The minimum wage in Ukraine has grown by almost $100 compared with 2015 and now totals UAH 4,173 or $154.
The Cabinet of Ministers has supported amendments to the Tax Code of Ukraine to improve the administration of local taxes and fees.
The Ukrainian delegation headed by acting Agrarian Policy and Food Minister Olha Trofimtseva paid a working visit to the Republic of Slovenia. During the visit, the parties discussed prospects of cooperation in the agricultural sector and signed a Memorandum of Cooperation, the ministry’s press service reported.
In January-February 2019, Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) carried over one million passengers, which is 9% higher compared with the corresponding period last year, the company’s press service reported.
The Finance Ministry of Ukraine attracted UAH 3.498 billion to the state budget as a result of the sale of government domestic loan bonds on March 12, 2019, according to the ministry’s website.
The Export–Import Bank of the United States, which reopened its two programs in Ukraine after a five-year pause, started to register first transactions on certain projects.
Ukrainian organic production, which is now rapidly developing, has considerable potential for boosting exports to promising and large-scale markets, in particular, to China.
Revenues from single social contribution totaling UAH 40 billion were transferred to the state budget in January-February 2019, according to the State Fiscal Service.
Ukraine has expanded the market for its dairy products, reaching the Persian Gulf countries.
The Ukraine International Airlines is expected to receive one Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane in late March and another two airplanes of same model by the end of this year.
Ukraine's energy independence, as well as the efficient use of energy resources, is the mission of all levels of government that must be carried out daily.
In January-February 2019, Ukraine imported 0.9 billion cubic meters of natural gas, down 20% compared with the same period last year.
President Petro Poroshenko has said that the economy of Ukraine has been growing for 13 quarters in a row.
Consumer price inflation in Ukraine in February slowed down to 8.8% in annual terms, according the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU).