Implementation status of plan of action of the Export strategy of Ukraine

(strategic trade development road map)
 2017-2021 

  • Completed
  • In progress
  • Not completed
  • Planned according to a road map

Action 1. Strengthening the institutional framework to stimulate innovations

IV quarter
2021
Analysis and recommendations related to the identification of the critical obstacles affecting activities and protection of investors; adoption of regulations to establish mechanisms that stimulate investments into innovations
In progress

In progress

IV quarter
2021
Adoption of regulations aimed at enhancing the protection of intellectual property in Ukraine and improving mechanisms for the legal protection of geographical names and traditional products
In progress
II quarter
2021
Preparation and adoption of regional plans for the establishment and development of innovative technology centers
In progress
IV quarter
2021
Preparation and adoption of the innovations support plan for each of the priority clusters
In progress
IV quarter
2021
Implementation of projects aimed at establishing 25 regional innovative technology centers
Planned according to a road map
IV quarter
2021
Ukraine’s participation in projects in terms of international programs implementation
Completed
IV quarter
2021
Ukraine is represented in international activities and projects related to innovations development on an ongoing basis
Planned according to a road map
IV quarter
2018
Ukraine is represented in international forums on innovations development. An annual event on innovations development is organized and conducted in Ukraine jointly with the EU
Completed
IV quarter
2019
Ukraine is represented in international forums on innovations development. An annual event on innovations development is organized and conducted in Ukraine jointly with the EU
In progress
IV quarter
2020
Ukraine is represented in international forums on innovations development. An annual event on innovations development is organized and conducted in Ukraine jointly with the EU
In progress
IV quarter
2021
Ukraine is represented in international forums on innovations development. An annual event on innovations development is organized and conducted in Ukraine jointly with the EU
Planned according to a road map
II quarter
2018
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has adopted Resolution “On the Approval of the Innovation Development Strategy in the Real Economy Sector for the period until 2025”
Completed

Done

II quarter
2018
The Innovation Development Office has been established
Completed

Done

IV quarter
2018
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has adopted the Resolution “On the Approval of the High-Tech Industries Development Strategy for the period until 2025”, intergovernmental coordination has been improved
Completed

Done

IV quarter
2018
A free database with information about Ukrainian and international programs related to research and development, the catalog of innovative and high-tech products and their producers in Ukraine, as well as existing mechanisms to stimulate innovations have been prepared and are subject to quarterly updates. Respective information is published on the First Stop Export Web Portal
Completed

Action 2. Enhancement of the business’s innovation potential

IV quarter
2021
Capacities for stimulating and encouraging innovative companies are analyzed; if necessary, relevant regulations are prepared
In progress
IV quarter
2021
Adoption and implementation of relevant regulations
In progress
IV quarter
2018
An information campaign has been conducted
In progress
IV quarter
2021
Recommendations have been elaborated and information campaigns implemented (including a training program in innovation management, corporate and commercial law, intellectual property) in higher education institutions and business schools; programs in innovative development and training that will be implemented by trade support institutions and business associations have been developed; a legal database on corporate law, commercial law, and intellectual property rights has been created
In progress
IV quarter
2021
A set of measures is prepared to activate implementation of environmental management in line with the international standards ISO 14000 and ISO 19000
In progress

Action 3.Improvement of legal and economic conditions for international trade

IV quarter
2021
The plan for the harmonization of Ukrainian e-commerce regulations with EU regulations has been approved
In progress
IV quarter
2019
The plan for the harmonization of Ukrainian e-commerce regulations with EU regulations and other measures have been implemented
Planned according to a road map
IV quarter
2019
Conditions for the development of a system for the online settlement of trade disputes and procedures for the online identification of reliable retail web platforms have been created
Planned according to a road map
IV quarter
2018
A set of measures based on the results of analysis has been prepared for at least three countries in focus annually
Completed
IV quarter
2019
A set of measures based on the results of analysis has been prepared for at least three countries in focus annually
Completed
IV quarter
2020
A set of measures based on the results of analysis has been prepared for at least three countries in focus annually
Planned according to a road map
IV quarter
2021
A set of measures based on the results of analysis has been prepared for at least three countries in focus annually
In progress
II quarter
2018
The implementation plan for the electronic “one-stop-shop” procedures has been developed
Completed
IV quarter
2018
Regulations on the implementation of the electronic “one-stop-shop” procedures for all customs clearance formalities have been prepared and approved
Completed
IV quarter
2018
Pilot projects have been identified for the development of transport and logistics infrastructure in the following key areas: preparation of measures for the implementation of the project “Transport Corridor: Silk Road”; Inland waterways (river ports); Ukrainian railways; Regional airports
In progress
IV quarter
2019
Regulations have been prepared and approved for the implementation of priority development projects related to transport and logistics infrastructure
Planned according to a road map
II quarter
2020
A set of measures has been prepared, and pilot projects have been implemented for the development of transport and logistics infrastructure
Planned according to a road map
IV quarter
2018
The list of markets in focus has been prepared to boost and strengthen trade and economic cooperation
Completed
IV quarter
2018
The efficiency assessment of the existing free trade agreements has been finalized
Completed
IV quarter
2021
New free trade agreements have been elaborated based on economic studies
In progress
III quarter
2018
The regulation on the implementation of the pilot project for the set-up of the “one-stop-shop” to perform customs clearance has been prepared and approved
Completed
IV quarter
2018
Analysis has been made to check possibilities for establishing the border-crossing checkpoints that work under the “one-stop-shop” principle and identifying the location(s) for the implementation of the pilot project
Completed
II quarter
2019
Steps have been made to ensure the effective interoperability of electronic databases for the customs clearance
Completed
IV quarter
2019
A pilot project for the set-up of the “one-stop-shop” to perform customs clearance has been implemented
Completed
IV quarter
2020
Results of the pilot project have been analyzed; the system has been implemented at all border checkpoints
Completed
IV quarter
2018
Recommendations concerning the liberalization of currency control have been prepared
Completed
IV quarter
2019
Quarterly surveys are conducted
Completed
I quarter
2018
Internal procedure for joining the Convention (adoption of the required legislation) has been finalized; the accession instrument has been placed at the Convention Depositary
Completed
IV quarter
2021
Ukrainian producers have been briefed about prospects and possible areas of trade cooperation with the member states of the Convention
In progress
IV quarter
2021
Rules of origin as per Annex I to the Regional Convention on pan-Euro-Mediterranean preferential rules of origin have been applied in bilateral and multilateral preferential trade agreements with the member states of the Convention
In progress
I quarter
2018
A plan of measures has been prepared and approved to enhance Ukraine’s participation in the WTO bodies. The plan is subject to the annual update
Completed
IV quarter
2019
The ongoing participation of Ukraine in the WTO bodies has been ensured to provide effective protection of the national economic interests
Completed
IV quarter
2018
Annual analytical reviews are prepared with respect to the effectiveness of Ukraine’s participation in the WTO bodies
Completed
IV quarter
2019
Annual analytical reviews are prepared with respect to the effectiveness of Ukraine’s participation in the WTO bodies
In progress
IV quarter
2020
Annual analytical reviews are prepared with respect to the effectiveness of Ukraine’s participation in the WTO bodies
In progress
IV quarter
2021
Annual analytical reviews are prepared with respect to the effectiveness of Ukraine’s participation in the WTO bodies
In progress
IV quarter
2019
A web portal on issues related to customs clearance services has been developed and launched
Completed
IV quarter
2019
Steps have been taken to ensure the effective interoperability of electronic databases for the clearance of goods crossing the border
Completed
IV quarter
2018
At least two strategies have been prepared based on the analysis of global economic development trends. The Cabinet of Ministers has approved sector, cross-sector and regional pilot export strategies (first of all, strategies for IT, machine building, creative industries, tourism, MRO, production of spares and components for aerospace and aircraft industry, trade information and export promotion, transport and trade facilitation, improvement of export skills, innovations for export)
In progress
III quarter
2018
Trade protection legislation has been adopted based on the results of Q2 of 2018
Completed
IV quarter
2018
Institutional capacity and the effectiveness of procedures for the protection of the interests of Ukrainian producers in international markets have been assessed; an action plan has been developed for the improvement of these procedures
Completed
IV quarter
2018
A system for the information and analytical decision-making support based on IT technologies and trade protection tools have been developed. The system includes a tool for calculations and shall provide the stakeholders with access to information about trade protection investigations as well as ensure information exchange with the investigating bodies
In progress
IV quarter
2021
A study to check the feasibility of changing the import duties for selected products to support national producers in priority sectors of the Ukrainian economy
Completed
IV quarter
2018
Provisions of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement concerning access to trade information have been implemented
Completed
IV quarter
2018
The sector export strategy for food and processing industry has been developed based on the analysis of global economic development trends; the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has approved the strategy
Completed
I quarter
2018
Analysis and preparation of a concept for the improvement of the effectiveness of joint intergovernmental bodies
Completed
IV quarter
2018
Amendments to the legislation aiming at improving the effectiveness of joint intergovernmental bodies have been developed and adopted
Completed
IV quarter
2019
A database on the economic performance of countries, their foreign trade policies and activities of joint intergovernmental bodies have been prepared, and access thereto ensured
Completed
I quarter
2018
The new version of the Transport Strategy of Ukraine has been approved
Completed

Action 4. Improvement of the coordination of TSIs involved in the implementation of trade policy and export development

II quarter
2021
The proposal has been submitted to establish the First Stop Export Web Portal
Completed
III quarter
2021
Software solutions have been developed to establish the First Stop Export Web Portal
In progress
II quarter
2021
Measures have been taken to ensure the functioning of the First Stop Export Web Portal
Completed
III quarter
2021
A concept has been developed for the operations of TSIs; regulations have been analyzed to build up the network of trade support institutions; the Cabinet of Ministers has adopted a Resolution on the creation of the network of trade support institutions
In progress
IV quarter
2018
A memorandum of understanding between TSI participants has been prepared and signed
Completed
II quarter
2018
A set of measures has been prepared to intensify the participation of business associations in state policy formation for international trade development matters
Completed
IV quarter
2017
A monthly electronic bulletin containing information on exports and export promotion is published on a monthly basis in 2017
Completed
IV quarter
2018
A monthly electronic bulletin containing information on exports and export promotion is published on a monthly basis in 2018
Completed
IV quarter
2019
A monthly electronic bulletin containing information on exports and export promotion is published on a monthly basis in 2019
Completed
IV quarter
2018
A set of measures has been prepared to enhance sectoral associations as business representatives and to engage them in external consultations
Completed
IV quarter
2019
Joint measures are developed (at least two measures per year) with the participation of business associations to improve their coordination and cooperation
In progress
IV quarter
2018
Annual campaigns on raising the awareness- and educational campaigns take place to promote existing services in trade and export promotion, use e-government services and to participate in international e-procurement in 2018
Completed
IV quarter
2019
Annual campaigns on raising the awareness- and educational campaigns take place to promote existing services in trade and export promotion, use e-government services and to participate in international e-procurement in 2019
In progress
IV quarter
2020
Annual campaigns on raising the awareness- and educational campaigns take place to promote existing services in trade and export promotion, use e-government services and to participate in international e-procurement in 2020
In progress
IV quarter
2021
Annual campaigns on raising the awareness- and educational campaigns take place to promote existing services in trade and export promotion, use e-government services and to participate in international e-procurement in 2021
In progress
II quarter
2018
The existing institutional system for export support has been analyzed; the draft Concept for the creation of the export support and promotion institution has been presented
Completed
IV quarter
2018
The regulation on the creation of the export support and promotion institution has been prepared and adopted
Completed
IV quarter
2018
The export support and promotion institution has been launched based on the Export Promotion Office
Completed
IV quarter
2018
The working plan is approved in 2018
Completed
IV quarter
2019
The working plan is approved in 2019
Completed
IV quarter
2020
The working plan is approved in 2020
Completed
IV quarter
2021
The working plan is approved in 2021
Completed

Action 5. Improvement of coordination and cooperation within the network of institutions providing trade and business support services to exporters

IV quarter
2018
A set of measures has been prepared to encourage the creation of private providers of trade support services, including training and consultations involving sector and business associations
In progress
IV quarter
2018
Training and consultations are conducted at least once a year
Completed
IV quarter
2019
Training and consultations are conducted at least once a year
Completed
IV quarter
2020
Training and consultations are conducted at least once a year
Completed
IV quarter
2021
Training and consultations are conducted at least once a year
In progress
IV quarter
2018
Exporters are informed about international markets, market entry requirements and procedures through the export web portal and the TSI network
Completed
IV quarter
2019
Exporters are informed about international markets, market entry requirements and procedures through the export web portal and the TSI network
Completed
IV quarter
2020
Exporters are informed about international markets, market entry requirements and procedures through the export web portal and the TSI network
In progress
IV quarter
2021
Exporters are informed about international markets, market entry requirements and procedures through the export web portal and the TSI network
Planned according to a road map
IV quarter
2018
Implementation of the Technical Regulation System Development Strategy in 2018
Completed
IV quarter
2019
Implementation of the Technical Regulation System Development Strategy in 2019
Completed
IV quarter
2020
Implementation of the Technical Regulation System Development Strategy in 2020
In progress
IV quarter
2021
Implementation of the Technical Regulation System Development Strategy in 2021
In progress
II quarter
2018
The Cabinet of Ministers resolution has been prepared and adopted to determine the list of priority annual international exhibitions and ensure participation of Ukraine in these events
Completed
IV quarter
2018
The Cabinet of Ministers resolution has been prepared and adopted to determine the procedure for funding the participation of Ukraine in international exhibitions abroad; the uniform graphic design for the national stands of Ukraine at international exhibitions has been approved
Completed
IV quarter
2018
An awareness-raising campaign has been conducted for Ukrainian business to inform about possibilities to participate in international exhibitions and trade shows
Completed
II quarter
2018
The resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers “On the Implementation of the Pilot Project for the Strengthening the Capacities of Economic Departments of the Ukrainian Foreign Diplomatic Missions Aimed at Representing Ukraine’s Economic Interests Abroad” has been elaborated and adopted
In progress
IV quarter
2018
Training has been conducted to up-skill employees participating in the forgoing Pilot Project
Not completed
IV quarter
2018
The foregoing Pilot Project has been implemented
Not completed
IV quarter
2019
The foregoing Pilot Project has been implemented
Planned according to a road map
IV quarter
2020
The foregoing Pilot Project has been implemented
In progress
IV quarter
2021
The foregoing Pilot Project has been implemented
Planned according to a road map
IV quarter
2018
Annual trainings are conducted for relevant state bodies
Completed
IV quarter
2019
Annual trainings are conducted for relevant state bodies
Completed
IV quarter
2020
Annual trainings are conducted for relevant state bodies
Completed
IV quarter
2021
Annual trainings are conducted for relevant state bodies
In progress
IV quarter
2021
Effectiveness of negotiating and signing of agreements on the mutual acknowledgment of conformity assessment results in line with the obligations of Ukraine under the WTO TBT/SPS agreements has been improved
In progress
IV quarter
2018
A list of countries being Ukraine’s strategic trade partners has been approved
Completed
IV quarter
2018
Information and analytical support system based on IT technologies for all trade missions that will be represented on the export web portal to facilitate decision-making has been developed. Information on scheduled trade missions is subject to regular updates
In progress
IV quarter
2018
Preparation of reviews of strategic markets to involve Ukrainian companies into trade missions and exhibitions
Completed
IV quarter
2018
Tools have been developed for the effective promotion of Ukrainian goods (works, services) in international markets by arranging permanent trade missions in countries being Ukraine’s strategic trade partners
Completed
IV quarter
2019
Tools have been developed for the effective promotion of Ukrainian goods (works, services) in international markets by arranging permanent trade missions in countries being Ukraine’s strategic trade partners
Completed
IV quarter
2020
Tools have been developed for the effective promotion of Ukrainian goods (works, services) in international markets by arranging permanent trade missions in countries being Ukraine’s strategic trade partners
In progress
IV quarter
2021
Tools have been developed for the effective promotion of Ukrainian goods (works, services) in international markets by arranging permanent trade missions in countries being Ukraine’s strategic trade partners
In progress
IV quarter
2018
Tools and services have been developed and launched to inform companies about foreign trade opportunities and international markets, as well as to publish relevant information on the export web portal
Completed
IV quarter
2018
A set of measures has been implemented to support exports and to strengthen capacities of Ukrainian companies to enter international markets
In progress
IV quarter
2018
Regulations on the creation of the Export Credit Agency have been developed and prepared
Completed
III quarter
2018
The Export Credit Agency has been established
Completed
III quarter
2018
The authorized capital of the Export Credit Agency has been paid-up
Completed
IV quarter
2018
The Export Credit Agency has launched its operations
Completed
II quarter
2019
Additional regulations (if required) have been adopted concerning financial support of the Export Credit Agency
Completed
IV quarter
2020
The state system for the financial support of exports has been launched
Completed
IV quarter
2021
A set of measures has been developed and approved to promote establishing and developing direct business contacts between Ukrainian exporters and foreign partners, as well as to improve the information and analytical support to enable decision-making based on IT technologies for all trade missions that will be represented on the export web portal
In progress
IV quarter
2019
A set of measures has been implemented to promote elaboration and development of direct business contacts between exporters and international partners
Completed
IV quarter
2021
A database that contains information on external experts and entities that can consult and inform on selected sectors of the economy and international markets has been prepared and implemented
In progress
IV quarter
2021
Regulations aimed at attracting investments have been amended
In progress
IV quarter
2018
A regulation on the creation of an institutional structure for the venture fund has been prepared and approved
In progress
II quarter
2021
The venture fund has been established and has started its operation
In progress
IV quarter
2018
The concept of the export brand of Ukraine as well as its promotion campaign have been developed and approved
Completed
IV quarter
2019
The promotion campaign for Ukraine’s export brand has been conducted
Completed
IV quarter
2020
The promotion campaign for Ukraine’s export brand has been conducted
In progress
IV quarter
2021
The promotion campaign for Ukraine’s export brand has been conducted
Planned according to a road map

Action 6. Business activities are fostered among companies (especially small and medium-sized businesses) and youth

II quarter
2018
An information and education campaign has been conducted in higher education institutions aimed at raising the interest of youth to entrepreneurship and international trade. In terms of the campaign, practical projects were integrated into the curriculum of higher education institutions and business schools. Entrepreneurship awards have been established jointly with private business representatives. Contacts have been developed with European and international entrepreneurship networks; communication with their members takes place. Programs have been developed for the internship of students and young entrepreneurs in successful companies; talented students have the opportunity to find jobs in the most successful global companies
Completed
IV quarter
2018
Annual information and educational campaigns are conducted in at least three higher education institutions
Not completed
IV quarter
2019
Annual information and educational campaigns are conducted in at least three higher education institutions
Not completed
IV quarter
2020
Annual information and educational campaigns are conducted in at least three higher education institutions
Not completed
IV quarter
2021
Annual information and educational campaigns are conducted in at least three higher education institutions
Planned according to a road map
IV quarter
2019
Entrepreneurship and international trade program has been developed and introduced into the curriculum of primary and secondary schools, as well as into other educational institutions
Completed
IV quarter
2019
A pilot project has been developed and implemented for the establishment of business incubators and business accelerators for exporters in oblast centers
In progress
IV quarter
2021
Business incubators and business accelerators have started their operations in all oblast centers to foster exporters
In progress
II quarter
2019
The first information campaign has taken place
Completed
IV quarter
2019
Annual information campaigns take place in 2019
Completed
IV quarter
2020
Annual information campaigns take place in 2020
Completed
IV quarter
2021
Annual information campaigns take place in 2021
In progress

Action 7. Improvement of the management skills among the employees (including small and medium-sized business)

IV quarter
2021
The current level of management skills among companies of different types (big, small, medium-sized, - in particular, in priority sectors) has been assessed
In progress
IV quarter
2021
The program for the upgrade of managerial skills among employees has been implemented
In progress
IV quarter
2018
Training programs in foreign languages, as well as vocational training and education programs, have been disseminated among exporters
Completed
IV quarter
2019
Training programs in foreign languages, as well as vocational training and education programs, have been disseminated among exporters
In progress
IV quarter
2020
Training programs in foreign languages, as well as vocational training and education programs, have been disseminated among exporters
In progress
IV quarter
2021
Training programs in foreign languages, as well as vocational training and education programs, have been disseminated among exporters
In progress
IV quarter
2019
A pilot project on the introduction of efficiency management system for exporters has been developed and implemented in one of the priority sectors
Not completed
IV quarter
2020
Efficiency management system for enterprises has been introduced
Planned according to a road map
IV quarter
2021
Efficiency management system for enterprises has been introduced
Planned according to a road map
IV quarter
2021
Steps have been taken to ensure participation of small and medium-sized companies led by women and youth in programs aimed at improving professional skills and qualifications in line with the strategical and operational objectives determined by this action plan
In progress
IV quarter
2021
A system of incentives for exporters has been established
In progress
IV quarter
2020
A pilot program has been developed and implemented to up-skill employees of export companies in one of the priority sectors
Completed
IV quarter
2019
Development and implementation of a program to improve management skills among enterprises
Completed

Action 8. Match the educational system with the needs of the business (especially SMEs)

IV quarter
2021
A comprehensive study has been conducted to identify reasons for informal employment
In progress
IV quarter
2018
A set of measures has been approved, and amendments to the Labour Code of Ukraine have been adopted
In progress