"To simplify conditions for business we have reduced the
number of permits from 143 to 84, we have halved various inspections and controlling
authorities - from 56 to 28, we have cut the number of licenses from 56 to
30," stressed Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk in "10
minutes with Prime Minister" programme.
The Prime Minister emphasized that the Ukrainian authorities
had adopted “dozens of decisions, regulations and laws called to ease doing
business, obliging the authorities to provide services directly to a citizen of
the country, and those capable just to simply change the life of each of
He stressed that pursuing a policy of protecting
entrepreneurs in Ukraine, an office of Business Ombudsman had been set up:
"Together with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development we
have established an institution each businessman can come to with a claim,
including against the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, and this claim will be considered
According to Arseniy Yatsenyuk, reducing the number of
inspection bodies, cutting functions of the central government led have yielded
into shortening the quantity of public officials by 40 thousand in one and half
The Head of Government stressed that before to obtain a
certificate or a property information sheet, "one had to stand in a long
queue, to pay an average of 300 hryvnias
as a bribe and to wait for several months to receive this document".
The Government has
changed the existing scheme: “Now such a statement, like a statement of
business registration, is available online".
“We are committed to
following the way of deregulation and cutting powers”, he stressed. “By reducing
Government’s powers we will decrease problems people have and interference into
your daily life. And it will ease your life, doing business and your work for
the sake of Ukraine being a truly European state."