During his visit to Kyiv, French Minister of Economy, Finance and Reconstruction Bruno Le Mer will sign four strategic intergovernmental agreements worth a total of 1.3 billion euros. He said this in an interview with Interfax-Ukraine.
“During my visit, France will sign four strategic intergovernmental agreements with Ukraine totaling 1.3 billion euros. This is very significant. And I want to emphasize one key point: these projects will improve the living conditions of Ukrainians. It is about drinking water, mobility, security and civil protection, “said Le Mer.
The Minister also said that in 2020 the total volume of trade between France and Ukraine reached 1.6 billion euros.
“Our economic relations are very dynamic and we are on the right track. I want to give you a single figure: in 2020, total trade between France and Ukraine reached 1.6 billion euros – a very important amount that remains steadfast despite the crisis. COVID-19. Now we want to strengthen and accelerate economic cooperation between our two countries. This is the purpose of my visit to Kyiv, “he said.
According to Le Mer, there is now a large network of French companies in Ukraine.
“Currently, 160 French companies have been established in the country, employing 30,000 people. This makes French companies the leading international employers in Ukraine,” the minister stressed.
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