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Ukraine opens database of company beneficiaries

The data is "free to use and analyse".

Ukraine opens database of company beneficiaries
Volodymyr Groysman
Photo: Vladyslav Musiyenko

Ukraine has made public information about the beneficiaries of all companies, thus joining the Global Register of Beneficial Owners at the initiative of Transparency International to promote transparency and prevent corruption, Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has said on Facebook.

The information on the ultimate owners of all Ukrainian companies has been made public on the Single State Portal of Open Data (data.gov.ua) and in the Global Register of Beneficial Owners (register.openownership.org).

According to Groysman, the public is welcome to "freely use and analyse the said data for public control".