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  • 1. The city to visit, to enjoy, to discover, to invest September 6/2013 Panevys City

2. LOCATION Europe Lithuania 3. The Main Indicators The fifth largest city in Lithuania Territory 50 sq. km The seventh largest city in the Baltic states The capital of Auktaitija Region Countys input into Lithuanias GDP: 7% 4. RESIDENTS Population 100 000 5. ECONOMY Export makes 56 percent of all sales of industrial companies Small and medium business prevail There are 3 200 enterprises functioning in the city 6. Economy The biggest investors are from: Denmark (95 mln.) Germany (22 mln. ) Poland (19 mln. ) Norway (17 mln. ) Estonia (7 mln. ) Finland (4 mln. ) 7. According to Foreign Direct Investment magazine: After Vilnius, Panevys is the best at investment promotion in the Baltic States. Panevys City 8. PANEVYS CITY VISION BY 2022 Panevezys is a metropolis, which is integrated into the global, European and Lithuanias progress and possesses its own image that is recognizable in the country and outside of it. The city is the key northern-eastern gate of Lithuania, strategic logistic unit, national centre of progressive technologies and industry, attracting business and innovations and is the capital of Aukstaitija region. Most of the attention is given to the development of a human being having individual standpoints and taking responsibility for the words and actions. Panevezys is a city with its own character, which is famous for the cherishing of the traditions of culture, art, sports and healthy lifestyle. It is a city, in which one can enjoy safe and convenient life and work. 9. IMPLEMENTED PROJECTS/ SUCCESS STORIES 10. Panevys Free Economic Zone The total territory - 47 ha The land area for green field investments- 35 ha, 11,9 ha for engineering infrastructure to be provided Development possibilities - 14 ha; Project value 25,3 million Litas (17,5 million Litas of support from EU structural funds); The planned total investments into infrastructure till 2013 about 40,0 million Litas. 11. Panevys Free Economic Zone Infrastructure Asphalt roads; Water supply and sewage disposal; Power supply, inner roads and lighting; Gas pipeline. 12. Universal Sport Arena 13. Panevys Sports and Entertainment Centre The total area of the building - 21 568 sq.m. 5200-7200 spectators can be placed Sports arena (fulfilling requirements of international level matches, FIBA as well) Bicycle track (250 m long, fulfilling requirements of UCI) Sports matches, entertainment, public and bussiness events 14. Panevys science and technology park Created infrastructure to promote business and innovation - 2739 sq. m. business incubator premises 1120 sq.m. an experimental manufacturing centre 27 enterprises establihed Created 65 new working places 15. Creation of Technology Demonstration Centre Project implemented in 2009; Total budget of the project 1,4 MEUR 16. Favourable conditions for business Good possibilities for business and investment FIBAssociation 17. Investments: More than 300 mln. Teritorial area: 100 ha. Investment BABILONAS. City within the city Stage I Entertainment and Shopping Centre was opened Stage II Car Retail and Agricultural Machinery Trade and Service Centre. Cash & Carry logistics and distribution centre Stage III extension of Babilonas Entertainment and Shopping Centre with an ice rink and an office building is under construction on a 10 ha land plot. Stage IV other City within the City districts: interior centre; residential districts; second office building; car retail and service square; entertainment zones. 18. Strategic goals 2014-2020 Priority 1. ENHANCED COMPETITIVENESS OF PANEVYS AS A REGIONAL CENTRE Priority 3. CREATION OF QUALITY LIVING AND SOCIAL WELFARE Priority 3. CREATION OF QUALITY LIVING ENVIRONMENT 19. 2010 m. Birelio liepos mn. UAB Eurosprendimai atlikta gyventoj apklausa Projects 2014-2020 20. Arrangement Panevys city public spaces 21. Teatrai Galerijos Koncertins staigos (Panevio garsas ir CIDO) Kino centrai Statini kompleksai J.erkeso-Besparnio sodyba Banyios Muziejai Arrangement of Panevys city public spaces 22. Camping on Ekranas Lagoon 23. Camping on Ekranas Lagoon 24. Arrangement of Parks and Public spaces 25. Arrangement of Public spaces 26. Dock on Nevis River 27. Beach near Ekranas Lagoon 28. Rail Baltica 29. AECOM studijoje vertintos Alternatyvos 30. Alternative through Panevys 31. Projects 2014-2020 32. Future cooperation 33. Ukraine Sector of assistance Project title Implementing organization Support for good governance and eurointegration processes Technical assistance for Ukrainian customs in the field of tariff classification of goods Customs Department under the Ministry of Finance of Lithuania Transfer of Lithuanian experience to Ukraine as introduction of efficient administrative control system of national support for agriculture and rural development in accordance with the EU requirements National Paying Agency under the Ministry of Agriculture of Lithuania 34. Support for civil society and eurointegration ambitions Sharing the Lithuanian experience and supporting eurointegration processes in Ukraine: support to democracy and civil society, encouraging women's social activity and entrepreneurship Public institution European integration studies centre (branch in Lvov) Promotion of women's social activity Empowerment Policy Programme for Women with Disabilities "GET EMPLOYED" NGO "Human Rights Foundation" (Ukraine) Support for environment protection and climate change Sustainable Energy Planning: International Cooperation & Best Practices towards the Covenant of Mayors NGO "Dobrochyn" center (Ukraine) 35. Welcome to Panevezys Mrs.Asta Puodinien Economy Departm. Panevys City Municipality E-mail: