Conference Report

The third scientific and practical conference "International competition in banking: theory and practice" was held on May 15-16, 2008 at the state higher educational institution the Ukrainian Academy of Banking of the National Bank of Ukraine.

The traditional aim of the conference was the discussion of globalization processes in the area of banking, competitiveness of banking systems in Western European countries, and integration of Ukrainian banking system into the European and world community.

150 participants took part in the conference. Among the participants there were specialists of the National Bank of Ukraine, leading banks of Ukraine, research and analytical institutions, higher educational institutions, and scientists from Uzbekistan, Poland and Germany. Based on the conference results, the recommendations as to the development of international banking competition, adoption of economic and managerial decisions to increase the efficiency of banking system activity in the context of Ukrainian economy development were made.

More than 120 scientists and practitioners made the reports and took part in the discussion at the plenary session.

The main issues of the conference were the following: 

  • Competitiveness and modernization of banking system in the context of world and national economy development. 
  • Forming the competitiveness of national banking system and the role of state control in providing a competitive environment in the banking market. 
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