During the meeting, the Minister outlined the priorities of Ukrainian foreign policy in the economic sphere, stressing that Ukraine will use all opportunities to develop mutually beneficial relationships with traditional partner - the EU, Russia, the U.S., China as well as with other Asian, African and Latin American countries.
Leonid Kozhara informed the participants about the advantages and new opportunities that will be available to representatives of European and Ukrainian business after signing the Ukraine - EU Association Agreement, including Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area in November this year. In this context the hope for comprehensive support of the Agreement’s signing by the members of the International Trade Club was expressed.
The Minister focused attention on the need of further deepening of cooperation between the Trade Club and the Ministry, in particular with the Council of Exporters and Investors under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, proposing to hold their joint meeting in the near future.
While the meeting, the Minister had an informal communication with the Ambassadors and Members of the Club.