Slovakia sees the urgent need for reforms in Ukraine in seven main areas.
The Ukrainian low-cost carrier SkyUp Airlines will start operating direct flights to Madeira (Portugal) from July 24, the airline’s press service reports.
As part of his working visit to Vilnius, Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal held a meeting with World Bank Vice President for Europe and Central Asia Anna Bjerde and World Bank Regional Director for Eastern Europe Arup Banerji, according to the Government portal.
08 July 2021
Executive Vice President of the European Commission Valdis Dombrovskis praised Ukraine's efforts to sign the ACAA Agreement with the European Union and drew attention to the implementation of EU food standards in Ukraine.
Italy, as a member of the G7 Ambassadors' Support Group for Ukraine, welcomes the measures taken by Kyiv to implement reforms but draws attention to the need for changes in banking and energy sectors, as well as further progress in land reform.
A total of UAH 26.3 billion was spent on the fight against COVID-19 in Ukraine in January-June 2021, which was UAH 6.8 billion more than at the beginning of June, the Ukrainian Finance Ministry's press service has reported.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal invited Prime Minister of Lithuania Ingrida Šimonytė to visit Ukraine.
Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Simonyte has said that it is necessary to take into account the negative consequences of the completion of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline not only for Ukraine but also for the EU, as this project strengthens the EU's dependence on Russia.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal has said that the situation in Belarus will not affect trade relations between Ukraine and Lithuania, as there are alternatives for transit, in particular, through the European Union.
Denmark will provide Ukraine with about EUR 1 million of grant funds to modernize district heating systems as part of the Ukraine-Denmark Energy Partnership Programme (UDEPP), Ukrinform reports with reference to the press service of the Ministry Communities and Territories Development.
Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has said he expects that Ukraine will receive $10 billion of additional investments due to the launch of the agricultural land market.
Ukraine and Denmark have signed a new five-year agreement on cooperation as part of the Ukraine-Denmark Energy Partnership Programme (UDEPP), Ukrinform reports with reference to the Ministry of Energy.
As of July 1, 2021, the amount of cash in circulation in Ukraine totaled UAH 585.2 billion, according to the press service of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU)
The District Prosecutor's Office in Warsaw on Wednesday filed additional charges against former Ukravtodor head Slawomir Nowak.
07 July 2021
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said that Ukraine's support for "Belarusian friends" remains unchanged, and talked, in particular, about measures to support Belarusian IT specialists who have decided to move to Ukraine.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and Vice President of Switzerland Ignazio Cassis have discussed the holding of next Ukraine Reform Conference and the need to keep international pressure on Russia.
First Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Economy Oleksiy Lyubchenko has said that the Economy Ministry expects that Ukraine will receive a tranche from the IMF this year, but if this does not happen by the end of the year, this will not affect Ukraine.
President Volodymyr Zelensky has said he expects that bilateral trade in goods and services between Ukraine and Lithuania will return to pre-pandemic levels.
06 July 2021
Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal has said that a gradual "green transition" includes a policy of fair transformation of coal regions, which will also create new opportunities for residents of coal communities and employees of coal enterprises.
The Ukrainian-Turkish consultations on signing the Free Trade Agreement concern not only trade issues but also production and job creation which makes the document even more attractive for both parties.
In June 2021, six new companies entered the nonbank financial services market in Ukraine, while 23 companies left the market, the press service of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) reports.
In June 2021, Ukraine's international reserves grew by 2% - to $28.358 billion (in equivalent), according to the press service of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU).
Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov and Minister of Commerce of the People's Republic of China Wang Wentao have signed an intergovernmental agreement on expanding cooperation between Ukraine and China to implement joint projects in the field of infrastructure construction, the Ukrainian Infrastructure Ministry's press service has reported.
Following the imposition of sanctions, Ukrainian oligarchs Dmytro Firtash and Pavlo Fuchs are unable to use their accounts in Ukraine and sell assets.
In January-May 2021, local budgets of Kherson region received UAH 542,000 in tourist tax payments, which is 18% more than in 2020.
The Ukrainian and Turkish delegations have held regular consultations as part of negotiations on signing a Free Trade Agreement between the two countries, Ukrinform reports with reference to the Economy Ministry’s press service.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has discussed the reform of Ukrainian customs with Secretary General of the World Customs Organization Kunio Mikuriya, the presidential press service has reported.
05 July 2021
Zhytomyr Mayor Serhii Sukhomlyn says the city will use funds allocated from the state budget to reconstruct the airport and the bridge near the railway station, as well as provide the railway section with electricity.
From 2013 to 2019, Ukraine decreased exports of goods to the Russian Federation by 78% and increased exports to the European Union by 78%.