task is to attract as many investors and American money as possible for the
development of Ukrainian economy in order to create jobs, restore economic
growth in Ukraine," Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy
Yatsenyuk emphasized following his visit to the
Arseniy Yatsenyuk stressed that one of the purposes of his working
visit to the U.S. was preparing for the Investment Conference to be held on
July 13 at the bilateral level between Ukraine and the USA.
underlined that official statements of the Group of
Seven finance ministers, the IMF, the G7 leaders declare the support for
reforms carrying out by the Government of Ukraine.
Minister highlighted the need to continue reforms - particularly in the energy
sector, agricultural sector, tax reform – as well as
combat corruption, "there is no simple recipe and no quick solution. But I
hope that if everything sticks to the schedule we have planned - 2016 should be
the first year of economic growth."
working visit to Washington, Arseniy Yatsenyuk informed, he and Finance Minister of Ukraine
Natalie Jaresko held 30 meetings in 48 hours. The
Prime Minister said that the level of support for Ukraine expressed by the
United States’ leadership during these meetings was unprecedented.
Washington, the Prime Minister met with US Vice President Joe Biden, IMF
Managing Director Christine Lagarde, Energy Secretary
Ernest Moniz, US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, US
Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker.
were meetings with leaders of the US Congress, including House Speaker John Boehner, representatives of the Democratic and