Ukraine and Ukrainians have set an example of military, economic and institutional resilience for the whole world, as well as the ability to quickly adapt to challenging conditions.
23 December 2022
The United Kingdom will provide Ukraine with $500 million through a World Bank project to pay social assistance to families with children and pay salaries to employees of state-owned higher education institutions.
Russia has lost what was left of access to the European gas market because Europe finally understood that Russian gas is a tool of war rather than an economic one.
The European Commission has transferred 66 million euros to Ukraine for the restoration of schools destroyed by enemy shelling.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte have discussed the issue of strengthening Ukraine's defense capabilities and ensuring its energy stability.
Finland severed cooperation with Russia’s Rosatom nuclear giant due to the company's participation in the production of nuclear weapons. The European Union should follow in Finland’s footsteps and impose sanctions against Rosatom on the same grounds.
Ukraine has received more than 137,000 tonnes in humanitarian food assistance and more than $370 million in financial aid from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) since the Russian full-scale invasion started.
The Ukrainian State Property Fund has prepared Ust-Dunaisk Sea Commercial Port State Enterprise for privatization.
22 December 2022
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said that following his visit to the United States, new agreements were reached regarding assistance to the Ukrainian energy industry.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury on Thursday released a list of new sanctions against Russia, which includes ten Russian companies and research institutions related to the marine technology sector.
The shelling of energy infrastructure will have no significant impact on consumer price dynamics, but the shift of businesses to power generators could cause inflation to increase by 1-2 percentage points in 2023.
The Ministry of Economy of Ukraine expects that the EU embargo on Russian oil and petroleum products should reduce Russia's profits in this area by at least 50%.
As part of the grain initiative, five ships carrying 221,000 tonnes of agricultural products for Asia and Europe left the ports of Odesa region over the past two days.
21 December 2022
In cooperation with Ukrgasbank JSC, the Business Development Fund (BDF) will finance the investments of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in energy saving and energy efficiency.
On December 1-18, 2022, Ukraine exported 3.6 million tonnes of agricultural products, showing an increase of 800,000 tonnes compared to the first half of November this year.
The Ukrainian State Property Fund has announced the first 7 small privatization auctions in the ProZorro.Sale system that will take place in January 2023.
The World Bank has approved an additional financing package totaling $610 million to address urgent relief and recovery needs in Ukraine as the war with Russia continues.
20 December 2022
In January-November 2022, Ukraine imported $49.4 billion worth of goods, while the exports of goods came to $40.7 billion.
Government approves draft Grant Agreement with Switzerland for railway infrastructure rehabilitation
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has approved a draft Grant Agreement between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of Switzerland regarding the improvement and rehabilitation of railway infrastructure.
The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee released the fiscal year 2023 Omnibus Appropriations bill which includes, in particular, increased assistance package to Ukraine and the Allies.
On Tuesday, December 20, four ships loaded with 129,000 tonnes of Ukrainian agricultural products left the seaports of Odesa region.
In Russia, an explosion rocked the trunk gas pipeline Urengoi - Pomary - Uzhhorod.
The budget has received grant funds from the USA in the amount of US$2 billion, which will be directed to providing pension payments and salaries to civil defense personnel, as well as financing the medical guarantee system.
The IMF Executive Board discussed Program Monitoring with Board involvement (PMB) for Ukraine. It is designed to help Ukraine maintain stability and catalyze donor financing.
19 December 2022
Longer power outages in Kyiv are a new reality for Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv.
EU energy ministers have reached an agreement on a regulation that sets a market correction mechanism against excessively high gas prices.
On December 19, 2022, the Government of Canada announced that Canada would seize and pursue the forfeiture of the assets owned by Roman Abramovich, a sanctioned Russian oligarch.
Ukraine expects that the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB) will take part in the country’s reconstruction projects.
Energoatom National Nuclear Energy Generating Company of Ukraine President Petro Kotin and Urenco CEO Boris Schucht have held an online meeting and discussed the supply of fuel for Ukrainian nuclear power plants (NPPs).