The European Commission has confirmed that the talks between the European Commission, Ukraine and Russia on the transit of Russian gas to European consumers across the territory of Ukraine will take place on Thursday, September 19.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Oleksiy Honcharuk has announced the intention of the authorities to hold a large investment forum in Mariupol (Donetsk region) on October 29.
The development of exports of Ukrainian goods is a priority for the government.
Ukraine's public debt payments in 2020 will amount to about UAH 438.1 billion, including UAH 145.2 billion to be used to service the debt, the press service of the Ukrainian Finance Ministry has reported, referring to the draft law on Ukraine's state budget for 2020.
Ukraine plans to borrow about UAH 380 billion (about $15.3 billion) next year.
The draft law on Ukraine's state budget for 2020 has already been submitted to the Verkhovna Rada.
The Ukrainian authorities are currently considering a project to unite the waterways from the Black Sea to the Baltic Sea.
Fitch Ratings has upgraded National Joint Stock Company Naftogaz's long-term foreign-currency issuer default rating (IDR) to 'B' from 'B-'. The outlook is positive.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Oleksiy Honcharuk and President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinisto discussed the investment climate in Ukraine, as well as the exchange of experience on reforms, in particular in the education sector.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have begun joint work on a new program of cooperation, according to the NBU press service.
The Ministry of Energy and Environmental Protection of Ukraine has discussed with the World Bank the possibility of expanding the portfolio of investment projects and opening directions for investments in municipal solid waste management.
In January-August 2019, UAH 15.4 billion in revenues from taxes collected in Donetsk region were transferred to the consolidated budget of Ukraine, which is 4.5% more than in the relevant period last year.
In the global ranking of economic freedom, Ukraine has climbed three positions, but still remains the only European country in the category of least-free nations.
In August 2019, Ukraine’s imports of electricity made up 311.4 million kWh, while exports reached 490 million kWh, according to the press service of NPC Ukrenergo.