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Ukraine opposes Russia’s rejoining G7
KYIV, Aug. 22 - Ukraine's president backed leading European powers on Thursday in opposing the readmission of Russia to the Group of Seven advanced economies, saying Moscow still occupied Crimea and was frustrating peace in eastern Ukraine, Reuters reported. 11:11 | More
Ukraine’s Consumer Confidence Index jumps to highest level since August 2013
KYIV, Aug 22 – The Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) in Ukraine rose to 88.0 in July, which is 5.5 points higher, than the indicator in June, and the highest figure since August 2013, according to a study of Info Sapiens posted on the website of the company. 11:10 | More
Markarova, Avakov, Suprum may stay in government, MP Arakhamia
KYIV, Aug 22 – Finance Minister Oksana Markarova, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov and Healthcare Minister Ulana Suprun may stay in the Cabinet after reshuffle, David Arakhamia, a lawmaker from President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s party, said Thursday. 11:09 | More
A meeting between President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu started in Kyiv. (Photo by Presidential press service.)
China’s Skyrizon, Xinwei take obligations to buy 50% stake in Motor Sich
KYIV, Aug 22 – Skyrizon Aircraft, a Chinese private company, and Xinwei Technology Group in terms of seeking of over 50% of PJSC Motor Sich (Zaporizhia), undertook social and production obligations, including saving of jobs and salaries and ensuring orders on the proper for the plant level, a source in the government told Interfax-Ukraine. 11:07 | More
IN FOCUS Natanyahu arrives in Ukraine for talks
KYIV, Aug. 18 - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu received the traditional bread-and-salt gesture of hospitality from young Ukrainians dressed in embroidered attire after he and his wife Sara landed in Kyiv on Sunday for a two-day visit to Ukraine, RFE/RL reported. 13:54 | More
Ukraine peace talks key to Russia-G7 ties
PARIS, Aug. 21 - Russia’s readmission to the Group of Seven nations depends on progress in Ukraine peace talks, a French diplomatic source said, responding to comments by U.S. President Donald Trump that Moscow should be allowed to rejoin the group, Reuters reported. 18:44 | More
Threats persist from Chernobyl and Fukusima, Greenpeace reports

The forest areas around Ukraine's Chernobyl and Japan's Fukusima remain sources of radiation and carry a potential threat to the health of local residents, Greenpeace said.More

Consumer inflation slowing faster than expected, NBU reports

The actual slow of consumer inflation in February in annual terms is quicker than the inflation-slowing trajectory to 12% as of late 2016 projected by the National Bank of Ukraine, the regulator has reported on its website.More

ING analysts forecast 2016 GDP decline, citing political risks

Analysts from ING Bank have confirmed the forecast of a decline in real gross domestic product in 2016 by 1%, pointing to a predominance of political risks in the economy.More

NBU: Hryvnia slide caused by temporary and fundamental factors

The decrease of the hryvnia exchange rate on the interbank currency market continue being caused by both temporary and fundamental market factors that result in the reduction of supply of foreign currency, Deputy National Bank of Ukraine Governor Oleh Churiy said.More

Ukraine opposes Russia’s rejoining G7
Markarova, Avakov, Suprum may stay in government, MP Arakhamia
Zelenskiy prepares bill that simplifies dismissal of public servants
Ukraine, Israel to cooperate in agriculture, economic development, sports
Macron, Putin talk on ending Ukraine war
Israeli, Ukrainian leaders defend Netanyahu’s wife over bread incident in Kyiv
Groysman won’t seek to dismiss Klitschko
Ukraine offers citizenship to Putin’s foes
Ukrainian deputy minister detained after taking alleged bribe
Ukraine classifies maritime areas around occupied Crimea to ban ships from entering
Macron, Putin talks to focus on Ukraine
Ukraine rejects Russia’s complaints about water supply shut-off to Crimea in 2014
Israel’s Natanyahu to visit Ukraine August 18-20 to meet Zelenskiy
Zelenskiy tells Zhytomyr police chiefs to resign over illegal amber mining
Ukraine searches ship that fueled Russia’s navy
Ukraine’s economy to expand 7% annually during five years on major reforms
Ukraine to seek new $5-10-bln loan program from IMF, NBU official says
Zelenskiy calls Putin as clashes escalate
Finance Ministry must coordinate with NBU on borrowing schedule, official complains
Ukrainian cargo plane destroyed in missile attack in Libya, ministry says
Lithuania asking EU not to recognize Russian passports issued to Donetsk, Luhansk residents
Ukraine, Turkey to discuss defense, security, economic projects during talks
Ukraine’s Consumer Confidence Index jumps to highest level since August 2013
China’s Skyrizon, Xinwei take obligations to buy 50% stake in Motor Sich
Ukraine’s power prices may drop 10-11% in Septemder after amendments
Minister says suggested selling of railway monopoly is ‘lame’
Metro to launch online store for clients of HoReCa food service industry
Kyiv court returns Cabinet’s UAH 1.506-bln in claims against Ukrnafta
Kyiv court leaves undecided claim seeking to sell President Hotel
Ukrainian power sector is capable to function without Russian nuclear fuel
Ukraine must sell large state monopolies, Zelenskiy’s adviser says
Ukraine’s IT sector to benefit from expanding free trade deal with Israel
Groysman suggests appointing Timofeyev as director of Ukroboronprom
Ukraine’s power consumption drops 0.4% on year in January-July
Ukraine reduces power exports 2.3% to 3.54-bln kWh in January-July
Metro to open Beri-Vezi small trade center in Chernihiv in October
NBU to enforce national law requirements in bank cash transaction
China’s Skyrizon, Xinwei to grant $100-mln for Ukrainian aircraft sector
Ukrtransgaz redeploys 9,500 employees to gas transit subsidiary
Ukrtransgaz, Moldovagaz to create new gas pipeline link with Romania
Asian smartphone brands control 85.2% of Ukrainian market
Ukroboronprom, Turkish company Baykar to develop new Akinci drone
Westinghouse-led consortium wins competition to manage Ukraine-EU Energy Bridge Project
Number of land plots near Kyiv for home construction drops 65% over 10 years
Currencies (in hryvnias)
  23.08.2019 prev
USD 25.04 25.20
RUR 0.382 0.380
EUR 27.75 27.99

Stock Market
  22.08.2019 prev
PFTS 527.1 537.1
source: PFTS


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