UKROBORONPROM PROMOTES DOMESTIC ENTERPRISES IN GLOBAL DEFENSE MARKET

The SC "Ukroboronprom" held a working meeting on the use of GPA – the provisions of the WTO Agreement on Government Procurement, – allowing to open public procurement market for suppliers of goods and services from other countries.

During the meeting representatives of the project office GPAinUa – established by the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine – discussed using GPA provisions as a tool for accessing public procurement in other countries, and new opportunities, opened for Ukrainian companies, with UOP top management and specialists.

Due to this agreement, Ukrainian manufacturers have the opportunity to enter the public market of all 164 WTO members. This enhancing domestic production and developing export potential of Ukraine.

"We see Ukraine’s defense industry as the ecosystem, incorporating not only the Concern and UOP enterprises, but also many other Ukraine’s enterprises of different ownership. We are not monopolists in this ecosystem. Efficient work of the entire industry and economy of Ukraine is our main goal", – said UOP Deputy Director General for Development Artur Kheruvymov.

Establishing cooperation for development of new weapons and military equipment in the field of air defense and armored vehicles was discussed during the meeting between the delegation of the SC “UkrOboronProm” and the Ministry of National Defense (Poland).