28.06.2015 Russian

Forbes: Odessa Tops Most Business-Friendly Cities Rating

Ukrainian edition of Forbes for the first time in two years has listed the most business-friendly cities of the country. Odessa heads the list.

: omr.gov.ua

: omr.gov.ua

The evaluation criteria were: human capital, purchasing capacity, business climate, economic stability, infrastructure, business soundness.

The edition writes: Odessa managed to excellently comply with all requirements except maybe serious and very serious crimes comprising practically half of the overall crimes.

To draw up the rating Forbes used information of the municipal executive committee, State Statistics Committee, Ministry of Education and Science, GT Partners and Geo-M companies.

It is stressed in the article that the most profitable active of Odessa was and still is the sea. Its profitability has raised especially after the Crimea was annexed - the city acquired the significant portion of the peninsula maritime traffic (...). Odessa will become more rich also with the start of the tourist season. Many Ukrainians who used to spend their holidays in Crfimea will go this summer to Odessa beaches.

Odessa Opera House photo was placed by the magazine editors on June issue cover.

The top five business-friendly cities, according to Forbes-Ukraine, also include Lvov (2nd place), Kharkov (3rd), Dnieproperovsk (4th), and Nikolaev (5th). 25 items rating is closed by Uzhgorod.

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