In January-June 2019, the average monthly salary in the Ukrainian agricultural sector grew by almost 24% compared to the same period last year, the Government portal reported with a reference to the data provided by the State Statistics Service.
Minister for Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture Tymofiy Mylovanov has confirmed that ex-Foreign Minister Taras Kachka will become his deputy and Ukraine’s trade representative.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has instructed the new Government in cooperation with the new Parliament to improve the business climate in the country, the president’s press service has reported.
The Finance Ministry has stated that the draft state budget for 2020 will be submitted to the Verkhovna Rada on time.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) transferred to the national budget the entire amount of profit before distribution, set up in the Consolidated Financial Statements of the National Bank for 2018, according to the central bank’s press service.
The Pension Fund of Ukraine has started to finance payments of pensions and housing subsidies in September, the Fund’s press service reported.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has outlined the priority tasks in the field of decentralization and regional policy.
Tax reform must be carried out in the spring of 2020.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has said that proper conditions for banks should be created so that they can reduce their lending interest rates for business and mortgage.
Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk has stated that full currency liberalization in Ukraine should be prepared in 2019 and fully completed in 2020.
As of September 2019, Ukraine pumped 3.6 billion cubic meters of gas more into its underground gas storage facilities than last year, Naftogaz of Ukraine NJSC has reported.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Oleksiy Honcharuk has said that the main task of the government for the next five years is to increase the country's economy by at least 40%.
Ukraine, Poland and the United States signed a memorandum of understanding on trilateral cooperation in the energy sector.
The United States is ready to help Ukraine achieve its full energy potential, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has stated.