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Ukraine and Canada’s extraordinary business relationship is just getting started

Ukraine and Canada’s extraordinary business relationship is just getting started

Opinion: Ukrainians want a democratic, reliable, and economically strong country. With Canada’s help, we will continue efforts to deliver it for our mutual benefit Ukraine is a trusted friend and partner for Canada. Our relationship spans more than a century of shared family, cultural and political connections. The next step in our ongoing journey together ... Read More
 
Can corporate governance reform at Ukrainian state-owned companies attract international energy investment?

Can corporate governance reform at Ukrainian state-owned companies attract international energy investment?

Improving corporate governance in Ukraine would send a strong signal to international investors that the country’s energy sector is an attractive prospect Investments in energy production and sustainable energy supply infrastructure are powerful drivers of economic growth and quality of life improvements. However, this does not come cheaply. Increases in oil and gas exploration and ... Read More
 
YES 2018: Ukraine, once again, warns EU of Nord Stream 2 threat to security

YES 2018: Ukraine, once again, warns EU of Nord Stream 2 threat to security

By Bermet Talant. Published Sept. 17. Russia’s new pipeline to Europe, Nord Stream 2, will cost Ukraine $3 billion in lost transit fees for piping Russian gas across its territory, a Ukrainian official reckons. But the project harms not only Ukrainian economy – it threatens European security too, Andriy Kobolyov, CEO of Ukrainian state oil ... Read More
 
Survey: Corruption, distrust of courts making foreign firms wary of investing in Ukraine

Survey: Corruption, distrust of courts making foreign firms wary of investing in Ukraine

By Toma Istomina. Published Sept. 12 Corruption and fears of not getting a fair hearing in court are the main obstructions blocking foreign investment into Ukraine, according to the latest investor survey by investment bank Dragon Capital, the European Business Association, and the Centre for Economic Strategy. They have been selected by foreign investors as ... Read More
 
Business associations, investors call on lawmakers to secure next IMF tranche before July 20

Business associations, investors call on lawmakers to secure next IMF tranche before July 20

By Ilya Timtchenko. Published July 13. Updated July 13 at 7:14 pm Top investors and business associations have called on the Ukrainian government and parliament to make a deal with the International Monetary Fund in order to unlock a long-delayed $1.9 billion tranche of aid money for the country. If Ukraine does not receive further ... Read More
 
Ukraine’s democracy is approaching ‘make or break’ — and the West is missing in action

Ukraine’s democracy is approaching ‘make or break’ — and the West is missing in action

By Michael McFaul May 1 KIEV, Ukraine — Russian President Vladimir Putin is waging a global ideological war against Western liberal, democratic values. It has been underway for many years, and it extends from his own immediate neighborhood to Western Europe and, of course, the United States, where he intervened in the U.S. presidential election ... 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
 
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