France’s Auchan plans $50 million investment for Odesa; Trade with Russia rebounds 25%; Most Ukrainian execs. predict hryvnia at 27 to 30 to the dollar over the next year; Air traffic at Zhuliany up 67 percent this year;
Google leads $20 investment in Kharkhiv startup; Turkey and Ukraine want to triple trade; Production of cars and buses doubles; Fin. Minister Danyliuk to Washington to defend IMF program; Hryvnia loses 5% against dollar in six weeks;
Radisson, Marriott and Accor to open new hotels in Kyiv this fall; Naftogaz sues Russia for $5 billion over Crimea seizures; Groysman vows to continue Naftogaz modernization; Britain and Ukraine should start talking about a post-Brexit trade deal;
Maersk lost up to $300 million to June cyber attack; National Bank warns of new computer threat before Aug. 24 Independence Day; China plans to import new foods from Ukraine; Israel-Ukraine free trade pact to be completed and signed within six months
Turkey, Ukraine and Saudi Arabia to co-operate on maritime patrol variant of AN-132; Ukraine to use 100 million euro German loan to buy suburban trains; S&P estimates Ukrainian debt repayments in 2017-2020 at over $20 bln.
Trade turnover between Ukraine and China reached $6.5 bln in 2016; Trump administration interested in strengthening U.S. business in Ukraine; SME representatives note improvement of business climate in Ukraine in 2016.
Boryspil's passenger traffic to grow 5 times hitting 40 mln people by 2032; Ukraine’s grain exporters target Asia for future market growth. Minister of Infrastructure believes Southern Silk Road to be launched soon.
Coca-Cola has invested $490 million for 25 years in Ukraine; Kyivenergo plans to invest $20.5 million in reconstruction and development; Cabinet of Ministers has approved hiring an external advisor on the reforming state-owned banks.
Ukraine puts a second airport in the rankings of the fastest-growing in Europe, the State Property Fund is combining forces to put upcoming tenders on ProZorro, and an array of investment activity offers good news.
Kyiv can expect the launch of a cutting-edge Chinese company's local facility this year, the EU cuts Ukraine in on a lucrative SME assistance program, and the National Bank of Ukraine predicts the hit from the Donbas blockade.
An assortment of telling figures regarding natural gas were reported, Ukraine will domestically produce a staple weapon of the U.S. military, and plans move ahead for a major industrial park in Zhytomyr.
Ukraine wants to enlist British help in rebuilding roads, the German-Ukrainian Fund will provide money for private-sector development, and the government sees potential for investment in green energy, but with a caveat
Petro Poroshenko challenged lawmakers to make necessary changes to boost Ukraine at least 30 points in ease of doing business rankings, Fitch expects GDP to grow 2.5% next year, and Ukraine increased gold and forex reserves by $10 billion.
Antonov makes a playful bid for the new US Air Force One which goes viral, Ukrenergo is set to attract $1.5 billion in investment, and a Turkish firm has contracted with Lviv's government to create a wind power station.
Ukraine is to receive 600 million euros from the European Union if it allows timber exports, The EBRD will help prepare Oschadbank for privatization, and Huawei is looking at the possibility of opening up an R&D center and a key lab in Ukraine
The privatization of six Ukrainian power companies is slated to begin in January, The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development predicts 2 percent growth for Ukraine in 2017, and the government eliminated more than 350 regulations that hampered bu
Multiple outlets reported on this year’s bumper grain crop, the Infrastructure Ministry is offering a nationwide contest for infrastructure project proposals, and Fitch continued its string of credit rating upgrades in Ukraine.
The United States and Britain allocated $19 million for Ukraine to introduce e-governance, President Poroshenko introduced a bill to ratify Ukraine-Canada free trade agreement, and Ukraine has begun searching for oil and natural gas in the Black Sea shelf
Ukrtelekom will spend 400 million hryvnia to modernize its IT infrastructure in Lviv, Ukrainian Gaming Industry Association is counting on passage of a law making the gaming business legal, and Flydubai added three flights on the Kyiv-Dubai route
Foreign investment in Ukraine has risen by $2.6 billion since the beginning of the year, and foreign investors are showing strong interest in hydroelectric generating stations on the Southern Bug River
The Ukrainian economy grew by 1.8 percent in the third quarter, Kyiv (Zhulyany) International Airport saw a 60 percent increase in passenger flow in October, and Ukrainian flour is being sent to the American market for the first time in five years