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Economic development of Ukraine Part 4. Aircraft and airspace industry

Aircraft and airspace sectors are strategically important areas of Ukrainian economy. Sustainable development of these industries is important for social and economic development of Ukraine (that includes development of related sectors of economy, infrastructure development, greater local production and employment-generation).

Aircraft industry. Ukraine is in the top nine elite countries of the world to possess a full cycle of aerospace hardware engineering and...

Economic development of Ukraine Part 3. Military-industrial complex of Ukraine

After the breakup of the USSR, Ukraine inherited a strong science and technology base of the Soviet military-industrial complex’s potential. Ukraine received approximately 2,000 enterprises and organizations where over 700,000 workers were employed.  Some USSR defence industry enterprises have always been, and continue to be, the largest players of the industry. These include the state enterprise "Production Association Yuzhny Machine-Building Plant named after A.M. Makarov" (YUZHMASH), a leader...

Economic development of Ukraine: Part 2. IT sector of Ukraine

Competitiveness of national economies is closely connected to the development of IT sector. To date, Ukraine is ranked 73rd in the ICT Development Index published by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The ranking and report prepared by the ITU’s experts reflect the status of progress that has been made on ICT access, which includes fixed and mobile telephony, Internet bandwidth, and the number of households with...