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  • Fitch upgrades Kyiv to “B”

    24.09.2019

    Fitch upgrades Kyiv to "B"
    International rating agency Fitch Ratings has upgraded Kyiv from to “B” from “B-“, in a move tied to a similar recent upgrade for Ukraine as a whole. In a statement released by the global “Big Three” credit rating agency, Fitch commented: “Kyiv benefits from its status as Ukraine’s capital and remains the largest and wealthiest city in the country, with a population ...
  • Jysk plans to open 12 new stores in Ukraine

    21.09.2019

    Jysk plans to open 12 new stores in Ukraine
    Denmark’s JYSK Ukraine intends to open a dozen new Ukrainian outlets between September 2019 and August 2020 as the furniture giant continues to expand in the country amid robust annual sales growth of 23.6%. The Scandinavian brand opened 12 new Ukraine stores during the past year to bring the total to 54 outlets in 25 Ukrainian cities located across the country. According to Jysk representatives ...
  • Ukrainian IT industry will reach $5 bln in revenues this year

    16.09.2019

    Ukrainian IT industry will reach $5 bln in revenues this year
    A comprehensive report into the Ukrainian IT industry produced by tech company N-iX has predicted a rise in annual industry revenues to a new high of USD 5 billion during the current year, representing almost double the total reached four years ago in 2015. The report, which draws on data from a range of domestic and international sources including the IT Ukraine Association, ...
  • Bolt announced plans to launch delivery service in Ukraine in 2020

    13.09.2019

    Bolt announced plans to launch delivery service in Ukraine in 2020
    Estonian transport networking startup Bolt (formerly Taxify) has announced plans to launch the Bolt Food delivery service in Ukraine in 2020. The company, which began taxi services in Ukraine in 2016, plans to capitalize on growing demand for home delivery services in Ukraine following the launch of similar food services in recent months by Uber and others. The first Bolt Food service is ...
  • EU states’ position on sanctions against Russia

    11.09.2019

    EU states' position on sanctions against Russia
    ECFR’s survey found that, in most member states, more than 50 percent of voters viewed the EU’s policy on Russia as either balanced or not tough enough . Source: ecfr.eu
  • Energoatom has signed a memorandum of cooperation with Canada’s Cameco

    28.08.2019

    Energoatom has signed a memorandum of cooperation with Canada’s Cameco
    Ukraine’s state-owned atomic energy giant Energoatom has signed a memorandum of cooperation with Canada’s Cameco Corporation during a 21 August ceremony in Canada. In line with the memorandum, the two parties will now explore opportunities to develop cooperation in the supply and production of nuclear fuel and related items using technologies developed by Cameco. Canadian company Cameco ranks among the ...
  • Glovo has launched operations in Mykolaiv

    22.08.2019

    Glovo has launched operations in Mykolaiv
    Digital delivery service Glovo has launched operations in Mykolaiv as the Spain-based company continues to expand its presence in Ukraine, Business Ukraine magazine reports. Founded in Barcelona in 2015, the Spanish service provider offers to deliver anything that can fit into employee backpacks. The company arrived in the Ukrainian capital in October 2018. Mykolaiv is the eighth Ukrainian city to feature a ...
  • FlixBus has expanded its presence on the growing Ukrainian market

    20.08.2019

    FlixBus has expanded its presence on the growing Ukrainian market
    German budget bus operator FlixBus has expanded its presence on the growing Ukrainian market via a cooperation agreement with Gunsel Group. The Berlin-based low-cost transportation company will now operate three additional joint bus services from Kyiv to EU destinations. A daily service will connect the Ukrainian capital to Warsaw, while buses will run from Kyiv to Wroclaw and Prague three ...
  • Cargo traffic along the Dnipro continues to grow

    18.07.2019

    Cargo traffic along the Dnipro continues to grow
    In the first half of 2019, the total weight exceeded 4.2 million tons. Compared to 2018, the cargo traffic on the main waterway of Ukraine increased by 42%, reports the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority. Shipping of metal products along the Dnipro in January-June totaled over 647 thousand tons, grain – about 1,722 million tons, oil products – 13 thousand tons, and ...
  • Ukraine boosts sugar exports by 30%

    25.06.2019

    Ukraine boosts sugar exports by 30%
    Ukrainian sugar producers exported 41,300 tons during May 2019, representing a 30% increase on the previous month, according to data released by Ukraine’s National Association of Sugar Producers.  The key international market for Ukrainian sugar exports in May was Azerbaijan, which accounted for 29% of all deliveries. In second place was Turkey accounting for 17% of Ukrainian sugar exports, followed by ...