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UKRAINE NEWS

Ukraine will get a result at Euro 2012


The reconstructed Kyiv Olympic Stadium will host the Euro 2012 Final

As co-hosts of the tournament, the country will receive valuable, worldwide exposure – and has already enjoyed a massive boost to its infrastructure Jan 19, 2012

Tourism & Culture | Eastern Europe and the CIS | Ukraine


Donetsk in the driving seat


John Hughes the Welshman and founder of Donetsk

Whether you talk politics or business in Ukraine, all roads lead to Donetsk Jan 19, 2012

Industry & Trade | Eastern Europe and the CIS | Ukraine


Science and Technology


Many Ukraine-educated researchers, scientists and engineers have played major roles in cybernetics, rocket building and engineering

Ukraine's historical scientific prominence feeds its future potential Jan 19, 2012

Telecoms & ICT | Eastern Europe and the CIS | Ukraine


A legacy of education


The Kyiv National University, ‘Harvard of Ukraine’, has collaborations with various multinationals

Ukraine has produced some of the world's finest minds thanks to its universities Jan 19, 2012

Education | Eastern Europe and the CIS | Ukraine


Unique fund will raise Ukraine to the next level


Lyubov Rudyuk, President of the Ukraine Economic Reform Fund

The Ukraine Economic Reform Fund is an international organisation supported by contributions from private companies all over Ukraine Jan 19, 2012

Industry & Trade | Eastern Europe and the CIS | Ukraine


Moving towards energy independence


Located on the main route for transporting Russian gas into Europe, Ukraine is in a prime position to capitalise on global energy marke

Energy diversification will give Ukraine the options it needs as it sets its sights on fully satisying its domestic energy requirements Jan 19, 2012

Energy | Eastern Europe and the CIS | Ukraine


IEEC and Smart Holding create Ukraine's first major biofuel plant


Ukraine could potentially produce 27 million tonnes of biofuel annually and a landmark project will launch in June

A new plant in Vinnytsia will convert agricultural waste into biomass fuel pellets that will provide energy for local state-run enterprises and households... Jan 19, 2012

Energy | Eastern Europe and the CIS | Ukraine


All eyes on Ukraine's agriculture sector


With the right investment Ukraine could easily double its annual crop harvests and boost the world food supply

Land market reform increases focus on Urkaine's agro-potential Jan 19, 2012

Agriculture | Eastern Europe and the CIS | Ukraine


Reforms and dialogue are vital to progress


The anticipated membership of the EU will strengthen the competitiveness of the Ukrainian economy

Bringing the way Ukraine does government, business and the law into line with Europe is a major challenge for the government and has spurred progressive... Jan 19, 2012

Industry & Trade | Eastern Europe and the CIS | Ukraine


"Joining the EU will make us more open, democratic and competitive"


Roman Shpek, Senior Advisor to Alfa Bank

Roman Shpek, an expert on economic matters in Ukraine, comments on the economical climate surrounding its aim to become a member of the EU and form part... Jan 19, 2012

Finance | Eastern Europe and the CIS | Ukraine


Investment in ukraine: MANY reasons to be cheerful


The ITT Group is poised to set the bar high in attracting and orientating foreign investment

While enjoying growing assets, a diversified portfolio and high return on public funds, ITT Group is also confident the agricultural sector is set to boom Jan 19, 2012

Industry & Trade | Eastern Europe and the CIS | Ukraine


Ready to feed the world


Oleg Bakhmatyuk, Chairman of Avangard Ukrlandfarming

Following the unification of Avangard and Ukrlandfarming, Ukraine can play a major role in alleviating the global food crisis Jan 19, 2012

Agriculture | Eastern Europe and the CIS | Ukraine


“Ukraine is an ‘eyes-wide-open’ country, it is definitely open for business”

Dr. Jim Bown
President of Vanco Prykerchenska Ltd

Opportunities in tapping Ukraine’s rich resources run deep, from the petroleum and gas-rich... May 29, 2013


A snapshot of Ukrainian industry, as seen from the helm of Azovmash

Alexander Savchuk
President of Azovmash

Alexander Savchuk, President of Azovmash, speaks about the future of business in Ukraine Oct 27, 2011


Vladimir Trubchanin, General Director of Yasinovatskiy Machine Building Plant

Vladimir Trubchanin
General Director of Yasinovatskiy Machine Building Plant

Over the last 30-40 years we are now primarily involved in the production of tunnelling... Oct 27, 2011



LOCATION:

Eastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea, between Poland, Romania, and Moldova in the west and Russia in the east



POPULATION:

45,134,707 update paises set descripcion = July 2011 est.)

Country comparison to the world: 28



CAPITAL:

Name: Kyiv update paises set descripcion = Kiev)



AREA - comparative:

Slightly smaller than Texas



CLIMATE:

Temperate continental; Mediterranean only on the southern Crimean coast; precipitation disproportionately distributed, highest in west and north, lesser in east and southeast; winters vary from cool along the Black Sea to cold farther inland; summers are warm across the greater part of the country, hot in the south



GDP - composition by sector:

Agriculture: 9.4%

Industry: 33.6%

Services: 57% update paises set descripcion = 2010 est.)



AGRICULTURE - products:

Grain, sugar beets, sunflower seeds, vegetables; beef, milk



INDUSTRIES:

Coal, electric power, ferrous and nonferrous metals, machinery and transport equipment, chemicals, food processing



EXPORTS:

$52.19 billion update paises set descripcion = 2010 est.)

Country comparison to the world: 52

$40.39 billion update paises set descripcion = 2009 est.)



EXPORTS - commodities:

Ferrous and nonferrous metals, fuel and petroleum products, chemicals, machinery and transport equipment, food products



EXPORTS - partners:

Russia 21.4%, Turkey 5.4% update paises set descripcion = 2009)



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