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OECD Investment Policy Reviews: Ukraine 2016

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Published on September 27, 2016

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Ukraine’s post-Maidan authorities have embarked upon an ambitious reform programme to improve the country’s framework for investment and strengthen the country as an attractive investment destination. This review, which was prepared in close cooperation with the Ukrainian authorities in response to their 2011 request to adhere to the Declaration on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises (OECD Declaration), analyses the general investment framework as well as recent reform, and shows where further efforts are necessary. It assesses Ukraine’s ability to comply with the principles of openness, transparency and non-discrimination and its policy convergence with international investment standards such as the OECD Declaration. In light of the recently updated OECD Policy Framework for Investment, it also studies other areas such as investment promotion and facilitation, infrastructure development; financial sector development and responsible business conduct practices. In the scarcely two years since a new attempt at economic reforms was launched in earnest, Ukraine has made quite important progress in introducing a modern legal framework for investment. But additional efforts are required in some policy areas to reaffirm Ukraine’s attractiveness for investors.
 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword
Executive summary
Assessment and recommendations
The role of FDI and multinational enterprises in Ukraine's economic development
The policy framework for investment in Ukraine
Infrastructure, financial development and natural resources in Ukraine
Ukraine and the OECD National Treatment instrument
Supporting responsible business conduct and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises in Ukraine
Annexes3 chapters available
Ukraine's exceptions to national treatment in the meaning of the OECD Declaration on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises
Measures notified by Ukraine for transparency in the meaning of the OECD Declaration on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises
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On 15 March 2017, Ukraine became the 47th country to adhere to the OECD Declaration and Decisions on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises.

27/03/2017 - Ukraine signs OECD agreement to strengthen investment climate

 

About the Investment Policy Reviews 

These country reports present an overview of investment trends and policies in the countries reviewed. This can include investment policy, investment promotion and facilitation, infrastructure, competition policy, trade policy, tax policy, corporate governance, responsible business conduct, public governance, and human resources. Priority countries for review are those showing potential for adherence to the OECD investment instruments.

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