Ukraine plans to complete the coal industry reform by 2030, during which part of the state-owned mines will be transferred to PJSC Centrenergo power generating company and privatized together with it.
07 May 2021
Ukraine's international reserves increased by 3.6% in April 2021, to USD 28.00 billion (in equivalent), the press service of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has reported.
Ukrainians registered 38.8 thousand used cars imported from abroad in April 2021, which is 11% more than in March 2020, according to the Ukrainian Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association (Ukrautoprom).
JSC Ukrzaliznytsia plans to resume international passenger traffic to Austria and Hungary on the Kyiv-Vienna and Chop-Zakhon routes in June.
In January-April 2021, local budgets of Ivano-Frankivsk region received UAH 3.8 million in revenues from tourist tax, which is almost 70% of the figure recorded for the entire 2020, according to the Ivano-Frankivsk Regional State Administration.
In January-March 2021, the volume of issued mortgage loans in Ukraine increased by more than twofold compared to the relevant period last year and amounted to UAH 1.4 billion.
The government’s decision to replace the management of NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine was approved in accordance with the law, Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has said.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) continues discussions with the Ukrainian authorities about further cooperation as part of the stand-by program, noting that more progress is needed to support completion of the first review under the program.
06 May 2021
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved a $200 million project to support the Government of Ukraine’s efforts to strengthen efficiency, quality, and transparency of higher education system.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has approved the methodology for bank stress testing in 2021, Ukrinform reports with reference to the central bank’s press service.
JSC Ukrtransnafta transported 1.1 million tonnes of oil in April 2021, which is 9.8% more than in April 2020, Ukrinform reports with reference to the company’s press service.
In April 2021, the general fund of the state budget received UAH 94.1 billion, which is 96.9% (-UAH 3.0) of the target for this period, the press service of the Finance Ministry reports referring to data provided by the State Treasury Service.
05 May 2021
First Ukrainian International Bank (FUIB) received UAH 1 billion in net profit in the first quarter of 2021, which is 23% higher compared with the same period last year.
In April 2021, slightly more than 10,000 new passenger cars were registered in Ukraine, which is almost three times higher compared with the same period last year, according to the Ukrainian Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association (Ukrautoprom).
01 May 2021
Yuzhnoye State Design Office, Yuzhmash Production Association, and Italian company AVIO S.p.A agreed upon the purchase of 10 more Ukrainian rocket engines at the overall value of nearly EUR 6 million for the Vega launch vehicle.
30 April 2021
The grand opening of a Lufthansa flight on the Frankfurt (Main)-Lviv-Frankfurt (Main) route took place at Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport on April 30, the press service of Lviv City Council has reported.
Chairman of the Board of NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine Yuriy Vitrenko has said that solving financial and operational problems, developing JSC Ukrgasvydobuvannya and increasing its own gas production is a "national" task of the government and the new management of Naftogaz.
The corporatization of Ukroboronprom and the adoption of a new defense-industrial strategy will help attract foreign investment in Ukraine's defense and security sector.
The total public and publicly guaranteed debt of Ukraine decreased by UAH 38.68 billion in the hryvnia equivalent over March 2021, to UAH 2.514 trillion, Ukrinform reports with reference to the press service of the Finance Ministry.
The United States has expressed "deep concern" by the Ukrainian government’s recent actions to replace the management of NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine, calling it “calculated move – using a procedural loophole”.
29 April 2021
Poland-Ukraine relations have significant potential for development.
Banks received UAH 10.9 billion in net profit in January-March 2021, which was 32% less than in the first quarter of 2020, when the banking sector earned more than UAH 16 billion, the press service of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has reported.
Exports to China doubled last year, and Ukraine is interested in increasing trade and expanding commodity items.
Ukraine's state-owned salt-producing enterprise Artemsil received UAH 10 million in net profit in January-March 2021, which is five times higher than in the same period last year, Ukrinform reports with reference to the company’s press service.
Business supports the idea of creating a “corridor” of goals of the second Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC-2) to the Paris Agreement.
Ukraine has adopted all legal acts necessary to start negotiations on the country's integration into ENTSO-E - the European Network of Transmission System Operators.
28 April 2021
The Cabinet of Ministers has appointed Deputy Energy Minister Yurii Boiko as Ukraine's acting energy minister, according to the government's website.
The Cabinet of Ministers has dismissed Andriy Kobolyev as CEO of NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine, appointing Yuriy Vitrenko to this position, according to the Government portal.
The Ukrainian low-cost carrier SkyUp Airlines will launch flights on the Kyiv-Bodrum (Turkey)-Kyiv route from May 29, 2021, the airline’s press service reports.
The Cabinet of Ministers has decided to keep the price of electricity for household consumers at the level of UAH 1.68 per kWh.
Ukraine will receive a loan of $90 million from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) to implement measures to prevent the COVID-19 spread, Ukrinform reports with reference to the Finance Ministry’s press service.
Ukraine expects to receive the second tranche of EU macro-financial assistance in the amount of EUR 600 million by September 2021.
27 April 2021
Ukraine’s low-cost carrier SkyUp Airlines has announced the launch of flights from Kyiv to Odesa from May 28, according to the company’s press service.
On April 27, Ukraine announced the pricing of a new issue of Eurobonds worth $1.25 billion, Ukrinform reports with reference to the Finance Ministry’s press service.
The net profit of Ukraine's state defense conglomerate Ukroboronprom increased by 108.36% in 2020 to UAH 2.5 billion, compared to UAH 1.2 billion in 2019, the company's press service has reported.
JSC Ukrtransnafta transported 3.5 million tonnes of oil in January-March 2021, which is 13.7% less compared to the relevant period last year, the company's press service reports.
Speaker of the Ukrainian parliament signed the Law “On amending certain legislative acts of Ukraine regarding certification of transmission system operator”, which brings the integration of Ukraine's energy system into the European Union’s market, Ukrinform reports with reference to the Verkhovna Rada’s website.
The number of passengers served by Ukrainian transport companies in January-March 2021 decreased by 35.3% compared with the relevant period in 2020, to 12.3 billion passenger-kilometers, according to the data provided by the State Statistics Service of Ukraine.
Ukraine has developed a strategy for the transition to renewable energy sources, which focuses on the development of nuclear energy in Ukraine, Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal said at a meeting with IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi.
26 April 2021
Ukraine's gross national income increased by 3.9% in 2020 compared to 2019, the State Statistics Service has reported.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) provided a total of UAH 203.6 million in refinancing to four banks, the central bank’s press service reported.
This week the U.S. dollar exchange rate against the hryvnia is expected to decrease moderately, and the cash dollar in banks may be traded at about UAH 27.7/27.9, according to a weekly forecast released by Alpari analytical company.
The Ukrainian low-cost carrier SkyUp Airlines launched regular flights on the Kyiv-Tirana route on April 25, the Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Albania reports.
Forty-five countries have provided EUR 2.1 billion for the construction of a new safe confinement over the damaged fourth power unit of the Chornobyl NPP.
NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine has announced the transfer of customers to a new fixed rate annual gas tariff plan, Ukrinform reports with reference to the company’s press service.
24 April 2021
Ukraine’s low-cost carrier Bees Airline will launch direct flights between Kherson (Ukraine) and Tbilisi (Georgia) from June 11, the press service of Kherson International Airport reports.
23 April 2021
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has determined a list of critical infrastructure facilities in Ukraine's banking system, the NBU's press service has reported.
Ukraine’s exports will grow in 2021, whereas imports will increase in 2022-2023, according to a quarterly inflation report of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) for April 2021.
Turkey’s Pegasus Airlines will launch direct flights between Kyiv (Ukraine) and Gazipasa (Turkey) from May 27, the Ukrainian State Air Traffic Services Enterprise (UkSATSE) has reported on Facebook.
The inflation rate in Ukraine is expected to stand at 8% in 2021, hitting its peak in July-September 2021, according to a quarterly inflation report of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) for April 2021.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) projects that the unemployment rate in Ukraine in 2021 will fall to 9.1% on average and to 8.5% in 2022, according to a quarterly inflation report of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) for April 2021.
French Ambassador to Ukraine Etienne de Poncins has announced the signing of new major economic agreements between France and Ukraine, which were discussed at a meeting between Presidents Emmanuel Macron and Volodymyr Zelensky.
22 April 2021
Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has offered that favorable conditions be created in Ukraine so that to attract more Turkish tourists.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal held an online meeting with Chief Operating Officer for the International Finance Corporation (IFC) Stephanie Von Friedeburg, Ukrinform reports with reference to the Government portal.
In 2020, financial companies issued loans worth UAH 48 billion to individuals, which is 10% more than in 2019, according to Oleksandr Zaletov, Head of the Financial Companies Supervision Department at the National Bank of Ukraine.
On April 20, 2021, the Ukrainian Ministry of Economy, Trade and Agriculture Development received an official notification from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the French Republic on Ukraine's acquisition of full membership in the International Organization of Legal Metrology (OIML) on April 3, 2021, Ukrinform reports with reference to the Ukrainian ministry’s press service.
21 April 2021
Ukraine will export milk and dairy products to Libya, according to the Government portal.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has decided to allocate UAH 130 million for the reintegration of young people from the temporarily occupied territories.
Ukraine expects that the development of relations with the Republic of South Africa will contribute to expanding the presence of Ukrainian products throughout the region of the South African Community.