Mykolaiv seaport increased cargo transshipment by 23.3% in the first seven months of 2019, the press service of the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority has said.
The Ministry of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities of Ukraine in September plans to submit for consideration by the Cabinet of Ministers a draft state program for the development of the Ukrainian Carpathian region for 2020-2022.
Ukraine has Plan B in the event that the Russian Federation terminates gas transit to Europe, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Danylyuk has stated.
JSC Ukrzaliznytsia plans to overhaul and purchase about 50 passenger wagons this year, Ukrzaliznytsia Board Chairman Yevhen Kravtsov has said in an interview with the UNIAN news agency.
12 August 2019
Ukraine imported 13,500 tonnes of pork for $25.71 million in the first seven months of 2019, the State Fiscal Service has reported.
Revenues from the audit of Donetsk region totaling UAH 40.3 million were transferred to the state budget in January-July 2019, according to the data provided by the State Fiscal Service.
Consumer prices in Ukraine decreased by 0.6% in July 2019 compared to June 2019, Ukraine's State Statistics Service has said.
Ukraine-Russia trade turnover has dropped almost threefold since 2014 and totaled $6.9 billion for the first half of 2019.
09 August 2019
In January-July 2019, Ukraine pumped 7.2 billion cubic meters of natural gas into its underground gas storage facilities, the press service of JSC Ukrtransgaz has reported.
All roads in Ukraine can be repaired within ten years.
Japanese rating agency Rating and Investment Information (R&I) has upgraded Ukraine's foreign currency issuer rating from CCC + to B, the outlook is stable.
A Ukrainian delegation will participate in the 46th Apimondia International Apicultural Congress, which will take place in Montreal from September 8 to September 12, 2019, Ukraine's Embassy in Canada has reported.
Ukraine has exported 29,500 tonnes of flour since the beginning of the 2019/2020 marketing year (July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020) as of August 8, 2019, which was 11,300 tonnes more than on the same date last year, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine has reported.
08 August 2019
The European Business Association (EBA) is concerned over a possible dissolution of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine and its merger with other ministries or agencies.
Ferry travel between Ukraine and Turkey will resume in the near future, according to Head of Kherson Regional State Administration Yuriy Husev.
Zakarpattia customs, part of Ukraine's State Fiscal Service, transferred UAH 740 million in customs payments to the state budget in July 2019, or 77% more than in June 2019, the Office of the President has reported on its Facebook page.
Ukraine has exported 4.7 million tonnes of grain since the beginning of 2019/2020 MY.
In the framework of the official visit to Turkey, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky took part in the Ukraine-Turkey Business Forum in Istanbul.
The Ukrainian hryvnia has strengthened by 9.1% against the U.S. dollar since the beginning of the year and showed the best result among all national currencies in the world, Chairman of the Board of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Bohdan Danylyshyn has said.
Ukraine will actively develop the IT sector over the next five years.
Ukraine should conclude a new long-term program of cooperation with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for $5-10 billion, Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Dmytro Sologub has said.
An agreement on the development of business cooperation between Ukraine and Turkey has been signed in Istanbul, the president’s press service reports.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky intends to legalize gambling, in particular, the casinos in five-star hotels.
In the next five years, at least USD 20 billion will be invested in the infrastructure of Ukraine.
Ukraine will implement land reform by the end of the year to create a 40 million hectare land market starting from 2020.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said he hopes that Ukraine and Turkey will sign a free trade agreement soon.
07 August 2019
Passenger traffic at Igor Sikorsky Kyiv International Airport in January-July 2019 amounted to 1.59 million people, which was 6% more than in the same period last year, according to a statement posted on the airport's website.
In January-July, the local budgets received UAH 150.9 billion, up 20.7% compared to the same period in 2018.
The Servant of the People party is going to vote for a package of deregulation laws needed for the development of the state and business.
In autumn 2019, Wizz Air is going to return to Odesa and open six new routes to cities in Germany, Poland, Hungary and Slovakia. In addition, a route to Larnaca will be launched from Lviv.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has issued licenses to two non-banking financial institutions – FK Liberti Finans Ltd and Obminochka Ltd, the NBU's press service has reported.
06 August 2019
In the new 2019/2020 marketing year, Ukraine exported 4.189 million tonnes of grain crops and flour of the new harvest, which is 60.74% more compared to the previous year, according to the Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry.
The team of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, together with the Government and the National Commission for State Regulation of Energy and Public Utilities, is developing a draft resolution to reduce electricity prices for water utilities by 10%.
Some 86.2% of Ukrainian agricultural enterprises were profitable in 2018, including all 22 large agricultural enterprises, Director of the Institute of Agrarian Economics Yuriy Lupenko has said.
The Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine invites Ukrainian producers to participate in the Ukraine-Kazakhstan Business Forum, which will be held in the city of Nur-Sultan (Astana) in Kazakhstan on September 5, 2019.
Windrose Airlines has won a tender submitted by the Ukraine State Air Enterprise for the execution of special flights until December 31, 2019, according to the ProZorro website.
05 August 2019
In November 2019, Ryanair will increase the number of routes and flights to Ukraine more than twofold compared to November 2018.
In the period from July 29 to August 2, 2019, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) purchased USD 510.2 million in the interbank foreign exchange market, the NBU’s press service has reported.
Ukrainian farmers harvested 35 million tonnes of grain crops from an area of 9.1 million hectares, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine has reported.
In January-July 2019, revenues of the state budget grew by 13.7%, up to UAH 584.1 billion, according to the Finance Ministry of Ukraine.
On August 5, 2019, International Bank Account Number is introduced in Ukraine.
In January-June 2019, exports of Ukrainian agricultural products amounted to USD 10.3 billion, up about 20% compared to the same period last year.
As of August 3, 16 billion cubic meters of gas was already accumulated in Ukrainian underground gas storage facilities.
03 August 2019
The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine hosted a meeting of the expert group on protection of national interests in the gas field.
The talks on gas transit between Ukraine and Russia will take place after the new government is formed.
02 August 2019
PJSC Ukrnafta's net profit amounted to UAH 18.2 million in the first half of 2019, compared to UAH 2.061 billion in the same period last year, according to a company report.
Ukrainian farmers harvested about 34 million tonnes of grain crops from an area of 8.9 million hectares, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine has reported.
The Ministry of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities of Ukraine together with international experts will hold public consultations on regional development strategies in seven regions.
Ukraine is ready to invest in the development of the Ivano-Frankivsk airport, but not immediately, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said.
For two years, the Government has transferred 1.61 million hectares of land outside populated areas to 762 united territorial communities.
In July 2019, Ukraine increased gas reserves in underground gas storage facilities by 2.3 billion cubic meters, the press service of NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine has reported.
NJSC “Naftogaz of Ukraine” has contracts on gas storage in the underground gas storages facilities with 31 foreign companies. In total, 1.4 billion cubic meters of gas is stored in the Ukrainian storage facilities in the customs warehouse regime.
The state budget 2019 envisages UAH 833.4 million for the construction of housing for military personnel. Since the beginning of the year, UAH 364.5 million have been already used.
01 August 2019
CEO of Naftogaz of Ukraine Andriy Kobolyev hopes that the Russian delegation will come to Brussels on September 16 to participate in trilateral talks on the continuation of gas transit from Russia to Europe through the territory Ukraine.
Since August 1, 2016, Ukraine has saved UAH 86 billion in public procurement due to the ProZorro system, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade reports on Twitter.
The Presidential team, newly elected parliamentarians and experts elaborate a model for setting up the Financial Investigation Service that will deal with economic crimes.
Ukraine's readiness for the heating season makes up 60%, according to Vice Prime Minister – Minister for Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities Hennadiy Zubko.
Oschadbank has issued 1,700 car loans for a total of over UAH 800 million since the beginning of 2019, the bank has said in a press release obtained by Ukrinform.
Ukraine’s low-cost airline SkyUp Airlines has announced the launch of a new flight from Zaporizhzhia to Tel Aviv (Israel) from October 2019, according to the press service of Zaporizhzhia City Council.