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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The specifics of the local currency market in Ukraine is that the population has approximately 87 billion of cash currency in their hands, as a rule, – US dollars. That is why, unlike the people in the EU countries, the topic of the currency exchange rate of the dollar to the hryvnia is very urgent… » read more

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As the date for the signing of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU is approaching, the hysterics of the Russian mass media begins to grow. It has come to the fact that Russia now accuses the EU of exerting pressure on it with the purpose of forcing Russia to stop intimidating Ukraine with… » read more

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The leadership of Ukraine and business on the whole understand that the Association Agreement with the EU is like the “road map” which yet needs to be gone through to really create the Free Trade Area. Many experts and businessmen understand that Ukraine’s way to the fully-fledged work of the Free Trade Area won’t be… » read more

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Unfortunately, the failure of the “chocolate war” with Ukraine taught Russia nothing. Now it started a new round of “military operations”: it put forward claims to execution of cargo which crosses the border of Russia by trucks. Although the management of the customs service of Russia is trying to explain the problems on border with… » read more

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