Ukraine’s Key Trends: Looking Ahead to 2018
Olena Bilan, Chief Economist, Dragon Capital
Oleksandr Sushko, Chair of the Board, International Renaissance Foundation
Chair: Robert Brinkley, Ukraine Forum, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House
Ukraine is in the midst of a complex internal transformation. The gains achieved in governance and economic reforms are fragile and in need of being protected, strengthened and advanced. This roundtable focuses on the main trends that will shape Ukraine’s political and economic landscapes in 2018.
What are the main political realignments ahead of the 2019 presidential and parliamentary elections? Is there still reform momentum and what kind of reforms will advance next year? What are the prospects for the economy to accelerate growth and how can international financial institutions facilitate this process?