Ukraine's GDP, which is seeing critically low figures amid the ongoing war, will drop even more – by 39% over the year, if systemic power outages due to Russian shelling prevail for at least a few more weeks.
09 November 2022
On November 9, 2022, three ships loaded with Ukrainian-produced vegetable oil left Ukraine’s Odesa Port, Chornomorsk Port and Pivdennyi Port as part of the ‘grain initiative’.
The Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) package worth EUR 18 billion will help Ukraine to cover a significant portion of the country’s budget deficit, totaling $38 billion.
Ukraine wants the Black Sea grain export deal expanded to include more ports and goods, and hopes a decision to extend the agreement for at least a year will be taken next week.
Ukraine has called on the United States to introduce sanctions against Russia's steel industry and to include Ukrainian ore and other products in the Western supply chain, replacing Russia in these markets.
Former governor of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Kyrylo Shevchenko, suspected of embezzlement of Ukrgasbank funds, was put on the international wanted list.
Luxembourg has frozen EUR 5.5 billion belonging to Russian individuals and legal entities, which is about a third of all Russian assets blocked on the territory of the European Union.
Ukrenergo reported where the "maximum" restrictions on power supply are expected today.
The Walt Disney Company is completing the closure of its Moscow-based office.
08 November 2022
U.S. Representative to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield has announced that the United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development, will provide $25 million in winterization assistance to help vulnerable people in Ukraine survive the harsh winter.
In January-September 2022, Ukrgasvydobuvannya JSC produced about 10 billion cubic meters of natural gas, which is just 2% lower compared to the same period last year.
As of November 8, Ukraine has accumulated 14.6 billion cubic meters of gas. There are also 1.5 million tonnes of coal at TPP and CHP warehouses.
Finland will support the grain shipments of the World Food Program (WFP) from Ukraine to Somalia.
In October, Ukraine exported goods worth $3.8 billion, while imports stood at $4.6 billion.
The international reserves of Ukraine increased by 5.5%, amounting to US$25.24 billion as of November 1, according to preliminary estimates.
Deputy Minister of Energy of Ukraine for European Integration Yaroslav Demchenkov discussed with the Minister of Economy of Slovakia Karel Hirman the expansion of cooperation in the field of energy.
07 November 2022
The nationalization of JSC Motor Sich, PJSC Zaporizhtransformator, PJSC AvtoKrAZ, PJSC Ukrnafta and PJSC Ukrtatnafta is a necessary step that will help ensure the urgent needs of Ukraine's defense sector.
The enterprises, whose assets have been forcibly transferred into state ownership, should meet Ukraine’s defense needs, and some of them will restore the production capacities that have been lost.
A new mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will start its work on Ukraine from November 11, 2022.
The assets of Motor Sich, Zaporizhtransformator, AvtoKrAZ, Ukrnafta and Ukrtatnafta have been placed under the management of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry.
Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba has reiterated his call to customers and partners of international companies, which remain on the Russian market and thus finance Russia’s war crimes, to boycott these firms.
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) sold $410.24 million and bought $16.3 million on the interbank foreign exchange market over the past week.
06 November 2022
Over 2,200 crimes against the environment have been committed by Russian invaders since the war started. The damage caused has already exceeded EUR 37.4 billion.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in a phone call with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen discussed macro-financial assistance to Ukraine for 2023 and opposition to Iran, which supports Russian aggression against Ukraine.
The Cabinet of Ministers will direct almost 90% of all taxes and fees paid by citizens and businesses next year to the Army and security needs. The budget deficit is planned to be closed thanks to the support of international partners.
Russia has caused over UAH 1.35 trillion worth of environmental damage to Ukraine since the full-scale war started.
05 November 2022
External power has been restored to Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) two days after it lost all access to off-site electricity due to Russia’s shelling.
Seventeen European Union countries joined in helping the energy sector of Ukraine which has been severely damaged as a result of Russia’s attacks.
The National Bank has expanded the list of goods that volunteers can purchase abroad using their hryvnia cards.