Ukraine's President, govt to resolve problem of exorbitant port fees, access to berths
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that he plans jointly with Ukraine's Cabinet of Ministers to resolve the problem of exorbitant port fees at Ukrainian seaports and access to berths.
"Despite positive trends in the Ukrainian economy and investment climate, unfortunately, investors still have to face obstacles, for example, exorbitant port fees that make Ukrainian ports less competitive," he said during the launch of a handling complex of U.S. Bunge at Mykolaiv seaport on Wednesday.
The second problematic issue is the provision of access to berths as strategic facilities and the creation of conditions for transferring them to the use of investors, the president said.
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"I am sure that soon we jointly with the government would resolve these issues. I promise investors that I would do my best to provide for political and economic stability in Ukraine," Poroshenko said.