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Ukraine eyes agriculture boost

Ukraine eyes agriculture boost

With vast expanses of fertile land, a large labour force and a close proximity to raw materials, Ukraine's argiculture sector has enormous promise, and with global food shortages and price spikes, the time appears ripe for it to realise this potential. But first it must attract investors, and to do that it must reform its land policies.  

Has Ukraines time come

Has Ukraine's time come?

Ukraine has long been a sleeping giant of Europe. Strategically located with a large, skilled workforce and huge potential in the energy and agriculture sectors, foreign businesses are sitting up and taking notice of the country. All it needs is investment in basic infrastructure and logistics – and to press ahead with improvements to the investment environment.

Beyond the boundaries

Ukraine's key sources of capital

Inflows of capital into Ukraine highlight the country's global relationships, and reveal a few surprising business allies.

Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine

Universities give Ukraine a technological edge

Ukraine's universities are producing tens of thousands of multi-lingual graduates every year, particularly in technology-related subjects. This, combined with low labour costs, is drawing the attention of a number of international companies.

Vladyslav Kaskiv

Investment head vows to get Ukraine noticed

Vladyslav Kaskiv, the head of the State Agency for Investment and National Projects of Ukraine, tells Michal Kaczmarski what the country is doing to get itself noticed on the international stage.

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Central and eastern Europe looks to follow right PPP path

The many advantages of public-private partnerships have seen the model utilised across the developed world. Now, countries in central and eastern Europe are looking to benefit from the model but governmental and legislative support can often be found lacking.

small regions stand tall

Europe's small regions show competitive edge in fDi rankings

Europe’s brightest business regions are lining up to compete for investment from firms keen to develop their presence in the continent and expand their market share. And as the rankings for fDiMagazine’s European Cities and Regions of the Future 2012/2013 reveal, smaller regions have plenty to boast about.

Ukraine state of repair teaser

Ukraine seeks to mend damaged reputation

Ukraine has been dogged by bad press of late, and stories of political instability and the trials of opposition politicians are unlikely to impress would-be foreign investors. However, a state agency created to attract FDI to the country is hoping to assuage these fears and show off Ukraine's rich potential.

Russia sees its manufacturing FDI appeal slip

Russia has historically been the most popular destination for manufacturing  FDI from rest of Europe countries, however, 2011 has seen a significant  decline in the number of projects in the country.

Think Tank Aug 2011

Ukraine’s potential tempts pioneer spirit

Ukraine has recently underperformed compared with its neighbours in terms of FDI inflows, but for bold investors, the potential is there for rich returns.

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