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AstapovLawyers partners the Polish-Ukrainian Economic Forum in Warsaw

July 2010

Ukraine and Poland have traditionally been and remain important partners due to their geographical location and historical heritage. Today, Poland is Ukraine's key political and economic partner in Eastern Europe.

Ukraine and Poland have traditionally been and remain important partners due to their geographical location and historical heritage. Today, Poland is Ukraine's key political and economic partner in Eastern Europe. The number of joint investment projects and the turnover between our countries significantly increases each year.

To make the economic cooperation between Ukraine and Poland deeper and to determine where their bilateral cooperation would develop further, the Ukrainian-Polish Economic Forum organized by the Ukrainian Embassy in Poland together with the Marshal Office of the Mazovia Province, and other partners, among which was AstapovLawyers International Law Group, took place in Warsaw on May 26 - 28, 2010.

On May 27, 2010, Mr. Oleh Malskyy, a partner and head of AstapovLawyers' Polish Desk, spoke during the Trade, Finance, Investments - Common Market Potential workshop together with Mr. Igor Hotei, Vice-Chairman of the State Property Fund of Ukraine, Mr. Andrzej Hrabovski, Head of the Polish-Trade Economic Mission in Ukraine, and Mr. Krzysztof Watala, a member of the Kredobank Board.

The forum hosted about 300 participants who had been actively engaged in the advancement of the both countries' economies and in the daily trade and economic cooperation between Ukraine and Poland. There were well-known economists, experts, representatives of Polish and Ukrainian central and regional authorities, business people, financiers and investors. The panel discussions and presentations involved representatives of the key sectors of the Polish and Ukrainian economies.

The discussions went about trade issues, financial instruments, investments, regional economic cooperation and cooperation in industrial energy policy, renewable energy, infrastructure, agricultural sector and service market.

The Forum summarized the Month of Ukrainian-Polish Economic Cooperation in Poland, which was patronized by Mr. Waldemar Pawlak, Polish Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy.


For more information, please, see the Forum's official web site at 

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