As of January 1, 2020, Ukraine's international reserves reached USD 25.3 billion in equivalent, which has not been observed since December 2012, according to the press service of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU).
As of January 3, 2020, Ukraine has exported 31.10 million tonnes of grain from the beginning of 2019/2020 marketing year.
About EUR 3.7 billion was invested in renewable energy capacities in Ukraine in 2019, according to the State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine.
Ukraine produced 31.21 million tonnes of coal in 2019, which is 5.7% less than planned.
Starting from January 1, 2020, 7:00 am (Kyiv time), the Operator of the Gas Transmission System of Ukraine LLC (OGTSU) has been fulfilling all the requests of JSC Gazprom in full and ensures the transportation of natural gas from the Russian Federation to the EU countries and Moldova in the amount of 35-45 million cubic meters per day.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky met with Executive President of the State General Reserve Fund (SGRF) of the Sultanate of Oman Abdulsalam Al Murshidi, the press service of the head of state has reported.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky met with H.E. Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, the Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs of the Sultanate of Oman, on Sunday, January 5, the President’s Office has reported.
After intensive negotiations, the Russian company Gazprom and the Ukrainian company Naftogaz concluded a new contract for gas transit through Ukraine on December 31, 2019. The gas transit through Ukraine is thus secured for the next five years.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has developed a draft Anti-Corruption Program for 2020-2021, which provides a set of measures to prevent, detect and combat corruption in the Bank.
In 2019, Ukraine decreased gas consumption by 7% compared to the previous year. At the same time, gas imports increased by 35%.
In the village of Kuyanivka, Bilopilsky district, Sumy region, at the expense of investors, LLC Ukrainian Energy Solutions 2018 built the first solar power plant in the region.
Ukraine has not imported gas from Russia for the fourth winter in a row, or 1,500 days. At the same time, the volume of Russian gas transited through the territory of Ukraine increased by 3% in 2019.
The program for increasing the mobility of Ukrainian youth will start in April this year with a particular focus on promoting travels across country’s regions.
As part of a Polish loan to Ukraine worth EUR 100 million, eight projects have already been approved for a total amount of EUR 68 million, which will be used to improve cross-border infrastructure.