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Ukraine has great undiscovered potential for investment, but be sure to do...


The interview with CEO of COFCO Agri Ukraine Volodymyr Osadchuk on measures that should be taken to improve the investment climate in Ukraine and not only. The head of the company as powerful as COFCO AgriUkraine must adhere to principles and be mighty. However, it is the case when the uncombinable combines – modesty, work addiction — these simple but essential life...

Criminal prosecution of large business: what to keep in mind


Nataliia Osadchaya, the co-founder of S&P agency, an adviser on investment risks. We expected that “a new way of life” of Ukrainian business will differ from an old one. However, large investors in Ukraine haven’t noticed any decrease in the number of problems over the past few years; on the contrary, the difficulties have even become more global. Large...

To be successful the business has to spend time learning business...


Mykola Siutkin, CEO and founder of S&P Investment Risk Management Agency, about why such a potential country as Ukraine does not have a flow of foreign investment and what needs to be done to change the situation. CEO S&P Agency, a Ukrainian company specializing in integrated business solutions, shares experiences, assuring that there are no miracles. There is no such...

Today the banking sector of Ukraine looks healthy and predictable


Volodymyr Lavrenchuk, Chairman of the Board of Raiffeisen Bank Aval, tells about current challenges for the banking sector. «Our «Raiffeisen Bank Aval» is a small society, the part of a big country,» says well-known Ukrainian banker Volodymyr Lavrenchuk. He has been in the position of the bank chairman for 12 years and his management has positive consequences: he has been...

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Gardening is a purely European business by mentality as it means long-term investments and a completely transparent process. Walnut is a financial pearl of this industry. A walnut garden of only 1 hectare yields more than 1.2 million UAH per year. A walnut garden is an investment in the future and long-term well-being, as one tree lives around 400 years and its yield is...

In 2013, which experts call the reference, the volume of the pharmaceutical market of Ukraine was about 3.3 billion US dollars. The Pharmaceutical market at that time was one of the fastest growing and took the second place among the CIS countries. According to the consulting company BakerTilly, on average, the market growth rate was 15-20%. Despite the fact that the past...

In the context of large-scale reformatting of the banking sector in Ukraine, many surviving banks declare responsiveness to credit requests. The experts admit that it is the right time to increase it. Last year the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) reported a steady decline in total loans however business needs to be pushed to develop rapidly. According to the report of the...