B2G Events

On October 16, the Chamber held Round Table “Concept of Reforming International Commercial Arbitration in Ukraine” organized in partnership with the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of UkraineRepresentatives of other state bodies, interested in this issue, such as Ministry of Justice of Ukraine andInternational Commercial Arbitration Court under the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine participated in the meeting. 

On October 16, a round table discussion on illegal imports of medicines of unknown origin and questionable quality to the territory of Ukraine took place at the Chamber office. The meeting was organized in partnership with Association of Pharmaceutical Research & Development (APRaD) and involved representatives from the Ministry of Health, State Service on Medicines, State Fiscal Service and State Border Guard Service as well as international experts, namely, Mr. Donald E. Townsend, Jr., Regional Intellectual Property Rights Attaché and Mr. Pablo Rodenas, Advisor of EU Twinning Project.

Meeting of Export Promotion Council at the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade has been headed by the Minister of Economic Development and Trade that. Please click here to see the agenda. 

The event has been an excellent opportunity to raise practical issues regarding export and import procedures and express position of the business community regarding state export promotion strategy.

If you have any questions, please contact Yulia Stelmakh, Junior Policy Officer (Food & Beverage).

On October 12, the Chamber held a meeting with Mr. David Sakvarelidze, Deputy General Prosecutor of Ukraine – Prosecutor of Odessa Region, devoted to the current issues in law enforcement sphere. 

Opening the meeting, Mr. Andy Hunder, President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine stressed that fight against corruption is on the top of the agenda both for the Chamber Members and the Government

The Chamber invited all interested Members to the Chamber Meeting “Ukraine: Current Challenges = Catalyst for Technology Innovation” with Mr. Nelu Mihai, Founder, MosaixSoft, Inc. Mr. Mihai shared his experience on:

  1. Lessons he had learned by founding and funding technology startups in Silicon Valley;
  2. What is more important: Team, Product or Market;
  3. How to choose the right venture capitalist...

On October 2, the Chamber Customs Committee Co-Chairs Mr. Igor Dankov, EY and Ms. Oksana Drozach, PwCtook part in the meeting devoted to application of the CMU Resolution #724 “On Use of Risk Management System Benchmarks on Customs Value” with representatives of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine Mr. Mykhaylo Ivanyuk, Head of Department of Administration of Customs Duties and Customs Tariff Regulation, Mr. Serhii Siomka, Head of Customs Control and Clearance Organization Department and Mr. Mykhailo Dmytriev, Head of Risk Analysis Department

Discussion has been focused on the following issues:

  1. Current situation with counterfeit goods in Ukraine.
  2. Liability issue: should criminal liability be reintroduced in Ukraine?
  3. Miscellaneous. 

The meeting has been moderated by Mr. Donald E. Townsend, Jr. Regional Intellectual Property Rights Attaché. 

To get more information, please contact Yuliia Stelmakh, Chamber Junior Policy Officer.

On September 30, representatives of the Chamber Energy Committee took part in the meeting with Mr. Volodymyr Demchyshyn, Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine devoted to the new regulatory framework designed for the introduction of the Law on Natural Gas Market, which will come into force on October 1, 2015. 

Opening the meeting, the Minister informed participants on the latest decision of the National Commission for State Regulation in Energy and Utilities on adopting a number of resolutions, aimed at shaping regulatory framework on functioning of the natural gas market. Information about respective decisions is available at the following link.

On September, 24 the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine held a Business Roundtable with the U.S. Ambassador Geoffrey R. Pyatt in Odesa, aimed to discuss key aspects of anti-corruption policy, implementation of reforms and the current state of the Odesa business environment. The meeting was held in the framework of the Odesa Financial Forum.

The Chamber held the meeting with Mr. Igor Didenko, Deputy Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraineand Mr. Yuriy Vitrenko, Director on Business Development of NJSK “Naftogaz” to discuss the current situation and next steps on how to resolve the issue of forming the stock reserve of natural gas in Ukraine.

To learn more, please contact Tetiana Temniuk, Chamber Policy Officer (Energy Issues).

Seminar on Practical Application of the GSP Program 23 September, 2015, 12:00 AM |

The Seminar on Practical Application of the GSP Program was organized by the Chamber in cooperation with Ukrainian League of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine.  

The meeting has been devoted to the discussion of the Draft NCRFSM Resolution regarding the right of the non-financial institutions to provide services of the financial leasing.

To learn more, please contact Ulyana Shtybel, Chamber Policy Officer (Banking & Financial, HR Issues).