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France’s Credit Agricole Bank opens flagship branch in Kyiv

France’s Credit Agricole underlined its ambitions on the Ukrainian market in mid-May with the opening of a new flagship branch in Kyiv that could serve as a model for the bank’s network throughout Ukraine. The unveiling of the branch in the Ukrainian capital’s San Francisco Business Center is another significant milestone in Credit Agricole’s 31-year […]

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World Bank forecast: Ukraine could be Europe’s fastest-growing economy by 2025

The World Bank expects Ukrainian GDP to increase by 6.5% in 2025, the highest anticipated growth rate in Europe. In a newly released January 2024 Global Economic Prospects overview, World Bank analysts have also upwardly revised their earlier estimate for Ukrainian GDP growth in 2023 from 2% to 4.8%. This optimistic outlook mirrors a similarly […]

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IMF upgrades Ukraine’s 2023 GDP growth forecast to 4.5% amid “stronger than expected recovery”

The International Monetary Fund has upgraded its 2023 GDP growth forecast for Ukraine to 4.5% while praising the “remarkable resilience” of the country’s wartime economy. The new figure is a significant increase on the earlier forecast of growth between one and three percent. Speaking in Polish capital Warsaw on November 10 following a meeting with […]

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ATB supermarket chain helps safeguard wartime Ukraine’s economy and food security

As Ukraine’s largest retail chain, ATB Market has been at the forefront of the country’s civilian response to the full-scale invasion launched by Russia eighteen months ago. From the very first moments of the invasion on February 24, 2022, the entire ATB Corporation switched to a wartime footing and began working to support the defense […]

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Survey: 58% of Ukrainian companies expect to see positive business dynamics in 2024

The new Business Forecasts for 2024 survey conducted by Ukraine’s European Business Association (EBA) has identified a range of positive indicators that point to growing confidence within the Ukrainian business community despite Russia’s ongoing invasion. Released on 11 September, the survey found that more than half of respondents (58%), expect to see their business develop […]