"The Government continues to open new promising markets for Ukrainian exports. The Israeli market is one of them; it imported $69.1 billion in 2017. The free trade agreement will be an important tool to strengthen trade with Israel, and our task is to show Ukrainian business how to take advantage of new opportunities and to unleash the potential of trade and economic cooperation," First Vice Prime Minister - Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv said, the Governmental portal reported.
According to Head of the Export Promotion Office Mariana Kahaniak, each of 15 Ukrainian furniture and IT companies will hold several B2B meetings organized by the Export Promotion Office with the help of a professional Israeli business consultant.
"In total, we expect more than 70 business negotiations. These meetings will allow companies to better understand the needs of the market and their potential consumers, as well as to establish useful contacts, which can later turn into contracts, "she said.