The AstraZeneca COVID vaccine is not perfect, but it will save thousands of lives. The company’s CEO Pascal Sorio said this.
According to him, AstraZeneca will become the largest producer of COVID-vaccine in the world, reaching the production of 200 million doses by April.
“Is the vaccine perfect? No. However, it is great. Who else will make 100 million doses in February? We can save thousands of lives, and that’s why we come to work every day,” Sorio said.
He added that their vaccine would significantly affect the situation in the world.
SoftServe is expanding its presence and opening new office spaces in four cities — Vinnytsia, Khmelnytskyi, Uzhhorod, and Odesa. They are available for 250 people working in these regions as well as other employees. The coworking in Vinnytsia where SoftServe has around 50 employees is already fully operating. Odesa is the next — office space […]
COMBINE ROAD AND COMFORT Shell is launching a new coffee brand Shell Café all over Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) (to replace […]
Radisson Hotel Group is proud to be the world’s first hotel group to make all meetings and events across 400+ hotels in its EMEA portfolio carbon negative. For every event taking place at its participating hotels, Radisson Hotel Group will offset double the carbon footprint, to ensure that every meeting has a positive impact on […]
During trading on Monday, October 11, the price of a barrel of Brent oil rose by 2% to $ 84.01. She reached this mark for the first time since October 2018. US WTI oil rose by $ 1.62 to $ 81.3 – the highest price since 2014, according to Reuters. It is noted that Brent […]
The agreement on a single corporate tax rate of at least 15 percent was signed by 136 states, which account for more than 90 percent of world GDP. The agreement is aimed at combating tax evasion by international corporations. The initiative was also signed by countries that were initially opposed to tax reform, such as […]
The savings of Ukrainian citizens outside the banking system are estimated at $ 30-35 billion. This estimate was given by the chairman of the National Bank Kyrylo Shevchenko during the Kyiv Economic Forum. There are different estimates of the “gray” economy. We in the National Bank believe that this is up to 30% of GDP. […]
During the week, the National Bank of Ukraine bought $ 228 million on the interbank foreign exchange market. At the same time, the central bank did not sell currency on the interbank market. So the NBU continued to buy currency on the interbank market, the bank increased it compared to last week ($ 15 million) […]
The new Tesla factory in Berlin may release the first electric cars next month. CEO Elon Musk stated this. Speaking at the plant, Musk said he hoped to get the green light to begin production in the coming weeks. The last consultation on public concern about the plant ends on October 14, after which the […]
Switzerland is an amazing country, and not only in the sense of the unsurpassed beauty of the landscape, but also in the incredible economic performance having ultralow natural resources. Switzerland is a country with almost complete lack of mineral deposits. Most of the territory consists of mountain ranges of the Alps. There is everything you […]Next
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) intends to invest in a number of important projects in Ukraine, including the modernization of transport infrastructure and the energy sector. This was discussed during a meeting between Finance Minister Serhiy Marchenko and EBRD President Odile Reno-Basso, the press service of the Ministry of Finance reports. Odile […]Next
The General Motors company will invest in the owner of taxi service the Lyft Inc. about $ 500 million. The plans of General Motors in the future are to increase the investment to $ 1 billion. After the transaction, the General Motors will get a seat on the board of directors of Lyft Inc. and […]Next
The State Fiscal Service of Ukraine imposed a fine on Philip Morris Ukraine. In turn, the tobacco company believes that the claims of the Department of tax and customs audit of the SFS for 4.1 billion. UAH are unfounded. “Now the fine is not yet accrued officially. The verification was completed on May 10 and […]Next
LET’S GO GREEN 2016 has set two opposing energy records. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), oil production has fallen to a minimum level over the past 70 years. Mining companies continue to reduce costs associated with low oil prices. Mining has dropped to 2,4 billion barrels in 2016, compared with the average indicator […]Next
Salesforce is one of the world’s largest players in the cloud computing sector. They will buy Slack Technologies, the owner of Slack’s corporate messenger. The Wall Street Journal reports, Messenger will cost Salesforce $ 27.7 billion, which will be the largest acquisition of the company in its history. The terms of the deal include that […]Next
The Samsung Group electronics declared a takeover of Harman International Industries Company. The price of one share of the American entity will cost shareholders of Samsung $112 that is 28% more than the start price of assets. Thus, the cost of the transaction reaches $8 billion. Harman International Industries is the American developer and the […]Next
Operators of gas transportation systems in Ukraine and Hungary – PJSC “Ukrtransgaz” and FGSZ Zrt – discussed the principles of cooperation between the companies in 2016 and the prospects for its expansion. According to the press service of “Ukrtransgaz” with the Ukrainian side, the meeting, in particular, was attended by President Igor Prokop, First Vice-President […]Next
Business assessments of economic growth in Ukraine have improved for the first time since the first quarter of 2020 – the index of business expectations of enterprises returned to a positive value of 108.4%. This is evidenced by the results of a survey of company executives conducted by the National Bank of Ukraine in the […]Next
Airbnb, a housing search company, intends to provide free housing worldwide for 20,000 refugees from Afghanistan. Airbnb states this in a statement. It is reported that the company and the Refugee Assistance Fund will pay for housing. Airbnb noted that this is not the first time they have helped people who find themselves in a […]Next
The Swiss government has signed an agreement with the American biotechnology company Moderna, which will provide the country with early access to the coronavirus vaccine. Under the agreement, Switzerland will receive 4.5 million doses of the vaccine. Following this news, Moderna shares on the market on August 7 increased by 1.68% and reached $ 75. […]Next
Enterprises and institutions of the space industry of Ukraine increased the net loss to 1.038 billion hryvnias from January to September 2020. This is 23 times more than in the first nine months of last year. In 2019, for the same period, the net loss amounted to 44.3 million hryvnias, according to the press service […]Next
Amazon Corporation will work in Ukraine in the field of cloud technologies. Minister of Digital Transformation Mikhail Fedorov in the Telegram announced this. The Minister stated that a memorandum of cooperation had been signed with Amazon. “Another global technology giant has started operating in Ukraine. The beginning of our cooperation is a positive signal to […]Next
Shares of Uber, which rose on 16.7% since the beginning of the year, fell 2.65% after the close of trading on Thursday, in response to the results of the second quarter. Uber management called the quarter “the hardest in history”, given the sharp drop in passenger traffic due to the COVID-19 pandemic. At the same […]Next
The capacity of installed solar energy facilities in Ukraine will increase up to 3 GW by 2020. Vitaliy Daviy, CEO of IB Center Europe, made such forecast for the development of the industry at CISOLAR 2019 the 8th Solar Energy Conference in Kiev. As of April 1, 2019, more than 2.2 GW of solar energy […]Next