One of the tools that the European Union can and should use to stop Russia's war against Ukraine and ensure the inviolability of Ukrainian borders is to stop the gas flow through the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline.
13 June 2022
According to preliminary forecasts, the potential production of grain on the existing sown areas in Ukraine will be 48-50 million tonnes.
A ship carrying 18,000 tonnes of Ukrainian corn arrived early on June 13 at Spain's northwestern port of A Coruña, using a new maritime route.
The economy is not yet ready to return to floating exchange rates, the National Bank reports.
In Zaporizhzhia Region, Russian invaders have stolen 54 railway freight cars loaded with ore from Zaporizhzhia Iron Ore Plant PJSC.
The duty-free regime with the UK will soon be launched, trade liberalization with Australia is expected.
12 June 2022
Mikhailo Podoliak, an adviser to the head of the President's Office, stressed the need to confiscate the seized assets of the Russian Federation, as Russia, the power that is waging the war of aggression, must pay for destroyed households, lost property, massacres, and other horrific consequences of the full-scale invasion.
Over 50 WTO Members agreed a statement at the World Trade Organization's 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) in solidarity with Ukraine, promising support and assistance in agricultural exports and efforts to rebuild the country in a post-war period.
Ukraine has established two routes to export grain through Romania and Poland, and is holding talks with the Baltic states to add a third corridor for food exports.
11 June 2022
Ukraine hopes joining EU's common customs and payment areas will be next steps of its EU integration - Shmyhal
Ukraine hopes that joining the EU's common customs and payment areas will be the next steps on the country's road to European integration.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said during the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue, Asia’s leading defense summit, that Ukraine would be ready to export grain by sea only if a maritime corridor was created of the ships belonging to “civilized countries” as Ukraine has no trust in any proposals coming from Russia.
Ukraine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has called on the President of the African Union to appeal to Russia as the primary source of the food crisis to resolve the problem and to respect Ukraine's legitimate concerns about its own security.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal and German Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture Cem Özdemir discussed the development of Ukrainian small and medium-sized business, EU candidate status for Ukraine, and prevention of global food crisis.
10 June 2022
The Government of Ukraine launches a new economic strategy that will operate in wartime, help the domestic economy survive, and lay the foundation for post-war recovery.
Several thousand tonnes of sunflower seeds and oil have been destroyed in a fire caused by Russian invaders at Mariupol-based Satellite Plant, when attempting to resume power supply services.
Russian invaders are taking Ukrainian-produced grain from Zaporizhzhia Region to Crimea by train. They are also preparing to steal the newly-harvested crops, including by sea.
09 June 2022
Ukraine’s real gross domestic product (GDP) in the first quarter of 2022 decreased by 19.3% against the previous quarter.
In light of the soaring humanitarian needs in Ukraine, the EU has allocated another EUR 205 million in humanitarian assistance for Ukraine, bringing the total EU humanitarian aid funding to EUR 700 million in response to Russia’s full-scale invasion.
The Ministry of Finance of Ukraine expects to attract about $20 billion from foreign partners by the end of the year.
The Russian Federation is not eligible for membership in the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations as its actions could lead to the starvation of hundreds of millions of people around the world.
Starlink Ukraine has been granted an operator license, according to the Telegram channel of Ukraine’s Digital Transformation Ministry.
Russian invaders are actively preparing a visit of IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi to the Zaporizhia NPP, whose premises have been occupied since March 4.
Germany and the European Union as a whole must replace the volumes of energy received from the Russian Federation in order to further abandon them in full. It is necessary to diversify energy sources, achieve cooperation within the EU in this area and develop alternative energy sources.
Dozens of countries may face a physical shortage of food and millions of people may starve if Russia’s blockade of Ukraine’s Black Sea ports continues.
08 June 2022
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has called on foreign business to stop working in Russia and not to finance the war against Ukraine with their taxes.
The United States, together with its allies, partners and international organizations, are very focused on ensuring that Ukrainian grain gets to the market blocked by Russian aggression.
British Ambassador to Ukraine Melinda Simmons has signed a $450 million guarantee out of a $1.5 billion loan from the World Bank to Ukraine.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has proposed that IT companies create joint service and R&D centers, as well as relocate their headquarters to Ukraine.
On June 7, Russian invaders took about 11 railcars of grain out of an elevator in Melitopol, Zaporizhzhia region.