The Pension Fund of Ukraine (PFU) has completed the financing of pensions for August, spending almost UAH 30 billion on payments, the PFU's press service has reported.
Ukraine has exported more than 5 million tonnes of grain crops since July 1, 2018.
The Cabinet of Ministers has authorized First Deputy Finance Minister Oksana Markarova to sign bills in the national currency in favor of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
In 2018, 70 regional projects funded by the European Union will be launched in Ukraine within the framework of the Sector Policy Support Programme of Ukraine, according to Vice Prime Minister - Minister for Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities Hennadiy Zubko.
As many as 925 civil aircraft have been registered in Ukraine, and more than half of them were produced over 20 years ago, the State Aviation Service of Ukraine has reported in response to Ukrinform's request.
Ukraine has not been importing natural gas from the Russian Federation for 1,000 days, according to PJSC Ukrtransgaz, the operator of Ukraine's gas transportation system.
Ukrainian farmers have started harvesting buckwheat and millet, over 9,000 tonnes have been already gathered, the press service of the Agrarian Policy Ministry reports.
Ukraine increased the export of poultry meat to the European Union by 80% in the first half of 2018.
In the first quarter of 2018, the level of shadow economy in Ukraine amounted to 33% of GDP, falling by 4 percentage points compared to the first quarter of last year.
Ukraine on August 7 gained full membership of the Metre Convention and became one of its 60 member states. Before that Ukraine had the status of associate member for 16 years, according to the press service of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine.
The Governments of Ukraine and the State of Qatar intend to establish a Joint Commission for Economic, Trade and Technical Cooperation.
Ukraine will consistently fight against the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, because Russia will stop supplying natural gas via Ukrainian territory despite any guarantees.
In the current season, Ukraine can reinforce its positions as the world's leading corn exporter.
The Cabinet of Ministers has decided to sign additional agreements to the September 17, 2014 agreement on the fulfillment of tasks in the sphere of development between the governments of Ukraine and the United States as part of which Kyiv will additionally get nearly $78 million.