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Arseniy Yatsenyuk: Government is eager to simplify doing business in Ukraine
10.08.2015 | 12:11
Information and Communication Department of the Secretariat of the CMU

"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 us."

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 and settled".

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 years decreased.

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 Governments 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."

 

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