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Ukraine – Finland: exploring business opportunities in 2021

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Online, Teams

Ukraine – Finland: exploring business opportunities in 2021

Time             Thursday 17th June 2021 at 14:00 – 16:30 (Finnish time)

Place            Teams (online event) 

The webinar is free of charge but needs registration at latest on 15th June 2021 here.

Teams link will be sent to the registered participants on the 16th June 2021.

Ukraine is situated in the center of Europe, on the crossroads of major transportation routes from Europe to Asia and from the Scandinavian states to the Mediterranean region, two-hours flight away from Helsinki. With population of almost 40 million inhabitants Ukraine offers a large consumer market for companies. ICT, agriculture, machinery, circular economy with tourism are the sectors Finnish companies should explore more thoroughly. The Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) provides significant liberalization of bilateral trade, elimination of tariffs and quotas, and harmonization of legislative and regulatory framework.

This event is co-organized by Embassy of Ukraine, Finland Central Eastern European Countries Business Association, Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise Europe Network, The Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Finnish Business Association Ukraine, Finnish Business Group in Ukraine, Exporters and Investors Council under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Ukrainian Governmental Investment Promotion Office UkraineInvest.

Moderator – Mr. Jukka Laikari, Chair, Finnish Business Association Ukraine


Welcoming words

Ambassador of Ukraine to Finland Ms. Olga Dibrova

Ambassador of Finland to Ukraine Ms. Päivi Laine

Short introductions to business cooperation in Ukraine

The Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Head of Export Support Coordination Center, Ms. Olga Shubina

Finnish Business Association Ukraine, Chair Mr. Jukka Laikari

Finnish Business Group in Ukraine, Co-Chair Mr. Viktor Poushkarev

14.40             Video – Finland as a tourist destination 

Investment Promotion Office UkraineInvest, Executive Director Mr. Sergiy Tsivkach

Entrepreneurship and Export Promotion Office (EEPO), Ms. Yulia Kotova

NEFCO, Head of Representative Office in Ukraine, Ms. Julia Shevchuk

IT  Ukraine Association, Vice President Ms. Natalia Mitrofanova

Business Finland, Senior Advisor, Mr. Piotr Hajdecki  

15.25             Video – Ukraine as a tourist destination  

15.30             Company cases from Ukraine and Finland

Dunagrarian, Mr. Andrew Vlasov (Commercial Department)

UDS Systems, Mr. Roman Savran, CEO

Clear Energy Group, Serhii Savchuk, CEO


Talentbyte, Mr. Niko Porkka, Co-Founder

Sika Footwear, Mr. Lars Vestbjerg, General Manager


16.15             Discussion

16.30             End of the event


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