"We need to
open sales representative offices in the United States, Belgium, Germany,
France, China and the Middle East: It should be done by the end of this
year," Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk emphasized at a meeting
of the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine on Tuesday, June 23.
The PM stressed
that everyone in Ukraine, "who is involved in politics in the world, must
be engaged in trade policy": "This applies to the Prime Minister, all
the Ministers. And, of course, the President will defend the economic interests
of Ukrainian companies," Arseniy Yatsenyuk stressed.
Government is obliged to be an economical advocate of Ukrainian companies
abroad. This is the practice of all countries, and I ask you to act in the same
way," Arseniy Yatsenyuk stressed.
trip of the Prime Minister, a Minister, according to Arseniy Yatsenyuk, should
be accompanied by "concrete economic results for the country." He
noted that this was during the visit of the government delegation to the USA:
"We put up a list of proposals to our American partners. They heard these
proposals, and this is a real business that enables Ukrainians to diversify
markets and allows Ukrainian business to develop and work on the external
He took note of
the role of Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Aivaras
Abromavicius and Minister of Finance of Ukraine Natalie Jaresko in this
activity. Arseniy Yatsenyuk underlined that Ukraine "has to possess a
qualitative system supporting our economic interests abroad" under the
direction of a trade representative of Ukraine.
has also said that he considers it expedient to establish a council of
exporters, which will involve "all Ukraine’s companies that are able to
export and take over other markets" and determine for each company, how to
assist it and in what country.