with the assistance of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, has become a
reliable component and one of the key tools designed to ensure interaction with
world leading companies and to leverage financial and technological resources
to Ukraine. This was stated by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman during
his visit to the UkraineInvest office where he got familiar
with the results of its operation.
needed such an institution as the Investment Promotion Office. We have gathered
an efficient team led by Danylo Bilak.
We have introduced the position of Government Commissioner for Investments,
which is occupied by First Deputy Finance Minister Oksana
Markarova, as well as set up an interagency working
group dealing with deregulation, studying problems businesses face, forming relevant
business climate," said Volodymyr Groysman.
that work of each structure is aimed at creating favorable business climate,
making "business feel comfortably." "Certainly, we are to carry
out a judicial reform, to bring about a number of changes,
however, we are well aware of what projects we implement, what investment we
accompany, aware of urgent problems. We do our job, the Office do their job to promote business," the Head of
In his turn, Director
of the Office Danylo Bilak highlighted
that his Office had launched full operation starting January of 2017, and over
this period had already demonstrated significant results. Thus, the volume of
additional investment raised as a result of activities of investors already
working in Ukraine is estimated at about $ 600 million, and by the end of the
year, this figure can make up $ 1 billion.
At that, the
Office focuses, above all, on communication campaigns and direct support of
local entrepreneurs in regions rather than the quantity of investment.
"We are willing to co-operate with global
brands that would make ‘impact’ investment in Ukraine. These are 5-6 large
projects, we hope to launch this year," said Danylo
Bilak. He told that among such projects is partnership
with the global giant - the Qatar Airways, which would provide information on
investment opportunities of Ukraine over the next 6 months. "Nearly 3.5
million passengers will have access to information about Ukraine's agro-sector,
our production facilities, technological potential, opportunities
in energy sector and energy efficiency," added the Director of the Office.