The delegation includes Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine Valeria Gontareva, First Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Maksym Nefyodov and Ambassador of Ukraine to the USA Valeriy Chaly.
Intensive working schedule of the delegation incorporates meeting at the World Bank and the IMF as well as bilateral meeting with representatives of the American Government. Among key elements of the visit – meetings with President of the WB Dr. Jim Kim, First Deputy Managing Director of the IMF David Lipton and the United States Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross.
The Head of State expressed gratitude for a strong bipartisan support for Ukraine from the U.S. Congress in the issue of countering the ongoing Russian aggression, enhancement of defense capacity of our country and implementation of the internal reforms.
The key attention was focused on the opportunities of intensification of the investment activity of American companies in Ukraine, as well as on the development of bilateral trade, particularly in the context of expansion of exports of Ukrainian commodities to the United States.
The parties discussed the implementation of structural reforms in Ukraine and the future events to be conducted shortly.
On the eve of the G20 meeting that will take place in Germany, the parties coordinated positions as regards termination of Russian aggression in Donbas and return of Crimea. In this context, the President put forward proposals on the more active involvement of the U.S. in the peace process in Donbas. The parties agreed to continue consultations with a view to elaborate joint measures.