The Cabinet approved the concept of development of the digital economy

Кабмин одобрил концепцию развития цифровой экономики

The government adopted the corresponding decree

At the session today, the Ukrainian government approved the concept of development of the digital economy in 2018-2020 that will help to attract new investment.

The Cabinet of Ministers approved the concept of development of the digital economy in 2018-2020. The decision was taken at a government meeting on December 17, reports UNN.

In particular, the Ministers approved the decree approving the concept of development of the digital economy and society in Ukraine for 2018-2020 and approval of the action plan for its implementation.

According to first Vice Prime Minister – Minister of economic development and trade Stepan Kubiv, Ukraine’s transition to a digital economy will help to attract new investment.

“The approval of the concept of development of the digital economy and society of Ukraine to 2018 to 2020 – is a powerful impetus for the development of the digital economy and the economy of Ukraine in General. It will pave the way for formation of new resources from ideas that are valued worldwide. The approval of the concept – a clear political signal about the demand for real practical projects of digitalization, which will help to attract investors in the Ukrainian market”, – he stressed.

In addition, as explained Kubiv, digital economy development in Ukraine involves the development of digital infrastructure. In particular, access to broadband Internet should be ensured throughout the country. It is planned that in a few years must be achieved over 80% coverage.

Also, according to Stepan Kubiv, the transition to a digital economy involves the digitization of educational processes, the digitization of professions and businesses.

Recall that among the priorities of the EU in 2018 and trading program, the European industry, climate change, digital economy and migration.

 

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