The IMF's decision to grant Ukraine a tranche of almost $700 million has confirmed the country's status as a reliable and responsible partner, Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has said.
Ukrainian Finance Minister Serhiy Marchenko and newly appointed Vice President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for Policy and Partnerships, Mark Bowman have discussed the prospects for further cooperation.
The development of trade and economic cooperation between Ukraine and Austria has great potential.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has thanked the IMF Executive Board for the decision to allocate a tranche of almost $700 million to Ukraine.
At a meeting to review the ongoing Stand-By Arrangement with Ukraine, the IMF Executive Board decided to extend the program and allocate a tranche of about $700 million.
22 November 2021
The Republic of Belarus has granted Ukrainian carriers 7,000 additional permits for international road haulage, Ukrinform reports, referring to the Infrastructure Ministry of Ukraine.
Last week authorized banks issued 381 loans for a total sum of UAH 1.32 billion under the government’s program “Affordable Loans at 5-7-9%", Ukrinform reports, referring to the Finance Ministry’s press service.
Ukraine’s National Nuclear Energy Generating Company Energoatom may connect all 15 power units of nuclear power plants (NPPs) to the energy system in February 2022, according to Minister of Energy German Galushchenko.
In the 2021/2022 marketing year, Ukrainian sugar refineries have produced more than 1 million tonnes of sugar so far, Ukrinform reports, referring to the Ukrtsukor National Association of Sugar Producers of Ukraine.
Centrenergo, a government-run public joint-stock company, plans to supply coal by sea on a permanent basis in order to avoid the risks of a possible energy blockade that could be set up by the Russian Federation against Ukraine.
State-owned NNEGC Energoatom and Westinghouse (U.S.) have agreed to jointly finalize the construction of the two power units at the Khmelnytskyi Nuclear Power Plant (KhNPP).
The ideal term for extending the gas transit contract with Gazprom is 15 years.
From November 21, Belarus has reportedly resumed electricity supply to Ukraine.
20 November 2021
An official ceremony was held in Canada to mark the start of the construction of a joint Ukrainian-Canadian spaceport in the east of the country.
19 November 2021
Over the 2021 tourist season, tourist tax revenues in Mykolaiv region grew twofold compared with last year - from UAH 2.8 million to UAH 5.42 million.
In January-October 2021, milk production in Ukraine decreased by 6%, to 7.528 million tonnes, Ukrinform reports, referring to the Association of Milk Producers (AMP).
In Ukraine, 10.3 million tonnes of sugar beets were gathered from 217.9 thousand ha (96% of projected area), with a yield capacity being 470.7 centner/ha, according to the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.
Ukraine intends to export more than 60 million tonnes of grain in the 2021/2022 marketing year, the Ukrainian Economy Ministry's press service has reported.
As of November 19, 2021, SE Guaranteed Buyer has directed UAH 16.3 billion to repay its debt to producers of renewable energy sources (RES).
Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has called on the U.S. Senate to impose sanctions on Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has approved the draft law “On Insurance” at first reading.
18 November 2021
Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal and Executive Vice President of the European Commission Valdis Dombrovskis have discussed the further development of relations and the strengthening of trade and economic cooperation between Ukraine and the European Union.
Ukraine and the EU have agreed on the next steps to implement the Common Aviation Area Agreement and touched upon the removal of trade barriers.
Ukraine's Energy Minister German Galushchenko has met with Moldova's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Infrastructure and Regional Development Andrei Spinu to discuss the synchronization of the two countries' power systems with the European network ENTSO-E, the Ukrainian Energy Ministry's press service has reported.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine intends to amend the state budget for 2021 and envisage additional expenditures on social issues and infrastructure projects.
The Deposit Guarantee Fund paid UAH 49.8 million to depositors of insolvent banks in October 2021, according to the Fund’s press service.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has approved bill No.3663 “On Amendments to the Law of Ukraine ‘On Compulsory State Social Insurance’ (new edition) and other legislative acts of Ukraine”.
The National Bank of Ukraine proposes for public discussion a draft Anti-Corruption Program for 2022-2023, which envisages a set of measures to prevent, detect and combat corruption in the central bank
As of November 1, 2021, ten banks provided loans for a total sum of UAH 6.5 billion under state guarantees on a portfolio basis, Ukrinform reports, referring to the Finance Ministry’s press service.