/ About

Our mission is
to fuel your business
growth in Ukraine

UA Direct is the go-to partner for international and local companies looking to do business in Ukraine. We specialize in helping our partners to avoid administrative obstacles and successfully navigate Ukrainian public sector volatility.

/ What we work on

Any stage of your project in Ukraine is the right stage to partner with us

UA Direct is our vision of the ideal business partner capable of improving your competitive edge in the fast-changing realities of today’s world. We understand how challenging it can be to meet investor expectations when the rules of doing business are constantly evolving.

UA Direct offers a range of services including support for foreign and local investors launching new business projects in Ukraine, establishing close cooperation between Ukrainian companies and state authorities (with an emphasis on PPP and privatization issues), and attracting funds from international financial institutions.

/ Focus industries

We focus on five areas
where we know Ukraine
has the biggest economic


Agricultural land comprising 71% of the country’s total area. Production is dominated by vertically integrated landholdings that lack liquidity for equipping their operations.


The Energy Strategy of Ukraine is almost finalized, the current focus is on achieving energy independence.


Medicine market is a fast-growing and crisis resistant, with dominant import substitution trend. Whereas, medical device is 80% supplied by imports.


As of now, Ukraine has 4 out of 10 Pan-European transport corridors but still seeks for further development of infrastructure networks.


Ukraine’s economy is recovering and in 2017 the GDP growth is expected to reach 2%. Ukrainian property market is also slowly recovering.

/ Key contact

Alexey Starodubov is a UA Direct founder. He has over 15 years of professional experience and specializes in representing foreign investors in Ukraine. Key focuses include cooperating with international financial institutions on Ukrainian projects, public procurement, privatization, representing foreign private equity funds in Ukraine, and public-private partnerships. Mr Starodubov’s experience encompasses handling investment projects with a total budget of over USD 3 billion. This includes the first Ukrainian public-private partnership projects at Yalta Sea Port and Simferopol International Airport, as well as construction of Donuzlav Trade Port in cooperation with CNTIC/CCCC (PRC) and the Government of Ukraine.


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/ Contact

We are happy to
help you grow
your business
in Ukraine

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