On May 23rd, Canada Ukraine Chamber of Commerce and BDO in Ukraine hosted webinar dedicated to “Investigating Business Opportunities in Ukraine for Canadian Companies”. Key insights included:

– Resilience and Growth: Despite the war, Ukraine shows resilience with a projected GDP growth of 3.2% in 2024.

– Infrastructure and Energy: Challenges persist in the energy sector, but international support, including from Canada, is helping rebuild and innovate.

– Economic Stability: Ukraine maintains economic stability with international aid, presenting opportunities in reconstruction and modernization.

– International Collaboration: Support from global partners, especially Canada, is crucial for Ukraine’s recovery.

– Financial Tools and Investment Support: Various financial tools and support systems are available to facilitate Canadian investment in Ukraine, including resources from Export Development Canada | Exportation et développement Canada and EBRD.

– CUFTA Modernization: The updated Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA) further enhances these opportunities.

We would like to thank our members and partners BDO in Ukraine for co-organizing this important event and for all their hard work in Ukraine. We would also like to express our gratitude to moderator Mark Vytvytskyy, MBA, MD 🇺🇦 🇨🇦 and speakers Andrii Borenkov, CFA, Zenon Potichny, Sherif Nagi (Embassy of Canada to Ukraine | Ambassade du Canada en Ukraine), Vira Savchenko, Vitaliy Strukov, Olga Vovk, Anna Lebedynets,Victor Nevmerzhitsky and Hon. Wayne Easter for their expertise, insightful presentations and contribution to the event, as well as Olga Korniichenko and Olha Mandyuk for organization and facilitation of this webinar.

Full webinar can be watched here:

Canadian companies have the expertise to contribute significantly to Ukraine’s rebuilding and recovery, particularly in areas such as construction, advanced materials, sustainable energy solutions, and cutting-edge technology. So, let’s use this expertise to support Ukraine’s economic revival and development!

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