The group of companies Niva Holding will establish cooperation with enterprises of Transnistria. The matter was discussed during the meeting of Niva Holding General Director Sergei Romanovich and Deputy Director for Marketing Ivan Kalininsky with representatives of the Transnistrian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (TCCI), BelTA has learned.
TCCI President Vasily Kozhan told the participants of the meeting about the TCCI and its cooperation with the Belarusian Chambers of Commerce and Industry. He pointed out that the TCCI has five cooperation agreements with the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) and its regional offices.
The representatives of the Belarusian machine building industry showed interest in developing industrial cooperation with Transnistrian enterprises. Special attention was paid to ZAO Electromash and OAO Litmash that will soon welcome a Belarusian delegation. Niva Holding representatives also wanted to learn about the economic potential of the region in general, its economic activities, investment climate, and the consequences that are likely to ensue from Moldova's accession to the European Union free trade area.
TCCI Vice President Yuri Ganin gave detailed answers to all these questions. He cited general statistics on macroeconomic variables and their dynamics and told the participants about the big enterprises of the region and their capacities. Yuri Ganin also elaborated on the issues around foreign trade with Russia and the European Union, the devaluation of currencies in neighboring states and its impact on the economy of Transnistria.
The group of companies Niva was founded on the basis of the unitary enterprise Niva in 1994. The Belarusian Economy Ministry registered Niva Holding that comprises the enterprises of the group of companies on 29 May 2015. The enterprises carry out sophisticated machine building projects for mining, military, and shipbuilding industries. The holding presently includes six enterprises. The company is headquartered in Soligorsk and employs over 2,600 people. It has production units in Soligorsk, Urechye, Lyuban, and free economic zones Minsk and Mogilev. Mining companies are the major consumers of the products of Niva Holding. OAO Belaruskali is its main customer of mining equipment.