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Arseniy Yatsenyuk in Berlin: A business summit scheduled for July aimed at drawing investment to Ukraine
02.04.2015 | 11:24
Information and Communication Department of the Secretariat of the CMU

In July 2015 there will be held a major business summit, aimed at attracting investment to Ukraine: into agricultural and energy sectors, energy saving and infrastructure. Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced at a press conference following the meeting with Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel in Berlin on Wednesday, April 1.

The Head of Ukrainian Government noted that German Chancellor Angela Merkel had supported an idea of such business summit.

"Thats what proves necessary today for the Ukrainian economy. We expect to see German business and German technology in the development of the infrastructure projects", he stressed.

Moreover, he reminded that he had held a meeting with representatives of German business circles.

Apart from that, Arseniy Yatsenyuk informed that day the Government of Ukraine and the Federal Government of Germany had inked a Memorandum on a loan worth EUR 500 million. Out of this sum EUR 200 will be directed to support the budget, while another EUR 300 million for infrastructure investment projects to be developed in Ukraine: These are funds, loans enabling to trigger development of small and medium-sized business.

 

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