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Governments are putting up impediments to globalisation. It is time for a fresh wave of liberalisation
21 October, 2013   ▪   The Economist
While tycoons pay most of their taxes offshore, the budget crisis is escalating along with increasing tax pressure on non-oligarch businesses
21 October, 2013   ▪   Lyubomyr Shavalyuk
Ukrainian entrepreneurs take a break from business
7 October, 2013   ▪   Margarita Ormotsadze
Emerging economies have enjoyed a steady inflow of capital in recent years. It boosted their development and stock markets. This flow is now reversing, hitting many of them hard. Ukraine is one of the first to suffer
4 October, 2013   ▪   Lyubomyr Shavalyuk
Heavy dependence on exports of fuels has brought Russian economy to the verge of a deep recession
20 September, 2013   ▪   Lyubomyr Shavalyuk
While tycoons pay most of their taxes offshore, the budget crisis is escalating along with increasing tax pressure on non-oligarch businesses
20 September, 2013   ▪   Lyubomyr Shavalyuk
Accelerating grain production in Ukraine may feed politicians and oligarchs, but not the country’s jobless rural population or backward economy
9 September, 2013   ▪   Lyubomyr Shavalyuk
A profound reboot of Ukraine’s socio-economic system is the only way to transform it from an uncompetitive Soviet fragment to a modern dynamic economy
21 August, 2013   ▪   Lyubomyr Shavalyuk
Ukraine’s seemingly falling foreign trade deficit hides growing negative trends in the economy
5 August, 2013   ▪   Lyubomyr Shavalyuk
Polish reformer Leszek Balcerowicz on how Ukraine can embark on market reforms
23 July, 2013   ▪   Lyubomyr Shavalyuk
Cash needed to avert Ukraine’s public finance disaster will be pumped out of non-oligarch businesses
22 July, 2013   ▪   Zhanna Bezpiatchuk
Why Ukraine’s economy and public finance are in a much worse state today compared to 2012
5 July, 2013   ▪   Lyubomyr Shavalyuk
High deposit rates with zero inflation, expensive loans and a production sector underfinanced by banks whose funds are channelled to support the cash-starved budget are all results of the government’s detrimental economic policies
2 July, 2013   ▪   Oleksandr Suhoniako
Oligarchs continue to imitate business in Ukraine: they redistribute old Soviet industrial assets without creating any new ones and get windfall profits at taxpayers’ expense
14 June, 2013   ▪   The Ukrainian Week
Customs Union? Thanks, but no thanks. Free Trade Area with the EU? Yes, but not only.
31 May, 2013   ▪   Lyubomyr Shavalyuk
Instead of supporting the national economy, Ukraine’s banking sector is draining its resources to secure huge profits for the privileged few
17 May, 2013   ▪   Volodymyr Lanovyi
Ukraine’s oligarch-controlled economy has no room for competition. As a result, a handful of oligarchs have monopolized the biggest markets, while a lack of investment leaves the country lagging behind
30 April, 2013   ▪   Lyubomyr Shavalyuk
Improvement of the investment climate is of the utmost importance both for Ukraine and for all the companies which have chosen this country as one of their investment destinations.
30 April, 2013   ▪   Jorge Zukoski
Many circumstances have contributed to transnational corporations failing to become the driving forces of Ukraine’s economy. How could this change?
14 April, 2013
EBRD`s André Küüsvek on why foreign investors are fleeing Ukraine and what could make them stay
14 April, 2013   ▪   Margarita Ormotsadze
Raising car import tax is reminiscent of the implementation of luxury tax and may signal that the government is making a choice in favour of the Customs Union with Russia
31 March, 2013   ▪   Lyubomyr Shavalyuk
After the first two gas revolutions – natural gas in the 20th century and unconventional fuels in the early 21st century – the world seems to be on the eve of a methane hydrate era
31 March, 2013   ▪   Mykhailo Honchar
Shell’s Vice President on Ukraine Graham Tiley talks to The Ukrainian Week about Shell’s Ukrainian partners and inflated fears of the damage shale gas production could do to the environment
31 March, 2013   ▪   Margarita Ormotsadze
Pretending to care for consumers, officials have pushed through a potentially corrupt scheme that will help them monopolize the pharmaceutical market
15 March, 2013   ▪   Bohdan Butkevych
In December 2012, The Ukrainian Week initiated a series of panel discussions focusing on priority socio-political and economic issues with opposition MPs and independent experts. At the first discussion on 19 December, representatives from Batkivshchyna and Svoboda talked of the extent to which the oligarch-controlled economy is obstructing the creation of a successful state project. At the latest discussion, politicians and independent analysts tried to answer The Ukrainian Week’s questions concerning Ukraine’s monetary security and forecasts for 2013
8 February, 2013   ▪   The Ukrainian Week
The main groups of influence within the conglomerate in power are trying to use the gas confrontation with Russia to achieve their own ends
8 February, 2013   ▪   Oleksandr Kramar
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today, Roman Malko,
As other candidates fumble to establish a footing, Yulia Tymoshenko is busy mobilizing resources for a third presidential run
yesterday, Denys Kazanskyi,
Chair of the Seminar of Health Sciences and Health Policy at the University of Lucerne and Director of Swiss Paraplegic Research about why rehabilitation will take a crucial place in modern societies and healthcare, how it helps national economies and how long a healthcare reform takes
yesterday, Anna Korbut,
The "DPR government" has announced its intention to flood the closed Young Communard mine in Yenakiyeve. 40 years ago, nuclear tests were carried out in it, and nobody knows today what the consequences would be if groundwater erodes the radioactive rock
16 April, Denys Kazanskyi,
 
 
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