Providing SMEs with practical export skills
Representatives of SMEs are poorly aware on the practical issues such as searching partners abroad, analyzing potential markets, assessing their own export opportunities.
Currency control over export of services
In order discontinue control over export transactions, a bank is forced to require from an exporter a number of documents in paper form. The tax and revenue authorities do not recognize invoices as primary documents as well.
Support SMEs in understanding the specifics of the EU export requirements
SME representatives are often unaware with what EU requirements on quality, environmental and other regulations they have to align. This situation explains why the European markets are closed for Ukrainian producers.
Development and implementation of a comprehensive export promotion policy
The National Export Promotion Strategy and Policy shall serve as a unifying element, bringing together the interests of business and the authorities in their efforts to increase Ukraine’s export.
- Responsible individuals
The USAID LEV conducted the Program “Comprehensive Approach to Export as a Pledge of International Success” in five regions of Ukraine - Kyiv, Lviv, Kherson, Vinnytsia and Ternopil oblasts. The Program consists of six training sessions, each of which is devoted to a certain stage of the export process. The Program was attended by over 100 representatives from small and medium-sized businesses.