Ukraine must conclude a new program with the International Monetary Fund and implement it and then cooperate with the IMF as a participating country that does not require new lending, Ukrainian Finance Minister Oksana Markarova has said.
16 December 2019
Ukraine’s low-cost airline SkyUp Airlines has launched the sale of tickets for flights from Kharkiv to Batumi (Georgia), Burgas (Bulgaria) and Tel Aviv (Israel). The airline also resumes flights from Kharkiv to Tbilisi (Georgia), according to the airline’s press service.
NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine has not yet reached an agreement with Russia on the transit of Russian gas through Ukraine after 2019, the company’s press service reports.
The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine and the analytical system YouControl have agreed to exchange expert practices to improve the business environment in Ukraine, the Committee’s press service has reported.
Between July 1 and December 13, 2019, Ukraine exported 27.36 million tonnes of grain and leguminous crops, which is 32.9% more than in the same period last year, UkrAgroConsult consulting agency has reported.
The state-owned enterprise National Nuclear Energy Generating Company (SE NNEGC) Energoatom has joined the program of the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI, USA) on supporting the operation of nuclear power plants (NPPs).
The average wage in Ukraine in October 2019 made up over UAH 9,500, the Pension Fund of Ukraine reported.
Foreign Minister of Ukraine Vadym Prystaiko does not rule out the restoration of rail link with the occupied areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions after the opening of new entry-exit checkpoints in Donbas.
NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine has stated that the price of natural gas supplied to industrial consumers on a prepaid basis will be set at UAH 5,550 per 1,000 cubic meters (without VAT, main and distribution pipeline transportation costs) in January 2020, the company’s press service has reported.
Ukraine and the Republic of Belarus have agreed to expand trade and economic cooperation, the Government portal has reported.
Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Dmytro Kuleba at meetings with members of the Congress in Washington has welcomed the future consideration of a draft US bill on European energy security, according to the Ukrainian Government portal.
14 December 2019
At bilateral negotiations between Ukraine's Naftogaz and Russia's Gazprom in Vienna, the parties agreed to continue work on options for the transit of Russian gas to Europe through Ukraine.
13 December 2019
Bilateral negotiations between Ukraine's Naftogaz and Russia's Gazprom on gas transit are taking place in Vienna (Austria), Naftogaz's press service has told Ukrinform.
Inflationary processes in Ukraine in the first quarter of 2020 will be influenced by a seasonal rise in food prices and a possible temporary weakening of the hryvnia.