Ukraine: second plant of Prettl Group opens in Chernivtsi

Automotive Electric Ukraine LLC (Chernivtsi), a manufacturer of electric cable products for cars, the founder of which is Prettl Kabelkonfektion GmbH (Germany), was opened on December 13, with the participation of the Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman. “We’ve opened Automotive Electric Ukraine LLC in Chernivtsi. Investments totaled 80 million UAH, some 1,000 jobs will…

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Ukraine: Kaspersky Lab liquidates subsidiary

Subsidiary of Kaspersky Lab (Moscow) Kaspersky Lab Ukraine LLC (Kyiv) has announced its liquidation under the decision of its owner.

Claims of creditors can be submitted within two months from the moment of the publication of the announcement (until February 14, 2017).

Andriy Polischuk has been appointed liquidator of the company. (Interfax/Business World Magazine)

Ukraine: industrial dialogue with EU in 2017 started

Ukraine will launch a dialogue with the European Union in 2017 to promote the development of the country’s industry, Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade Representative of Ukraine Natalia Mykolska has said. “In 2017 we start the industrial dialogue with the European Commission to stimulate the Ukrainian industry”, she wrote on her Twitter account…

Ukraine fails to export harvested grains

Due to the problems with logistics of agricultural products, Ukraine will fail to export the harvested grain volumes, the founder and CEO at the Agri-industrial holding Astarta Viktor Ivanchyk declared. Thousands of rail cars were taken out of service, the number of motor transport reduced, because many vehicles became disabled, and there is no upgrade…

Ukraine: logistics problems affecting grain exports

In the current season of 2016/2017 Ukraine’s grain market has faced a shortage of rolling stock for transporting grain freights. However, while the transport shortage was previously associated with a lack of railcars, the availability of trucks has also become an acute problem now. The logistical difficulties in Ukraine have already caused changes in the…

Ukraine: flour production not modernized due to low marginality

Low marginality of flour production does not allow Ukrainian companies-processors to realize significant investments in reconstruction of their enterprises, and denies the opportunity to improve qualitative characteristics of the final product, and reduce its production costs, the co-owner of the group of companies Ukr-Agro-Product LLC, Khlebodar and GFS Group Boris Shestopalov declared. According to him,…

Ukraine ready to buy Russian gas

Although Ukraine has confirmed its readiness to buy 1.5-4 billion cubic meters of Russian gas this winter and Moscow said it was ready to ensure exports to Ukraine and the E.U., no final deal was reached during the talks, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak reported. “The Ukrainian side has expressed its readiness to buy 1.5-4…