The construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is set to be completed on August 23, according to DW.
The Ministry of Energy has approved a new monthly coal accumulation schedule for thermal power plants (TPPs) and combined heat and power (CHP) plants, increasing the planned accumulation indicators by the start of the heating season by more than twice, to 3,046,400 tonnes of coal, Ukrinform reports referring to the Ministry of Energy.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has met with Marc Rochet, CEO of Aerogestion, a French consultancy, to discuss the optimal models of creating a national air carrier of Ukraine.
17 August 2021
NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine plans to accumulate more than 19 billion cubic meters of gas in domestic underground storage facilities by the beginning of the heating season, according to the company’s press service.
The State Treasury has transferred UAH 653 million to the accounts of coal mining enterprises to repay salaries to miners, Ukrinform reports, referring to the press service of the Ministry of Energy.
The Ukrainian low-cost carrier SkyUp Airlines will start operating flights on the Kyiv-Salzburg (Austria)-Kyiv route in December 2021, the airline’s press service reports.
The number of officially registered unemployed people in Ukraine reached 315,000 as of August 16, which is 179,000 people less than on this date last year, Ukrinform reports, referring to the press service of the Ministry of Economy.
Sixty-four legal entities have submitted to the National Bank of Ukraine applications for registration as official debt collection companies.
President Volodymyr Zelensky has appointed Anzhelika Konoplianko as deputy head of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine.
The Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food and the National Technical University Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation in the field of digital transformation.
16 August 2021
Ukraine's gross domestic product in the first half of 2021 grew by 1.7% compared to the first half of 2020, the Ukrainian Economy Ministry's press service has reported.
Agrarians in Ukraine’s Zaporizhia region have collected the largest early grain harvest throughout the entire history of Ukraine’s independence, having threshed 3.21 million tonnes of grain.
The Ukrainian delegation, headed by Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Strategic Industries Oleh Urusky, will visit the IDEF 2021 defense exhibit which will be held in Turkey on August 17-20.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal assures that the land market continues to function in a routine mode, smoothly and without conflicts. The number of registered transactions exceeded 6,500.
14 August 2021
The World Bank will assist Ukraine in setting up an efficient climate fund that will co-finance decarbonization and modernization programs through transparent procedures.
13 August 2021
In Ukraine, cereals and legumes were harvested on an area of 9 million hectares (56% of the forecast) with a yield of 44.1 c/ha, while 39.5 million tonnes of grain was threshed as of August 12.
A delegation from ORLEN Polish oil concern, led by President Daniel Obajtek, visited Ukraine this week and held a series of meetings with government officials and state-owned companies under the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Fitch Ratings international rating agency has affirmed the credit rating of Ukrzaliznytsia JSC, (Ukrainian railways) at "B" and improved the rating outlook from stable to positive.
Reform of the coal industry and the gradual abandonment of thermal generation are important factors contributing to decarbonization and climate neutrality.
12 August 2021
On August 12, 2021, First Deputy Head of the State Agency for Tourism Development Kyrylo Dombrovsky and Head of the Ukrainian Gambling Council Anton Kuchukhidze signed a memorandum of cooperation.
The Ukrainian low-cost carrier SkyUp Airlines will again open a flight program from Kyiv to the island of Zanzibar (Tanzania) from October 23, 2021, the airline’s press service reports.
Law enforcers have established that JSC State Food and Grain Corporation of Ukraine (SFGCU) in January-May 2021 concluded with foreign counterparts foreign economic contracts for grain exports, and as of late July, the receivables of these companies to the state company amounted to more than $57 million.
In January-July 2021, the exports of Ukrainian agro-industrial products to the EU increased by 10% compared to the same period last year, up to $3.7 billion.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has enacted the National Security and Defense Council's decision on Ukraine's economic security strategy until 2025, the President's Office has reported.
11 August 2021
President Volodymyr Zelensky has signed the Law of Ukraine “On Stimulating the Development of the Digital Economy in Ukraine,” according to his press service.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has formed a working group on innovative economic development which will function as a communication platform.
As of August 11, 5,552 land purchase and sale agreements were concluded in Ukraine.
Ukraine’s low-cost carrier Bees Airline will launch regular flights to Samarkand (Uzbekistan) from August 30, 2021, the company's press service reports.
In January-July 2021, Ukrainian taxpayers paid UAH 194.3 billion worth of a single contribution to the compulsory state social insurance, which is UAH 31.8 billion, or 19.6% more year-on-year.