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Western Ukrainian businesses to receive new funds through ‘EU4Business’

02 April 2020
Small and medium-sized enterprises in western Ukraine will benefit from new loans of up to €7.5 million, provided by the ‘EU4Business’ initiative. The loans will be available in Ukrainian hryvna through the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Credit Line. The loans will…
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Coronavirus: The European Union stands by its Eastern partners

30 March 2020
As part of the global response to the coronavirus outbreak, the European Commission stands by Eastern partner countries and has reallocated €140 million for the most immediate needs in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine. In addition, the Commission will also…
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CONNECT University offers free online sessions on all things digital

30 March 2020
CONNECT University is offering a number of free online sessions on various topics in the digital field.  The sessions are compiled in a playlist, which includes workshops by experts on cybersecurity, disinformation, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, virtual reality, circular economy…
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EU allocates funds for small and medium-sized businesses in Ukraine’s east

25 March 2020
The EU has launched a programme to support small and medium-sized businesses in the government-controlled east Ukrainian region of Donbas. The ‘FinancEast’ programme has a total budget of €9.5 million and covers up to 50% of the cost of investment projects financed by selected Ukraine-based banks…
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Success stories of EU assistance in Ukraine

24 March 2020
In its latest newsletter, the EU Delegation to Ukraine showcased the most interesting stories from the EU’s assistance in the country. The newsletter includes stories from three priority areas: stronger society, stronger economy and stronger governance, and talks about the EU’s efforts to bring…
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Ukrainian apparel companies receive recommendations on how to improve wholesale technologies

23 March 2020
Between 9 and 13 March, 20 Ukrainian apparel companies and two state-owned educational institutions participated in a seminar on the latest wholesale technologies. Organised by the EU4Business project ‘Ready to trade’, the event gathered participants from 15 regions of Ukraine, including owners…
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EU allocates funds to support Ukrainian businesses during COVID-19 pandemic

23 March 2020
The EU and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announced they will continue to help small and medium-sized enterprises in Ukraine, despite the current market turmoil caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The EU will provide grants to help eligible enterprises upgrade their…
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EU supports social integration of veterans in Ukraine

20 March 2020
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) shared a new story about Anatolii Keptanar – a veteran that successfully started a business for selling dried fruit thanks to the EU-supported project ‘Reintegration Support for Veterans of the Conflict in Eastern Ukraine and Their Families’.…
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EU4Business helps Ukrainian berry producers access international market

20 March 2020
In February, nine Ukrainian berry producers participated in ‘Fruit Logistica’, one of the world's largest trade fairs for fresh food businesses. The Ukrainian companies attended the event with the support of the EU project ‘Eastern Partnership: Ready to trade’ under the EU4Business initiative.…
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Eastern Partnership: new policy objectives for beyond 2020

18 March 2020
On 18 March, the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy (EU High Representative) have put forward a proposal for the long-term policy objectives of the Eastern Partnership beyond 2020. These aim at increasing trade, strengthening…