Dutch, Ukrainian finance ministers discuss trade expansion, double taxation
Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko, who heads a Ukrainian delegation at the Business Forum Netherlands-Ukraine in Nootdorp has discussed the expansion of economic cooperation between the two countries with her counterpart Jeroen Dijsselbloem.
"Met Dutch Finance Minister Dijsselbloem. Thankful for his continual personal support of UA and its association with EU… We discussed opportunities for increasing trade, step in combating corruption, work over the double taxation convention with NL," she wrote on her Twitter page on Wednesday.
The Business Forum Netherlands-Ukraine was opened on March 30.
The Ukrainian delegation includes Minister of Agricultural Policy and Food Oleksiy Pavlenko, Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration Dmitry Shymkiv, First Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade Yulia Kovaliv, Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade, Trade Representative of Ukraine Natalia Mykolska and Deputy Infrastructure Minister Yuriy Vaskov.
On the Dutch side the forum will be attended by Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Lilianne Ploumen, the director of the agricultural department at the Ministry of Economic Affairs, a board member of the energy market and innovation team at the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
The forum will be attended by more than 300 representatives of business and government. The parties will discuss cooperation in the field of energy efficiency, transport and infrastructure, IT and engineering, as well as agriculture.