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    Danish companies Support and Assist Ukraine’s Economic Transition
    Apr26

    Danish companies Support and Assist Ukraine’s Economic Transition

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko felt quite content, during his visit to Copenhagen in early April 2017, when he heard leading Danish companies that already work, or plan to invest, in Ukraine say that they had already noticed practical results of the reforms. “This is a very good advertisement for potential investors to come and work with...

    Longstanding Early Investors Say Ukraine Offers Foreign Manufacturers Great Prospects
    Apr15

    Longstanding Early Investors Say Ukraine Offers Foreign Manufacturers Great Prospects

    Since the beginning of the military conflict in eastern Ukraine, quite a few foreign companies have left the country. Other firms decided to stay and grow the business, however, seeing Ukraine as a great location for their manufacturing facilities. Decades of experience Ansgar Bornemann, Head of Nestlé in Ukraine and Moldova, says it has been a...

    Transition in Government and the Economy Remains Vital in CEE
    Apr15

    Transition in Government and the Economy Remains Vital in CEE

    As the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) holds its annual meeting in Cyprus, the political and economic landscape across transition economies is perhaps one of the most difficult that the EBRD has faced since the early 1990s. The rise of authoritarian populism, the acceleration of centrifugal forces in Europe, and the...

    Start Making Connections for the Opportunities Ukraine is Currently Offering
    Apr11

    Start Making Connections for the Opportunities Ukraine is Currently Offering

    The land law will help to improve the land market but its influence on the agricultural industry in general is still hard to estimate, says Andriy Dovbenko, Managing Partner at N&D Law Firm. He spoke to Jerry Cameron about the new regulation that the Ukrainian government is working on, as well as the legal framework for making an investment...

    See the New Ukraine and Benefit From the Best by Partnering or Investing in IT
    Apr10

    See the New Ukraine and Benefit From the Best by Partnering or Investing in IT

    Saying that Ukraine is an attractive but difficult market is nothing new. Situated in the heart of Europe, it is close, big and well-educated. It is cheap and abundant in resources, both natural and human. It is industrial, agricultural and hi-tech. However, at the same time it is unstable; it is corrupt; it has contradicting laws, unjust courts...

    Emerging Europe: Happy Alike and Unhappy in Their Own Ways
    Apr10

    Emerging Europe: Happy Alike and Unhappy in Their Own Ways

    Inclusion and green growth are aspects that some emerging Europe countries have not really started taking seriously enough, so institutions like ours need to further increase support and to invest more in both aspects, says Sergei Guriev, chief economist at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). He spoke to Andrew Wrobel...

    The Innovation District IT Park Will Help Lviv Cecome CEE’s IT Hub
    Apr02

    The Innovation District IT Park Will Help Lviv Cecome CEE’s IT Hub

    With the fast-developing IT sector and most IT firms occupying refurbished Soviet-era office buildings, demand for modern office space is sky-rocketing, says Volodymyr Zhenchak, CEO and the owner of Galereja Centre Ltd, which has developed the Forum Lviv shopping centre, and vice-chairman of the board of the shopping centre. He spoke to Eva...

    The Eurovision Song Contest Is a Perfect Showcase for Ukraine’s Talent and Warmth
    Mar26

    The Eurovision Song Contest Is a Perfect Showcase for Ukraine’s Talent and Warmth

    O.Torvald is the fourteenth Ukrainian act to appear in the Eurovision song contest. The country joined the family in 2003 and won the competition a year later with Ruslana’s Wild Dances. In 2007, Verka Serduchka came second with Dancing Lasha Tumbai. In 2008, the performer’s success was repeated by Ani Lorak, who sang Shady lady. In...

    Ukrainian Agribusiness — a Jewel in a Crown
    Mar25

    Ukrainian Agribusiness — a Jewel in a Crown

    Ukraine’s favourable geographical location; it’s extremely fertile black soil; decent infrastructure and relatively cheap labour force make the country’s agribusiness sector highly competitive. A lot has been achieved in the country over the past 25 years to enable Ukraine to live up to its status as the “breadbasket of Europe”...

    Naftogaz: A Good Start Has Slowed But Optimism Remains High
    Mar25

    Naftogaz: A Good Start Has Slowed But Optimism Remains High

    Ukraine hasn’t bought Russian gas since November 2015. In January 2017, Gazprom charged Naftogaz $5.3 billion for gas it had not purchased, under a take-or-pay clause covering the second through to the fourth quarter of 2016. The applicability of the take-or-pay principle is currently being reviewed by the Arbitration Institute of the...

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