The economical situation of Alexandria is closely tied to the national economy, which is going thorough a period of reforms and restraints, but is also influenced by the local specific, the evolution of the economic and social activities had determined the dynamics of setting up businesses.
On 31st March 2005 there were 3,807 companies registered at the Register of Commerce, out of which 157 were joint-venture companies, 3,111 limited responsibility companies and also 455 small family businesses.
Most of these commercial companies have private local capital ? 3,520, private foreign capital ? 56, private local and foreign capital ? 31 and 24 companies are owned by the state.
In Alexandria there are 2 trade associations and 3 local branches of some national trade associations (UGIR 1903, ANAMOB and the Federation of Associated Farmers), who represent the most of the local companies.
The most important companies of our town are:
|SC KOYO SA||manufactures ball, radial and axial bearings and pillow blocks;|
|SC ELECTROTEL SA||manufactures low-tension electric equipment, metallic structures and electric appliances;|
|SC IAICA SA||manufactures venting and air-conditioning equipment and parts;|
|SC ALTEX SA||produces textile fibers of cotton and ready-made clothes;|
|SC SAIFCAR SA||construction assembling, installations and repairs for construction;|
|SC GERMINO SA||produces biscuits, pasta and bread;|
|SC HIDRO OLT CONSTUCT ALEXANDRIA||construction assembling, installations and repairs for construction;|
|SC CICALEX||is specialized in meat packing and processing.|
Banking services are provided through the local branches of the following:
|The Commercial Bank|
|BRD - Group Societe General|
|CEC- the National Savings Bank|