Monthly Archives: February 2018

US General Electric and Ukrzaliznytsia sign $1 billion, 10-year deal

US General Electric and Ukrzaliznytsia sign $1 billion, 10-year deal

U.S. multinational conglomerate General Electric finally struck a deal with Ukraine’s railway monopoly Ukrzaliznytsia with the official signing of a $1 billion contract between the two in Kyiv on Feb. 23. The deal foresees Ukrzaliznytsia purchasing 200 locomotives from General Electric’s Pennsylvania plant and the modernization of 75 of its own locomotives at a cost ... Read More
 
IMF technical mission begins its work in Ukraine

IMF technical mission begins its work in Ukraine

Volodymyr Groysman, the Prime Minister of Ukraine met Ron van Rooden, the Head of the IMF mission on February 12 as the press service of the Ukrainian government reported. ‘The technical mission of the International Monetary Fund began its work in Ukraine. The aim of the mission is the discussion of the practical issues connected ... Read More
 
Defending Europe by Arming Ukraine

Defending Europe by Arming Ukraine

Defending Europe by Arming Ukraine. by Ihor Kozak and Lubomyr Luciuk Overturning its policy of supplying Ukraine with strictly non-lethal military aid, the US will soon supply the Ukrainian military with much-anticipated anti-tank guided missiles. However, will this be enough to turn the tide of the war in the Donbas? FULL ARTICLE HERE published by RUSI. ... Read More
 
Ukraine House Davos succeeds, gives hope for new investment

Ukraine House Davos succeeds, gives hope for new investment

The first-ever conference venue Ukraine House Davos turned out to be a success, welcoming more than 5,000 investors, top executives, activists, politicians and other visitors during its five-day run on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. The event, which ran from Jan. 22–26, featured panel discussions, receptions and speeches promoting the country’s ... Read More
 
G7 Ukraine Support Group Priority Framework 2018

G7 Ukraine Support Group Priority Framework 2018

Canada G7 Ambassadors for Reform in Ukraine Economic Growth: – Reform State Fiscal Service, Customs, and financial police and maintain fiscal stability – Implement further deregulation couples with privatization of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and band, and improved corporate governance at SOEs – Introduce the principles of the EU Third Energy Package, ensure effective corporate governance ... Read More