rooms of boxing of comprehensive youth sports school ,,Victoria “.
The most prominent architectural monuments of Cherkasy city:
In 1852 the house was built for businessmen, Tsybulskikh’ brothers. It was the tallest building in the city before. The architecture of the mansion was made using the style classicism. Now there is a museum "Kobzar" of Taras Shevchenko.
First ministerial male gymnasium
The author of the architectural project was V. Horodetsky. The building was erected in the modern style with elements of Neo-Renaissance and Classicism on the estate of merchant A.N.Sokolov. Now there is Music school named after S.S. Gulak-Artemovskiy.
This almost fabulous building in Cherkasy is called the Blue Palace. Erected at his own expense the entrepreneur Skoryna and he was appointed to receive guests. It is a 2-storied, brick building, whose architecture is implemented using Gothic Revival in the romantic style. The facade has rich decor. Here in the nineteenth century there was hotel "Slovianskiy." In 1994-1998 the building was restored at the expense of Ukrsotsbank, which after the restoration has resided there.
Not far from the centre of the city there is a distinctive architecture of the house of a wealthy businessman Letychevskiy, the owner of one of the tobacco factories in Cherkasy. Now there is House of mourning.
Very interesting is a modern building of the former public bank - two-storied brick building, built in 1914 by the project of the famous architect Vladimir Horodetskiy. Top center there is a dome of the original form. Now there is the editorial office of the newspaper "Cherkaskiy kray" and the museum-apartment of V. Symonenko.
One of the most remarkable old buildings of Cherkasy, then a real pearl of the provincial city and at the same time one of the main symbols of Cherkasy today is Shcherbyna’s mansion, which was built in 1892 for Cherkasy engineer, contractor Grabar-member of the city council – Afanasiy Shcherbyna. It is brick 1-2-storeyed building, whose architecture is in the style of Neo-Renaissance. In 1978 it was reconstructed into the Wedding Palace which is till nowadays.
The first building in Cherkasy in moden style was women’s gymnasium built in 1903-1905 by the project of the architect V. Horodetsky. A two-storeyed stone house of the women’s gymnasium was done in severe, clear neoclassical forms, but at the same time in decor dominated "modern" themes.
Now it is the Center of Children and Youth.
One of the most beautiful mansions, built in the 1880s in Khreshchatyk Str., was two-storeyed house of the merchant Belakhov. The building was built in the style of late modernism with elements of ampir, which fully meets the taste of Cherkasy middle class bourgeoisie of that time. On the ground floor there were manufactory stores leased to other merchants. And on the second floor there lived the merchant’s family. Today this building houses regional organization of the National Union of Writers of Ukraine.
Very interesting is a modern building of the former Commercial bank, which was built in 1912, which housed the shop and the private bank before the revolution. It is three-storied brick building in the modern style, which stands on the front decorative tag that goes over the windows of the third floor and reminds the Ukrainian towels. During the First World War on the ground floor there was a casino, where a famous singer Fiodor Shalyapin performed with a concert. After World War II there was a city polyclinic. Now there is a dentistry, shop, various institutions.
On the territory of Cherkasy city there are sixteen parks and squares, total area of 151 ha, located in the operational management of ME "Administrative board of parks."
There is excursion "Along the streets of the old city."to the disposal of guests. During the tour, guests have the opportunity to get acquainted with architectural monuments of Cherkasy, parks and open spaces of the city.
The list of hotels:
|Hotel Dnipro Дніпро||13, Verkhnia Horova Str.||36-01-99|
|Hotel Niva||144, Smilianska Str.||63-27-39|
|Hotel Apelsin||145, Verkhnia Horova Str.||37-74-61|
|Hotel Tsentralniy||30, Nebesnoi Sotni Str.||45-21-70|
|Hotel Ukraina||1, Lisna Str.||32-10-51|
|Hotel and restaurant complex «Аragvi»||7, Oleksiy Panchenko Str.||55-08-05|
|Hotel and restaurant complex «Vlada»||13, Oboronna Str.||56-90-13|
|Hotel «Optima Cherkasy»||6, Lasarev Str.||59-01-14|
|There are 42 secondary schools with the total number 24561 pupils and 54 pre-school institutions where there are 10925 children.
There are out-of-school educational institutions: inter-school educational and industrial complex, Cherkasy city multidisciplinary youth center, "Urbansttaion of young technicians", "Center for Children and Youth in Cherkasy," "Club of young sailors of Flotilla", "Center of tourism, local lore, excursions and sports of youth" which generally visit more than 6500 students.
There are higher educational establishments of III-IV accreditation levels:
· Academy of Fire Safety named after Heroes of Chernobyl;
· East European University of Economics and Management;
· Cherkasy State Technological University;
· Cherkasy Banking Institute;
· Cherkasy National University named after Bohdan Khmelnitskiy
|The network of medical care institutions include:
1. Municipal non-profit enterprise «First Cherkasy city hospital» of Cherkasy city council, 32, Dakhnivska Str.;
2. Municipal non-profit enterprise «Second Cherkasy city hospital of rehabilitation treatment», 2, Zolotoniska Str.;
3. ME «Third Cherkasy city hospital of urgent medical aid», 210, Samiyla Kishky Str.;
4. Municipal non-profit enterprise «Cherkasy city infectious hospital» of Cherkasy city council, 210/1, Samiyla Kishky Str.;
5. ME «Cherkasy city children’s hospital of Cherkasy city council», 4, Olena Teliha Str.;
6. ME «Cherkasy city maternity hospital ,,Centre of Mother and Child” department №1, 101, Chekov Str.;
7. Municipal non-profit enterprise «First Cherkasy city polyclinic» of Cherkasy city council, 34, Dakhnivska Str.;
8. Municipal non-profit enterprise «Second Cherkasy city polyclinic» of Cherkasy city council, 1, Chornovol Str.;
9. Municipal non-profit enterprise «Third Cherkasy city polyclinic» of Cherkasy city council», 210, Samiyla Kishky Str.;
10. Municipal non-profit enterprise «Fourth Cherkasy city polyclinic» of Cherkasy city council, 61, Baidy Vyshnevetskogo Str.;
11. Municipal non-profit enterprise «Fifth Cherkasy city polyclinic» of Cherkasy city council, 20, 30 years of Peremohy Str.;
12. Municipal non-profit enterprise «Cherkasy city rehabilitation polyclinic «ASTRA» of Cherkasy city council, 368, Gogol Str.;
13. ME «Cherkasy city dental polyclinic» of Cherkasy city council, 325, Shevchenko boulevard;
14. Cherkasy city children’s dental polyclinic , 120, V. Chornovol Str.;
15. Municipal non-profit enterprise "Cherkasy city information and analytical centre for medical statistics and health" of Cherkasy city council; 26, 30 years of Peremohy Str.
As of 01.01.2016 there are 143 drugstores and chemistry points on the territory of the city.