Ukrainian market has spare capacity for the US investment - Pritzker

Source : 112 Ukraine

The US Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker came with visit to Kyiv and gave joint briefings with the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk
17:38, 26 October 2015

Ukrainian market has untapped potential for the US investment, the US Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker said at the briefing with Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatseniuk broadcasted over 112 Ukraine channel.

"The Ukrainian market is still untapped potential for American investment, and the strong reforms in Ukraine will ensure the development of a living and dynamic private sector and the real economic opportunities for the people of Ukraine," Pritzker said.

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Earlier, Penny Pritzker met with the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. According to the Secretary, the US president and Congress are ready to give Ukraine the third credit guarantee in a sum of $ 1 billion.

"We, the United States, our allies and the international financial institutions are willing to support your efforts to improve the investment climate, Ukraine's integration into the global economy and the transition of the country on the path of self-growth. As part of this support, I am pleased to announce that the US President, in cooperation with the Congress intends to carry out actions in regard of providing the third $ 1 bln guarantee to Ukraine next month. This will be the fulfillment of American promise, and the possibility of a loan guarantee will be considered at the end of 2015 upon relevant conditions," Pritzker claimed.

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