The Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal has met with a delegation of the International Council of Business Associations and Chambers in Ukraine (ICBAC).
The meeting was attended by Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine Ihor Petrashko, President of the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Hennadii Chyzhykov; Chairman of the Board of the German-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce Alexander Marcus, Managing Director at the Canada-Ukraine Chamber of Commerce Emma Touros, Chairman of the British-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce Bate Toms, President of the Franco-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce Bertrand Barrier and members of other international business associations and chambers in Ukraine.
During the meeting, the Prime Minister of Ukraine noted the importance for Ukraine of the recommendations of the Council of Business Associations in terms of attracting investment to the country. "We have to give investors the right messages and the right recommendations," said Denys Shmyhal.
The Head of Government accentuated that Ukraine is committed to developing business cooperation and supporting businesses as well as foreign and domestic investment. "For the Government in general and each ministry in particular, bringing the business climate in Ukraine in line with the best world standards is of topmost priority. I hope that our cooperation will allow us to create an even better business environment and, as a result, this will be reflected in business rankings," emphasized the Prime Minister.
The Prime Minister listened to the proposals of the representatives of the International Council of Business Associations and Chambers on improving the environment for business in Ukraine and answered their questions. During the discussion, an agreement was reached on the participation of representatives of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Ukraine and representatives of other business associations in the work of the Economic Development Council of Ukraine. Moreover, the parties agreed to hold meetings of business associations with representatives of the Government of Ukraine on a regular basis - every six months.