Foreign economists And Investors on the last business day of the week on the forum "Yalta economic strategy" (YES), which takes place in Kiev, expressed doubts that the West will continue to provide Ukraine with substantial monetary assistance, write publications I.
Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence summers said that the Congress just approve additional aid to Kyiv." in Washington, everyone who cares about Ukraine, already did everything necessary for the government allocated money. More to persuade no one, except those who did not show commitment, " he said. Summers told Kiev to convince the West that the financial assistance to Ukraine - " this is not charity, but an investment ".
However, Investors seem unwilling to save Ukraine, Forbes notes the analyst Kenneth Rapoza." Investors are not going in the near future to invest in the economy of Ukraine. And neither the Western world, NATO will not be the cure, " he writes.
review the former head of the IMF Dominique Strauss-Kahn, in the next few years Ukraine will be difficult to become a priority for the sponsors, as the West will be absorbed in their own problems. Vice-President of the European Bank for restoration And development Philip Bennett said that the EBRD as one of the largest creditors of Ukraine realizes how bad the investment climate in the country.
"I can't imagine how this economy will be able to attract investors ", - said the head of the group Hang Lung Properties Ronnie Chan. According to his statement, are in the 1-St of all, to restore order in the country, and to rely on Europe or China not worth it." instead of to depend on others, rely on their own shoulders themselves " - drew the attention of the investor.
"Ukraine cannot become a strong country without a strong economy, And ultimately she has to take care of themselves without asking for help from the rest of the world ", - noted the Expert in economy of the USA Arthur Laffer, the head of Laffer Associates And Laffer Investments.