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Workshop “Ukraine: Business Opportunities”
Workshop “Ukraine: Business Opportunities”

Tue, Jul 04



Workshop “Ukraine: Business Opportunities”

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Time & Location

Jul 04, 2023, 11:00 AM


About the event

On July 4, 10.00 am. CEST time European Business Association together with BME and German Eastern Business Association are happy to invite you to the Workshop “Ukraine: Business Opportunities”.

This event is designed to provide valuable insights into doing business during the war, especially, in IT, metallurgy, and manufacturing industries. Moreover, foster procurement partnerships and connections between Ukrainian and German businesses, and enhance bilateral trade relations.

You will have an opportunity to:

  • Gain valuable insights into the economic landscape and business climate in Ukraine.
  • Learn how and in what format companies continue to operate during the wartime.
  • Explore the success stories of going business between Ukraine and Germany, moreover, check out further potential partnerships with prominent Ukrainian and German companies
  • Learn about the services provided by the Ukrainian Export Credit Agency and their crucial role in facilitating international trade.
  • Discover the initiatives and avenues for collaboration between businesses of 2 countries.


10:00 Opening by EBA, OA, BME

  • Olaf Holzgrefe, Head of International, BME
  • Stefan Kägebein, Regional Director Eastern Europe, German Eastern Business Association (OA)
  • Anna Derevyanko, European Business Association Executive Director,  Global Business for Ukraine cofounder

10:15 Presentation of current situation in Ukraine by EBA

  • Anna Derevyanko, European Business Association Executive Director, Global Business for Ukraine cofounder

10:30 Experiences from Deutsche Bahn AG

  • Dr. Torsten Latz, Head of Procurement Rail Vehicles and Rail Vehicle Parts, Deutsche Bahn AG

10:50 Current situation in Ukraine: Insights by Ukrainian companies

  • Mauro Longobardo, CEO ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih
  • Andrii Matsyhin, General Director at Fujikura Automotive Ukraine
  • Yuriy Atanasov, General Director at Centravis Ukraine
  • Anatoliy Kochetov, Executive Vice President at Sigma Software

11:30 Export Credit Agency Ukraine

11:45 Q&A Session

12:00 Open Discussion with all participants

Don’t miss this opportunity to uncover the untapped potential of the Ukrainian market and forge meaningful Ukraine-German connections to give further development to your business.

To attend the workshop we encouraged you to register in advance.

Contacts: Oksana Myronko,

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