For the year 12-month period from November 2018 to October 2019, Ukraine exported agricultural products to the European Union to the tune of EUR 7.3 billion and became one of three largest exporters of agricultural products.
The strengthening of the hryvnia exchange rate was a key factor of a significant slowdown in consumer price growth in 2019, the press service of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has reported.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has decided to double the limits on bank open currency positions - up to 10% from their regulatory capital, the press service of the central bank has reported.
Large taxpayers transferred UAH 62.6 billion worth of single social contribution to the state budget in 2019, according to the Large Taxpayers’ Office of the State Fiscal Service.
Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk has stated that all shadow schemes in the Ukrainian oil and petroleum product market will be eliminated and their participants will be brought to justice.
In 2019, the Customs Service of Ukraine transferred $14.6 billion in revenues to the state budget, an increase of $1 billion from 2018.
In 2019, Ukrainian purchased 7,542 electric vehicles, according to the Ukrainian Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association (Ukrautoprom).
In 2019, the foreign exchange reserves hit a seven-year high, $25.3 billion, making the Ukrainian economy more stable and independent.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has stated it may lower the discount rate to 8% if the economic situation remains stable in Ukraine.
In December 2019, consumer prices in Ukraine dropped by 0.2% compared with the previous month, according to the State Statistics Service.
Ukrainian airlines have changed routes to the United Arab Emirates due to the crash of a Ukrainian aircraft near Tehran, which are becoming economically inappropriate, Avianews has reported on Twitter.
Egypt purchased 300,000 tonnes of wheat at a tender on January 8, 2020, including 60,000 tonnes of grain from Ukraine, according to UkrAgroConsult.
The World Bank (WB) predicts that the gross domestic product of Ukraine (GDP) will reach 3.7% in 2020, according to a WB report.
Gas transit through Ukraine to Turkey and Bulgaria was halted due to the launch of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline.