The Representative of Kreston GCG Attended the First Meeting of the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyi with the Business Community
On June 20, the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyi held his first meeting with the business community. Taras Dumenko, Business Development Manager at Kreston GCG, attended this event. The participants had the opportunity to discuss the President’s plans and the main priorities of his team in the field of improvement and strengthening of domestic business.
First of all, the President expressed his gratitude to the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) for abolishing the mandatory sale of 30% of foreign currency earnings and announced the revocation of the decree on fines for cash discipline. The President named European integration, improvement of the credit rating and image of the country among foreign investors, as well as continuation of cooperation with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as priorities for his team. In overcoming the crisis, the President’s team concentrates largely on the fighting corruption.
“The state is a service for business, not its competitor. We have to build the infrastructure for it and support creativity and innovation,” said Volodymyr Zelenskyi. He expressed confidence that the Security Service of Ukraine should not interfere in the affairs of entrepreneurs. However, according to him, it is necessary to establish the Financial Investigation Service, launch the work of the Anti-Corruption Court and conduct a tax amnesty.
The President named the strategy of total digitalization of the state and simplification of the process of connection to power networks as important factors in improving the quality of life in Ukraine.
In conclusion, the President also expressed his gratitude to the business community for creating jobs and paying taxes, and offered to contribute to the country’s development as investors and benefactors.