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  • Volodymyr Groysman: Ukraine has the potential and capable of demonstrating economic boost in the medium term
    posted 28 October 2016 13:19

    Ukraine can develop its potential and in the medium term take place among the best countries of Europe demonstrating economic growth. Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman announced talking to reporters following the opening of the French-Ukrainian business forum in Paris.

    "We have ample opportunities that we have to use effectively. I believe that in the medium term, we will take its rightful place among the countries of Europe demonstrating high economic growth", stressed the Head of Government.

    Commenting on the start of the business forum, Volodymyr Groysman noted that the event had shown off great interest of the French business to invest in Ukraine. According to him, it was attended by about 250 companies.

     French entrepreneurs are demonstrating interest to faster come to Ukraine and invest into it, said the Head of Ukraine’s Government. "We remain very keen on it. It is vital to support Ukrainian business, French, European, American, as they create new jobs, invest in the economy and provide economic growth. Our objective is to accelerate economic boost and to facilitate revenues for the economy, to reinvest it in the quality of people’s lives. Work, jobs, national product are all among top priorities for the Government," he said.

    Among the topmost sectors for investment Volodymyr Groysman called areas of agriculture, energy, aircraft construction, machine-building, light industry, woodworking industry, pharmaceuticals, IT: "We can offer a broad range of industries we can invest in and ensure the investment be successful," he said.

    The Prime Minister noted that Ukraine is demonstrating an upward trend of the economy.

    Volodymyr Groysman stressed that the Government had taken a number of steps to improve the business environment in the country, inter alia a public procurement reform, steps towards deregulation and curbing corruption, elimination of monopolies in the oil and gas sector.

    "These reforms encourage businesses to trust more, to invest more", he summed up.