DiXi Group released new research Ukraine and Energy Community: On the Road of Reforms. The research analyzes the situation with Ukraine’s progress in implementation of the European energy legislation in the framework of the Energy Community. The study was carried out with support of the European Union and the International Renaissance Foundation.

The Key Findings of the Report:

  • The closer cooperation between the “reform champions” among public authority branches is, the faster and better reforms are.
  • External factor remains important for keeping reforms fast.
  • Cooperation between stakeholders and experts, namely with the Secretariat of the Energy Community, increases the possibilities for better reforms.

Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting (IER) has published a new issue of the newsletter “Information of the WTO members” No.72.

In the issue of the newsletter:

  • EU: non-approval of the use of pesticide active substance;
  • EU: revision of the maximum residue levels for certain substances in food;
  • EU: changes to the regulations on the use of chemicals.

The newsletter “Information of the WTO members” is a regular information product of the project “Trade policy and practice in Ukraine”. IER implements this project in cooperation with the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine and the National Board of Trade of Sweden. 

In the latest issue of Environmental Policy and Law, you will find out about:

  • Environmental impact assessment: a test for Europeanness;
  • social dialogue for sustainable development: prospective for Ukraine;
  • the recent regulatory activities of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resource of Ukraine.

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The Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting (IER) has published a new issue of Monthly Monitoring of Trade Facilitation in Ukraine #13. 

In this issue:

– a new procedure for the control of medical products imported in Ukraine;

–reglamentation of custom broking;

– a new procedure of issueing certificates on wood and converted timber;

– WTO agreement on trade facilitation has been passed to Verkhovna Rada for ratification.

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DiXi Group released the new issue of weekly analytical report  UKRАЇНСЬКА ENERGЕТИКА (November 9-15, 2015).

In this issue:

– At what does Europe target key efforts in Europe;

– How and for what does Ukraine increase gas imports from the EU;

– How is heating season going on in Ukraine;

– On what is Ukraine dependent in energy supply;

– What to do for further prmotion in energy sphere;

– What speculations are around decrease of rent payments;

– What do they do in Ukraine to make electronic cars more popular.

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Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting (IER) has published a new issue of the newsletter “Information of the WTO members” No.71.

In issue of the newsletter:

  • Switzerland: harmonization with EU food legislation
  • Russia: development of rules governing the circulation of veterinary medicinal products
  • Indonesia: development of regulation on processed food advertising control

The newsletter “Information of the WTO members” is a regular information product of the project “Trade policy and practice in Ukraine”. IER implements this project in cooperation with the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine and the National Board of Trade of Sweden. 

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Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting (IER) has published a new issue of the newsletter “Information of the WTO members” No.70.

In issue of the newsletter:

  • EU: amendments to energy efficiency labelling rules;
  • Lithuania: approval of the technical construction regulation;
  • Russia: development of rules governing the circulation of food additives.

The newsletter “Information of the WTO members” is a regular information product of the project “Trade policy and practice in Ukraine”. IER implements this project in cooperation with the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine and the National Board of Trade of Sweden. 

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The Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting (IER) has released a new issue of Monthly Economic Monitor Ukraine No.11 (181). The highlight of the issue: Trade with Russia.

In this issue:

  • Key international sovereign rating agencies upgraded Ukraine’s ratings for obligations in foreign currency.
  • Decline in industrial output decelerated further to 5.1% yoy which partly reflects stabilisation of the situation in the East of Ukraine.
  • In October, interbank exchange rate remained in UAH 21-23 range set by the NBU but it moved closer to upper end of the range by the end of the month.

DiXi Group released the new issue of weekly analytical report  UKRАЇНСЬКА ENERGЕТИКА (November 2-8, 2015).

In this issue:

– How does renewable energy generation market change;

– Why do new suppliers appear on the European oil market;

– What does Russia do to secure its gas supplier role;

– What stake does Ukraine do for the heating season;

– Around what do political speculations emerge in the energy sector of Ukraine;

– How do potential participants of energy market prepare for their introduction;

– What does postponement of draft law on decreasing rent payment for gas production mean;

Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting (IER) has published a new issue of the newsletter “Information of the WTO members” No.69.

In issue of the newsletter:

  • USA: elaboration of the model of assesment the risks in the dairy products
  • Russia: changed veretinary and sanitary requirements as regards porcine embryos
  • Finland: changes and amendments in the bill about the tobacco products

The newsletter “Information of the WTO members” is a regular information product of the project “Trade policy and practice in Ukraine”. IER implements this project in cooperation with the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine and the National Board of Trade of Sweden.