International Trade

Sayenko Kharenko has unrivalled expertise in Ukraine when it comes to advising our clients on all aspects of international trade law including WTO rules and trade defence proceedings. Based on our more than ten-year experience in this field, we are ready to come up with sophisticated commercial solutions for our clients to help them to expand their business globally.

record number of investigations conducted simultaneously in 2019

Our stellar international trade team has the following competitive advantages:

  • Experience both in Ukraine and abroad
  • Representing clients not only in the course of basic trade defence investigations, but also in sunset and interim reviews as well as anti-circumvention investigations
  • Strong legal expertise combined with sophisticated economic substantiation including dumping margin calculation employing advance methodologies
  • Representing both domestic producers protecting the Ukrainian market and foreign producers trying to gain an individual approach in the course of proceedings
  • Appearing before the Ukrainian courts and, in the course of WTO dispute settlement procedure, both defending and challenging the results of trade defence proceedings
  • Our lawyers have been actively engaged in drafting new Ukrainian legislation in the field of trade defence remedies to be brought in full compliance with advanced WTO approaches


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  • Top-ranked in International Trade

    The Legal 500, 2021
  • No.1 in Trade Remedies/WTO

    Ukrainian Law Firms 2012 - 2021
  • No.3 in International Trade

    Market Leaders: Ukraine’s Leading Law Firms 2020, Yuridicheskaya Gazeta
  • Ranked in International Trade: Commercial Contracts

    Ukrainian Law Firms 2021
  • No.1 in International Trade

    Top 50 Law Firms 2020, Yuridicheskaya Practika
  • Shortlisted for the "International Trade Law Firm of the Year"

    Legal Awards 2021, Yuridicheskaya Practika

Trade defense remedies: the most frequently used protectionist measures of 2020

by Anzhela Makhinova

World trade during COVID pandemic, trade protectionism and deadlock in the multilateral trading system: Quo vadis?

by Anzhela Makhinova & Victoriia Mykuliak

How do foreign countries protect their producers from imports? (In Ukrainian)

by Anzhela Makhinova

European corporate legal insights: Applicable law to distribution agreements in the different European countries

by Anzhela Makhinova

Export markets are closing, so Ukrainian companies must be ready to defend their place under the sun (In Ukrainian)

by Anzhela Makhinova

Chief for world trade: who will become the new CEO of the WTO (in Ukrainian)

by Anzhela Makhinova

WTO dispute settlement 2020: ways forward

by Anzhela Makhinova & Victoriia Mykuliak

Trade defence remedies: hot topics of 2019

by Anzhela Makhinova & Ivan Baranenko

Trade in the era of a pandemic: what Ukraine should prepare for (In Russian)

by Anzhela Makhinova

The commission of the MEDT will make a legal decision on diesel fuel in absentia (In Ukrainian)

by Anzhela Makhinova

How reasonable will be the investigation into the import of diesel fuel and liquefied gas in case of its initiation (In Russian)

by Anzhela Makhinova

Prices of food will increase significantly if the Ministry of economic development, trade and agriculture raises the duty on diesel fuel, - Agrarian Union (In Ukrainian)

by Anzhela Makhinova
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Victoriia Mykuliak
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