Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Valeriya Gontarev has carried out titanic work on cleaning the country's banking system, IMF First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton has said in an interview with the Ekonomichna Pravda online newspaper.
The representative of Ukraine in the Trilateral Contact Group on the settlement of the situation in Donbas, Leonid Kuchma, believes that economic sanctions against Russia should be strengthened.
It is important for Ukraine not to rest on what has been achieved, but to move forward, IMF First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton has said in an interview with the Ekonomichna Pravda online newspaper.
The Ukrainian government sees no objective reasons for raising the price of natural gas for the population.
The trade turnover between Ukraine and the European Union grew by one third over the first eight months of the current year compared with the same period in 2016.
The IMF's Executive Board must be convinced that Ukraine is progressing with the implementation of the reform agenda, IMF First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton has said.
IMF First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton, who has just completed his visit to Kyiv, notes that implementation of reforms, energy prices and fight against corruption are crucial for Ukraine.
The Kyiv City Council has ordered the Kyiv City State Administration to develop main priorities of the capital’s budget for 2018.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) provides Ukraine with strong support in energy and transport infrastructure reforms through the financing of 13 projects.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has thanked EBRD President Suma Chakrabarti for his continued support for the implementation of reforms in Ukraine and expressed hope for the further strengthening of relations.
The IMF predicts that its mission will go back to Ukraine "in the near future" for the fourth review as part of the allocation of the next tranche under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF).
Ukraine is moving in the right direction of development, and its progress of reforms deserves greater attention.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko states that the energy sector of Ukraine has changed radically and the energy carriers are no longer used as instruments of political pressure.
The European Union has prolonged the restrictive measures against Russian, Crimean officials, members of terrorist organizations operating in certain districts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, including the entourage of Russian President Vladimir Putin.