Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal discussed current needs of Ukraine’s energy sector with Slovakia’s government officials – Minister of Foreign Affairs Rastislav Káčer, Minister of Defense Jaroslav Naď and Minister of Economy Karel Hirman.
08 December 2022
Ukraine is moving step by step together with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to establish a safety zone around the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant.
According to estimates of the National Bank, electricity shortages will increase inflationary pressure by 1-2 percentage points in 2023.
According to forecasts of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), the amount of international aid to Ukraine will exceed $31 billion by the end of the year.
The National Bank of Ukraine decided to leave its key policy rate unchanged at 25%.
For the 100 days of activity of the Interagency Working Group (IWG) on the implementation of the sanctions policy, sanctions were imposed on almost 4,500 individuals and legal entities.
On Thursday, December 8, three ships carrying 78,600 tonnes of agricultural products left the sea ports of Odesa region bound for Africa and Asia.
07 December 2022
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions has voted in favor of Ukraine’s membership in the Group.
Turkey’s Karpowership is planning to supply electricity to Ukraine via Moldova and Romania by placing its floating power plants there.
Four vessels carrying 149,300 tonnes of agricultural products for countries in Asia and Europe departed from Ukraine’s Black Sea ports on Wednesday, December 7.
The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s parliament, has regularly submitted amendments to the state budget to finance the Ministry of Defense over the past nine months of the war.
Ukraine is working with international partners, including former Soviet states, to help restore its energy sector after several waves of Russian missile attacks against critical infrastructure over the last several weeks.
06 December 2022
The European Union and Norway have signed an agreement for Norway’s voluntary financial contribution of EUR 14.5 million to the EU Military Assistance Mission in support of Ukraine (EUMAM Ukraine).
The European Commission has adopted today the main Horizon Europe work programme 2023-24, with around EUR 13.5 billion to support researchers and innovators in Europe to pursue breakthrough solutions for environmental, energy, digital and geopolitical challenges. This funding will also address targeted actions to support Ukraine.
The Council of the European Union has failed to adopt a complete package of three documents needed to provide Ukraine with EUR 18 billion in macro-financial assistance in 2023.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has called on India to expand its support to Ukraine and recalled that the Russians are using profits from the sale of oil to finance their war against Ukraine.
Ukraine's international reserves increased by 10.7% in November 2022 and amounted to $27.95 billion as of December 1.
Ukraine expects that the budget deficit will be countered next year thanks to the support provided by international partners.
In January to November 2022, Ukraine exported 50.9 million tonnes of agricultural and food products for a total sum of $21.1 billion.
05 December 2022
Works on eliminating the consequences of Russian missile attacks are underway in Kyiv region. NEC Ukrenergo power grid operator has introduced additional emergency shutdowns. Therefore, schedules of hourly power outages are currently not in effect in the region.
The U.S. will provide Ukraine with air defense and energy assistance to help protect and repair civilian infrastructure.
04 December 2022
The post-war reconstruction of Ukraine will cost about EUR 500-600 billion.
The ministers of foreign affairs of Estonia, Lithuania, and Poland in a joint statement praised the approval of the price cap on Russian oil and called on the EU to speed up the preparation of the next round of sanctions on Russia.
The BC CALLISTO vessel carrying Ukrainian wheat has left for Ethiopia through the "grain corridor" as part of the Grain from Ukraine initiative.
Emergency blackouts remain in place in Kyiv.
The first ship carrying 25,000 tonnes of Ukrainian wheat under the Grain from Ukraine humanitarian program arrived in Ethiopia on December 3.
03 December 2022
Ukraine is directly cooperating with the United States, as well as other countries, to introduce new effective sanctions against Russia after its missile attacks on Ukrainian cities.
Russia has already caused huge losses to all countries across the globe by deliberately destabilizing the energy market. But, the world cannot dare to really disarm Russia in energy terms.
The Council of the European Union decided today to set an oil price cap for Russian oil at $60 per barrel.