- July 10, 2013
The 8th IAAF World Youth Championships commenced today in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk. Having hosted group matches of the UEFA EURO 2012 football championship, as well as quarter- and semi-final of the games, Donetsk is once again turning into a global sports capital as its regional sports complex Olimpiyskyi plays host to the second major IAAF competition of 2013.
- July 9, 2013
Ukrainian investment potential has been highlighted by the South Korean Ambassador to Ukraine, Kim Eun-Joong, as reported by the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine. He noted that Korean investors were looking at the largest investment projects in the country’s infrastructure. According to the Ambassador, successful bilateral cooperation between Ukraine and South Korea develops in the areas of space and high technology.
- July 8, 2013
Installed capacity of solar power stations in Ukraine reached 494 MW as of July 1, 2013, reports Association of Alternative Fuel and Energy Market Participants of Ukraine (APEU). In January - June 2013, Ukrainian solar power capacity grew by 51.4 percent, according to the APEU.
- July 5, 2013
The total annual volume of gas that can be delivered through the reverse supplies from Europe to Ukraine can reach over 30 billion cubic meters.
- July 3, 2013
While voice search used to be a fantasy in futuristic movies, the innovators at Google are now making it a reality. Already available in 35 different languages, Google Voice Search can be used in Ukrainian on OS Android 2.2 devices and higher.
- June 28, 2013
The development of shale gas deposits represents strategic milestone in Ukraine’s pursuit of energy independence boosting national security for Kyiv and Washington and driving Ukraine’s European integration.
- June 27, 2013
For more than several years now Ukraine has been keen about developing renewable sources of energy and improving regulations for the utility companies. These issues have been discussed during the recent meeting between the Ukrainian National Commission for conducting State regulations in the energy industry of Ukraine (NCSRE) and its American counterparts from the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC).
- June 26, 2013
This week was announced as the energy sustainable week in Ukraine. Such statement was released during the opening press-conference hosted by the European Union Delegation to Ukraine in Kyiv.
- June 26, 2013
Ukraine remains a reliable partner of the European Union in the energy sector, particularly with respect to gas transportation and storage. Such statement was released by the EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle during the press conference in Luxembourg.
- June 25, 2013
Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv just finished hosting the Sky Over Kyiv Conference which offered to discuss the present and future goals of the Ukrainian aviation industry.
- June 21, 2013
Agro-industrial companies of Ukraine will attract up to USD 30 billion in investments in the next 10 years, stated the Minister of Agricultural Policy and Food Mykola Prysyazhnyuk.
- June 21, 2013
Ukraine will be able to export up to 33 million tons of grain annually by 2021, stated the Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine Mykola Prysyazhnyuk.
- June 19, 2013
“Instinct for the Future” was the slogan of this year’s annual and privately organized TEDx event that featured speakers sharing their unique designs and innovations that carry the idea of change and development of the future society. The mission of this year’s TEDx was to passionately change attitudes, lives, and ultimately the world via the power of ideas.
- June 19, 2013
Ukraine has made it out of the blacklist of the Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control (Paris MoU), following the 46th meeting of the organization. This was one of the requirements set for Ukraine by the EU, informs Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. The organization evaluates how participating states comply with international safety, security and environmental standards, and ensures that crew members have adequate living and working conditions.
- June 18, 2013
Ukraine just finished hosting the first International Annual Business Conference ABC: Ukraine & Partners.
- June 14, 2013
Ukraine has won the right to host the International Ferro Alloy Congress Infacon in 2015. The announcement was made public during the Infacon XIII Congress, which is currently taking place in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
- June 14, 2013
The full integration of Ukraine into the EU will provide an untapped potential for the economic growth, stability and security in Europe. This was stated by the president of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych at the plenary session of the 18th Central Europe Summit of Heads of State in Bratislava, Slovakia, where 21 European presidents discussed Growth Strategy for Post-Crisis Recovery at the Summit.
- June 12, 2013
On June 13-14, 2013, the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv will host the First International Annual Business Conference ABC: Ukraine & Partners.
- June 6, 2013
Deregulation of business activity has become one of the reform priorities for Ukraine in 2012. It was conducted in four major areas - simplifying procedures for opening and closing a business, simplifying property registration, lifting the tax burden, as well as reforming public services system and narrowing state control for businesses. The results and prospects of business deregulation were addressed by the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych in his annual message to the parliament of the country.
- June 5, 2013
The EU is ready to invest into renewable energy in Ukraine. Such was the aftermath of the recent European-Ukrainian Energy Day event.
- June 3, 2013
Eastern Ukrainian company Fuhrlander Wind Technology will provide 22 turbines for the construction of the first wind power station in Kazakhstan. The turbines will be installed in the town Ereymentau in north-central Kazakhstan. Another Ukrainian company Krym Irey Proekt will be responsible for the design of the 45 MW wind farm, according to Vladyslav Yeremenko, director general of the Management Company Wind Parks of Ukraine, reports ua-energy.org.
- May 30, 2013
Ukraine jumped up seven positions on the IMD World Competitiveness Rankings 2013. The Eastern European country now occupies the 49th spot on the list, with its last year’s result being number 56. The U.S., Switzerland and Hong Kong took top positions on the competitiveness list, followed by Sweden, Singapore, Norway, and Canada.
- May 30, 2013
The initiative to start piggyback train connection between Italy-Austria-Hungary-Ukraine and further to the east has been pitched by Ukraine during the meeting of the transportation ministers of the countries, members of the Organization of Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC), reported Interfax-Ukraine.
- May 26, 2013
Let us unite! – was the slogan of the recent International Investment and Innovation Forum jointly organized by the European Economic Chamber of Trade and Kyiv city state administration.
- May 19, 2013
Ukrainian capital Kyiv just finished hosting the first international conference The Global LNG Revolution and Energy Independence of Ukraine.
- May 16, 2013
Ukraine is expected to show double-digit increase in the production and export of corn, wheat and coarse grains in the 2013/2014 marketing year (MY), which starts July 1. Such statement was released by Forbes.ua based on the report produced by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
- May 15, 2013
Ukraine imported over 120 million cubic meters of natural gas in April 2013 from Poland alone, reported the press service of the public gas transporting company Ukrtransgaz. This number exceeds the volumes of gas imported in March by 4.2 times (24.3 million cubic meters). Additionally, last month Ukraine imported over 18 million cubic meters of gas from Hungary.
- May 14, 2013
Ukraine and Poland are likely to spearhead Europe regarding shale gas production by 2035, reported the global consulting company A.T. Kearney, as cited by bloomberg.com. In part, the two Eastern European countries will lead the region thanks to the present political support, said at A.T. Kearney. Notably, Europe possesses close to seven percent of world shale gas supplies.
- May 8, 2013
Ukraine started growing the so-called energy willow (osier, or salix viminalis) for industrial use in the Rivne region - western part of the country, reports the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine website. More than 5,000 hectares (over 12,000 acres) of land were allocation for planting the efficient biomass material. The move goes in line with the state policy of energy saving and allows the use of low-yield farmland as energy willow readily takes root, grows fast and is generally low-maintenance.
- May 3, 2013
Ukraine is not only a gas transit country, it possesses Europe’s largest underground gas storage facilities, said EU Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger after Ukraine - EU roundtable regarding Ukrainian gas market, held in Brussels, informs UNIAN. Ukrainian Energy and Coal Industry Minister Stavytskyi reminded that, at present, Ukrainian gas storage facilities could accommodate 31 billion cubic meters of gas. Moreover, it is planned to extend that capacity up to 50 billion cubic meters.