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15 May 2018
Comment Yaroslav Pylypchuk

Revolution on water: how Ukraine can make money on the rivers

Source: "Segosnya" Ukraine can receive $ 27 million a year in cargo transportation by rivers. In Europe, transportation by river is more profitable than by trains or trucks. Thus, in the Netherlands, ships carry one third of all cargo, in Romania - 27%, in Belgium - 18%. In Ukraine this is only 3%.
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12 Mar 2018
Comment Yaroslav Pylypchuk

Introduction of US duty on metal products is dangerous for Ukraine

The material was published on the website "Facts. ICTV" The President of the United States of America Donald Trump announced that he wants to introduce a duty on metal products from the EU. Such actions will lead to an increase in the supply of metal on the world market and most manufacturers will find themselves in difficult...
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02 Mar 2018
Comment Yaroslav Pylypchuk

Ukraine will receive less than $ 2 billion from agreement with US General Electric Company

Authors: Volodymyr Shulmeyster, Yaroslav Pylypchuk Ukraine needs to solve the problem of shortage of main-line locomotives, as the exporters have already lost about 1 billion dollars of income. Electrification of railway communications cannot be done quickly, and the construction of the plant takes 1-2 years. Therefore, the conclusion of a 15-year framework agreement between GE Company and Ukrzaliznytsia...
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22 Feb 2018
Comment Yaroslav Pylypchuk

Hyperloop in Ukraine: why it's impossible today

The text was published on fakty.ictv.ua Hyperloop - a project of vacuum train, proposed in 2012-2013 by Elon Musk. Yesterday, on Twitter, the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine reported that Hyperloop had entered the Ukrainian market, but today it was disproved. 
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07 Feb 2018
Comment Yaroslav Pylypchuk

Cabinet and NBU, conflict or cooperation?

There developed a conflict between the Cabinet and the NBU because of one more increase in the discount rate. NBU admits that it will continue to raise the discount rate. This was mentioned in the results of the meeting of the members of the NBU's Monetary Policy Committee on the level of the discount rate, which was published on February...
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05 Feb 2018
Comment Yaroslav Pylypchuk

"No" to concrete roads?

Source: “Dzerkalo tyzhnya”/ "The Mirror of the Week" Authors: Volodymyr Shulmeyster, Yaroslav Pylypchuk "Ukravtodor" canceled the financing of cement concrete roads, giving priority to roads that are not of high priority. Since 2018 the Road Fund of Ukraine has been operating. This gives new opportunities to all participants of road construction, as they received not only guaranteed sources...
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21 Dec 2017
Comment Yaroslav Pylypchuk

Amendments No.180 and No.182 to Tax Code threaten agrarian business of Ukraine

According to the UIF assessment, the introduction of amendments No.180 and No.182 is economically viable due to the creation of additional GDP and the reorientation of raw materials export. However, as a result of the unformed transition period for producers, in 2018 there may be a refusal to grow soybeans, rape, sunflower because of economic unattractiveness. This will reduce the...
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11 Dec 2017
Comment Yaroslav Pylypchuk

In 2030 Ukraine can increase river freight traffic by 4 times

The use of the Dnipro river and other rivers of Ukraine for the transportation of freights would cause a revolution in infrastructure until 2030. This is the opinion of Yaroslav Pylypchuk, the expert of the Infrastructure Program of the Ukrainian Institute for the Future.   "River transport has obvious advantages over the railway. Firstly, it is ecological, secondly, it...
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