Qatari entrepreneurs are seriously interested in investing in Ukraine, including one of the largest agricultural companies in the country, Hassad Food, which is looking for partners for the production of animal feed and eggs, the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UCCI) reported on its website.
According to its data, representatives of the largest companies of Qatar arrived in Ukraine as part of a delegation to participate in the second meeting of the joint commission on economic, trade and technical cooperation between the governments of Ukraine and Qatar.
It is clarified that Ukrainian grain traders and animal feed manufacturers at a meeting with Hassad Food Executive Director Mubarak Al-Suhooti discussed prospects for cooperation.
“The international campaign Hassad Food Company invests in production in other countries. In Ukraine, in particular, they are looking for partners for the production of animal feed and eggs, so Ukrainian entrepreneurs presented their capabilities,” the UCCI said.
During the talks between President of the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Hennadiy Chizhikov and First Vice Chairman of the Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry H.E Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari, the latter said that Qatari entrepreneurs are considering Ukraine for investment.
Chizhikov stressed that the composition of the representatives of the Qatari delegation testifies to the serious investment interest of this country in Ukraine. He urged Ukrainian business to take advantage of trade opportunities.
Nebras Power is announcing its entry into the Ukrainian electricity market with the acquisition of six solar projects and a partnership agreement with UDP Renewables, Nebras Power reported on Twitter.
According to a report on the website of the president of Ukraine, UDP Renewables investment and development company and the Qatari state-owned company Nebras Power have signed an agreement to invest in “green” generation facilities, the construction of which is scheduled for 2021-2022.
According to the agreements reached, Nebras Power becomes the owner of a controlling stake in a number of solar power plant operators.
The signing of the agreement will contribute to deepening cooperation between Ukraine and the State of Qatar in the field of foreign investment and the development of renewable energy sources, an innovative economy and environmental protection, the President’s Office noted.
As reported, at the end of January, the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (AMCU) authorized Nebras Power Investment Management B.V. (the Netherlands), a member of the Qatar group Nebras, to receive 50% or more in six companies operating solar and wind power plants of businessman Vasyl Khmelnytsky and his partners.
According to the committee, the matter concerns 50% in Volyn West Wind-1 LLC and Volyn West Wind-2 LLC, as well as more than 50% in Free Energy Henichesk LLC, Scythia-Solar-1 LLC, Scythia-Solar-2 LLC and Port Solar LLC.
Qatari company QTerminals has won the competition for the Olvia seaport concession.
“The second concession tender has been completed. QTerminals from Qatar has won the concession tender in the port of Olvia. UAH 3.4 billion will be invested in the development of the port over five years,” wrote Minister of Infrastructure Vladyslav Krykliy on Facebook.
At the same time, he noted that this is one of the largest foreign direct investment in the port industry in the entire history of Ukraine’s independence.