In January-August 2017, the volume of beer production in Ukraine amounted to 129.1 million dal, or 98% against the same period in 2016, according to a report published by Ukrainian beverage company Ukrpyvo.
The bill "On concession" is aimed at balancing the interests of the state and business to modernize the infrastructure through raising funds from partners and the state.
More than $35 billion is needed to modernize outdated infrastructure in Ukraine, and it is impossible as of now to provide such financial resource without private capital.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman has said that Ukraine should develop the digital economy, because it can rapidly increase the country's GDP.
Ukrainians have become the largest labour diaspora in the Czech Republic.
President Petro Poroshenko has called for changing the conditions for the transit of Russian natural gas to Europe so that the European Union buys gas on Ukraine's border with Russia, rather than on the country's western border with the EU, as is the case now.
Ukraine’s automobile factories manufactured 742 vehicles in August 2017, which is 116% more compared with the same period last year, the press service of the Ukrainian Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association Ukrautoprom reports.
The National Commission for State Regulation of Energy and Public Utilities Sectors at its meeting on September 7 issued a license for the supply of gas to PJSC Ukrposhta.
In January-August 2017, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) 100 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.
The minimum wage increase to UAH 3,200 contributed an additional income of UAH 11 billion to the Pension Fund.
In January-August 2017, the general fund of local budgets received UAH 120.7 billion, which is 30.8% more compared with the same period last year, according to Vice Prime Minister – Minister for Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities Hennadiy Zubko.
Ukraine’s GDP growth this year is projected at 1.8%, while by 2020 this figure could reach 4%.
In the first half of the year, the export of the Ukrainian goods to the European Union grew by almost 23%.
The Finance Ministry of Ukraine has submitted today the draft state budget for 2018 for consideration by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.