KIEV, Ukraine, June 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Foreign investors are investing
more in the agricultural sector of Ukraine. From January to March,
capital investment in agriculture accounted for UAH 2.5 billion, 10%
more than over the same period last year. Traditionally, the most
attractive sectors for investors are the food industry, bioenergy and
crop production, with major investors in agriculture coming from across
Europe. First Vice Prime Minister Serghiy Arbuzov mentioned this fact
prior to the first annual international conference "ABC: Ukraine &
Partners", initiated by the Ukrainian Government.
"Between 2000-when investment levels in agriculture were at their lowest
levels-and 2012, we have seen high annual growth rates. The government
is working hard to ensure that they are constantly increasing, by
creating transparent conditions for investors and deepening investment
in public and private partnerships," said Arbuzov.
The First Vice Prime Minister also stressed that the food industry;
bioenergy and crop production all traditionally show high ratings of
"Investors look for those sectors of agriculture where there is a high
level of profitability, export opportunities, high rates of scale and
better terms of liquidity of investments," he continued.
Serhiy Arbuzov also underlined that the biggest investors in agriculture
in Ukraine are European countries.
Recall, First Annual International Business Conference «ABC: Ukraine &
Partners» will be held on June 13-14, 2013 at the capital based
NSC "Olympiysky". One of the business and government meeting topics
will be the panel discussion "Investment in agricultural sector of
Ukraine. Let's Feed the world together." First Vice Prime Minister of
Ukraine Serhiy Arbuzov will participate in the discussion.
SOURCE: ABC: Ukraine & Partners
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