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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
Society and business that is not connected to the government will be forced to tighten their belts
22 January, 2013   ▪   Lyubomyr Shavalyuk
Economic crisis coupled with an ill-advised monetary and credit policy have created an explosive mixture that may lead to the collapse of Ukraine’s banking system
22 January, 2013   ▪   Lyubomyr Shavalyuk
The investment climate in Ukraine in 2013 will not intimidate Russia alone
17 December, 2012   ▪   Volodymyr Dubrovsky
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
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