Ukraine will have to protect and expand its positions in the grain markets of Asia and Africa, as well as compete with Russian sunflower oil in the markets of India and China, Director General of UkrAgroConsult Sergey Feofilov has said.
Ukrainian farmers in Ternopil region gathered a record amount of grain crops in 2019.
The next round of talks between Kyiv and Warsaw on Poland's issuance of permits to Ukraine to carry out road freight transport operations will be held in the middle of 2020.
Trade and economic relations between Ukraine and Poland developed dynamically in 2019, and the visit of Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki to Ukraine will contribute to their further development.
The state budget deficit in 2019 amounted to UAH 72.4 billion, which is estimated at about 1.8% of GDP, according to the press service of the Finance Ministry.
The Government of Ukraine discusses with the European Union the lifting of the moratorium on timber exports and the creation of efficient deforestation and woodworking market.
In 2020, Kharkiv International Airport will open new flights to Budapest, Burgas and Heraklion.
In the issue of construction of Nord Stream 2, Ukraine opposes Russia's plans to exclude our country from the matrix of gas transportation to the European Union.
In 2019, passenger traffic at Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport increased by 38.8% compared to 2018, the Ukrainian Infrastructure Ministry has reported.
The Operator of the Gas Transmission System of Ukraine LLC (OGTSU) and the Slovak GTS Operator Eustream signed a technical cooperation agreement, the press service of the GTS Operator of Ukraine has reported.
The Operator of the Gas Transmission System of Ukraine (OGTSU) has completely separated from Naftogaz and become an independent company.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Oleksiy Honcharuk has said that further strengthening of the hryvnia exchange rate is expected in 2020.
On December 30, the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine, Ukrzaliznytsia (Ukrainian Railways) and Wabtec (GE Transportation) signed a memorandum which provides for conclusion of contracts for the delivery of 40 General Electric TE33AC locomotives in 2020 and the provision of maintenance service for 70 such locomotives.
The gas transmission system operator of Ukraine separated from the Naftogaz group and completely transferred to the management of PJSC Mahistralni Gazoprovody Ukrainy (Main Gas Pipelines of Ukraine). Thus, the unbundling process is officially completed.