Ukraine Business Forum

The Ukraine Business Forum was held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel on December 6th 2006, in the hotel's elegant Jade Room. The symposium included presentations by key business leaders from Ukraine and the U.S., as well as a major address by UA Minister of the Economy, Volodymyr Makukha and UA Minister of Energy Yuri Boiko. It both preceded and followed a lunchtime keynote by Prime Minister Yanukovych, delivered in Waldorf's prestigious Astor Room and organized by the Business Council for International Understanding.

Speakers [UBF] included:

Yuri Boyko Ellen Levinson
Robert Bensh Volodymyr Makukha
Borys Chabursky Michael Marrese
Chrystia Freeland Jacques Mendoza-Wilson
John Imle Igor Obozintsev
Noah Gotbaum Lucias Romriell
Adrian Karatnycky Thomas Spellman
Frederick Kempe Walter Zaryckyj
Roman Kyzyk Jorge Zukoski

Speakers [BCIU Luncheon] included:

James Wolfensohn Viktor Yanukovych


Business Council for Int'l Understanding SHI Consulting
Center for US-Ukrainian Relations The Orange Circle


Cardinal Resources Ukreximbank
Vanco J. P. Morgan
Chevron Millennium Capital
Halliburton New Spirit Capital
Port Vera Evolution/Ukraine
Chadbourne & Parke Proffit Group
Concorde Capital Aerosvit


Minister of Economy of Ukraine Volodymyr Makukha's remarks (also available in Ukrainian)
Minister of Energy of Ukraine Yuri Boiko's remarks


Reprint of article from The Ukrainian Weekly entitled Ukraine Business Forum focuses on attractive investment climate


The event's program