Ukraine is king of ‘sunoil,’ but 16 other vegetable oils compete for the world’s kitchens
Electricity rates lowest in Europe; New car sales up 29 percent; US is largest aid donor to Ukraine; First ‘cryptomats’ open in Kyiv
Promotion agency sets priority: first help existing investors expand in Ukraine
Ag, IT and Coal deals done prior to Aug. 1 start of free trade; Bombardier wants to sell commuter jets and rail cars
Challenges: lack of silos and rail cars; farm lobby backs scrapping land leasing for land market
London-based commodities multinational starts a four-year, $60 million sugar project in Kherson and Mykolaiv.
Foreign investor succeeds -- building goat herd, selling gourmet cheeses online, riding organic produce wave, and attracting farm tourists from Lviv
The government’s land market bill is too cautious
Ukrgasbank starts to issue interest-free loans for electric car purchase; DTEK buys 600,000 metric tons of coal in South Africa; Ukroboronprom sees net income rise by 31.2% in 2016.
Ukraine to launch big blockchain deal with tech firm Bitfury; The charter capital of Naftogaz of Ukraine has grown by $1.1 billion; Wizz Air launches flights between Lviv and Wroclaw.