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BUSINESS MOVING FORWARD IN UKRAINE "INVESTMENTS FOR DEVELOPMENT OF EXPORT-ORIENTED INDUSTRIES IN 2020 AND BEYOND "
"INVESTMENTS FOR DEVELOPMENT OF EXPORT-ORIENTED INDUSTRIES IN 2020 AND BEYOND ", Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 9:30 am EST USA, 4:30 pm Kyiv Time
BUSINESS MOVING FORWARD IN UKRAINE
"INVESTMENTS FOR DEVELOPMENT OF EXPORT-ORIENTED INDUSTRIES IN 2020 AND BEYOND"
Webinar sponsored by the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC) and KPMG
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 9:30 am EST USA, 4:30 pm Kyiv Time, via Zoom
Webinar "Developing Export Oriented Industries in Ukraine in 2020 and beyond", organized by the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC) and KPMG, on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 9:30 am EST USA, 4:30 pm Kyiv Time, via Zoom.
COVID-19 lockdowns and resulting economic downturn disrupted the M&A deal-making globally and Ukraine is no exception. What will international and domestic investors do in the aftermath: suspend investments into the country or double down on them? Is the investment climate in Ukraine sufficiently benign today? Are export-related industries the right investment destination? Ukraine needs more exports to create jobs in Ukraine and to produce hard currency. Will and how export grow and support the Ukrainian economy at large in these difficult times? Will Ukraine become a new affordable and reliable European production and logistic hub for global corporates willing to diversify away from East Asia?
Introduction: Morgan Williams, President, CEO, U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC) Overview of 1H2020 M&A activity in Ukraine: Svitlana Shcherbatyuk, Transaction Services Lead, KPMG, Kyiv
- Vadim Miroshnichenko, Head of Cargill Ukraine's Commercial Department, Kyiv
- Vladyslav Talakh, Director of Risoil-Kherson, Kherson
- Tatiana Miskova, Head of Export Promotion Office of Ukraine, Kyiv
- Illya Segeda, M&A Principal, KPMG, Moderator, Kyiv
TOPICS FOR PANEL DISCUSSION:
- Challenges in Ukraine investment climate today.
- Ukrainian economy prospects in the times of change. Ukrainian exports as pillar of the economy. Risks, challenges, opportunities and growth potential. Focus on agriculture and transport infra development.
- Place of Ukraine in global nearshoring trends.
RISOIL S. A. is one of the largest exporters of crude sunflower oil and sunflower by-products from Ukraine. Risoil S.A. has established offices and production in several countries of the European Union, Ukraine and Georgia.
EXPORT PROMOTION OFFICE (EPO) – is an advisory and consultative body to the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine (MEDT) that was created by the Order of the MEDT No. 1861 as of November 3, 2016 as one-stop-shop to facilitate Ukrainian exporters get access to foreign markets. The Office's activities began on December 2016 after signing the multilateral Memorandum between the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine and the Agriteam Canada project "Expert Deployment for Governance and Economic Growth" (EDGE) and the fund Western NIS Enterprise Fund, which finances reform delivery projects and initiatives in Ukraine.
RSVP - Attendance is for members of the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC) and their employees, invited guests of USUBC, KPMG representatives and invited guests and others by invitation. If you have not received an invitation and would like to attend please write immediately to email@example.com. Your attendance must be registered. The presentation of the export program will be followed by a Q&A session. The working language is English. Morgan Williams, President & CEO of USUBC will bring opening remarks.
"Investments for development of export-oriented industries in 2020 and beyond", organized by the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC) and KPMG, on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 9:30 am EST USA, 4:30 pm Kyiv Time, via Zoom.
NOTE: Recorded versions of the previous ten U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC) live webinars are available on USUBC YouTube channel.