Ukraine in detail


Transport Communication

On transport-geographical location, Ukraine is in an extremely favorable terms. This applies particularly to the west-east direction (from Western and Central Europe to Eastern Europe and Asia, and vice versa), as well as north-south (from Northern Europe to the Middle East, and vice versa). To this day, these advantages of transport-geographical position  haven’t been used.
All types …

Nightlife

If you come to Kiev to have a rest, be sure, that night Kiev is not going to sleep. The city at night lives its own life, life of joy and amusement. On weekends you can meet crowds of young people hurrying to night clubs. Kiev lets its citizens and guests try a wide night …

Restaurants

Following the results of 2008 Top-100 restaurants have been chosen among public catering institutions. The Top-10 of the best restaurants is: “Egoist”(Kiev), “Leo Club”(Kiev), “L’Opera” (Donetsk), “Atelier”(Kiev), “Velur”(Kiev), “Dacha” (Odessa), “Konkord”(Kiev), “Lipskiy osobnyak”(Kiev), “Mario”(Kiev) and “Monako”(Kiev).
According to the data of organizers most of the valued restaurants belong to the highest price segment (average bill was …

Most Popular Hotels in Ukraine

In Ukraine there is a great amount of unique historical and natural sights attracting tourists from all over the world. They are historical memorials in Kamenets-Podolskiy (Khmelnitsk reg.) and Khotyn fortress which age over a thousand years; arboretum “Sofievka” in Uman, and Khortitsa, and Lvov where almost each building is unique etc. Tourist traffic is …

Main characteristics of business ethics in Ukraine

Ukrainian Business Etiquette Tips
Business people who are going to establish and develop their own business in new Ukrainian markets will benefit greatly from observing the local business etiquette. Being familiar with these rules and following them will give you a privilege when working with your Ukrainian partners.
Bear in mind that Ukrainian culture may seem fatalistic sometimes and …

Visas for Staying in Ukraine

Today Ukrainian legislation specifies visa and non-visa conditions of entering Ukraine for foreigners (foreign residents and stateless persons). All visa categories are being processed by governmental and council establishments of Ukraine abroad.
Invitation is not needed for processing visas of B1, B2, S, C and P- types for citizens of EU, Canada, USA, Turkey, Switzerland and …

Piracy

According to the data quoted by analytical company IDC in the study made by International Business Software Alliance (BSA), reducing the PC software piracy rate in Ukraine by 10 percentage points by 2013 would lead to the growth of GDP in amount of half a milliard USD.
As the study shows, Ukrainian economy will gain as …

Business for Sale

The market of ready-made business is not completely formed yet. It is a conclusion of those few meditative companies trying to bring sellers and buyers into contact. There are a lot of the reasons for such state of the market, but one of the main ones is a lack of awareness among the businessmen about the …

Criminality in Ukraine

According to the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, at the moment organized crime of the country becomes more professional and unrevealed. As a rule it is fitted out with highly technological equipment and has its own secret service and security.
Criminals try to monopolize not only separate economical branches but to get into the government institutions …

Ukraine`s Foreign Policy

Republic of Ukraine is an international legal entity which creates relationships with other states, being ruled by international legal norms and principles.
Conception of foreign policy of Ukraine is given in the Declaration of State Sovereignty (July, 1990) and the Act of Independence Declaration (August, 1991) where establishment of an independent state – republic of Ukraine …

Internet Representation

“In the future there will be two types of companies: those in the Internet and those out of business”
Bill Gates.
Each entrepreneur realizes that abundance of satisfied clients is the guarantee of successful business development. And, sooner or later, a businessman faces the question: where (and how) to get clients for business…
The main step in promoting …

How to Start a Business

Ukraine’s economy has experienced substantial recovery since 1999, benefiting from a favourable international context. On the one hand, foreign investments have increased, even though lagging behind some of its neighbours. On the other hand, the private sector has developed, both large companies and SMEs. Totally there are over 1 mln active businesses in Ukraine.
Ukraine has many potential …

Finance

Domestic economy
Ukraine is traditionally one of the most developed regions of the post-Soviet economic zone. The rate of heavy industry in macro-economy exceeded the Polish heavy industry more than twice. Until 1991 machine building, ferrous industry (iron and steel), energetic, chemical, paper and building materials formed 70% of industry production.
The worldwide disarmament, reorganization of the …

Customs in Ukraine

All customs procedures are performed by the State Customs Service of Ukraine (SCSU). It is a specially authorized central body of executive power in the area of customs practice that was established in 1991 with the mission to direct, to co-ordinate, and to control the activities of customs authorities, specialized customs institutions and organizations in …

Tenders in Ukraine

The state procurement procedures are coordinated by the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine.
A special Consultation-Methodological Council on State Procurement operates as an advisory body of the Ministry of Economy. The Council consists of the Deputy Ministers of Economy, Finance, Justice, the Heads of Main Control and Revision Office of Ukraine, State Treasury, Antimonopoly Committee, State …