The Meeting was devoted to discussion of the ecological control of grain cargoes in Mykolaiv Sea Port
The Meeting was devoted to discussion of the ecological control of grain cargoes in Mykolaiv Sea Port
On October 30 the Chamber held a meeting with Maksym Martynyuk, First Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine. The meeting was devoted to discussion of topical issues in agriculture, food & beverage and seeds spheres
The Meeting was devoted to discussion of current situation with agrarian logistics and improvement of work of the electronic system of grain cars distribution
A good example of Business to Government dialogue exposed in signing Annex #1 to Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine, group of NGOs representing the interests of major players in agricultural sector, and the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine
On September 27 the Chamber held a meeting with Oleksandr Bakumenko, Deputy Head of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committee on Agrarian Policy and Land Relations
The agenda was mainly focused on defining the scope of work for the Chamber Agricultural Committee till the end of 2017
American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine and Association "Ukrainian Agribusiness Club" emphasized on importance of support and the soonest adoption of Draft Law #6606 “On Amendments to the Article 4 of the Law of Ukraine "On Pesticides and Agrochemicals" on Importation of Crop Protection Products into Ukraine”, which is aimed at allowing import of unregistered crop protection samples for the state trials in Ukraine
On September 15, the Protocol "On Sanitary and Phytosanitary Export Conditions of Sunflower Oilseed Meal to People's Republic of China" (Protocol) was signed during the official working visit of Ukrainian delegation headed by Olga Trofimtseva, Deputy Minister of Agricultural Policy and Food of Ukraine.
The System has been presented by Andriy Miroshnikov, Deputy Head on Forwarding, Ukrzaliznytsya and Iryna Davydyuk, Head of Division on Forwarding and Technologies, Ukrzaliznytsya
The meeting has been devoted to discussion of the need to review grain standards (DSTU)
The American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine is happy to inform that the Memorandum of Understanding between the grain exporters, Chamber Members, and the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine for new marketing year 2017-2018 was signed
The Meeting was devoted to discussion of “narrow” places in port and railway infrastructure and potential solutions and was moderated by Volodymyr Osadchuk, Chamber Agricultural Committee Co-Chair, General Director, Cofco Agri Resources Ukraine
The Chamber welcomes the decision of the VRU Committee on Agrarian Policy and Land Relations regarding recommendation for the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to adopt Draft Law “On Amendments to Some Legislative Acts of Ukraine regarding Settlement of Certain Phytosanitary Procedures”.
During the working visit to People's Republic of China (June 5-10, 2017) Head of the State Service for Food Safety and Consumer Protection of Ukraine Volodymyr Lapa initialed with the General Administration of Quality Control, Inspection and Quarantine of PRC the draft Protocol "On Sanitary and Phytosanitary Export Conditions to PRC of Sunflower Oilseed Meal"
The meeting has been devoted to discussion of problematic situation with lack of grain cars and the ways of resolving it
The meeting has been devoted to brainstorming on action steps aimed at elimination of unofficial structures on grain market
On May 11 Chamber Members met with Sergiy Pidgorodetskyi, Head of the Center of Transport Logistics of PJSC “Ukrzaliznysya”
Oleksandr Bakumenko, Deputy Head of VRU Committee on Agrarian Policy and Land Relations met with the Chamber Agriculture, Seeds and Food & Beverage Committees Members. The priority areas for reform and respective legislative initiatives in mentioned spheres were in the focus of the discussion.
The meeting was mainly devoted to discussion of topical issues and business community’s proposals in agricultural, food & beverage, and seeds spheres
The meeting has been devoted to discussion of the issue regarding transparent and timely VAT refund
Following the active advocacy efforts of the Chamber, finally the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted Resolution #166-p which cancelled Order of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine #661 dated October 13, 2008 provisions of which did not allow blending of different classes of grains
Meeting has been devoted to the discussion of grain market and phytosanitary issues
The meeting has been devoted to presentation of the new Draft Law “On Agricultural Cooperation” which has been delivered by Mikhail Sokolov, Executive Partner, Kesarev Consulting
Meeting has been devoted to the presentation of the Chamber Agricultural Committee priorities for 2017
On November 23 the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine endorsed a decision regarding amendments to Order of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food #661 dated October 13, 2008, which provide cancellation of ban on blending different grain types classes on elevators (linear and longshore)
The agenda of the meeting has been devoted to the discussion of current status of rail cars supply issue at Ukrzaliznytsya as well of reform of the phytosanitary system of Ukraine
On October 5, Members of the Steering Committee of the Chamber Agricultural Committee met with the Leadership of PJSC “Ukrzaliznytsya” to discuss certain problematic issues of agrarian logistics of Ukraine.
An excellent example of positive achievements in Business and Government dialogue exposed in signed Annex #1 to Memorandum of Understanding by grain exporters, Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine, and Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine
Participants discussed current issues regarding geographical expansion of export as well as adaptation of Ukrainian legislation on quality control and food safety to European standards
Meeting has been devoted to discussion of the rail cars supply issue at Ukrzaliznytsya, briefing on grain market by UkrAgroConsult, phytosanitary condition of new crops: current status and action plan development, update on VAT refund issues
Upon request from the Chamber, the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine issued Clarification, according to which buildings of agricultural purpose are not subject to real estate tax. From now on companies don’t have to pay real estate tax on their grain storage facilities
n August 29, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine published on its official website the proposals on amendments to legislative acts of Ukraine governing the permits issuance aimed on bringing them into conformity with the Laws of Ukraine "On Administrative Services" and “On Permitting System in the Field of Economic Activity”
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The purpose of event was to communicate major priorities of the Chamber Agricultural Committee to the state authorities in such areas as: tax reform, phytosanitary control and regulation of grain/processed products storage reform
The meeting has been devoted to the present the main provisions and changes introduced in the Draft Law of Ukraine "On Quarantine of Plants"
The American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine is happy to inform about yet another good example of productive cooperation between grain exporters, Chamber Member Companies, and the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine – signed Memorandum of Understanding.
Participants covered questions of authorization, accreditation and respective criteria for commercial laboratories to operate on the market
We aimed to define major pain points faced by investors in the sphere of IPR and raised awareness among the general public of Ukraine
On June 8, the Chamber held a Round Table “Latest Trends of Agricultural Development in Ukraine: Reforms in Agricultural Land Area” where we discussed main features of current reform on land by the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine (presented by the National Reforms Council), land monitoring, main challenges facing Ukraine on the way to free land market
Participants got an update on progress of Chamber initiatives on phytosanitary control, current status and prospects of development of VAT-related Chamber initiatives and more
We've covered tools and methods of market capitalization of the agricultural companies, corporate governance and strategy of agricultural business growth and more.
Priority issues for further cooperation were defined as well as a number of problematic issues were clarified.
The meeting has been devoted to discussion of open issues in phytosanitary, logistics&infrastructure areas
Parliament of Ukraine adopted Draft Law #2558a “On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine regarding Deregulation in Agro-Industrial Complex”.
Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine passed Draft Law #2558a “On Amendments to Some Legal Acts of Ukraine regarding Deregulation in Agro-Industrial Complex”.
Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Ministry of Agricultural Policy and Food of Ukraine represented and Grain Exporters.
It was agreed to follow such action items: To follow-up with responsible authorities on Chamber Position Paper regarding recalling of amendments to CMU Resolution #705...
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The agenda of the meeting included the following items: VAT and bank guarantees. Point of discussion: All participants agreed on the necessity to address the responsible authorities (namely: Minister of Finance, Head of the NBU)...
Resolution #42 “On Deregulation of Business Activity” was published by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.
On January 15, the Chamber Agricultural Committee held its regular meeting devoted to discussion of the topical issues for year 2015. It was announced that the Chamber has established Seeds Committee within its structure allowing Members to address seed...
On May 16, the Chamber Agricultural Committee held its regular meeting devoted to presentation of strategy of reforms for agriculture and land governance by the new World Bank Project; discussion of possible Governmental stimulus package for developing...
On March 6, the Chamber Agricultural Committee held its regular meeting devoted to the grain market update, discussion of the priority Draft Laws suggested for swift consideration by the Verkhovna Rada, consideration of draft list of regulatory acts of the Government...
On January 31, the Chamber Agricultural Committee held its regular meeting devoted to discussion of the following issues: Introduction of the newly-elected Committee Leadership...
Participants of the event will have a unique opportunity to ask questions and discuss current trends in the industry with representatives of Thomson Reuters, OKKO- Agrotrade, First Ukrainian Agricultural Cooperative, SP Advisors, Ukrainian Exchange, Center for Transport Strategies and others.
The Roundtable will be devoted to discussion of financial and risk management instruments as well as innovations in agribusiness.