Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda has said he considers an offer by Belarus to transport Ukrainian grain through its territory to be a trap and an attempt to avoid sanctions.
The Council of the European Union reached agreement on a legislative package which will enable the EU to help Ukraine financially throughout 2023 with EUR 18 billion.
Belarus has agreed to accept the transit of Ukrainian grain crops, intended to be exported via Lithuanian ports, through its territory.
09 December 2022
The Government of Norway has signed an agreement with the World Bank to provide NOK 1 billion for the restoration of Ukraine infrastructure damaged in Russian missile attacks.
Ukraine’s real GDP in the 3rd quarter of this year decreased by 30.8% compared to the third quarter of 2021 and increased by 9% compared to the 2nd quarter of 2022.
Ukraine is currently trying to protect the democracy of the entire civilized world, so support for Ukraine cannot be considered charity.
The third ship with 25,000 tonnes of Ukrainian wheat for Somalia left the port of Odesa on December 9 as part of the Grain from Ukraine humanitarian food initiative.
Russia deliberately slowing work of ‘grain corridor,’ vessels waiting in line for 3-5 weeks - Zelensky
Russia is deliberately slowing the work of the “grain corridor,” with ships waiting in line for three to five weeks and several million tonnes of Ukrainian agricultural products not exported every month.
Ukrainian rescuers received 119 gasoline generators of various capacities from the Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism.
08 December 2022
Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal discussed current needs of Ukraine’s energy sector with Slovakia’s government officials – Minister of Foreign Affairs Rastislav Káčer, Minister of Defense Jaroslav Naď and Minister of Economy Karel Hirman.
Ukraine is moving step by step together with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to establish a safety zone around the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant.
According to estimates of the National Bank, electricity shortages will increase inflationary pressure by 1-2 percentage points in 2023.
According to forecasts of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), the amount of international aid to Ukraine will exceed $31 billion by the end of the year.
The National Bank of Ukraine decided to leave its key policy rate unchanged at 25%.
For the 100 days of activity of the Interagency Working Group (IWG) on the implementation of the sanctions policy, sanctions were imposed on almost 4,500 individuals and legal entities.
On Thursday, December 8, three ships carrying 78,600 tonnes of agricultural products left the sea ports of Odesa region bound for Africa and Asia.
07 December 2022
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions has voted in favor of Ukraine’s membership in the Group.
Turkey’s Karpowership is planning to supply electricity to Ukraine via Moldova and Romania by placing its floating power plants there.
Four vessels carrying 149,300 tonnes of agricultural products for countries in Asia and Europe departed from Ukraine’s Black Sea ports on Wednesday, December 7.
The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s parliament, has regularly submitted amendments to the state budget to finance the Ministry of Defense over the past nine months of the war.
Ukraine is working with international partners, including former Soviet states, to help restore its energy sector after several waves of Russian missile attacks against critical infrastructure over the last several weeks.
06 December 2022
The European Union and Norway have signed an agreement for Norway’s voluntary financial contribution of EUR 14.5 million to the EU Military Assistance Mission in support of Ukraine (EUMAM Ukraine).
The European Commission has adopted today the main Horizon Europe work programme 2023-24, with around EUR 13.5 billion to support researchers and innovators in Europe to pursue breakthrough solutions for environmental, energy, digital and geopolitical challenges. This funding will also address targeted actions to support Ukraine.
The Council of the European Union has failed to adopt a complete package of three documents needed to provide Ukraine with EUR 18 billion in macro-financial assistance in 2023.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has called on India to expand its support to Ukraine and recalled that the Russians are using profits from the sale of oil to finance their war against Ukraine.
Ukraine's international reserves increased by 10.7% in November 2022 and amounted to $27.95 billion as of December 1.
Ukraine expects that the budget deficit will be countered next year thanks to the support provided by international partners.
In January to November 2022, Ukraine exported 50.9 million tonnes of agricultural and food products for a total sum of $21.1 billion.
05 December 2022
Works on eliminating the consequences of Russian missile attacks are underway in Kyiv region. NEC Ukrenergo power grid operator has introduced additional emergency shutdowns. Therefore, schedules of hourly power outages are currently not in effect in the region.