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Minister Mylovanov and US Senior Advisor Winter discussed topical issues of reforming the national defence industry

The Minister for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine Tymofiy Mylovanov, jointly with his Deputy Svitlana Panaiotidi held a meeting with US delegation led by United States’ Senior Defence Industry Advisor for Ukraine Dr. Donald Winter.

Tymofiy Mylovanov informed US delegation on key priorities of Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine, among which he noted: reforming the labor market, attracting investments into the national economy, land reforming, openness of Ministry’s policy, stability of macroeconomics, development of exports and increase of international trade.

Furthermore, during the meeting, the parties discussed the main aspects of reforming the national defence-industrial complex. Attention was also focused on:

  • reforming the state-ownership management system in the defenсe-industrial complex of Ukraine and implementing corporate governance standards at state-owned enterprises;
  • ensuring openness of the state defenсe order and transparency of defenсe procurements;
  • ensuring proper coordination between the defenсe industry and the security and defence sector institutions.

US delegation was briefed on the main directions of Ministry’s cooperation with NATO, in particular about the future Workshop on developing national defence industry with NATO experts’ participation, which will be held in December this year in Kyiv.

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