Saturday, October 25, 2008

President meets Ukrainian businessmen

President Victor Yushchenko met today with Ukrainian businessmen: ‘Smart-Holding’ President V. Novynskyi, ‘Interpipe’ President V. Pinchuk, ‘Industrial Union of Donbas’ Committee of Directors Head S. Taruta, ‘Swedbank’ Chairman of the Board S. Tihipko, ‘Sirius’ Director General M. Shcherbyna, ‘UkrSibbank’ President O. Yaroslavskyi.

At the meeting sides have discussed stabilization of Ukrainian economy and minimization of world financial crisis impact on Ukraine. Also they have dwelled on possible social impact of recession in Ukraine.

Speaking to those present President Yushchenko said that he expects Ukrainian businessmen to be responsible and avoid large reductions of staff and decreases in wages because of temporary recession.