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Our business will never be successful unless we take care of the people...


Andreas Lear, General Director of BASF, told LDaily about the company’s place in a changing domestic market, its way that took more than a quarter of a century, and the specific situation of the corporate social responsibility: enrichment of products with vitamins, scientific research and raising curiosity for chemistry through educational programs...

The Kyiv Post’s mission is to encourage and inspire foreigners to...


Brian Bonner, the editor-in-chief of the first and most popular English-language newspaper in Ukraine, told LDaily about the newspaper’s past and present, about the peculiarities of Ukrainian journalism and the specificity of the local media business. LDaily: Mr. Bonner, how long have you been working as a journalist already? Why did you decide to be a journalist? B.Bonner:...

Burak Pehlivan: “Ukraine has vanquished 81 countries in the Doing...


Burak Pehlivan, Chairman of the Board of the International Ukrainian Turkish Business Association, told how Turkey’s experience in economic advancement may be useful to Ukraine. A Turkish businessman, who thoroughly and deeply analyzes the facts and events, as well as meticulously considers any item and does not make decisions on unverified information.  This is the...

Today the banking sector of Ukraine looks healthy and predictable


Volodymyr Lavrenchuk, Chairman of the Board of Raiffeisen Bank Aval, tells about current challenges for the banking sector. «Our «Raiffeisen Bank Aval» is a small society, the part of a big country,» says well-known Ukrainian banker Volodymyr Lavrenchuk. He has been in the position of the bank chairman for 12 years and his management has positive consequences: he has been...

Analytics

Squaring the Circle Ukrainian business is moving around the circle and saving money in square meters of new buildings again. After the bankruptcy of banks, businesspersons started active investing in construction in order to save money.   Construction Boom The growth of activity in the construction sector in 2014 was motivated not only by profits but mainly by the...

Gardening is a purely European business by mentality as it means long-term investments and a completely transparent process. Walnut is a financial pearl of this industry. A walnut garden of only 1 hectare yields more than 1.2 million UAH per year. A walnut garden is an investment in the future and long-term well-being, as one tree lives around 400 years and its yield is...

In 2013, which experts call the reference, the volume of the pharmaceutical market of Ukraine was about 3.3 billion US dollars. The Pharmaceutical market at that time was one of the fastest growing and took the second place among the CIS countries. According to the consulting company BakerTilly, on average, the market growth rate was 15-20%. Despite the fact that the past...