Ukraine has agreed a 14-month Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) with access to Special Drawing Rights of SDR2.8bn (equivalent to $3.9bn) from its main donor, the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Ukraine’s cabinet agreed to increase domestic as tariffs by 23% at a meeting on October 19, fulfilling a key International Monetary Fund (IMF) demand that may release a badly needed $1.9bn tranche before the end of the year, local media reports.
Exotic destinations in Central Asia and the Caucasus saw the region’s sharpest increase in tourist spend in the last seven years, a report from the WNWTO shows.
Ukrainian energy companies are rushing into new renewable power projects to take advantage of "green tariffs," and the country is ideal for wind and solar power, but experts worry the momentum may be lost later this year when regulations change
With per capita GDP in current prices in US dollar terms of $2,964.193 Ukraine is Europe's poorest country
Ruling by the patriarch in Istanbul creates a schism that deepens the rifts between Ukraine and Russia and could end in violence.
Kyiv hopes to strike a new deal with its biggest donor that will release the badly needed financial support after its $17.5bn extended fund facility programme was effectively frozen.
Ukraine’s central bank is likely to raise interest rates for the third time this year at its monetary policy meeting later this month after consumer price inflation jumped by 1.9% m/m in September.
Ukraine is now the development bank's biggest single investment destination in the former Soviet Union.
Ukraine has installed a 1MW solar power plant in the contaminated area adjacent to the decommissioned nuclear power station in Chernobyl.
On October 1 reserves amounted to $16.638bn, below the $17bn level for the first time since March 2017 and below the three months of import cover considered necessary to guarantee the stability of the currency.
The Ukrainian authorities will attempt to privatise the country's leading power generating company Centrenergo in late November but observers worry that the biggest privatisation deal of the year has already been captured by insiders.
Former premier and Batkivshchyna Party leader Yulia Tymoshenko says Gazprom must pay "up to the last kopeck", nine months after Stockholm arbitration court ruled the Russian gas giant must pay $2.6bn to Naftogaz.
In less than one year, 55 regional activists have been beaten, attacked with knives or acid and even shot. Why is being an activist in Ukraine dangerous again?
Concorde Capital suggests President Petro Poroshenko is funding some polls that downplay the lead opposition Batkivshchyna party head and former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko has over him.
Ukraine's industrial output dropped 0.5% year-on-year in August following a 2.9% y/y growth in July, the Ukrstat state statistics service reported on September 21.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is winning back some of the ground he lost in Ukraine’s presidential election polls and is back in the top three, according to the latest results. Poroshenko is still behind former two-time PM Tymoshenko