Mr. Oleksiy Pavlenko, the Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, following a meeting with the representatives of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, announced plans to launch a commodity exchange in Ukraine, which is bound to consolidate Ukraine’s trade position in the world. 

The Minister stated that the experts have closely analysed the potential of such commodity exchange (in particular, in terms of agricultural export, such as sunflower and grain) and decided to create a working group on establishment of a commodity exchange.