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On investment in Ukraine’s agriculture

On investment in Ukraine’s agriculture

In the recent years, economic growth of Ukraine has become critically dependent on the agricultural sector’s prospects. In 2010-2016, the industrial share in the country’s GDP dropped from 31.3% to 26.3% (down 5 p.p.), while the agriculture’s contribution grew from 8.3% to 14.4% (up 6 p.p.). Over the three years (2014-2016), the export share of ... Read More
 
Ukraine extends aircraft maintenance and overhaul offer

Ukraine extends aircraft maintenance and overhaul offer

More recently, the aviation industry has indicated signs of recovery with considerable growing demand forecast over the next decade in regions such as the Asia-Pacific and Middle East. In these regions, to operate a large number of aircraft produced in Ukraine and the countries of the former Soviet Union. Now Ukraine expands aircraft maintenance and repair ... Read More
 
World Bank improves forecast for Ukraine’s economic growth in 2018

World Bank improves forecast for Ukraine’s economic growth in 2018

The World Bank has improved its forecast for the growth of Ukraine’s GDP in 2018 to 3.5% from 3%, while the forecast for 2019 has been revised upwards to 4% from 3%, according to previous the projections given in January 2017. “In Ukraine, government stabilization efforts, supported by international financial institutions and a bumper agricultural ... Read More
 
Ukraine’s tech sector is booming but needs awareness and confidence

Ukraine’s tech sector is booming but needs awareness and confidence

Despite several turbulent years, Ukraine’s economy is now showing real promise. The country recently received its latest tranche of IMF funding and is making a huge effort to stamp out corruption. With a large base of highly skilled technology professionals and a highly-developed information technology sector, Ukraine’s economy has all the ingredients required to create ... Read More
 
IKEA plans expansion to Ukraine

IKEA plans expansion to Ukraine

The Swedish furniture and home goods chain IKEA plans to expand to the Ukrainian market, the head of PrJSC Mandarin Plaza’s board Oleksandr Chernytsky said. According to him, IKEA may rent one of the country’s largest sales and amusement centers, Yuzhny, with an area of 450,000 square meters. Construction of the facility is planned to ... Read More
 
Rada passes bill in support of foreign investment in Ukraine

Rada passes bill in support of foreign investment in Ukraine

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has cancelled the registration of foreign investment and simplified the procedure for issuing permission to employ foreigners, as well as the procedure for issuing temporary residence permits. Some 239 deputies voted in favor of the draft law in its second reading on Tuesday. The bill cancels registration of foreign investment, ... Read More
 
Ukraine tech companies in Toronto to talk business

Ukraine tech companies in Toronto to talk business

More than 15 ICT companies from Ukraine available for b2b meetings, looking to forge potential partnerships with Canadian companies OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada / KYIV, Ukraine – May 18, 2017–Branham Group, together with the Canada-Ukraine Trade and Investment Support (CUTIS) Project, is bringing more than 15 Ukrainian ICT companies to Toronto and setting up introductory one-on-one ... Read More
 
South Korea plans to invest in 4G and 5G development in Ukraine

South Korea plans to invest in 4G and 5G development in Ukraine

The Republic of Korea announced plans to invest in the development of digital infrastructure for 4G and 5G network capability in Ukraine. This was reported by the Press Service of the Ministry of Economic Development after the meeting of First Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv with Korean Ambassador Li Yang Gu and representatives ... Read More
 
The Eurovision in Ukraine was an exercise in soft power

The Eurovision in Ukraine was an exercise in soft power

LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS / UNITED KINGDOM – Eurovision 2017, held in Kyiv, may have lacked overt politicisation when it came to the performances showcased on stage, especially in comparison to previous years. But as Roch Dunin-Wąsowicz argues, the contest nevertheless delivered a carefully constructed ideological message about Ukraine’s European aspirations and its pride in ... Read More
 
Smart agriculture in Ukraine: IT innovations for sustainable farming

Smart agriculture in Ukraine: IT innovations for sustainable farming

Ukrainian start-ups are rushing to stake out the most profitable market niches in the agricultural sector, while venture investors foretell a bright future for agro-technologies, though showing no haste to invest in them. Meanwhile, some agro-corporations are already building their businesses on IT solutions of local developers. So, what is going on in the agtech ... Read More