1 What is the prevailing attitude towards foreign investment?

Ukraine has great investment capacity. Ukraine entered into and continues to conclude multilateral and bilateral investment treaties with foreign states. Moreover, national legislation provides for national treatment and a number of guarantees for foreign investments. At the same time, notwithstanding the existence of an extensive system of legislative acts, there is no integrated and coordinated system of investment legislation in Ukraine. Therefore, the formation of a regulatory framework in relation to investment still continues.

In 2014, however, because of the unstable political and social situation in the country, military actions in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions and the difficulties of providing commercial activities in the Crimea, investment activities dropped significantly.

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