Ukraine, EU start industrial dialogue – Vice PM Kubiv

2.03.2017 р., 15:30

According to it, on March 1st, the Ukrainian delegation headed by First Vice Premier and Economy and Trade Minister of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv and his Deputy, Trade Representative of Ukraine Natalia Mykolska arrived in Brussels to launch Ukraine-EU high-level dialogue to discuss individual industry sectors. As noted, the promising areas of cooperation between Ukraine and the EU are in-depth targeted regulatory approach with a focus on participation in the European value chain, industrial outsourcing, active involvement of Ukraine in the Horizon 2020 and COSME programmes, exchange of the cutting-edge technologies. March 1-2, meetings of six working groups were held within the framework of the EU-Ukraine industrial dialogue: elimination of technical barriers in trade; small and medium-sized enterprises; space cooperation; public procurement; industry (automotive industry). As noted in the Economy Ministry’s report, Ukrainian light industry exports to the EU were more than 84% of its production, engineering – almost 50%, manufacturers of other industrial products – about 48% in 2016.

Ukraine, EU start industrial dialogue – Vice PM Kubiv

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