At the November 2013 World Economic Forum, billionaire Petro Poroshenko predicted a European Union trade pact would kick-start Ukraine’s economy and enrich his Roshen Confectionery Corp. by dramatically increasing EU-bound chocolate exports. Eighteen months later, Poroshenko – now Ukraine’s president – has seen his wealth head in the other direction, the Bloomberg writes.
Poroshenko’s business “has been complicated by his official status and decisions that he has had to make as president,” said Yuriy Yakymenko, Deputy Director General and Director of Political and Legal Programmes at the Razumkov Centre. …read more
Source: Razumkov Centre