Economy

18 November 2020

Government appoints Riabikin head of State Customs Service

Government appoints Riabikin head of State Customs Service

The Cabinet of Ministers has appointed Pavlo Riabikin, former director general of Boryspil International Airport, as head of the State Customs Service of Ukraine, according to Vasyl Mokan, the government's representative in the Verkhovna Rada and a Servant of the People MP.

17 November 2020

Parliamentary committee supports bill on agricultural receipts

Parliamentary committee supports bill on agricultural receipts

The Committee on Finance, Taxation and Customs Policy of Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada has supported the draft law (No.2805) on the functioning and circulation of agricultural receipts prepared for the first reading, the press service of the Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture reports.

Ukraine’s GDP decreased by 3.5% in Q3 2020

Ukraine’s GDP decreased by 3.5% in Q3 2020

The gross domestic product (GDP) of Ukraine in the third quarter of 2020 decreased by 3.5% compared to the third quarter of 2019, according to data from the State Statistics Service.

16 November 2020

Ukraine already exported 18.7M tonnes of grain

Ukraine already exported 18.7M tonnes of grain

Between July 1 (when the 2020/2021 marketing year (MY) began) and November 16, Ukraine exported 18.7 million tonnes of grain and leguminous crops, which is 3.6 million less compared to the same period last year.

Qatar Airways resumes flights to Kyiv

Qatar Airways resumes flights to Kyiv

Qatar Airways has resumed flights to previously existing destinations, in particular to Kyiv, and added two new ones, according to the airline's press service.

Ukraine, Spain to hold online business marathon in Nov

Ukraine, Spain to hold online business marathon in Nov

The Embassy of Ukraine in Spain has launched a four-day online business marathon entitled "Ukraine-Spain", which includes an online business conference and online meetings of representatives of diplomatic institutions and businesses of both countries.

14 November 2020

Egypt wants to buy more Ukrainian grain – ambassador

Egypt wants to buy more Ukrainian grain – ambassador

Deputy Head of the Ukrainian President’s Office Ihor Zhovkva discussed with newly appointed Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Ukraine Ayman Elgammal the possibilities of increasing the export of Ukrainian products and projects in industry and infrastructure.

13 November 2020

Energoatom sixth among Top 20 green power generators

Energoatom sixth among Top 20 green power generators

Energy Intelligence has announced the ranking of the global Top 100 Green Utilities, with Ukraine's National Nuclear Energy Generating Company Energoatom taking sixth place among the world's top green power generators, the company's press service has reported.

12 November 2020

State Forest Resources Agency, SBU sign memorandum on interagency cooperation

State Forest Resources Agency, SBU sign memorandum on interagency cooperation

Ukraine's State Forest Resources Agency and the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) will cooperate in the fight against illegal timber trafficking, detection of criminals in the field of forest legislation, illegal sawmills, sale of timber abroad, and forgery of documents for the sale and transportation of timber, the agency's press service has told Ukrinform.

11 November 2020

Ukraine, Kazakhstan discuss cooperation in postal sector

Ukraine, Kazakhstan discuss cooperation in postal sector

Infrastructure Minister of Ukraine Vladyslav Kryklii and Head of JSC Kazpost, Kazakhstan’s national postal service, Kanat Alpysbayev discussed cooperation between the two countries in the field of postal services and postal logistics, according to the Ukrainian Infrastructure Ministry’s press service.

NBU governor, IFC discuss projects to increase financial services availability

NBU governor, IFC discuss projects to increase financial services availability

During a working visit to the United States, National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Governor Kyrylo Shevchenko met with Stephanie von Friedeburg, Interim Managing Director and Executive Vice President at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), to discuss projects to increase the availability of financial services.

10 November 2020

09 November 2020

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