• Population 44,622,516
  • Area (km2) 603,550
  • GDP per capita (USD) 3,095.17
  • TPES (Mtoe) 89.46
  • Energy intensity
    (toe/103 2010 USD)
  • CO2 emissions - energy (MtCO2) 171.30

Ukraine’s overall risk level against
the assessed areas is low.

While Ukraine has the relevant policies and measures in place, there is potential for improvement. Attention should be given to strengthening the robustness of its policy goals and commitments, and to reinforcing the respect for property rights.

risk level

Among the three risks assessed by EIRA, discrimination between foreign and domestic investors continues to be the lowest, followed by unpredictable policy and regulatory change, and breach of State obligations.
  • 36%
    Unpredictable policy and regulatory changes
  • 33%
    Discrimination between foreign and domestic investors
  • 38%
    Breach of state obligations

indicator performance

Ukraine’s performance is good on all the indicators. It has scored 71 on regulatory environment and investment conditions. Its performance on the indicator management of decision-making processes has improved by six points and stands at 68. On the indicator rule of law, it has again scored 63. The performance on foresight of policy and regulatory change has gone up from 59 to 61.

Sub-indicator performance

On a more detailed level, Ukraine’s overall sub-indicator performance is good. This year the highest-scoring sub-indicator is transparency with a score of 82. It is followed by management and settlement of investor-State disputes at 75. The score on regulatory effectiveness continues to be good although it has dropped from 83 to 72. The performance on communication of vision and policies has improved by four points and stands at 72. On restrictions on FDI Ukraine’s score has improved from 50 to 70 and on institutional governance, it has increased from 41 to 53. This year, robustness of policy goals and commitments and respect for property rights are the lowest-scoring sub-indicators at 50.