On November 14, 2017, the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Norwegian-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce held a networking meeting for fish and seafood market operators.
During the meeting the following issues were highlighted:
The state of bilateral trade - Kjartan Pedersen, executive director of the Norwegian-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce.
Export of Ukrainian seafood: recent achievements - Valery Korol, Vice-President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Ukraine.
Seafood trade between Norway and Ukraine: prospects, market access and cooperation - Norwegian Seafood Federation.
Import of fish and seafood in Ukraine - Dmitry Zagumenny, General Director of the Ukrainian Fish and Seafood Importers Association (UIFSA).
State of the production of seafood in Ukraine - State Agency of Fisheries of Ukraine.
Presentation of the business case of the NUCC Young Entrepreneurs program: processing of Norwegian seafood in Ukraine.
Presentation of the Aquaculture Roadmap, Norwegian-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce, Easy Business and EverLegal
Norway remains a strategic partner for Ukraine, from Norway to Ukraine imported the most number of fish (herring, mackerel, salmon, trout). 80% of all Norwegian exports to Ukraine is fish. At the same time, Ukraine is the largest buyer of Norwegian herring in Europe and the World.