Ukrainian company "Energia" will move the plant to produce environmentally friendly water purification systems from Kiev in Macedonia. The new plant to be located in the TIRZ "Skopje 2" developer will invest 18 million and will create 150 new direct jobs.

The company aims to market its products throughout Europe, Energia general manager Andrey Konashkov said after signing the agreement with Macedonian CEO of the Directorate for Industrial Zones Viktor Mizo and Kliment Shekerovski, the deputy CEO of the Macedonian Agency for Foreign Investments and Export Promotion.

The construction of Energia's plant occupying 8 hectares will start from April in the Skopje 2 industrial zone.

The total volume of annual production is expected to reach 20 million euros (26.4 million U. S. dollars) once it has been completed and all the products are exclusively for export.