REUTERS Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to Ukraine Isabelle Dumont says French companies operating in Ukraine occasionally encounter corruption, which undermines foreign investors&#39; trust in Ukraine. Read alsoFrench FM: France to finance some humanitarian projects in Donbas"There are instances when our companies encounter bribery, they are very concerned about it. They tell both the embassy and the business ombudsman about them. This is a challenge we have to face daily, by the way, together with members of the Ukrainian authorities. It cannot be said that the Ukrainian authorities do nothing. There are people in the Ukrainian government who understand the problem perfectly well, they are trying to help, because they realize that without trust, there will be no investment that is so necessary for everyone," she told Natalia Moseichuk, a host of a TV program on 1+1 Channel, on March 30, the Ukrainian TSN news service reports. Dumont also said that there were cases when French companies became victims of raider attacks, when their property was illegally seized. "The Ukrainian authorities know about these facts. They do not even deny their existence. And when such a raider attack on a company happens and the judge takes the side of these raiders, are you aware of its impact on foreign investors&#39; trust in Ukraine?" the ambassador wondered. As UNIAN reported earlier, foreign direct investment in Ukraine&#39;s economy (non-resident shareholders&#39; equity) amounted to US$2.216 billion in 2017, according to the State Statistics Service of Ukraine.