On April 27, Minister of Finance Oleksandr Danylyuk had a meeting with members of the American Chamber of Commerce, the European Business Association and the Ukrainian League of Industrialists to discuss the key reforms pursued by the Ministry of Finance in 2016.
During the meeting the Minister informed the participants on the implemented and planned reforms which are among his Ministry’s priorities this year. According to Oleksandr Danylyuk, the previous Government succeeded in stabilizing the macroeconomic and financial situation in the country and making it necessary right now to make steps aimed to boost economic growth. This shall improve the attractiveness of Ukraine for investors and also will improve the business environment. The priorities of the Ministry of Finance in 2016 also include further steps aimed to recover the public finance, the reform of the State Fiscal Service, fiscal decentralization, crackdown on corruption, deeper cooperation with the IMF and other tasks.
“The Minister of Finance is responsible for the major part of tasks related to ensuring the macroeconomic stability and is also a reform driver in Ukraine. Our target is to deliver powerful incentives for economic growth in Ukraine”, Oleksandr Danylyuk said.
Representatives of the business community who attended the meeting expressed their optimism in regard to the plans of the Ministry of Finance for the attraction of investments and improvement of the business climate in Ukraine. They also expressed their hope for further active communication between government and business.