Governmental meeting of the Joint Economic Commission Switzerland-Ukraine

Press release, 23.09.2016

The Ukrainian delegation was headed by Nataliya Mykolska, Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade Representative of Ukraine, while the Swiss delegation was headed by Livia Leu, Ambassador, Head of Bilateral Economic Relations, State Secretariat for Economic Affairs and Delegate of the Federal Council for Trade Agreements.

The Parties welcomed the 11th joint meeting of the Commission and their expressed their confidence in its positive effects on the development of cooperation.

During the meeting of the Commission, the Parties informed each other on the economic situation, trends in economic development in their countries and economic policies carried the Governments of the both countries. In the course of the joint meeting, the Parties analyzed the state of bilateral trade, economic relations and investment cooperation and stated that their potential is not yet exhausted.

The Parties agreed to cooperate in some additional areas.

The Ukrainian side expressed its gratitude to the Swiss side for the implementation of a number of technical and humanitarian projects in Ukraine, including sending of five humanitarian convoys to Eastern Ukraine.