The directors of departments of the economy ministries of Ukraine and Poland, Oleksiy Rozhkov and Jan Pawelec, discussed the dynamics of bilateral economic cooperation in the first quarter of 2020 during a videoconference on May 21, Ukraine's Embassy in Poland has reported on Facebook.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has signed a law introducing amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine to improve some mechanisms for banking regulation, which will make it impossible to repeal the decision by the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) to nationalize banks, the press service of the head of state has reported.
Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova has held a meeting with representatives of the National Reform Council and business associations to discuss ways to reduce pressure on business and increase its trust in law enforcement agencies, according to the press service of the Prosecutor General's Office.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Ukraine have reached a preliminary agreement on a new 18-month Stand-By Arrangement worth $5 billion, the IMF has said in a press release.
21 May 2020
The Cabinet of Ministers has allocated UAH 105.4 million to the State Emergency Service of Ukraine for the restoration of aircraft.
Ukraine needs to borrow about UAH 457 billion in 2020, Finance Minister Serhiy Marchenko has stated.
The Finance Ministry has stated that the state budget for 2020 may be revised, including in the direction of a positive scenario, according to the ministry’s press service.
The Cabinet of Ministers has approved the annual report of JSC CB PrivatBank for 2019, according to Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal.
20 May 2020
The European Council has finally approved the allocation of EUR 1.2 billion in macro-financial assistance to Ukraine to overcome the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ukrainian Foreign Ministry Dmytro Kuleba has said.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said he intends to sign into law a bill introducing amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine to improve some mechanisms for banking regulation as this will help sign a memorandum with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in May.
Receiving money from the International Monetary Fund is a matter of the coming weeks and traditional procedures of the Fund.
Ukraine will open an Investment Office in September that should attract about $7 billion to the country within 18 months.
Mortgage rates in Ukraine will drop to 10% per annum in the near future, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said.
The United States has allocated $15.5 million to Ukraine to fight the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the press service of the U.S. Department of State has reported.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal has stated that the law, approved by the Verkhovna Rada, “On Amendments to Certain Laws of Ukraine on the Safety of Nuclear Energy Use” is a fulfilment of international obligations undertaken by Ukraine, the Government portal reports.