Draft law No. 8025 will help attract foreign investment in the development of land corridors for the export of Ukrainian agricultural products. This will help maintain global food security, particularly in the context of the grain corridor's unstable operation.
State Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture Zsolt Feldman stated that Hungary asked the European Union to extend restrictions on imports of Ukrainian grains and oilseeds for five Eastern European countries until at least the end of 2023.
In the current marketing year (MY) (from July 1, 2022, to May 31, 2023), Ukraine exported 45.29 million tonnes of grains and legumes.
Since the start of 2023, 6,100 successful auctions have been held through the ProZorro.Sale auction system.
The Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food is exploring opportunities for expanding cooperation in the agricultural sector with Japan, in particular by attracting support in demining territories and providing farmers with agricultural machinery.
30 May 2023
The Ukrainian side considers as wrong the EU's decision to introduce a ban on the import of Ukrainian agricultural products to the five EU countries neighboring Ukraine and suggests looking for market solutions to the existing issue.
The IMF mission has confirmed expectations of a stronger economic recovery in Ukraine and upgraded the forecast for Ukraine's GDP growth to a range of 1-3% amid war-related uncertainty.
President Volodymyr Zelensky discussed with the management of the British company BAE Systems the possibility of localizing the production and repair of the company's products in Ukraine.
International Monetary Fund (IMF) experts and the Ukrainian authorities have reached a staff-level agreement on an updated package of economic and financial policy measures for the first review of the four-year Extended Fund Facility (EFF) program.
The Cabinet of Ministers is launching the second stage of e-Recovery program - compensation for destroyed housing.
The Sumy region needs humanitarian assistance to restore housing, especially in the border communities that are constantly under fire.
Oleksiy Chernyshov, CEO of Naftogaz of Ukraine, predicts that Ukraine will be able to increase gas production enough to become a significant exporter of gas to the European Union by 2027.
29 May 2023
Oleksiy Chernyshov, CEO of Naftogaz of Ukraine, believes that Ukraine will be able to get through the 2023-2024 heating season without importing gas.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has thanked the Parliament and Government of Denmark for the decision to increase the financing of the special investment fund for Ukraine by $2.6 billion.
28 May 2023
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has tabled in the Verkhovna Rada a draft resolution approving the decision of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) on the introduction of sanctions against Iran.
The Ukrainian and Japanese governments discuss holding the second round of an international Ukraine restoration conference in Japan.
In the Kyiv region’s Irpin, near the Irpinsky Lypky residential complex, renovation works have started for the detached houses damaged or destroyed by Russian attacks.
27 May 2023
Denmark has launched a special investment fund for Ukraine for a total of DKK 1 billion (about $133 million).
26 May 2023
Representatives of Ukraine and the European Union have discussed the problematic issues of the Ukrainian mining industry and the possibilities of attracting EU investments.
The Cabinet of Ministers has ordered the administrators and the Ministry of Infrastructure to publish monthly reports on the receipt and expenditure of funds used to restore the country on their websites.
The Cabinet of Ministers has approved the list of underground storage facilities for oil, gas, and other substances and materials.
The Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine Mykola Solskyi discussed the export of Ukrainian agricultural products with the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food of the Republic of Slovenia Irena Šinko.
United Nations Development Programme has provided Mykolaiv with specialised vehicles to inspect damaged facilities as a result of hostilities or terrorist attacks.
In the current marketing year (MY) (from July 1, 2022, to May 26, 2023), Ukraine exported 44.796 million tonnes of grains and pulses.
25 May 2023
NPC Ukrenergo is taking measures to prevent power outages, as there is a certain shortage in the power system.
Parl’t Speaker hopes restrictions on Ukraine’s agri-exports to neighboring EU states to be lifted June 5
The Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Ruslan Stefanchuk, expressed hope that the EU would not extend the restrictions on the import of wheat, corn, rapeseed, and sunflower seeds to the five EU member states neighboring Ukraine, which will last until June 5.
Ukrainian National Agency on Corruption Prevention (NACP) has added Mondelez International, an American multinational confectionery, food and beverage company, to the list of international sponsors of war.
On Thursday, the EU Council approved a regulation to extend the tariff-free trade regime between the EU and Ukraine for the next year.
Ukrainian Grain Association (UGA) estimates that about 4 million tonnes of grain have been stolen from Ukraine since the start of Russia's full-scale invasion.