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World Bank: Value of Ukraine’s land to triple if farmland sales permitted

World Bank: Value of Ukraine’s land to triple if farmland sales permitted

By Natalia Datskevych. The value of Ukraine’s land will triple, to $3,500 per hectare, if Ukraine cancels restrictions on land ownership, the World Bank believes. Satu Kahkonen, World Bank country director for Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine, told news agency Bloomberg in a story published on May 7 that the country’s budget is losing billions of ... Read More
 
Ukraine Is Worth Fighting For

Ukraine Is Worth Fighting For

May 3, 2018 Anders Åslund Kyiv. The new conventional wisdom is that four years after Maidan, reforms have stalled in Ukraine and corruption has consumed the leadership. But this picture is hardly true. Certainly, the economy has stabilised, but economic growth stopped at 2.1 per cent last year. Yet a broad reform agenda is still ... Read More
 
Experts look for economic positives, worried over losing IMF support

Experts look for economic positives, worried over losing IMF support

By Natalia Datskevych. Published April 24. Updated April 24 at 3:39 pm An employee works on the field on April 13 in Kyiv Oblast. Agriculture has been one of the most successful sectors in Ukraine in attracting investment.Photo by Oleg Petrasiuk Although Ukraine’s economy is still struggling, leading experts predict economic growth in 2018. All ... Read More
 
Ukraine’s Unexpected Leaders BY Diane Francis

Ukraine’s Unexpected Leaders BY Diane Francis

Ukraine’s Unexpected Leaders BY DIANE FRANCIS In the summer of 2013, Alex Ryabchyn completed his master’s degree at Sussex University in the United Kingdom, then moved back with his wife and daughter to teach at Donetsk National University in eastern Ukraine. That December, the Maidan erupted and he watched from afar with concern. Then in ... 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
 
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
 
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