On October 5, in Washington DC took place sixth meeting of
the U.S.-Ukraine Trade and Investment Council. In the opening remarks of the
meeting, Ambassador of Ukraine to the USA Valeriy Chaly underlined the importance of close intergovernmental
cooperation with the United States aimed to find new approaches for development
of strong economic partnership between our countries.
Ukrainian governmental delegation headed by First Deputy
Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Yuliya
Kovaliv included Head of the State Fiscal
Service of Ukraine Roman Nasirov, Deputy Minister of
Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine – Trade Representative of
Ukraine Nataliya Mykolska,
Head of State Food Safety and Consumer Protection Service Volodymyr Lapa, Deputy Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Kaznacheyeva Nadiya, Deputy
Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine for European
Integration Olga Trofimtseva and Head of
Department of Digital Economy of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade
of Ukraine Lena Minitch.
In the framework of the meeting Ukrainian delegation held
constructive discussions with American counterparts on business and investment
climate in our country, trade facilitations, extension
of access to US market for Ukrainian exporters and necessary regulatory
approximation. Moreover there were discussed issues of US-Ukraine cooperation
in agriculture and energy spheres. Ukrainian officials presented their vision
on priorities in reform agenda including privatization, corporate governance
and protection of intellectual property rights.
Both sides confirmed their strong position to continue joint
efforts in order to support reforms in Ukraine and to build up mutually
beneficial economic relationship.