Ukraine, U.S. plan to discuss 'very pragmatic issues' of economic relations at investment conference in Paris
Ukraine and the United States plan to discuss very pragmatic issues of economic relations at an investment conference to be held in Paris, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatseniuk has said.
According to the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, during a meeting with U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and representatives of key U.S. companies in Kyiv, Yatseniuk said that the visit of Pritzker is a result of the Ukrainian-American Investment Conference held in Washington on July 13. According to him, a similar investment conference was held in Washington on October 23. The next one will be held in Paris.
He stressed that the development of democracy in Ukraine "should be supported by economic development."
"We are convinced this meeting will provide tangible results. You have questions, we have answers. You have investments, we are ready to receive them," Yatseniuk said.
Pritzker, in turn, noted the efforts of Ukraine's government in implementing reforms.
Among the companies whose representatives attended the meeting of are Cargill, Westinghouse, Citibank, NCH Capital Inc., Honeywell, and DuPont.