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Ukraine ratifies Canada-Ukraine free trade deal

Ukraine ratifies Canada-Ukraine free trade deal

The decision has been supported by 272 MPs with a required minimum of 226 votes. The FTA retains certain trade restrictions introduced by both sides. Canada cancels duties on 98 percent of Ukrainian products, mainly agricultural ones, with the exception of poultry, dairy products, cheeses and eggs that are still subject to quotas. The document cancels ... Read More
 
Ukraine to finish ratifying free trade zone agreement with Canada

Ukraine to finish ratifying free trade zone agreement with Canada

The Ukraine-Canada treaty will enter into power 30 days after ratification in Ottawa The Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko filed a draft bill on ratifying the agreement on Ukraine-Canada free trade zone, the UNIAN agency reports. The bill war referred as urgent for approving at the Verkhovna Rada. The mentioned treaty provides Ukrainian businesses a customs-free access ... Read More
 
President submitted draft Law on ratification of FTA between Ukraine and Canada for consideration by Verkhovna Rada

President submitted draft Law on ratification of FTA between Ukraine and Canada for consideration by Verkhovna Rada

Under article 93 of the Constitution of Ukraine and article 9 of the Law of Ukraine on the International Treaties of Ukraine, President Petro Poroshenko submitted the draft Law on the Ratification of the Free Trade Area Agreement between Ukraine and Canada for consideration by the Parliament as an immediate one. The Law ratifies the ... Read More
 
International Trade Minister Introduces Legislation in Parliament to Implement CUFTA

International Trade Minister Introduces Legislation in Parliament to Implement CUFTA

November 3, 2016 – OTTAWA, ON – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, today introduced legislation in the House of Commons to implement CUFTA. The legislation will be subject to all required stages of the legislative process. Canada is committed to the timely ratification of CUFTA so Canadians and Ukrainians ... Read More
 
Ukrainian IT Industry: How to transform Ukraine’s brain drain into brain gain

Ukrainian IT Industry: How to transform Ukraine’s brain drain into brain gain

Returning IT entrepreneurs can help Ukraine to upgrade from breadbasket to brainbasket In February 1992 my former employer, Digital Equipment of Canada, moved me to Kyiv to develop its IT business from scratch. At the time, DEC was the No. 2 global IT company. Prior to my arrival, the transfer of sophisticated technology was prohibited ... Read More