The potential volume of Norwegian investments in the Ukrainian economy can reach USD 1.5 billion, of which about USD 800 million is the amount to be invested in the renewable energy sector. This was announced by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman on the outcomes of the Ukrainian-Norwegian business forum. The event took place in Oslo as part of the official visit of the Head of Government to the Kingdom of Norway.
"Today, we have signed preliminary contracts to the tune of about USD 1.5 billion, of which the investment in renewable energy is worth about USD 1 billion", stressed Volodymyr Groysman, adding that the cooperation agenda is quite broad: agriculture, IT sector, automotive industry. At that, the renewable energy segment includes wind, solar and hydro energy.
"This is a good signal and a good result. The contacts between Ukrainian and Norwegian entrepreneurs will boost. In my every particular visit, an emphasis is placed on the economic component", highlighted Volodymyr Groysman.