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  • 28.07.2014

    Alternative to Donbas

    One of the "horror stories" that were fed to satiety to population in Eastern Ukraine, is a statement about the disastrous consequences of association with the EU especially for the border regions of Russia.

    Category:  Comments
  • 18.07.2014

    Not afraid of the WTO. Business refutes myths

    According to the research of the impact of the WTO on business activity conducted by the IER since 2004, Oksana Kuziakiv prepared an article for the European Truth (Evropeyska Pravda). The author states that most of the myths that nourished mass consciousness in recent years about the negative impact of the WTO on Ukrainian economy, have no objective basis.
    Category:  Comments
  • 07.07.2014

    Labour migration as a factor of economic growth in Ukraine

    According to a survey on labor migration, which was held in 2012, 1.2 million citizens of Ukraine work abroad. However, analysis of data from the EU and Russia indicates that this estimate is too low. The number of Ukrainian labor migrants abroad is estimated at 1.5-2 million people, or 6.8-9.1% economically active population of Ukraine.

  • 25.06.2014

    Tax Code of Ukraine: Development, impact and application issues

    The tax system reforming processes, such as finding ways to improve the efficiency of the tax system and meet the requirements of the state finance, on the one hand; as well as search for ways to reduce the tax burden on the subjects of economy and to optimize expenses of the state, on the other hand are permanent in developed countries.

  • 18.06.2014

    Umsatzsteuerbetrug. Methoden und Verfahren zur Bekämpfung

    1. Umsatzsteuer – Systemüberblick des deutschen Besteuerungssystems
    2. Umsatzsteuerbetrug – Ausgangslage
    3. Kontrollmechanismen
    4. Ausblick und Handlungsempfehlungen für die Ukraine

  • 17.06.2014

    Short-term gas supply options for Ukraine

    If properly prepared, Ukraine can get over the winter without Russian gas. Cheapest approach: importing from Russia at a good price – but maintaining sufficient alternative options at a tolerable price -> Paying for insurance! In the medium to long-term additional cheaper options can be made available.

  • 17.06.2014

    The Economy of the Donbas in Figures

    The current political tensions in Ukraine have led to a new interest in regional aspects of economic activity in the country A particular interest lies in the oblasts Donetsk and Luhansk, which together form the Donets Basin (“Donbas”), a traditional coal-mining region that is heavily industrialised In this presentation, we provide key economic figures for the two oblasts, and compare them to relevant benchmark data on national level

  • 02.06.2014

    Reforms in exchange for visa-free travel: how Ukraine takes an Action Plan on visa liberalization?

    On November 22, 2010, Ukraine received from the European Union an Action Plan on Visa Liberalisation (APVL), which became an important practical result of the visa dialogue in relations between Ukraine and the European Union.

  • 18.05.2014

    Ukrainian exports to Russia: Sector and regional exposure

    The Russian Federation accounted for 23.8% of Ukrainian merchandise exports in 2013. Consequently, risks for trade disruptions with Russia are of great concern for the Ukrainian authorities and companies. In this context it is important to quantify the overall exposure of Ukraine to the Russian market, as well as the exposure at sector and regional level.

  • 06.05.2014

    Ukraine's WTO Membership: Institutional and Economic Effects

    The present study aims at analyzing the impact of Ukraine’s accession to the World Trade Organization on the national economy, primarily on manufacturing. Such an analysis is important for development of the country’s short- and long-term trade policy strategies.

    Category:  Books
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