18:16 21.07.2017

KIEF and Interfax-Ukraine launch information project for foreign investors

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The Kyiv International Economic Forum (KIEF) and the Interfax-Ukraine News Agency announced the launch of a joint information product - an English-language digest called Ukraine. Open4Business. The project is designed to help attract foreign investors to the country, introducing them to the Ukrainian economic agenda. A memorandum of cooperation was signed between the KIEF and Interfax-Ukraine to implement the project.

Starting from July 2017, a new issue of Ukraine. Open4Business in English is published twice a month on the KIEF website (http://forumkyiv.org/documents/072017digestkief01-2.pdf ). It is also emailed to KIEF participants, leading global and European chambers of commerce and industry, investment banks, mass media, and other key players of the international economic community.

"KIEF's important mission is to promote international dialogue on burgeoning investment climate in Ukraine. The digest will be one of the tools of such promotion, so we are glad to join forces with the country's largest news agency," Yuriy Pyvovarov, CEO of the Kyiv International Economic Forum, said.

Oleksandr Martynenko, Director of the Interfax-Ukraine News Agency, commented: "Interfax-Ukraine produces high-quality, up-to-date, unbiased information products that are necessary for doing business here. Ukraine. Open4Business will be providing exactly such information to foreign investors who have a deficit of information about the points of investment in Ukraine." From Interfax-Ukraine the project will be supervised by its Deputy Director Maxim Urakin.

According to Urakin, the joint product will become a platform for promoting Ukraine as a profitable market for investors from around the world. The demand for such a product will be analyzed in the course of the project, and, if necessary, other language versions may be added. Launch of the digest comes on the eve of the fourth KIEF, to be held in the capital of Ukraine on October 6-7, 2017.

The keynote of KIEF 2017 will be the challenges of the new economic reality for Ukraine as an integral member of the global community. The forum will feature renowned economists and influential representatives of public and financial sectors, including the governments of Ukraine and other countries, members of the European Commission, top managers of the EBRD and the EIB, owners of companies and CEOs of corporations.

Please, follow the news on the forum's website (http://forumkyiv.org/ru/) and on the official Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/kyiveconomicforum) page. Interfax-Ukraine News Agency has been an information provider on Ukraine's political and economic information market since 1992. Since then, the agency has earned a reputation of the most reliable and competent supplier of timely and objective information. News reports from Ukraine are available to subscribers in almost every country in the world through the distribution channels of Interfax. Currently, the agency markets more than 50 information products on political, financial and economic subjects in four languages (Ukrainian, Russian, English and German).

Interfax-Ukraine is the official representative and partner of the American international group of companies Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) that supplies commercial, financial and marketing information to enhance its customers' knowledge of their own customers and to minimize their commercial and credit risks. By uncovering truth and meaning from data, Dun & Bradstreet connects its customers with the prospects, suppliers, clients and partners that matter most. en.interfax.com.ua Kyiv International Economic Forum (KIEF) is a permanently operating venue for the formation of Ukrainian economic development strategy. It is aimed to set up a dialogue between experts, businesses and government, borrowing the best international practices, creating a road map for the development and promotion of the conversion of ideas into real action. www.forumkyiv.org/en