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Ukraine's economy will grow by 5-7% each year, - President Zelensky

Leader of Ukraine told about changes planned to be implemented in Ukraine within next five years
16:26, 8 August 2019

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky
Ukraine's Presidental Administration

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky promised that Ukraine’s economy would grow by 5-7% each year, as he said at the business forum in Turkey, broadcasted by 112 Ukraine.

He also told about the goals he wants to reach within the next five years.

According to Zelensky, investments and foreign companies should be attracted in Ukraine. He offered that to the Turkish companies.

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“I offer a deal: you invest in Ukraine, I protect your investments, we grow together,” he said.

Ukraine’s leader is convinced that primarily investments should come to Ukrainian roads to repair 24,000 km of roads. According to him, it requires $20 billion.

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He also wants to increase the number of airports in the country up to 15 and provide development of five seaports. Besides, the increase of capacity in the military-industrial complex at least in three times is an important aspect, according to the President.

“I autumn, we adopt a law on concessions which will give the state an opportunity to work with private companies securely. We will be glad to see the Turkish companies as reliable partners in all our projects,” Zelensky said.

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