U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will fly to Kyiv today.
The Commerce Department noted that upon arriving in Kiev, Pritzker will meet with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and will discuss "progress on the country’s ambitious economic reform agenda."
"During the bilateral talks, Prime Minister of Ukraine and the U.S. Secretary of Commerce will discuss the Ukraine government’s program of economic reforms, the major achievements of the parties under the deals reached at the Ukrainian-American business forum and the prospects of Ukrainian-U.S trade and investment cooperation," a statement said.
Also, Prime Minister of Ukraine and the U.S. Secretary of Commerce will hold talks in a wide circle format of Ukraine government officials and representatives of major U.S. corporations such as Cargill, Westinghouse, Citibank, NCH Capital Inc., Honeywell, DuPont.
Following her visit to Ukraine, Pritzker will travel to Germany on October 27-29 to discuss with German officials priorities in the US-German partnership as well as support for Ukraine.