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Olena Omelchenko Delivered a Speech at the UkrCemFor 2019

News date: 29 May 2019

On 28 May Olena Omelchenko the Partner, Attorney at Law and Head of International Trade Practice of Ilyashev & Partners, Law Firm, delivered a speech on “International Trends in Trade and Market Protection” at the VII International Conference “UkrCemFor 2019. Cement Industry. Best Practices. Prospects for Development”.

“International business has the right to influence the elaboration of new rules of the World Trade Organization, – said Olena Omelchenko. – Recent trends indicate that the WTO is likely to undergo transformation in the near future”.

According to Olena Omelchenko anti-dumping duties on imports of cement from Russia, Belarus and Moldova is an unprecedented decision for Ukraine, which will help to protect the national producer from the violation of competition in the Ukrainian domestic market.

The conference participants analyzed the modern worldwide and European trends in the cement industry, problems of the internal market protection, logistics and construction issues.

The VII International Conference UkrCemFor 2019 was held in Kyiv on 28-29 May by the Ukrcement Association of Cement Producers of Ukraine. The conference is the largest specialized biennial event bringing together more than 300 representatives of companies and organizations from 12 countries.