Investment attractiveness of Ukraine

Having changed political and economic vector Ukraine has came to a new level of development. Accession to the European Union means qualitative reforms and changes in all spheres. Success and transience of this process depend on the powerful financial investments: foreign and domestic.

Given the current political situation, our country may seem unattractive in the investment plan. But the results of a study conducted by the State Agency for Investment and National Projects of Ukraine jointly with the Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting and Kyiv International Institute of Sociology confirm the fact that the most attractive regions for investors were and remain western and central Ukraine. Therefore, investment in these regions remains stable as before.

The most attractive spheres of economy for investment are the following areas: real estate sector; extraction and primary processing of natural resources; energy-saving technologies and alternative energy.

Favorable prospects for investors opens agricultural sector of Ukraine: due to the concentration of about 25% of world reserves of black earth, our country in 2014 became the second largest exporter of grain and entered the top-10 countries in production of potatoes, sugar, vegetable oil.

Actively develop sectors of science and IT-technologies: according to the level of development of these two areas, our country gained 13th place in the world rankings in 2014 (according to the international research project The Good Country Index).

During the World Economic Forum in Davos Ukrainian party held a number of meetings with representatives of the world’s telecommunications companies Ericsson and VimpelCom which are perspective investors in the economy of our country.

Despite the difficult situation, Ukraine has retained the possibility of attracting investment in the most key sectors of the economy. Cheap labor force and the high level of human development index make our country more attractive for investment flows placement. Competent policy of the state, the right strategy, favorable conditions for doing business are able to improve the investment climate in the next year.