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Lawmakers vote to open sale of farmland
KYIV, Nov. 13 - Ukrainian lawmakers on Wednesday backed a key bill to create a land market and open up the sale of farmland from 2020, despite a feared public backlash, AFP reported. 12:53 | More
EU supports Ukraine’s plans to open sale of farmland, create market
KYIV, Nov 13 – The EU supports the Government's plans to open the land market in Ukraine, a move that could unleash a huge potential for Ukraine's economy. 12:51 | More
Ukraine seeks to ban use of plastic bags from January 1, 2022
KYIV, Nov 13 – Ukraine's parliament on November 12 backed at first reading bill No. 2051-1 submitted by nine lawmakers from the Servant of the People parliamentary faction on ban of selling plastic bags of up to 50 mm think and oxo-biodegradable plastic bags in Ukraine from January 1, 2022. 12:49 | More
Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Ihor Zhovkva held a meeting with Special Advisor to the President of the European Commission on Ukraine Elmar Brok. (Photo by Presidential press service.)
Gas Transmission System Operator files for gas transportation license
KYIV, Nov 13 – Gas Transmission System Operator of Ukraine LLC has submitted a package of documents for licensing natural gas transportation operations to the National Commission for Energy, Housing and Utilities Services Regulation (NCER), the company reported. 12:35 | More
IN FOCUS U.S. assures Ukraine of defense support
KYIV, Nov. 7 – The U.S. assured Ukraine on Thursday that it will continue supporting its military through supplies of hardware, training and holding joint exercises, the U.S. Department of Defense said in statement. 16:27 | More
U.S. to keep providing weapons to Ukraine
WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 – The United States will continue to provide weapons, training and equipment to Ukraine, according to Ambassador Bill Taylor, the top US diplomat in Ukraine. 12:27 | 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 seeks to ban use of plastic bags from January 1, 2022
Most Ukrainians believe farmland reform must be approved by people
U.N. court to rule on Ukraine v. Russia case in 2022
Zelenskiy popular support level still high at 68%, latest opinion poll finds
Protesters rally against land reform bill in front of Parliament building
Ukraine to try running deficit free budgets within two years: minister
Ukraine sees more aid from U.S. in 2020
Ukrainian army, Russia-backed rebels complete troops, weapons pullback
Troop pullback begins near Petrivske
Zelenskiy outlines army spending in 2020 budget as govt’s priority
EU welcomes Ukraine’s plan to push for reforms, rule of law
Ukraine moving quickly toward 3-year loan program with IMF: Finance Minister
PM sees Ukrainian economy leaping forward in 2021
Ukraine’s budget revenue in October drops 2.3% on year
Ukraine to fire Biden firm prosecutor
Cabinet approves 2020 budget draft before submitting to Parliament
Parliament targets money laundering by approving new bill
Ukrainians believe Russian-language TV may help Donbas integration
Troop withdrawal in doubt after shelling
Ukraine to pull troops from 2nd location
Ukraine seeks within five years to get close to EU membership, PM says
Nord Stream 2 strengthens Russia, but weakens Europe, Zelenskiy says
Klitschko leads other candidates for Kyiv Mayor election, poll finds
Zelenskiy seeks boosting spending to rebuild Donbas infrastructure
NATO lauds Ukraine’s weapons pullback
Lawmakers vote to open sale of farmland
EU supports Ukraine’s plans to open sale of farmland, create market
Gas Transmission System Operator files for gas transportation license
World Bank says banning foreigners from buying land will reduce competition
Beyond Meat enters Ukrainian market with synthetic meat
Bill to open access to road construction financing by international institutions
NABU to serve notice of suspicion to wealthy entrepreneur Bakhmatiuk
Ukrainian steel firms reduce 10.2% export revenue in Jan-Oct
Shortage of labor in Ukraine cited as key problem by business leaders
Ukraine expected to produce 74 mln mt of grain in 2019: minister
Ukraine’s grain exports forecast increased to 20-mln mt in 2019/2020
Ukraine’s EV registrations up 37% in Jan-Oct to 5,789 units
Referendum to decide on foreigners buying Ukrainian farmland: Zelenskiy
EBRD official warns of ‘irreversible errors’ in land reform
Ukrainian farmers protest against foreigners buying farmland
Ukraine’s economy seen expanding rapidly after farmland reform
Interpipe mulls $136-mln investment to boost production in 2020/22
JTI joins BAT in resuming tobacco production in Ukraine
Three hotels, major aqua park planned for Lviv region, official says
Alibaba founder Ma sees great potential for investments in Ukraine
Zelenskiy assurances investors of support, protection, guarantees
Ukroboronprom seeks meeting to improve defense ministry spending
Naftogaz aide sees Gazprom skipping deal with Ukraine before year-end
Currencies (in hryvnias)
  14.11.2019 prev
USD 24.32 24.46
RUR 0.379 0.383
EUR 26.76 26.94

Stock Market
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PFTS 517.7 517.7
source: PFTS


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