Ukraine has already exported more than 15 million tonnes of grain since the beginning of the 2019/2020 marketing year (MY), the press service of the Ukrainian Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture Ministry reports.
The grain harvest in Ukraine in 2019 could reach a record 80 million tonnes thanks to increased productivity of the agricultural sector, whereas land reform could further increase yields, Deputy Chairman of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Dmytro Solohub has said.
President Volodymyr Zelensky has appointed Executive Director of NJSC Naftogaz Yuriy Vitrenko as member of the Supervisory Board of the State Concern Ukroboronprom.
Ukraine’s Zakarpattia region is launching a portal with offers for investments from local businessmen and wishes from investors.
President Volodymyr Zelensky has said he expects that loan interest rates will fall by 1.5-2% by the end of the current year.
The group of Ukrainian ministers will attend the Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund next week to hold talks with the IMF.
Creating conditions for enhancing lending by banks to the real sector of the economy is among the priorities of the government.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has stated that in matters of PrivatBank he will protect the interests of Ukraine.
Ukraine’s low-cost airline SkyUp Airlines will launch flights on the Kyiv-Salzburg route from December 2019 until February 2020, according to the airline's press service.
Ukraine is not interested in the extension of the old gas transit contract with the Russian Federation but instead wants to get a new long-term contract which would be formed under European rules.
The Cabinet of Ministers at a meeting on Wednesday approved a decision that will allow Ukraine to receive EUR 20 million from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for lending to small and medium-sized businesses.
Ukraine has plummeted two positions in the global competitiveness rating of the World Economic Forum compared to 2018 figures.
A gas transit contract with Gazprom may be signed on condition that Ukraine fully complies with the European rules for unbundling of GTS operator.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) believes that Ukraine is very likely to receive a new IMF program this year.