Business news from Ukraine

COVID CERTIFICATE CAN BE GENERATED ON 15TH DAY AFTER DIAGNOSIS OF COVID ESTABLISHED

A COVID certificate can be generated on the 15th day after the diagnosis of COVID-19 is established within 105 days.
This is confirmed by changes in the procedure for the formation and use of a COVID certificate confirming vaccination against COVID-19, as well as a negative test result or a person’s recovery from this disease.
The adopted changes, in particular, provide that a COVID certificate can be generated no more than twice in one calendar year (if it is technically possible to record the generated COVID certificates).
As reported, in the last four days of October, Ukrainians generated 1 million COVID certificates in the Diia application, their total number has already reached 5 million and continues to grow.
Earlier, the government made it easier to obtain COVID-certificates in Diia: now this does not require an electronic signature, in particular, Diia.Signature, which required proof of identity using a Photo ID.

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JORDAN AND UKRAINE AGREE ON CERTIFICATE FORM ON EXPORT OF UKRAINIAN DAIRY PRODUCTS

The competent authorities of Ukraine and Jordan have agreed on the form of a certificate for the export of milk and dairy products from Ukraine, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has said.
“This week we opened another market, namely, the export of Ukrainian milk to Jordan. The competent authorities of the two states agreed on the form of a certificate for the export of milk and dairy products from Ukraine. The concrete result of the joint work of diplomats and specialists of the State Service on Food Safety and Consumer Protection,” Kuleba said at an online briefing on Thursday.
He said that Ukrainian dairy products are of very high quality and therefore are in great demand abroad. According to Kuleba, this is the third certificate agreed between Ukraine and Jordan in 2021.
“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs continues to systematically open new foreign markets for Ukrainian exporters together with the State Service on Food Safety and Consumer Protection. Each new open market provides additional opportunities for Ukrainian companies, the strengthening of our national currency, the arrival of foreign currency to Ukraine, new jobs, taxes to the budget, the best salaries for our citizens,” he said.
The Foreign Minister said that not only exporting companies will benefit from the expansion of Ukrainian goods abroad, but every citizen of Ukraine involved in economic activity.

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COVID CERTIFICATE CAN BE IMPLEMENTED FROM JULY 1 AND WILL BE VALID FOR UP TO 180 DAYS

The COVID-19 certificate can be implemented from July 1 and will be valid for up to 180 days, Director General of the Center for Public Health Roman Rodyna has said.

“Now we are working out a resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers, which will determine the conditions for issuing a COVID-19 certificate. We hope that it will available from July 1,” he said on the YouTube channel on Friday.

Rodyna named three reasons for issuing such a certificate. In particular, it will be issued if a person has received a full course of vaccination. In this case, the document will be valid for 180 days.

In addition, a negative PCR test will be the basis for issuing a certificate. In this case, its validity period is 72 hours from the moment of taking the sample.

The certificate will also be issued if a person has been ill with COVID-19 and the relevant confirmed laboratory data have been entered into eHealth. In this case, the certificate will be valid for 180 days from the date of receipt of laboratory confirmation of the disease.

Rodyna said, the question of whether these certificates will allow entry to other countries will be decided by bilateral agreements between the countries.

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UKRAINIAN AMBULANCES MANUFACTURER RECEIVES CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE FROM FRENCH GROUPE PSA

The manufacturer of ambulance vehicles Avtospetsprom LLC (Kyiv region) has received a certificate of compliance from the French company Groupe PSA.
According to a press release from Avtospetsprom, the certification was carried out by the French inspection and certification company Bureau Veritas. The criteria were divided into groups, compliance with which was measured on a 100-point scale. Avtospetsprom received a score of 93 points for the production process, 92 points for quality control and 93 points for the supply chain.
“With an average score of 90 in all parameters, the company received the highest third level of assessment. This is the first time in history of the country when a document of this level was received by a Ukrainian company that converts the base chassis into ambulances. The certificate testifies that the quality of ambulance vehicles assembly at Avtospetsprom LLC fully complies with the requirements of Groupe PSA,” the company reports.
As the Interfax-Ukraine agency was told by the company, since the beginning of 2020, Avtospetsprom has produced 210 ambulances. In 2019, the company produced over 700 ambulances of all types.
Avtospetsprom LLC has been operating since 2012, it is one of the leading manufacturers of emergency (ambulance) medical care vehicles and the main supplier of such vehicles for public and private medical institutions in Ukraine.
In April and May 2020, the second largest autoproducer in Europe, Groupe PSA, together with Avtospetsprom, implemented a campaign to assist the Ministry of Health of Ukraine and regional medical institutions in maintaining the proper technical condition of Peugeot and Citroën ambulances. The companies jointly repaired 100 ambulances.

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BUILDING B12 OF KIEV INNOVATION PARK UNIT.CITY RECEIVES U.S. GREEN BUILDING CERTIFICATE

Building B12 of the Kyiv innovation park UNIT.City has received the silver certificate LEEDv.4 Core & Shell of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). “Building B12 is the first commercial building in Ukraine to be awarded such a certificate. The developer of the project was KAN Development, the contractor was KAN Bud. Delta Ukraine performed the LEED certification of the building,” Delta Ukraine’s press service said.
In particular, the following features of the building were noted: good location relative to the public transport network and social infrastructure, the availability of an underground parking lot with electric car chargers, energy-efficient design, engineering equipment, LED lighting, water-efficient plumbing and landscape irrigation system, separate waste collection, a ban on smoking in and around the building, two-stage air purification and quality control.
As reported, with reference to UFuture, in general, until 2021 the amount of investment in UNIT.City will reach EUR 245 million, and by 2025 the total area of real estate in the park should be 500,000 square meters.
The UNIT.City Innovation Park officially opened in April 2017 in the territory of the former Kyiv Motorcycle Plant. By the beginning of 2019, some 50,000 square meters were already built up in the technical park, and more than 100 companies became its residents.
UNIT.City also started the construction of residential buildings, which should occupy about 30% of its area. It was planned to commission the first facilities in April 2020. By 2025, the total area of UNIT.City should be 500,000 square meters.

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UKRAINE AND CHINA APPROVE VETERINARY CERTIFICATE FOR EXPORTING UKRAINIAN BEEF

Authorized bodies of Ukraine and Chine have approved an international veterinary certificate for exporting frozen beef from Ukraine, according to a posting on the website of the State Service for Food Safety and Consumer Protection of Ukraine.
As reported, the authority expects that in 2019-2020 some 24 states would open their markets for Ukrainian poultry products.
In 2018, Ukraine opened 85 new markets for various types of products and increased the number of companies authorized to export animal products.

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