Dairy Committee representatives took part in the meeting of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on agrarian policy and land issues. As a result of last-minute change of the agenda, only the issue of prolongation of moratorium for sale of agricultural land was considered. The Committee has voted for 1 year moratorium prolongation by supporting the Draft Law № 5123-1.
IT Prospect has held a public battle between the US guests, global IT markets experts from advisory company ISG and Luxoft and the government representative Olexandr Danchenko, Head of the Parliamentary Committee for Informatization and Communications. The topic of the battle was "What should Ukraine do to become a powerful IT software destination?".
EBA Grain & Oilseed Committee representatives took part in the meeting of the Grain Working Group, chaired by the Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, Mr. Taras Kutovyi, where Annex №1 to the Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine and Legal Entities – Grain Exporters for 2016 / 2017 marketing year was signed.
During Lviv IT Arena the IT Committee representatives together with PwC presented results of the uniques macroeconomic research and three scenarios of the Ukrainian IT industry development. This research is based on the official Ukrainian and international statistics, data provided by top 5 Ukrainian IT companies.
Dairy Committee representatives took part in a Round Table “Dairy industry in the end of the year: challenges requiring the solutions”. The event was chaired by the Member of the Parliament’s Committee on agrarian policy and land issues Mr Leonid Kozachenko and with the participation of the Head of the State Service of Ukraine on food safety and consumers protection. The participants discussed a number of important issues, in particular, the current status of the dairy market development, forecast for 2017, state support, consumers’ rights protection, measures against the falsifications and the other issues.
EBA HCC Executive Director Natalia Serhienko and EBA HCC Registration Subcommittee Head Angela Kupych took part in the EBRD meeting on the EBRD Project ‘Advice on Regulatory Improvements in Ukraine's Pharmaceutical Sector” to express EBA HCC position as regards the provided recommendations.
The IT Committee representatives held a working group meeting together with Olena Minitch, Director of the Department of Digital Economy, MEDT, and the other representatives of Central Executive Bodies,during which the majority of the IT-Committee’s statements to the High-Tech industry development Strategy by 2025 were approved. The parties has exchanged their visions regarding the further steps and agreed to work jointly on the other statements formulation and further inclusion to the Strategy.