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EBRD supports electrification of Ukrainian railways

EBRD supports electrification of Ukrainian railways

By Anton Usov Project to improve connectivity between industrial and agricultural areas and key ports The EBRD is contributing to the increased efficiency of the Ukrainian railways (UZ) by supporting the electrification and modernisation of a 253 km stretch of railway line in southern Ukraine, which is linking the country’s major industrial and agricultural areas with ... Read More
 
Key business developments ahead for Ukraine in 2018

Key business developments ahead for Ukraine in 2018

By Bermet Talant Here are the Kyiv Post’s picks for some of the most exciting deals and events coming in the first half of 2018: 4G spectrum auction The faster 4G — a dream for Ukrainian mobile operators and their customers — may soon come true. The state regulator finally set the date for the ... Read More
 
Canadian-made “barber” trims Ukrainian fields

Canadian-made “barber” trims Ukrainian fields

By Brigitte Audet-Martin One tell-tale sign that your company has “made it” in another country is that your product becomes so popular it gets a nickname. That’s what happened to Saskatchewan’s Schulte Industries Ltd. in Ukraine, where their rotary cutter is known as “the Barber of the fields.” (Photo courtesy of Schulte Industries Ltd.) Based in Englefeld, Sask., ... Read More
 
Prime Minister: Canadian business should be mainstreaming Ukraine as a market for new opportunities

Prime Minister: Canadian business should be mainstreaming Ukraine as a market for new opportunities

Ukraine is becoming a market of new opportunities and has every chance to join the list of the most dynamic economies in Europe, hence the Canadian business should be mainstreaming our state. This was stated by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman during the Ukrainian-Canadian Business Forum held in Toronto. “I discover Canada these days, ... Read More
 
Ukraine adopts crucial healthcare reform amid political protests, Financial Times

Ukraine adopts crucial healthcare reform amid political protests, Financial Times

Ukraine’s parliament adopted crucial legislation aimed at fixing the country’s ailing healthcare system on Thursday, as opposition groups staged a third day of protests calling on the ruling coalition to speed up political and economic reforms. A new healthcare setup based on western models – replacing the remnants of a Soviet system that left Ukraine with ... Read More
 
Ukraine Is Back

Ukraine Is Back

For the first time in five years, Ukraine sold its bonds on the international market. On September 18, the Ukrainian government sold $3 billion of fifteen-year Eurobonds with a 7.375 percent annual yield. The bond issue was oversubscribed by more than three times. Initial statements mentioned a planned sale of $2.5 billion, so the Ukrainian ... Read More
 
Ukraine has one of the hottest tech scenes in Europe

Ukraine has one of the hottest tech scenes in Europe

Massive enterprise companies, promising startups, and tens of thousands of IT pros are turning Ukraine into a tech goldmine. Kiev, Ukraine hosts one of Europe’s hottest startup cultures. Although the country is on the front lines of a cyber-war between Russia and western democracies, technology now powers 3-5% of the country’s GDP, said Seedstars director ... Read More