During an official visit to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met with representatives of business circles of the Kingdom. This was reported by the press service of the head of state.
Poroshenko spoke about the implementation of reforms in Ukraine over the past three years, as well as the main results that have been achieved.
Considerable attention was paid to creating an investment climate, conducting judicial reform, fighting corruption, reforming the banking and energy sectors. The President also announced the launch of an electronic open VAT reimbursement register from the beginning of April 2017.
The President stressed that he believes in the promising future of the trade and investment Ukrainian-British partnership. According to him, the UK has become one of the largest foreign investors in Ukraine. Invested more than $ 2 billion, created tens of thousands of jobs.
Thus, the head of state noted the successful cooperation of the state enterprise Antonov and the British company Dowty Propellers in the creation of the transport plane An-132D. The President also welcomed the interest of British companies to Ukraine, in particular, international companies Unilever, which opened a tea factory in the Kiev region, and Hutchison Ports, which plans to enter the market of domestic container shipping in the short term. “The success of these projects in our country will certainly be a good example for other investors, as well as an important signal of confidence in Ukrainian reforms,” Poroshenko said.