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The first Ukrainian agriculture investment night

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On June 8, 2018, in Kiev, on the river lorry Rosa Victoria, will be The first Ukrainian agriculture investment night – the largest communication platform in Ukraine with a focus focused on investment opportunities of domestic market and possibility of expanding export geography. Organizer – A7 CONFERENCES.  Official Carrier – Turkish Airlines, Investment partner – A7 CAPITAL. In the framework of AGRO-2018. Legal Partner – AVELLUM. Cocktail partner – Glenfiddich.

Venue: Liner Rosa Victoria, Kyiv, Naberezhno-Khreschatytska St., berth #1.

Time: June 8, 2018 (17:00-23:00).

In the last decade, agribusiness enterprises have made a big step towards marketing, thus Ukrainian products have gradually started to enter the international market, moreover – in these markets Ukrainian producers have proved to be competitive. The growth of export volumes of agricultural products and food industry in 2017 amounted to 19.5%, which in cash equals 2.6 billion dollars. However, problems still exist, because even in the Ukrainian domestic market of Ukrainian producers, they can squeeze more expensive, but more qualitative, foreign goods. In 2017, the volume of export of agricultural products from Ukraine to the EU grew by 27% compared to 2016, which is in the monetary equivalent of 1.2 billion euros. However, at the same time, the export of agri-food products from the European Union to Ukraine has increased by more than 200 million euros.

One of the reasons is de-technologicalization and deindustrialization of Ukraine, and its positioning as a raw material base for leading European countries. However, Ukraine has already embarked on the introduction of technologies, albeit at a high pace. An example among today’s world leaders in agriculture can become Israel. The low index of agricultural land suitable for farming – only 20% – is offset by the high efficiency of innovative technologies. For example, the automated almond harvesting process is only 30 seconds. Sometimes even manufacturers who innovate face problems – insufficient production capacity, that is, the inability to process products in a timely manner. Losses are also in the process of processing due to outdated equipment at the enterprises. The competitiveness of Ukrainian producers is reduced due to the lack of transportation and storage of products. In general, only 3/5 of the produced agricultural products reaches the consumer. The solution to these problem points, the experience of international companies, the real opportunities for attracting investment and much more, will be discussed at the Ukrainian agriculture export forum on June 8, 2018.

The first Ukrainian agriculture investment night will be a unique event in Ukraine that brings together influential players in the industry, Ukrainian producers, international investors, financial leaders, profile associations, embassies, leading media and related industries. In the program of the night:

  • Open and direct discussions with investors and bankers regarding the market of agrarian products and foodstuffs;

  • An exclusive opportunity to meet a potential investor and financial partner with assets of over $ 5 billion. USA for the development of your business;

  • The event will be held in a closed format, without representatives of the media;

  • For the first time, the event will take place on the modern Rosa Victoria, which will ensure closer communication between the participants and add to the uniqueness and uniqueness of the event.

The evening program consists of two hard talk sections. The first section, “The View of International and Domestic Investors in the Agro-Industrial Sector of Ukraine“, will focus on the investment opportunities of the agro-sector, investors will be the sole speakers. Speakers of the second section “The View of Commercial Bankers for the Agro-Industrial Sector of Ukraine” will be leading bankers and financiers, who will focus on the financing of the agro-industrial complex.

Among the speakers: Olga Trofimtseva, Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine for European Integration, Elena Voloshina, Head of IFC Operations in Ukraine, International Finance Corporation (IFC), Maria Barabash, President, A7 CAPITAL; Co-founder, Union of Ukrainian Entrepreneurs, Oleksandr Isniuk, Deputy Head of Corporate Banking Department, UKRGASBANK; Ruslan Spivak, Corporate Business Director, Raiffeisen Bank Aval, Dmytro Tatarko, Head of Agribusiness Department, Ukreximbank. Natalia Butkova-Vitvitskaya, Director of SME Department, Oschadbank; Lesya Kuzmenko, Associate Director, Senior Banker, Agribusiness, EBRD; Jean-Erik de Zagon, Head of Resident Representation in Ukraine, European Investment Bank; Mykola Gorbachev, Director, Soufflet Group; President, Ukrainian Grain Association (UZA); Glib Bondar, Senior Partner, AVELLUM; Oleksii Stupak, Head of Corporate Business Development, Credit Agricole Bank Ukraine etc.

Official carrier – Turkish Airlines, Investment Partner – A7 CAPITAL. Business travel partner – AirLife. In the framework of AGRO-2018. Legal Partner – AVELLUM. Cocktail partner – Glenfiddich. Exclusive TV Partner – The first business TV channel. General Information Partner – RBC Ukraine. General News Partner – Interfax Ukraine. General Radio Partner – Radio Voice of the Capital. General Business Media Partner – Focus. Business Media Partner – Business magazine. Information Analytical Partner – LIGA:ZAKON. Media Partners: Novoje Vremia, Ecology of the enterprise,, International magazine “Shipping”, Terminal magazine, Agroreview, Agrochart. Supported by: Kyiv Chamber of commerce, American Chamber of commerce, British Ukrainian Chamber of commerce, Kyiv Post, Council of Entrepreneurs under the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, Union of Entrepreneurs of Ukraine, etc.

The agenda and additional information can be found on the website:

More detail by tel.: +38 044 227 27 77, +38 096 515 43 90, (contact person: Victoria Shcherbatiuk, Communications Manager).

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