(MENAFN - UkrinForm) Lithuanian Economy Minister Virginijus Sinkevičius has described relations with Ukraine as a 'promising start-up.
'Relations between Ukraine and Lithuania can be described with a modern term ‘startup.' I am sure that this ‘startup' will be a success. In particular, the trade turnover between Ukraine and Lithuania has increased by 20%. The enterprises are moving in the right direction of cooperation. I believe that the start-up of Ukraine and Lithuania is promising as the bilateral relations between the countries have great potential, Sinkevičius said at the opening of the 4th Ukrainian-Lithuanian Economic Forum, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
Sinkevičius added that the choice of Ukrainians regarding the European path of development was a powerful signal for Lithuanian business.
The 4th Ukrainian-Lithuanian Economic Forum is held in Kyiv with the participation of representatives of the governments of Ukraine and Lithuania, business associations, economic experts and entrepreneurs.
The forum participants discuss the progress of the Ukrainian-Lithuanian trade, economic, investment cooperation, the prospects for further cooperation between the entrepreneurs of both countries.