On October, 11 the car assembly plant “Bogdan” hosted Cherkasy International Business Forum. Leading experts in the fields of export, consulting, development of small and medium businesses partook in the event, “Bogdan” press-service informs. The Forum schedule included 4 panel discussions, 20 speeches by experts as well as meetings with owners of the leading companies and start-ups, representatives of the investment funds and international organizations. The list of speakers included ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to Ukraine Du Wei, chairman of Cherkasy regional state administration Yurii Tkachenko and acting chairman of the German-Ukrainian Foundation Valerii Mayboroda. Vitalii Starosud, Director General of the JSC “AC Bogdan Motors” spoke at the Forum as well. He stressed on the importance of Ukrainian automobile industry development and the necessity of state support for the very sphere. Participants of the Forum had a chance to meet new partners and potential clients, and obtain important knowledge communicating with speakers invited. Besides, business-workshop providing trainings on how to search business-partners abroad, was working in the frameworks of the Forum as well. Participants of the panel discussions, in turn, talked about new possibilities for exports, business perspectives, investment opportuneness and full reloading of the industry.

It should be reminded that Cherkasy regional state administration has been holding the International Economic Forum for the 3rd time already. Last year the event has gathered more than 150 participants. The main topics were: export development opportunities, agricultural industry growth as well as investment potential of Cherkasy region.