The ninth meeting of the Ukrainian-Czech intergovernmental commission on economic, industrial, scientific and technical cooperation will be held in Kyiv on March 10-11, 2020, the Embassy of Ukraine in the Czech Republic has reported.
“As part of the ninth meeting of the Ukrainian-Czech joint commission, which is scheduled for March 10-11 in Kyiv, chaired by Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba and Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic Karel Havlíček, promising areas and specific projects of economic cooperation will be considered in order to bring it to a new level," the statement reads.
On February 17, Ukrainian Ambassador to the Czech Republic Yevhen Perebyinis and Czech Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Martina Tauberová discussed preparations for the meeting and current issues of Ukrainian-Czech relations in the economic sector.
"The parties noted their interest in maintaining the high dynamics of Ukrainian-Czech trade and economic cooperation and commended the fact that, according to the results of 2019, the volume of trade between Ukraine and the Czech Republic increased by 9%, reaching a record high level of USD 2.86 billion," the embassy says.
The eighth meeting of the Ukrainian-Czech intergovernmental commission on economic, industrial, scientific and technical cooperation was held in Prague on June 12, 2018.