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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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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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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At the moment the total amount of the investments to Ukraine from the EU countries equals to almost USD 43 billions. Considerable investments to Ukraine have been made by businessmen from Germany, the Netherlands, Austria and France. Although it is now clear that this amount of investments is small when taking into consideration Ukraine’s economic… » read more

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