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Dmitry Firtash: Businesspeople Stand Ready to Cooperate With the Cabinet
18 April 2016 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Dmitry Firtash: Businesspeople Stand Ready to Cooperate With the Cabinet

The Ukrainian business community looks forward to cooperating with the new Cabinet of Ministers towards the country’s economy restoration, said Mr. Dmitry Firtash, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine in his interview to Inter TV Channel
Ukraine Needs Peace, Income and Parliamentary Elections – Dmitry Firtash
04 April 2016 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Ukraine Needs Peace, Income and Parliamentary Elections – Dmitry Firtash

People who are interested in stability and peace in Ukraine have to come to power after the elections to the Parliament of Ukraine. This was stated by Dmitry Firtash, the President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine, in an interview to Inter TV channel
Ukraine Modernization Plan Should Be Implemented
02 December 2015 Federation of Employers of Ukraine. AMU

Ukraine Modernization Plan Should Be Implemented

Plan for the Modernization designed by the Federation of Employers of Ukraine and the trade unions can provide tangible results for the Ukrainian economy and citizens already in 2016. A comprehensive plan for the modernization of Ukraine elaborated by the Agency and aimed to bring the country's economy out of the crisis was presented
European Experts Completed Development of Modernization Programme of Ukraine
01 October 2015 Federation of Employers of Ukraine. AMU

European Experts Completed Development of Modernization Programme of Ukraine

European experts of the Agency for the Modernization of Ukraine, established on the initiative of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine and trade unions, have completed work on the Modernization Programme of Ukraine
AMU Experts Discussed Ukraine’s Economy Development With Domestic Specialists
04 August 2015 Federation of Employers of Ukraine. AMU

AMU Experts Discussed Ukraine’s Economy Development With Domestic Specialists

Ukraine could become the industrial center of Europe, if the basis of economic policy is a long-term strategy. The Program of the modernization of Ukraine elaborated by the AMU is planned to be resulted in attraction of $300 billion of investments
 
Rule of Law Is a Basis of Ukraine’s Independence, – AMU
22 July 2015 Federation of Employers of Ukraine. AMU

Rule of Law Is a Basis of Ukraine’s Independence, – AMU

Without a proper functioning of the rule of law Ukrainian independence is incomplete. This was stated by Lord MacDonald, Head of the Rule of Law workstream in the Agency for the modernization of Ukraine, during a roundtable organized by the AMU in Kiev.
Professional Discussions Initiated by the Agency of the Modernization of Ukraine Continue in Kiev
14 July 2015 Federation of Employers of Ukraine. AMU

Professional Discussions Initiated by the Agency of the Modernization of Ukraine Continue in Kiev

The team of the Agency for the Modernization of Ukraine continues holding series of round tables with the participation of well-known European and Ukrainian politicians, experts and representatives of civil society in Ukraine
The AMU Holds Consultations With Civil Society In Ukraine
10 July 2015 Federation of Employers of Ukraine. AMU

The AMU Holds Consultations With Civil Society In Ukraine

In Kiev, the experts of the Agency of the modernization of Ukraine held a round table with Ukrainian and European politicians, representatives of public authorities and public organizations. Experts  discussed with the participants of the round table the issues of education, free trade between the EU and Ukraine, transport and energy
The FEU Calles On President And Parliamentary Faction Heads To Dismiss Cabinet Of Ministers
30 June 2015 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

The FEU Calles On President And Parliamentary Faction Heads To Dismiss Cabinet Of Ministers

The Federation of Employers is demanding urgent resignation of the government and changes to the government's economic policy”, was stressed in the statement. The FEU emphasizes that unprofessional government's policy has caused an undeclared default in the country
Ukraine’s Economy Will Fail Without Reforms
16 June 2015 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Ukraine’s Economy Will Fail Without Reforms

If the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine doesn’t start to implement effective reforms, the economy of the state will fail. This was stated by Dmitry Firtash, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine, during the interview to Ukrainian journalists. Dmitry Firtash said that his concerns were shared by the European political elite
AMU Presents the Road Map For Program Development
10 June 2015 Federation of Employers of Ukraine. AMU

AMU Presents the Road Map For Program Development

After the Agency for the Modernisation of Ukraine was established in the spring of 2015, the team of Workstream-Leaders is already intensively working on the preparation of the Program for the modernization of Ukraine
The Government Has To Negotiate About Cheaper Gas Import – Dmitry Firtash
08 June 2015 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

The Government Has To Negotiate About Cheaper Gas Import – Dmitry Firtash

If the government had imported some cheaper gas into the market, there wouldn’t have been any need for lifting the utility tariffs. This was stated by Dmitry Firtash, the President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine
The Government Treats Business People As Enemies
08 June 2015 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

The Government Treats Business People As Enemies

The government treats business people as enemies that’s why business has to fight against the government. This was stated by Dmitry Firtash, the President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine, in the interview to Inter TV Channel
Dmitry Firtash: We Have To Drop War Policy
05 June 2015 Federation of Employers of Ukraine. AMU

Dmitry Firtash: We Have To Drop War Policy

Ukraine will receive political and economic support of European countries when drops the war policy. This was stated by Dmitry Firtash, the President of the FEU, in comments to Ukrainian journalists. According to him, today the AMU created upon the initiative of the trade unions and FEU was elaborating the Ukraine development plan for 20 years
Agency for the Modernization of Ukraine Develops Reforms Programme
15 May 2015 Federation of Employers of Ukraine. AMU

Agency for the Modernization of Ukraine Develops Reforms Programme

The AMU-team starts working on a programme for the modernization of Ukraine. This was stated by the director of the organization Michael Spindelegger. The initiator of the Agency establishment is Dmitry Firtash, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine
Agency for Modernization of Ukraine Founded in Vienna
04 March 2015 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Agency for Modernization of Ukraine Founded in Vienna

Representatives of France, Germany and the UK have endorsed the proposal jointly moved forward by the Federation of Employers of Ukraine and trade unions of Ukraine to set up the Agency for the Modernization of Ukraine. In 200 days, the Agency will present a clear and comprehensive Ukraine modernization action plan
Dmitry Firtash: Either It’s A Miracle Or We Ourselves Will Save Ukraine
03 March 2015 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Dmitry Firtash: Either It’s A Miracle Or We Ourselves Will Save Ukraine

Ukraine has never become an ultimately independent state as it had failed to implement all the essential reforms in the past 23 years. The FEU President also informed that the Agency for Modernization of Ukraine within 200 days, draw up a master plan of Ukraine’s development
The FEU and Trade Unions In Cooperation With European Partners Elaborate a Crisis Plan
12 February 2015 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

The FEU and Trade Unions In Cooperation With European Partners Elaborate a Crisis Plan

The Federation of Employers of Ukraine and the largest trade union organization in cooperation with partners from Germany, France and Great Britain are elaborating a plan for overcoming the economic crisis and the modernization of Ukraine
The FEU Initiated Establishment Of International Fund For Ukraine Restoration
26 November 2014 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

The FEU Initiated Establishment Of International Fund For Ukraine Restoration

The Federation of Employers of Ukraine holds talks on establishment of an international fund for restoration of Ukraine amounting to 200-300 billion dollars. This was stated by the FEU President Dmitry Firtash
In 2015 the FEU Representative Office To Be Opened in Brussels
25 November 2014 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

In 2015 the FEU Representative Office To Be Opened in Brussels

In 2015, the Federation of Employers of Ukraine plans to open a representative office in the political center of the European Union – Brussels. This was stated by the FEU President Dmitry Firtash at the meeting of the Board of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine
The EU, Russia and Ukraine May Create a Single Trade Area – Dmitry Firtash
03 November 2014 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

The EU, Russia and Ukraine May Create a Single Trade Area – Dmitry Firtash

Ukraine-Russia-EU common market formation could be a basis for finding a solution to the conflict in Ukraine. More than 100 participants from Germany, Austria, Ukraine and Russia who were discussing the creation of a common market from Lisbon to Vladivostok
Strong Economy Is a Guaranty of Ukraine’s Security – Dmitry Firtash
01 October 2014 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Strong Economy Is a Guaranty of Ukraine’s Security – Dmitry Firtash

Countries with such indicators are constantly at risk of conflicts. If an economy is weak, a country is always on a tinder-box. An explosion can occur from anything. Only the strong economy will guarantee the security of Ukraine”
Ukraine Should Connect the West and Russia – Dmitry Firtash
01 October 2014 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Ukraine Should Connect the West and Russia – Dmitry Firtash

Ukraine should become a bridge between the West and Russia, and not be a launching ground. This was stated by the President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash during the international Round table “Ukraine in Europe: Peace and Development” held on October 1 in the Austrian capital.
The FEU To Support Donbass Restoration – Dmitry Firtash
14 July 2014 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

The FEU To Support Donbass Restoration – Dmitry Firtash

The Federation of Employers of Ukraine stands ready to participate in Donbass program development and financing. Interviewed by Inter TV Channel, Mr. Dmitry Firtash, President of the FEU articulated his vision of Donetsk region restoration program and told about talks with foreign states about attracting investments into Ukraine
 

Economy and Infrastructure Modernization Should Be Started With Donbass
11 July 2014 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Economy and Infrastructure Modernization Should Be Started With Donbass

The FEU President noted that the Donetsk and Luhansk regions could become the pilot areas to implement large-scale program for construction of affordable housing, thermo modernization, building quality roads and infrastructure
Polish Business Supports the FEU
09 July 2014 Federation of Employers of Ukraine. Development of enterprise. Development of business

Polish Business Supports the FEU

The Association of Employers of Poland will provide Ukrainian entrepreneurs with the necessary expertise in adapting to the European legislation and will improve standards of doing business in Ukraine. his was stated by the President of the Association "Employers of Poland" Andrzej Malinowski in his letter to the President of the FEU Dmitry Firtash
Dmitry Firtash Attracted Foreign Investors In Small Business of Ukraine
24 June 2014 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Dmitry Firtash Attracted Foreign Investors In Small Business of Ukraine

The President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash is in talks with European business associations on creation of a fund to support small and mid-size businesses in the amount of EUR 500 million
Dmitry Firtash: FEU Will Help Government To Stabilize Economy
24 June 2014 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Dmitry Firtash: FEU Will Help Government To Stabilize Economy

Entrepreneurs and experts from the Federation of Employers of Ukraine will offer a plan to stabilize the economic situation in our country to the President, Government and Parliament of Ukraine. This was stated by the FEU President Dmitry Firtash during the meeting of the Federation Board
Bukovyna Fund Financed First Business Project in 2014
21 May 2014 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Bukovyna Fund Financed First Business Project in 2014

The Investment fund ‘Bukovyna’ aimed at supporting small and medium-sized businesses  financed business project ‘Vykhodnoy-Chernivtsi’ launched in the Chernivtsi region. This project has become the eleventh since the start of ‘Bukovyna’ Fund operations in 2013, and the first project to receive funding in 2014
Dmitry Firtash: Ukraine Is Ripe For Decentralization of Power
12 May 2014 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Dmitry Firtash: Ukraine Is Ripe For Decentralization of Power

In Ukraine it is necessary to decentralize power, to give regions more resources and remove the language problem. This was stated by the President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash. He noted that over the past few years he had visited almost all regions of Ukraine and everywhere there was the same problem.
Dmitry Firtash: Ukraine Must Be Strong, Neutral And Independent
12 May 2014 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Dmitry Firtash: Ukraine Must Be Strong, Neutral And Independent

Interviewed by Inter TV Channel, Mr. Dmitry Firtash, Head of the Board of Group DF, stated that Ukraine must be strong, neutral and independent. He also pointed out that the top priority faced by Ukraine is to legitimize the government which can only become a possibility after running the elections
Gorlovka-based STIROL Concern and Severodonetsk AZOT Halted For Security Reasons
12 May 2014 Federation of Employers of Ukraine. Chemical Sector. Preserve Your City. Mono-function cities.

Gorlovka-based STIROL Concern and Severodonetsk AZOT Halted For Security Reasons

The decision to the effect of suspension of operation of Gorlovka’s STIROL Concern and Severodonetsk AZOT was made for security reasons, as Mr. Dmitry Firtash, Head of the Board of Group DF, explained in his interview to Inter TV channel
Dmitry Firtash Urged Business To Continue Operating in Ukraine
11 April 2014 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Dmitry Firtash Urged Business To Continue Operating in Ukraine

Dmitry Firtash called business in Ukraine not to stop and continue operating despite the difficult economic situation. The President of the Federation of Employers urged big Ukrainian business to follow the logic of “economic patriotism” and purchase from domestic producers also
Ukraine Does Not Receive Benefits From Business Checks
03 April 2014 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Ukraine Does Not Receive Benefits From Business Checks

In 2013, Ukraine's state budget received only 7% of penalty amounts that were applied by the regulatory authorities during inspections of business. This was studied by the Federation of Employers of Ukraine
Dmitry Firtash: Business Should Lend Its Shoulder To the State
24 March 2014 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Dmitry Firtash: Business Should Lend Its Shoulder To the State

Ukrainian business should support the state and provide more resources to the country for high-priority problems solving. This was stated by the President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine, the Chairman of the Group DF Supervisory Council Dmitry Firtash in the interview to Inter TV Channel
FEU Proposes To Develop Investment Map of Ukraine
29 November 2013 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

FEU Proposes To Develop Investment Map of Ukraine

The Federation of Employers of Ukraine will propose the Government to develop an investment opportunities map of Ukraine which will allow local entrepreneurs finding resources to grow their business. This was stated by the FEU President Dmitry Firtash during the meeting with leaders and business owners of Ternopil region
FEU Knows How To Reduce Lending Rates for Business
29 November 2013 Federation of Employers of Ukraine. Development of enterprise. Development of business

FEU Knows How To Reduce Lending Rates for Business

The Federation of Employers of Ukraine will offer the Government a package of measures to reduce lending rates for business to 8-9% per annum. This was stated by the President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash during the meeting with leaders and business owners of Ternopil region
Ukraine Should Regulate Technical Requirements For Imported Products – Dmitry Firtash
21 November 2013 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Ukraine Should Regulate Technical Requirements For Imported Products – Dmitry Firtash

The Federation of Employers of Ukraine initiated establishment of a special state agency in charge of technical requirements for goods imported to Ukraine and domestically produced goods
Business Inspecting Agencies To Prepare Reports for FEU
21 November 2013 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Business Inspecting Agencies To Prepare Reports for FEU

All 70 controlling agencies will provide the administration of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine with information about inspections of enterprises. As was stated by the President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash such instruction had been given by the Prime-minister of Ukraine
FEU To Compile Rating of Inspecting Agencies Effectiveness
06 November 2013 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

FEU To Compile Rating of Inspecting Agencies Effectiveness

The Federation of Employers of Ukraine will develop the system for monitoring of activities of all 70 state agencies having right to audit work of enterprises. According to Dmitry Firtash, for polling purposes a pool of enterprises representing all sectors of the real economy of Ukraine will be formed
Reserves For Economic Development Are Located Inside The Country – Dmitry Firtash
06 November 2013 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Reserves For Economic Development Are Located Inside The Country – Dmitry Firtash

Ukraine needs to find inner resources for economic development. This was stated by the President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash during the session of the FEU Council which took place on Wednesday in Kie
Dmitry Firtash Included To The State Commission On Cooperation With The WTO
03 October 2013 Federation of Employers of Ukraine. State Commission On Cooperation With the World Trade Organization

Dmitry Firtash Included To The State Commission On Cooperation With The WTO

The President of Ukraine V. Yanukovych signed the Decree № 540 of October 3, 2013 whereby Mr. Dmitry Firtash, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine, is enrolled on the State Commission on cooperation with the World Trade Organization
FEU Offers Government To Revise Labor Protection System
19 September 2013 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

FEU Offers Government To Revise Labor Protection System

The Federation of Employers of Ukraine offers the government to reform the system of industrial production safety and labor protection. This was announced by Dmitry Firtash, the FEU President, Chairman of Group DF Supervisory Council, during a briefing at “Rivneazot” as part of the Chemists Union of Ukraine conference
WTO Should Maintain Open Markets – Dmitry Firtash
12 September 2013 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

WTO Should Maintain Open Markets – Dmitry Firtash

The main task of Ukraine, the European Union and the Customs Union is to keep open markets within the WTO. This was stated by Dmitry Firtash, the President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine, at the annual forum of the International Organization of Employers’ members in Europe and Central Asia, which gathered delegations from 40 countries
FEU To Stimulate Youth To Start Own Business
12 September 2013 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

FEU To Stimulate Youth To Start Own Business

The FEU President stressed that today in Ukraine there was a serious problem of the first employment of young people who had graduated from universities. According to Dmitry Firtash, Ukraine needs a new class of people who will try to create jobs not only for themselves but also for others
Employers Have To Influence State Budget Setting Process
27 May 2013 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Employers Have To Influence State Budget Setting Process

“The Federation of Employers of Ukraine will submit its proposals for financing of priority economic sectors and regional development programs to the parliament, government, local authorities and administrations. We have to see clearly how the next year or 2-3-year budget is formed”, – said President of the FEU.
200 Thousand Jobs Can Be Created In Chemical Industry
23 May 2013 Federation of Employers of Ukraine. Chemical Sector. Chemical sector development

200 Thousand Jobs Can Be Created In Chemical Industry

If we develop production in Ukraine we will create new jobs. Our estimates show that if Ukraine manufacture imported products of chemical industry, nearly 150-200 thousand of new jobs will be created. This was stated by the President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash
Employers To Reduce Youth Unemployment
16 May 2013 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Employers To Reduce Youth Unemployment

Youth unemployment will be significantly reduced, if the demand for trained professionals will be formed by employers. This was stated by President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash during the meeting with owners and managers of Dnipropetrovsk region enterprises
FEU To Publish Labor History Book
28 April 2013 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

FEU To Publish Labor History Book

This project, first of all, is important for the younger generation. Young guys should be proud of people who built our country and desire to become their successors. Therefore, our main task today is to return public respect to a working man, a specialist in his field”, – said the FEU President Dmitry Firtash
Concert Dedicated To Spring and Labour Festival Gathered 40 thousand people
28 April 2013 Federation of Employers of Ukraine. Media

Concert Dedicated To Spring and Labour Festival Gathered 40 thousand people

People in Zaporizhya were enjoining hits of such famous Ukrainian singers as Alexander Ponomarev, Arsen Mirzoyan, Natalia Koroleva, Taisia Povaliy, Maria Yaremchuk, the Aviator band, Tina Karol, Boris Moiseyev, Verka Serduchka and Sofia Rotaru
Business Environment Simplification To Increase Ukraine's GDP by 1.5-2%
16 April 2013 Federation of Employers of Ukraine. Promotion of Enterprise

Business Environment Simplification To Increase Ukraine's GDP by 1.5-2%

Today, a huge number of supervisors come to entrepreneurs with checks. All these numerous audits take a long time. This makes difficult to do business - people do not work, they just answer inspectors’ questions - said Dmitry Firtash.
Increasing Requirements For Imports To Protect The Domestic Market
04 April 2013 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Increasing Requirements For Imports To Protect The Domestic Market

Committee created at the FEU would coordinate developing of requirements for quality and safety of imported goods, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash said after the meeting of the organization’s Presidium held today in Kiev
Dmitry Firtash: Ukrainian Business Has To  Maintain And Strengthen Its Positions In Foreign Markets
04 April 2013 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Dmitry Firtash: Ukrainian Business Has To Maintain And Strengthen Its Positions In Foreign Markets

Ukrainian business has to maintain its market position in countries of the Customs Union, despite the imposed protective trade barriers, said President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash
In Ukraine Enterprises Can Be Inspected By 75 State Agencies
04 April 2013 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

In Ukraine Enterprises Can Be Inspected By 75 State Agencies

Enterprises can be inspected by 75 state agencies in Ukraine. According to President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash, such amount of regulatory authorities is listed in the Register of inspecting agencies compiled by the Federation of Employers of Ukraine
Ukraine Needs To Raise New Generation of Entrepreneurs
21 March 2013 Federation of Employers of Ukraine. Promotion of Enterprise

Ukraine Needs To Raise New Generation of Entrepreneurs

By establishing SME support funds we can address two issues: first of all, we will create new jobs, secondly, we will give a chance to young people with interesting and perspective ideas. Country can be developed only by people who are long term thinkers, who do not afraid to do what employers do – President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash
Ukrainians Trust In Business More Than In Political Parties
20 March 2013 Federation of Employers of Ukraine. Promotion of Enterprise

Ukrainians Trust In Business More Than In Political Parties

About 70% of Ukrainians have a positive attitude towards entrepreneurs as a class, and a third of respondents put a great deal of trust in business for economic development. These are the results of a sociological survey conducted by Social Monitoring Center on demand of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine, said Dmitry Firtash
Employers Will Be Represented By The Interfactional Group In The Parliament
19 March 2013 Federation of Employers of Ukraine. Promotion of Enterprise

Employers Will Be Represented By The Interfactional Group In The Parliament

Interfactionalgroup of employers established in the Parliament will push for laws important to domestic producers and address the issue of unemployment, said the President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash in Zaporizhzhya
FEU Has Compiled Registry of Inspecting Agencies
19 March 2013 Federation of Employers of Ukraine. Promotion of Enterprise

FEU Has Compiled Registry of Inspecting Agencies

The Federation of Employers of Ukraine has finished compiling theNational Registry of Inspecting Agencies and will present it in the nearest future. On the basis of the Register Federation will initiate inspecting agencies and checksreduction, said President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash in Zaporizhzhya
Ukrainian Industry Needs New Electricity Pricing
19 March 2013 Federation of Employers of Ukraine. Promotion of Enterprise

Ukrainian Industry Needs New Electricity Pricing

"Everyone understands what role the price of electricity plays, for example, for the non-ferrous metal sector. It is half of the production cost, and this is an issue of thousands of jobs. The Federation of Employers of Ukraine will submit the issue to the government," – said Dmitry Firtash.
Industrial Parks Have to Be Established In All Regions of Ukraine
19 March 2013 Federation of Employers of Ukraine. Promotion of Enterprise

Industrial Parks Have to Be Established In All Regions of Ukraine

“It is much more expensive to build a plant in Ukraine than in Europe.  Reasons are well known: an investor besides a plantconstruction has to invest in construction of roads, utility systems, and getting a set of permissions. Zaporizhzhya region is a first region in Ukraine which proposed a concrete solution to the problem of industrial infrastructure”, – Dmitry Firtash
 
Gas Prices Cut Critical for Ukraine's Industry
17 December 2012 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Gas Prices Cut Critical for Ukraine's Industry

The gas market liberalization allows different gas traders to enter Ukraine. The existing contract is very tough and prices envisaged therein are even higher than those in Europe. This puts Ukraine in a disadvantageous position vis-à-vis European producers
Ukraine Needs to Revise Its Agriculture Development Strategy, Says Dmitry Firtash
27 November 2012 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Ukraine Needs to Revise Its Agriculture Development Strategy, Says Dmitry Firtash

Speaking at the 9th Congress of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Mr. Dmitry Firtash, the FEU President maintained that the development of deep processing in agricultural production may help bridge the gap between the quality of living in the city and in villages
Business To Fuel Crisis Mitigation
26 November 2012 Federation of Employers of Ukraine. Promotion of Enterprise

Business To Fuel Crisis Mitigation

Economy of Ukraine may recover from the crisis effects as long as business is capable of producing impact on key decisions in the national economic policy. This was a keynote of the speech that Mr. Dmitry Firtash, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine delivered at the meeting of the International Coordination Council of Employers’ Organizations
State Procurements Must Be Subject to Preferences, Says Dmitry Firtash
26 September 2012 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

State Procurements Must Be Subject to Preferences, Says Dmitry Firtash

The Federation of Employers of Ukraine has calculated that Ukraine may cut its imports thereby saving up to 12 bn UAH a year as long as the state procurements treat domestic production on a preferential basis
FEU To Compile Registry of Inspecting Agencies
26 September 2012 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

FEU To Compile Registry of Inspecting Agencies

Mr. Dmitry Firtash, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine has announced that the FEU has launched an effort towards compiling a national registry of inspecting authorities. A decision to this effect was approved at the Federation’s Board meeting
Youth Unemployment to Shrink Due to Securing Balance Between Education and Labor Market
27 June 2012 Federation of Employers of Ukraine. Education

Youth Unemployment to Shrink Due to Securing Balance Between Education and Labor Market

Mr. Dmitry Firtash, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine is sure that orienting the education system towards real needs of Ukraine’s economy will help dramatically reduce the youth unemployment
Ukraine and International Labor Organization Approve National Decent Work Program for 2012 – 2015
12 June 2012 Federation of Employers of Ukraine. International Labor Organization

Ukraine and International Labor Organization Approve National Decent Work Program for 2012 – 2015

Achieving the goals outlined in the Program will address two interconnected priorities: rising the employment rate and securing the national economy advancement in Ukraine. These tasks fulfillment is a key to stability in the public and to the national welfare improvement
International Organization of Employers Welcomes Ukraine To Its Family
12 June 2012 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

International Organization of Employers Welcomes Ukraine To Its Family

Today our organization has become a global net uniting more than 160 member-states. Clearly, the more active the interaction between national employers’ federations with the IOE becomes, the richer is the bank of precious experience
Employers Must Participate in Ukraine-EU Negotiations, Says Dmitry Firtash
11 June 2012 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Employers Must Participate in Ukraine-EU Negotiations, Says Dmitry Firtash

Ukraine today is faced with multiple challenges. The world is getting globalized and this process is irreversible. On the one hand we have the EU and the Free Trade Agreement, on the other hand – the Customs Union also offering cooperation to Ukraine
Outsourced Investments In Regional Economies May Be Raised Four-Fold
08 June 2012 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Outsourced Investments In Regional Economies May Be Raised Four-Fold

Regions must have incentives to promote local economies. It requires decentralization of economic control leverage and provision of local communities with additional resources and authority. Where there is no money, there is no solution to a problem
Ukraine May Become Center of Europe’s Economic Growth, Says Dmitry Firtash
07 June 2012 Federation of Employers of Ukraine. Council of Investors Under The President of Ukraine

Ukraine May Become Center of Europe’s Economic Growth, Says Dmitry Firtash

“Ukraine features an unmatched capacity, primarily territorial and natural one. The country can become a new center of Europe’s economic growth if its investment potential is realized,” commented Mr. Firtash
Dmitry Firtash Urges Domestic Machine Builders to Employ Advanced Technologies
07 June 2012 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Dmitry Firtash Urges Domestic Machine Builders to Employ Advanced Technologies

“Today, production modernization is a burning priority for many enterprises. Yet each of us undertaking a reconstruction effort or building a new plant tends to work with Western machine builders as they offer more advanced technologies and “cheap” money – preferential loans
Group DF To Promote Chemical Production
05 June 2012 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Group DF To Promote Chemical Production

At an earlier time, interviewed by ‘Expert’ magazine, Mr. Firtash shared his intention to acquire a refinery and a gas stations chain. He also confirmed that he is looking to set up petrochemical production of the oil refinery’s premises
Business Promotion To Reduce Unemployment, Says Dmitry Firtash
01 June 2012 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Business Promotion To Reduce Unemployment, Says Dmitry Firtash

The growth in real production is a driver for the growth in employment. It requires quality transformations in the Ukrainian economy which includes the financial system reformation, investment climate improvement, innovations implementation, etc
Employers To Devise Controlling Agencies Monitoring System
25 May 2012 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Employers To Devise Controlling Agencies Monitoring System

I fully concur with an idea of creating such a monitoring system. Sumy has a very powerful employers’ organization and it is perfectly capable of making this project happen. Once this system becomes operational, many conflicts between the governmental agencies and the corporate community will be avoided, I am sure
Regional Economies Control Must Be Decentralized, Says Dmitry Firtash
25 May 2012 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Regional Economies Control Must Be Decentralized, Says Dmitry Firtash

Mr. Dmitry Firtash, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine has met with the administration and senior representatives of business community of Sumy region. Speaking to the gathering, Mr. Firtash, in particular, pointed out that economic control in regions
Dmitry Firtash: Ukrainian Business People Must Revive Philanthropy Traditions
25 May 2012 Charity. Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Dmitry Firtash: Ukrainian Business People Must Revive Philanthropy Traditions

It must be a business-to-power dialog. It does not matter how much each would contribute: somebody will donate a dollar, somebody – a couple of dimes, somebody could offer a thousand, another one – a million
FEU Seeks Simplification of Business Launch Approvals Procedure
17 May 2012 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

FEU Seeks Simplification of Business Launch Approvals Procedure

In 20 years, there have been multiple programs devised in Ukraine but none of them met with fulfillment. There has to be one yet realistic and meaningful program. Business does not need ten or fifty programs – we need one but workable program
Dmitry Firtash: In Order To Be Protected, Business Does Not Need To Go In For Politics
14 May 2012 Federation of Employers of Ukraine

Dmitry Firtash: In Order To Be Protected, Business Does Not Need To Go In For Politics

A customary behavior for many is to sit quiet and idle hoping that it will all get arranged somehow. My suggestion is to change the attitude and get rid of fears, to make sure that business is respected and talked to