Alexander Okhrimenko

President of the Ukrainian Analytical Center, Ph.D. in Economics, on the economy and business, latest trends and forecasts.

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A new round of negotiations between Ukraine and the IMF has started as has the period of new discussions and arguments. The discussion has been going on for quite a long time about the appropriateness of the new IMF’s loan and whether the loan will be received this year if any time at all. This… » read more

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IMF Mission visit to Ukraine

Ukraine is close to the signing of the memorandum with the IMF for the provision of the loan for the new period. According to the statement of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych all technical requirements, laid down by the IMF, have been fulfilled – except for the issue of the increase in the gas tariffs for… » read more

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We can very often hear from foreign investors that they are frightened of investing into Ukraine as they are afraid for their business. Certainly, over its twenty-year history independent Ukraine had different corporate conflicts. But when it comes to foreign investors, they can hardly point out loud scandals connected with their businesses in Ukraine. Actually… » read more

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Ukraine does not possess large oil and gas supplies but Ukraine can really feed with foodstuffs itself as well as other countries. The natural conditions are such that Ukraine can allow itself to grow large agricultural crops, rear cattle and produce other foodstuffs. As of 2013 Ukraine is in the top ten of the largest… » read more

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Signing of the Association Agreement between the EU and Ukraine should become a good information newsbreak for international financial institutions in regard to Ukraine. And this is very important both for Ukraine, and for the EU as its business partner. The anti-Ukrainian promotion campaign raised by Russia recently sets the creation of a negative image… » read more

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