According to the results of the first U.S.-Ukraine business forum, which ended on the first day of the week in the U.S. capital, the organization the US has promised Ukraine investments instead on certain rules from Kiev, said the Minister of economic development and trade aivaras abromavicius.
"We are pleased that a number of large investors have expressed desire to work in Ukraine ", - said the Minister of economic development and trade aivaras abromavicius the forum. So, according to his statement, the American investment Firm Horizon Capital, which is already 20 years working in Ukraine, announced major investment in one of the largest English platforms on e-Commerce Rozetka. Ua, reports news Agency.
(Selhozkooperativa) Cargill will increase its investment in the port "southern" (non-freezing deep-water sea port in the North-Western Black sea), " said the Minister, without naming even approximate amounts for investment projects. He also mentioned the desire to invest in Ukraine of the organization, which is engaged in the construction of plants for processing nuclear waste, not an explanation of its name." We had a very active conversation on the issues of intellectual property. We promised to put more effort in this direction. I'm sure We will pleasantly surprise investors even before the end of the year in these issues ", - noted Abromavicius. The American organizations have expressed concerns on the status of their innovative technologies in Ukraine." The forum participants discussed how high-tech solutions could help Ukraine to export more food products. But the majority of American organizations are afraid that their innovations will not be protected Under the current (legal) system (in Ukraine) ", - explained the head of the US chamber of Commerce Thomas Donohue. In this vein, He emphasized the protection of intellectual property." in order to reduce the risk in the market forum Participants urged the Ukrainian government to adopt new legislation on Internet piracy and to improve (the laws) copyright ", - noted He. According to Donohue, the lack of transparency, the possibility of predicting and corruption in a similar key to Ukraine's economic sectors as agriculture and energy, only prevents investment. The conference was attended by Vice President Joe Biden. He tried to persuade Kiev to fight against illegal activities of officials and rekindled the desire of the capital of the United States to provide assistance to Kiev. The conclusion of business deals in the forum was not expected. About it still on the last working day of the week, said Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews." Transactions (on the forum), in reality, it is not our primary task. Our main task development (environment) discussions (between the American and Ukrainian sides), He said.- We specifically and not lined up in detail the structure of a forum with the possibility of Concluding transactions ". The conference was attended by about 150 authorized American investment organizations. Government delegation from Ukraine headed by Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. Besides it also includes Abromavicius, Minister of Finance Natalia Jaresko, Minister of infrastructure Andriy Pivovarsky, the Minister of agrarian policy and food of Ukraine Oleksiy Pavlenko, Deputy head of the presidential administration of Ukraine Dmytro shymkiv, the head of "Naftogaz of Ukraine" Andriy KOBOLEV, the head of the state property Fund of Ukraine Ihor Bilous, the head of the State fiscal service Roman Nasirov and others. The organizers of the business forum was organized by chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Department of Commerce.