Embassy of Ukraine in Canada Trade News – September 2021

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UkraineNot Ore and Corn. 30 Products of Independent Ukraine That Took Over the World

Oil, grain, and ore have dominated Ukrainian exports. So far, but it’s changing. The “Made in Ukraine” stamp accompanies an increasing number of high-tech goods and services.
For the 30th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence, LIGA.net made a list of 30 modern impactful Ukrainian products that have been able to defeat competitors in the global markets.
Many of them are well known in Canada.

    To name the few:

  • UBC Group
  • Petcube
  • Filmotechnic
  • UGears
  • Interesni Kazki: Ukrainian artists and many others

Here are the stories behind these products and the incredible people who created them.

Prime Minister and representatives of the Ukrainian World Congress tackled leverage investment in Ukraine

Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal discussed pursuing reforms, attracting investments and strengthening national memory and identity with representatives of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC).
“Ukrainians abroad are a driving force for the promotion of our country in the world. We all have a common goal: Ukraine must become a regional leader in terms of political and economic development,” Denys Shmyhal said.
The Prime Minister emphasized that Ukraine continues to develop and move towards the implementation of reforms that advance the country’s progress towards Euro-Atlantic integration. One of the unconditional priorities of these reforms, according to the Head of Government, is to create a comfortable environment for foreign investors and foreign business in Ukraine.

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Epicentr Ceramic Corporation

One of the most innovative tile enterprise in Eastern Europe, holding one of the unique cutting-edge production lines of the top brand and the most highly skilled team of professionals in the country; Epicentr Ceramic Corporation is a subsidiary company of the largest DIY network in Ukraine Epicentr K LLC (https://epicentrk.ua/) with multi billion EUR turnover; Currently we have 2 production platforms and operating 4 production lines. We are going to double our production capacity by 2024; Already supplying to more than 25 countries all over the world; Also we opened a gorgeous showroom (always welcome).

Here is the assortment we can offer:

Ceramic white monoporosa tiles for wall (matt/glossy)

  • 200×600 mm = 8×24 inches NR
  • 250×750 mm = 10×30 inches NR
  • 300×600 mm = 12×24 inches NR+R
  • 300×900 mm = 12×35 inches R

Porcelain tiles (matt/glossy/full lappato/semi lappato/thickened tile)

  • 65×250 mm = 3×10 inches NR (Bricks)
  • 470×470 mm = 19×19 inches NR
  • 300×600 mm = 12×24 inches NR+R
  • 150×600 mm = 6×24 inches NR
  • 150×900 mm = 6×35 inches R
  • 200×1200 mm = 9×47 inches R
  • 600×600 mm = 24×24 inches R
  • 600x600x20 mm = 24x24x0,8 inches R (thickened tile)
  • 600×1200 mm = 24×47 inches R

Link to our website.
Link to our catalogue.
The latest video about our plant.

Astra-Cosmetic LLC

is leading Ukrainian manufacturer of color cosmetic, personal care, nail polish and gel nail polish.
It specializes in the production of raw materials in bulk and contract manufacturing. ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 22716:2007 (GMP) certified.
Our goal is to realize your private brand from a single source in a short time with a good quality.
We offer not only the development of formulations and bottling of raw materials, but also full service from design to the production of your individual concept of a private brand ready for sale; always focusing on the latest market trends, combined with your goal of success and the identity of your brand.
The experience of our production team allows us to respond to a variety of projects. Modern innovative equipment, a high level of production and quality control are supported at all stages of the technological process by qualified personnel. More than 20 years of experience in a cosmetic sales and distribution, 10 years of experience in a cosmetic manufacturing.

More than 20 years of experience in a cosmetic sales and distribution, 10 years of experience in a cosmetic manufacturing.

Key products:

  • colour cosmetics;
  • personal care products;
  • gel-polish;
  • nail polish;
  • perfumery.

For more information, please visit the web page: http://www.astracosm.com/en/
Please, contact v.pichakhchi@astracosm.com (Vladyslav Pichakhchi, International Sales Account Manager).

RoboHouse LLC

About: Robo House is Ukrainian robotics, electronics and programming company whose areas of focus are:

  • Prototyping new electronic devices on behalf of companies
  • Develop an automotive production lines
  • Development of robotics ecosystem in the field of education

Company also have a school that generates outstaff of Embedded developers and robotics engineers.

Products: The company offers wide range of service and educational robots: Hugo robot, Nanit robot, Friendly bot.

Awards: 1.Winner at “Sophia’s Robot CHOICE”. 2. Winner at “Ukrainian IT Awards. 3. Winner of “Best Robo Fest”.

Learn more about our company at http://robo.house/

Company products and service portfolio here.

Contacts: Vlad Kotov phone: +380634634250 (Viber, WhatsApp) email: vk@robo.house

LLC Abifarm

About us: LLC Abifarm – is a company that focuses on providing innovative and sustainable solutions for high-performance materials to create healthy, environmentally friendly, and convenient products. We have strict quality control measures, a strong R&D team, and constant warehouse.

We offer: We produce Meltblown fabric. This material has wide using specter: Surgical masks, as filter materials, oil-absorbing materials, sanitary materials such as disposable diapers, feminine hygiene products, respirators FFP2, FFP3. Meltblown fabric is an important material with the next features: thermal insulation, relative moisture resistance, and breathability, especially in harsh environments.

Our advantages:

  • OEM Service
  • Fast Delivery process
  • 3 Industrial Automatic Meltblown Fabric Production Lines
  • Total capacity – 270 tons per month.

Certification: Meltblown production is based on ISO 9001 and ISO 13485. The product has European SGS and EUROLAB certification and CE- certificates.

Learn more about us: https://abifarm.com

LLC FIE “Econia”

Company LLC FIE “Econia” is a leading Ukrainian manufacturer of drinking water and baby food.

Company produces and supplies the full range of:

  • Baby food – purees and juices in glass jars, juices in tetra-pack, purees in pouches, biscuits, cereals. We are also an absolute leader in production of special baby water. All our products are produced in ecologically clean area, without any artificial flavors, colorants, additives and GMO. We supply our baby products under the well-known brand “Malatko” (ТМ «Малятко»).
  • Drinking water – special baby water, special iodinated water, drinking still and carbonated water in state-of-the-art bottles and label design. Possible sizes: from 0,33 l to 6 l bottles.

Our main advantages:

  • A long – more than 20 years – expertise on the market of drinking water and baby food, as well as in brand-building and marketing. We have a long experience in working with different types of distribution channels – cover more than 20 thousand of trade points in Ukraine.
  • The full range of products of baby food. We have the possibility to supply products of different tastes and in different packaging. We adapt the tastes and recipes under the requirements of your market.
  • Unique recipes and Quality control at all stages of production. Our products do not contain any artificial additives, we use only natural and clean raw materials.

Our production is certified under ISO 22000, ISO 9001, HACCP. We are the only in Ukraine enterprise, certified by the US Army Public Health Command for the supply of NATO troops with drinking water. We have been supplying NATO and Canadian troops and military staff in Ukraine for more than 5 years. Production of water in different types and sizes of bottles, different types of labels, variety of types and colors of caps especially for your market. The wide range of products has more than 100 SKUs. Strong distribution network and Individual approach to each client. All our products are available for your Private Label.

For more info please refer to our websites: https://www.econia.com.ua/en/, https://www.malatko.international/, https://www.facebook.com/econia.com.ua
You can send your emails to: international_director@econia.com.ua, international@econia.com.ua or call to: +38 067 826 61 35, +38 067 214 89 52.

Cassone LLC

Products: CASSONE manufactures furniture for shops, restaurants and bars, offices and hotels.

Own production facilities, professional teams of designers and managers, well-coordinated work of our installation department – the synergy is the key to the success of our cooperation with our customers. We have a successful track record of working with clients from Ukraine, Germany, France, Israel, Italy, USA and other countries.

Certifications: ISO 9001:2015 Quality management systems

ISO 14001:2015 Environmental management systems

Contact: Please see our projects on our website.

E-mail: info@cassone.com.ua. Artem Palyutin (Chief Commercial Officer) – art.palyutin@cassone.com.ua +380675633273


UkraineInvest Weekly News

Incentives for Significant Investments: explanatory guide

Firefly Aerospace’s Alpha rocket launches into space. On September 3, 2021, at 5:00 am Kyiv time, the aerospace company of Ukrainian entrepreneur Max Polyakov, Firefly Aerospace, conducted the first Alpha rocket launch. This launch was the first-ever launch of a private aerospace company with Ukrainian roots.
In February 2021, NASA announced its partnership with Firefly Aerospace and promised to award the company $93.3 million to deliver scientific and technological equipment to the Moon in 2023.

Ukraine received more than USD 2.7 billion from the IMF
Ukraine has received over USD 2.7 billion due to the allocation of Special Drawing Rights (SDR) as part of the IMF’s assistance to member countries in economic recovery from the coronavirus crisis.

Fitch improves Ukraine’s economic outlook from ‘stable’ to ‘positive’. The international credit ratings agency Fitch Ratings has revised the Outlook on Ukraine’s Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to Positive from Stable and affirmed the IDR at ‘B’. Effective measures to support macroeconomic stability, rapid recovery of economic activity, favorable human development indicators are one of the key factors for improving the credit rating.

National Strategy to Increase Foreign Direct Investment in Ukraine. National Strategy to Increase Foreign Direct Investment in Ukraine was developed Per request of the Government of Ukraine, with support from the USAID Competitive Economy Program (CEP) by EY in Ukraine, in consultations with the Office of the National Investment Council, Ministry of Economy of Ukraine, and UkraineInvest.
The Strategy is built around cross-sectoral (privatization, export promotion, education, digital transformation, and others) and sectoral incentives to increase foreign direct investments. The document contains specific recommendations on increasing the country’s attractiveness to potential foreign investors, both for relocating production facilities and starting new activities in Ukraine. Read more here.

Incentives for Significant Investments: explanatory guide. On 13 February 2021 the Law of Ukraine No. 1116 “On State Support for Investment Projects with Significant Investments in Ukraine” (Law on Investment Nannies) entered into force introducing a comprehensive legislative framework aimed at attracting large investments to the economy of Ukraine. According to the Law and respective amendments to the Tax and Customs Codes of Ukraine (effective as of 28 March 2021), a package of special investment incentives will be available for investment projects meeting certain criteria.

On 17 February 2021 the Government of Ukraine designated UkraineInvest to support investment projects willing to receive state support. UkraineInvest as the primary point of contact will guide investors through state support application process, assist in setting communication with state and local authorities.

Explanatory Guide on the Law is prepared to familiarize the potential investors with the specifics of the Law. The Guide provides information on available forms of state support, requirements to applicants and investment project with significant investments, details of application process.

This Guide will be constantly updated in accordance with adoption of respective by-laws by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (approx. by August 2021) to let investors fully enjoy up-to-date, complete, and comprehensive information on state support of investment projects with significant investments.

You can download the Guide here.

How to start a joint venture in Ukraine

A brief description of major milestones of opening the joint venture in Ukraine by UkraineInvest is here.

More details information could be provided by UkraineInvest at howcanwehelp@ukraineinvest.com

Tourism UkraineTourism

Enjoy Ukraine with the media project Ukraїner Podillia.

Podniprovia and Zaporizhzhia. The historic region in the central part of Ukraine, along the river Dnipro. It is an important business center that includes large cities where industrial tourism develops around Kryvbas’ quarries. Here, the island of Khortytsa has been the homeland of the Ukrainian Cossacks, since it is the territory where the Zaporizka Sich has been restored. The local Petrykivka painting has been added to the UNESCO list of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity. Follow this link to find out more about the region.

Association of Incoming Tour Operators of Ukraine have created these videos to show you the safety measures, which have been taken in the tourism industry of Ukraine for your convenient and safe journey.

COVID-19 travel restrictions

Before visiting Ukraine please check the travel restrictions and rules of entering Ukraine on the webpage https://visitukraine.today/

Doing Business with Ukraine

Contact us for more information about how to do business in Ukraine

Embassy of Ukraine in Canada | emb_ca@mfa.gov.ua

Exporters and Investors Council under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine | rei@mfa.gov.ua

Canada-Ukraine Сhamber of Сommerce Head office, Toronto | info@cucc.ca

Ukraine office, Kyiv | ukraine@cucc.ca