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Doing business in Ukraine

Explore the key issues for doing business abroad, from setting up a business to understanding local etiquette. Find business guides, support networks and help on importing and exporting. A selection of articles, books and online resources to help you explore the key issues for doing business in Ukraine.

Update on sanctions

For the latest guidance on UK and EU sanctions against Russia over the invasion of Ukraine, please see Sanctions on Russia and Belarus and our Ukraine crisis: central resource hub which provides resources, news and features on the the impact of the Ukraine crisis on accountancy, business and the wider economy.

Trade measures to support Ukraine

UK announces new trade measures to support Ukraine
UK Government press release announcing new trade measures as part of broad UK economic support to Ukraine. This includes the UK cutting tariffs on all goods from Ukraine to zero under the UK-Ukraine FTA, to help provide Ukraine with economic support.

EU takes steps to suspend all duties on imports from Ukraine
European Commission press release announcing a proposal to suspend import duties on all Ukrainian exports to the European Union for a year. The proposal now needs to be considered and agreed by the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union.


Ukraine company registration
Comprehensive guide produced by Healy Consultants explaining company structures and business entity types, fees and timelines for incorporation, accounting and tax in this jurisdiction and comparisons with other countries in the region. 

Conducting Business in Ukraine
A business guide from Baker & McKenzie which helps companies understand the economic, legal and regulatory structures of Ukraine. Published in April 2021. 


On our Exporting to Ukraine page you can find export guides, trade forecasts and economic and political updates.

Corporate governance

European Corporate Governance Institute
The European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) aims to provide 'a forum for debate and dialogue between academics, legislators and practitioners, focusing on major corporate governance issues and thereby promoting best practice'. The ECGI website also provides a directory of national Corporate Governance Codes, Principles & Recommendations.

Forums and support networks

British – Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce 
A support network for promoting business and trade between Britain and Ukraine.

Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Independent organisation promoting national economic development and supporting relations between Ukrainian and foreign business partners in economy, science and trade.

Articles and books in the Library collection

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