Starting from July 2017, a new issue of Ukraine. Open for Business in English is published twice a month on the KIEF website. It is also emailed to KIEF participants, leading global and European chambers of commerce and industry, investment banks, mass media, and other key players of the international economic community.
"KIEF's important mission is to promote international dialogue on burgeoning investment climate in Ukraine. The digest will be one of the tools of such promotion, so we are glad to join forces with the country's largest news agency," — said Yuriy Pyvovarov, CEO of the Kyiv International Economic Forum.
Oleksandr Martynenko, Director of the Interfax-Ukraine News Agency, commented: "Interfax-Ukraine produces high-quality, up-to-date, unbiased information products that are necessary for doing business here. Ukraine. Open for Business will be providing exactly such information to foreign investors who have a deficit of information about the points of investment in Ukraine."
From Interfax-Ukraine the project will be supervised by its Deputy Director Maxim Urakin. According to Urakin, the joint product will become a platform for promoting Ukraine as a profitable market for investors from around the world. The demand for such a product will be analyzed in the course of the project, and, if necessary, other language versions may be added.
Launch of the digest comes on the eve of the fourth KIEF, to be held on October 6-7, 2017 in the capital of Ukraine. The keynote of KIEF-2017 will be the challenges of the new economic reality for Ukraine as an integral member of the global community. The Forum will feature renowned economists and influential representatives of public and financial sectors, including the governments of Ukraine and other countries, members of the European Commission, top managers of EBRD and EIB, owners of companies and CEOs of corporations.