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Business not owned by oligarchs will find itself in a much more difficult position in 2013, under the influence of the growing appetites of the government and the sluggish economy.
17 December, 2012   ▪   Lyubomyr Shavalyuk
The Ukrainian government is likely to take radical steps to close the budget gap
17 December, 2012   ▪   Vitalii Melnychuk
Oligarch clans today have the financial, economic and political tools to dominate society.They are based on production assets gained through the privatization of state-owned enterprises in various forms and other social benefits.
13 December, 2012   ▪   Volodymyr Lanovyi   ▪   1
In spite of destructive consequences for the economy, the government will try to maintain hryvnia exchange rate at any cost until the expected re-formatted government is in place. So until the end of the year, it is doubtful whether the hryvnia exchange rate will exceed UAH 8.40/USD 1
26 November, 2012   ▪   Lyubomyr Shavalyuk
In countries the size of Ukraine, there is a correlation between economic breakthroughs and the extent to which big business potential has been adjusted to serve national interests
2 November, 2012   ▪   Oles Oleksiyenko
While the Party of Regions has been campaigning, claiming stability as one of its achievements, an increasing number of independent analysts look at ongoing economic processes and warn that Ukraine's economy may sink into recession by the end of 2012
2 November, 2012   ▪   Maksym Bugriy
The persistence of old enterprises and technology leave Ukraine’s economy archaic and uncompetitive
29 October, 2012   ▪   Volodymyr Lanovyi
On Ukraine’s banking market, European banks are losing ground to captive banks owned by oligarchs
23 October, 2012   ▪   Yevhen Hrebeniuk
Official inflation rates are being artificially understated in Ukraine to manipulate consumer expenditures
23 October, 2012   ▪   Lyubomyr Shavalyuk
The Minister of Economic Development and Trade, Petro Poroshenko, and other members of Mykola Azarov’s government continue to insist on Kyiv’s right to a review of its WTO membership terms.
8 October, 2012   ▪   The Ukrainian Week
The President has signed a controversial law on the depository system.
8 October, 2012   ▪   The Ukrainian Week
The challenges of doing business in Ukraine
28 September, 2012   ▪   Volodymyr Lanovyi
As the Yanukovych regime tries to overcome international isolation with the help of Beijing, it sets the scene for Ukraine’s neo-colonial economic and possible future political dependence on China
17 September, 2012   ▪   Oleksandr Kramar
First things first – the healing of Ukraine’s economy must go hand in hand with structural reform and technological upgrading of assets.
31 August, 2012   ▪   Volodymyr Lanovyi
Charles Beigbeder, French businessman and owner of the AgroGeneration holding that operates in Ukraine, tells The Ukrainian Week why investors are still interested in doing business in Ukraine
30 August, 2012   ▪   Ivan Riabchiy
Investment analyst Darren Heyman told The Ukrainian Week about the key advantages and risks, which free trade with the EU envisages
7 August, 2012   ▪   Olena Pototska
What matters in market conditions is whether others share your wishes.
6 August, 2012   ▪   Bohdan Tsioupine
As the ruling political forces of Ukraine speculate on the housing issue – one of the most painful for millions of Ukrainians – with an eye on the upcoming elections, they only aggravate the problem
2 August, 2012   ▪   Oleksandr Kramar
The significant profits of grain traders are in sharp contrast to the neglected infrastructure of the agricultural-industrial complex and its inability to meet domestic demand for fruit and vegetables
27 July, 2012   ▪   Mykola Kros
A decline in manufacturing and the balance of trade reinforce Ukrainian car producers who expect privileges for having switched sides in politics
25 July, 2012   ▪   Heorhiy Hryshchenko
The scandal involving Barlays, one of Britain's biggest banks, reveals large-scale fraud on the Western lending market
18 July, 2012   ▪   Michael Binyon
As the election season draws closer, the government is generously giving gifts of promises and budget funds to the electorate, the opposition pours criticism on the government, and sociologists present voters with the results of surveys, some of which reflecting the true rating of the government and the opposition.
5 July, 2012   ▪   Lyubomyr Shavalyuk
The rivalry between Ukrainian and Russian aircraft companies is set to intensify
2 July, 2012   ▪   Volodymyr Kopchak
Growth is a flawed concept. It is measured in terms of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which dissolves under scrutiny into concepts that are inaccurate measures of economic or social well being.
21 June, 2012   ▪   John Lucas
Shale gas extraction, if implemented, could turn Ukraine into an influential player on the European gas market
18 June, 2012   ▪   Dmytro Vovnianko
The Ukrainian government is taking money out of the real economy – the receipts of the national budget increased much faster than Ukraine’s GDP in 2010-12
18 June, 2012   ▪   Volodymyr Lanovyi
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The new law on the reintegration of the occupied parts of the Donbas qualifies them as such and names Russia as the occupier. Yet, it does not launch the process of deoccupation or change the mechanism envisaged in the Minsk Agreement
20 October, Maksym Vikhrov,
This week started off with a bang in Kyiv...and it had nothing to do with working on healthcare reform, which the Verkhovna Rada eventually passed on October 19. The #1 topic became a protest action to push political reforms forward that was called by anti-corruption politicians and former Odesa Governor Mikhail Saakashvili
19 October, Stanislav Kozliuk,
Founded this fall, Donetsk oligarch Serhiy Taruta’s Osnova or Foundation party has already started campaigning although the next Verkhovna Rada election is two years away
18 October, Denys Kazanskyi,
Russian law enforcers raided the houses of Muslim Crimean Tatars in Bakhchysarai in the morning of October 11
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