In January-June 2021, the general fund of the state budget received UAH 505.9 billion, which is 104.9% of the target for this period, Ukrinform reports with reference to the press service of the Ukrainian Finance Ministry.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine passed on the whole the bill on the abolition of the free economic zone in Crimea.
At the beginning of July, gas imports to Ukraine amount to 15.8 million cubic meters (mcm) per day, according to Serhiy Makogon, CEO of Gas Transmission System Operator of Ukraine (GTSOU) LLC.
01 July 2021
A delegation of Ukrainian business representatives will make a business visit to Tbilisi, Batumi, and Poti on July 20-24, Ukrainian Business and Trade Association (UBTA) reports.
The share of non-performing loans (NPLs) in the Ukrainian banking sector decreased to 37.9% as of June 1 compared with 39.6% as of May 1, the press service of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) wrote on its Telegram channel.
JSC Ukrzaliznytsia resumes international railway communication with Slovakia from July 1, the company’s press service reports on Telegram.
JSC Ukrzaliznytsia transferred UAH 750 million of dividends for 2019 to the state budget, according to the company’s press service.
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved a $212 million financing package for a new project in Ukraine – Improving Power System Resilience for European Power Grid Integration.
Today, July 1, 2021, the law "On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine on the Circulation of Agricultural Land" enters into force, which abolishes the moratorium on the sale of agricultural land.
30 June 2021
Today, Apple has opened its official office in Ukraine, intending to deliver devices independently and control the stores of official dealers.
Over the first six months of 2021, eleven export markets opened for Ukrainian producers, almost as many as in 2020 when 12 export markets opened.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) and representatives of the UK’s All-Party Parliamentary Group on Ukraine discussed the stabilization of the Ukrainian economy after the coronavirus crisis, the initiative to create a specialized financial court, the development of green finance, and the digitalization of the Ukrainian economy.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has passed the Law "On Payment Services" at second reading.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has appointed Vahram Stepanyan as Resident Representative in Ukraine, according to the Fund’s press release.
A joint working group of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) and the Deposit Guarantee Fund met with representatives of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission for Ukraine and the project Credit for Agriculture Producers (CAP) to discuss the issue of establishing a deposit guarantee system for credit union members.
Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's has given the he State Agency of Automobile Roads of Ukraine (Ukravtodor) a credit rating at the level of ‘B’, the press service of Ukravtodor has posted on Facebook.
The number of passengers served by Ukrainian transport companies in January-May 2021 grew by 7.0% compared with the relevant period in 2020, to 21.5 billion passenger-kilometers, according to data provided by the State Statistics Service of Ukraine.
A meeting of the High-Level Steering Committee for the Implementation of the Framework Program of Partnership between the Government of Ukraine and the United Nations for 2018-2022 has been held with the participation of Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal.
Ukraine–China partnership is based on mutual recognition of independence and sovereignty, security, and economic growth of each country and is not directed against any third party.
On June 29, 2021, the Ukrainian Finance Ministry raised UAH 2.5 billion towards the state budget as a result of auctions on the placement of domestic government bonds, the Finance Ministry wrote on its Facebook page.
29 June 2021
Five out of ten members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) believe that the key policy rate should be further raised this year.
The level of shadow economy in Ukraine in 2020 was 30% of official GDP, which is 3% more than in 2019, according to the Ministry of Economy.
Some 495 loan agreements have been already signed for a total of UAH 421.3 million under the government program “Affordable Mortgage at 7%”, Ukrinform reports with reference to the Finance Ministry’s press service.
Ukraine’s gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to increase 3.5 per cent on the year in both 2021 and 2022, according to a new forecast released by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has signed the law on taxation of electronic services of non-residents, which was adopted by the Verkhovna Rada on June 3, according to the president’s website.
Over the past five years, the exports of Ukrainian goods to the European Union have grown by 60% and are expected to reach EUR 20 billion this year.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) provided a total of UAH 750 million in refinancing to five banks, the central bank’s press service reported.
28 June 2021
The Council of the EU has approved the signing of aviation agreements with Ukraine, Armenia, Tunisia, and Qatar.
25 June 2021
Ukraine and the Republic of Turkey have agreed on cooperation in the energy sector, in particular on the supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG).