Zelensky announced a platform for attracting investments to Ukraine

Zelensky announced a platform for attracting investments to Ukraine

 Zelensky announced the platform on attracting investments to Ukraine

Volodymyr Zelensky. September 6, 2022   Zelensky announced a platform to attract investments to Ukraine

The initiative is intended for investments in the military-industrial complex, energy, pharmaceuticals, metallurgy, woodworking and logistics

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky on Tuesday rang (online) the bell announcing the opening of the New York Stock Exchange and called on private investors to invest in the restoration of Ukrainian enterprises destroyed by Russia.

action platform to attract foreign investment for more than 500 projects worth 400 billion dollars in order to restore the economy of Ukraine, even in the face of a long war with Russia.

Following a video conference call with executives from JP Morgan, Pfizer and other US companies, Zelenskiy said Ukraine was already rebuilding its economy, more than six months after the Russian invasion began.

“Ukraine is a story of future victory and a chance for you to invest now in projects worth hundreds of billions of dollars to share the victory with us,” he said.

The US and its allies in Europe and Asia have already poured billions in aid, weapons and other spending to keep Ukraine safe.

The Ukraine Investment Initiative, first announced at the Ukraine Reconstruction Conference in Switzerland in July, is focused in 10 key sectors, including the military-industrial complex, energy, pharmaceuticals, metallurgy, woodworking and logistics.

“Investment in Ukraine should be done now, and not wait for the end of the war,” the Ukrainian Economy Minister said in a statement. Yulia Sviridenko.

Ukraine is also seeking international assistance of about $5 billion a month to support the economy, in addition to military aid from NATO members.

Sviridenko told Reuters last month that Ukraine's economy should stabilize next year and grow by 15.5% in 2023, after a likely decline of 30-35% this year.

before the war reached $6.7 billion. “The Russian invasion corrected our short-term plans, but did not force us to abandon our strategic goals,” she stressed.

After registering on the platform, potential investors will receive information about available opportunities.

The Ministry of Economy of Ukraine announced that it provides grants to enterprises and has already helped relocate 700 enterprises from the front lines, of which 480 have already resumed work.< /p>