In 2018, the export of Ukrainian products grew the most to the EU countries - by 15.5%; therefore, the share of the EU in total exports of goods increased to 37.6%.
The Deposit Guarantee Fund in 2018 received UAH 8,780.4 million from the management of assets of banks being under liquidation, the fund's press service reports.
Thanks to a number of important reforms, as well as a lot of “small steps” that keep changing the business environment for the better, Ukraine has significantly raised the level of its attractiveness for U.S. investors over the past five years.
Ukraine's balance of payments recorded a surplus of $2.9 billion in 2018, according to the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU).
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) believes that the year 2019 will be difficult due to political uncertainty, first and foremost, for investors.
The Infrastructure Ministry of Ukraine intends to focus its work on the transport connectivity of Ukraine with the countries of the European Union, particularly through the railway service.
The State Road Service of Ukraine (Ukravtodor) intends to create an office of intelligent transport systems and build a weigh-in-motion system for trucks.
In 2018, the foreign trade turnover of agricultural products between Ukraine and the EU countries increased up to USD 9 billion, including USD 6.3 billion of Ukrainian agricultural export.
The National Bank of Ukraine forecasts that the real GDP growth in 2019 will slow down to 2.5 percent.
Ukraine's public and publicly guaranteed declined declined to almost 62.7% of GDP in 2018 from 71.8% in 2017, the press service of the Ukrainian Finance Ministry has reported on its Facebook page.
In 2018, the average monthly salary in the Ukrainian agricultural sector grew by 24.4% to UAH 7,166 on average, the Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry reports.
As of the end of 2018, about 7,500 Ukrainian families installed solar power plants with a total capacity of almost 160 MW.
PJSC Ukrnafta paid UAH 7.8 billion in rent payments to the budgets of all levels in 2018, according to the company’s press service.
In 2018, the Deposit Guarantee Fund of Ukraine completed the liquidation of the first four banks that were transferred to the Fund's management.