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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Ukraine now can easily sign the Association Agreement with the EU. If there are no technical objections on the part of the EU, Ukraine can sign the Association agreement as soon as in February-March 2014 and begin its way towards European integration. The main reason, having made Ukraine take a break in the Association agreement… » read more

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In Ukraine, unlike the EU countries, there is a very big dollarization of the economy. 87 billion cash foreign exchange turns over on the territory of Ukraine, mostly US dollars. Therefore, the question of the dollar/hryvnia exchange rate in Ukraine is every Ukrainian’s concern. Many Ukrainians keep their savings in cash dollars; a part of… » read more

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More than 20 partnership agreements were signed during the visit of Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych to China. It is the first time that Ukraine decided to build up business relations with a new partner so radically. For a long time Ukraine had actually one big business partner – Russia. Recently Ukraine has been trying to… » read more

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Unfortunately, some politicians from the EU countries, having come to Ukraine, as guests, have begun to call on Ukrainians for illegal actions and to overthrow the legitimate authorities along with the irresponsible politicians from the opposition. It is difficult to understand how it refers to European democracy when famous European politicians support extremists, who have… » read more

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