The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, has extended the moratorium on the sale of agricultural land for one more year, until January 1, 2019.
Ukraine’s ProZorro electronic public procurement system saved UAH 117 million of regional and district budget funds in Vinnytsia region in January-November 2017.
NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine in July-September 2017 bought natural gas from Axpo Trading AG, CEZ a.s., Engie SA, RWE Supply & Trading GmbH and Uniper Global Commodities SE within the third round of disbursement of revolving credit facility funds from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
The parliament has approved a bill on amendments to the Tax Code to exempt imports of electric vehicles from value-added tax and excise duty from January 1, 2018 for a period of 5 years.
The Verkhovna Rada has adopted at second reading and as a whole bill No. 7000 on Ukraine's state budget for 2018.
Economic growth next year should ensure an increase in the average wage to UAH 10,000.
In January-November 2017, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) 130 times opened access for the law enforcement agencies to information in the scope of financial criminal investigations in the banking sector, the press service of the central bank reports.
Ukraine, Belarus agree on roadmap for bilateral cooperation - Food Safety and Consumer Protection Service
Representatives of the veterinary services of Ukraine and the Republic of Belarus have agreed on a Roadmap for bilateral cooperation between the countries.
Ukrainian state expert center has simplified a number of registration procedures for medicines produced by foreign countries.
The State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine and the NEFCO corporation have started negotiations on creation of a joint venture to produce energy-efficient equipment and materials using European technologies.
In January-October 2017, Ukraine’s gas production increased by 4% compared with the same period last year and totaled 17.3 billion cubic meters, the Energy and Coal Industry Ministry reports.
Ukrainian sugar producers exported 67,200 tons of sugar for November of this year, which is 59% more than over the previous month.
The Ukrainian airline YanAir states it will launch flights from the international airport Odesa to the international Barcelona-El Prat Airport in the summer of 2018, First Odesa Portal reports.
The World Bank is concerned about "attacks" on independent anti-corruption institutions in Ukraine, in particular, NABU and SAPO, as this jeopardizes the ability of new anti-corruption institutions to fight corruption.