Japan will transfer seven high-voltage autotransformers and five gas turbines to Ukraine.
The Ukrainian side has fulfilled its part of agreements envisaged in the action plan for unblocking the border with Poland.
The Prime Minister of Ukraine, Denys Shmyhal, met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Yoko Kamikawa.
07 January 2024
In 2023, inflation in Ukraine decreased from 26% to 5% while the nation’s economy showed growth.
Russia sanctions have affected the flow of microelectronics and other valuable components into the aggressor state.
There has been no electricity shortage in Ukraine’s energy system so far. The generating capacity of Ukrainian power plants is enough to meet the consumer needs, although some imports have been scheduled to take place during the day.
06 January 2024
In Poland, the movement of Ukrainian trucks on the road leading to the checkpoint Medica-Shehyni has been resumed.
As of 15:30 on Saturday, there are 377 vehicles standing in lines on the border between Ukraine and Poland, of which 375 are passenger vehicles.
In Lithuania, a member of the ruling coalition’s Conservative Party, Matas Maldeikis called on retail chains to be guided not only by legal, but also by moral norms and to remove Viciunai Group products from the shelves.
In 2023, Ukraine imported 4.3 billion cubic meters of natural gas from the European Union and Moldova, which is twice as much as in 2022.
Latvian Transport Minister Kaspars Briškens has proposed to ban imports of Russian and Belarusian grain to the EU.
Exports of goods and services from Ukraine are expected to grow by 9% in 2024.
In the 2023/2024 marketing year (MY) (from July 1 to January 5, 2024), Ukraine exported 18.999 million tons of grains and legumes.
05 January 2024
As part of the administrative reform of the State Customs Service (SCS), a number of important measures are planned to be taken to institutionally strengthen the customs authorities.
There are 2,000 trucks queued up on the border of Ukraine and Poland.
Japan plans to provide Ukraine with biofuel production technology to support the country's recovery efforts after the war with Russia.
04 January 2024
The Ukrainian economy demonstrated a marginal recovery in 2023 from the earlier 29.1% contraction, growing by an estimated 4.6%.
The National Agency for Corruption Prevention (NACP) has added the seafood producer and supplier Viciunai Group, known as Vici, to the list of international sponsors of war.
Last year, export revenues reached one of the lowest levels in the last decade, which was the result of logistics problems.
The embargo on Ukrainian products will be indefinite - until a separate order to lift it.
The waiting time for trucks to cross the border in the Lublin Voivodeship near the Hrebenne-Rava Ruska checkpoint is more than three days, and at the Dorohusk-Yahodyn checkpoint - about ten days.
President of Energoatom Petro Kotin believes that the denial of access to the reactor halls of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant to IAEA experts is an attempt by the Russians to conceal the true situation at the plant.
More than 2,200 trucks have piled up in lines at the crossing checkpoints on the border between Poland and Ukraine.
On Thursday morning, Polish farmers resumed the blockade of truck traffic near the Medyka-Shehyni checkpoint. It is expected to last until February 3.
Truck traffic opposite the Medyka-Shehyni checkpoint is blocked again.
In 2023, sappers of the State Emergency Service, the State Transport Special Service, and private operators surveyed 274,000 hectares of agricultural land, 208,000 hectares of which have already been transferred to farmers.
03 January 2024
The Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant specialists took measures to ensure the supply of backup power in the event of the breach at the main external power line, as happened repeatedly since the full-scale invasion.
Three new checkpoints should be opened in Zakarpattia to mitigate losses caused by the border blockade.
Polish farmers, despite assurances from the Polish government that their demands would be met, decided to resume the blockade of the road for truck traffic near the Medyka-Shehyni checkpoint.