THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2019
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Ukraine may accept less than 10-yr gas deal
KYIV, Dec 10 – Ukraine may be willing to accept lower than 10-year term of natural gas transit deal with Russia following negotiations between President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. 09:26 | More
Ukrainian cities may be affected by possible Russian gas supply disruption
KYIV, Dec 10 – Some Ukrainian cities may be affected by disrupted natural gas supplies if Russia chooses to escalate standoff over gas transit contract by the end of the year, Naftogaz chief Andriy Kobolev said Tuesday. 09:25 | More
Consumer prices up 0.1% in November as inflation kept under control
KYIV, Dec 10 – Ukraine’s consumer prices rose 0.1% on the month in November, slowing down from 0.7% hike in October and 1.4% in November 2018, the State Statistics Service reported Tuesday. 09:24 | More
During a meeting in the Normandy format in Paris, the parties agreed to promote the release of detained persons by December 31, 2019 on the principle "all for all", as stated by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy. (Photo by Presidential press service.)
Massive areas of farmland sold in long-term lease despite ban, lawmaker says
KYIV, Dec 10 – Around 1.1 million hectares of farmland under sale ban in Ukraine in fact have been actually sold out under long-term leasing and fee farm contracts as of August 2019, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Agrarian Policy and Land Relations Mykola Solsky said. 09:22 | More
IN FOCUS IMF, Ukraine reach $5.5-bln loan deal
WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 – Ukraine and the International Monetary Fund reached an agreement on $5.5 billion three-year lending program to support the country’s economic reforms and growth, IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva said Saturday. 13:58 | More
Zelenskiy, Putin agree on cease-fire deal
PARIS, Dec. 9 - President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday agreed to “commit to a full and comprehensive implementation” of a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine by the end of 2019, RFE/RL reported citing a joint communique. 11:23 | 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 approves FATCA provisions to comply with US tax demands
Russia’s aggression cost Ukraine $150-bln in 2014-2015: minister
Ukraine, US seek to increase security cooperation, energy projects
Ukraine wants people communicate with government via messengers
Zelenskiy, Putin to meet for first time to try to end war in eastern Ukraine
Ukraine, Russia to try to seal ceasefire in Donbas
Hungary to block Ukraine’s NATO membership
Zelenskiy calls on Ukrainians from around the world to come back and help
Zelenskiy to reshuffle State Bureau of Investigations after alleged bribe
Russia refuses to hand over MH17 suspect
Poll shows Zelenskiy’s approval rating declining, along with Honcharuk, Razumkov
Poroshenko party works on bill to ban Russian natural gas imports
NBU singles out corruption, legal system as risk factors for banking sector
Merkel, Zelenskiy speak ahead of summit
Prime ministers of Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Moldova to meet Dec 12
Ukraine angry as Apple bows to Russia
NBU releases new hryvnia banknotes, coins with better protection
Govt to finance social programs if Russia supplies cheap gas
Zelenskiy signs legislation that confiscates illegal assets from officials
Most of Ukrainians support Zelenskiy’s first steps, poll finds
Ukraine may accept less than 10-yr gas deal
Ukrainian cities may be affected by possible Russian gas supply disruption
Consumer prices up 0.1% in November as inflation kept under control
Massive areas of farmland sold in long-term lease despite ban, lawmaker says
Poland’s PGNiG, Ukraine’s ERU sign contract tio produce gas in Lviv
Low-cost airline Ryanair to stop flights from Kyiv to Nuremberg, Skavsta
Ukraine’s electric car registrations up 34% on year in Jan-Nov
Ukraine’s long-term bonds look attractive on IMF deal, BofA Merrill Lynch says
Latvia to resume operation of its investment agency in Ukraine in 2020
Russia, Ukraine battle over $3-bln in Eurobond issued in 2013
EBRD launch digital platform to back Ukraine’s small businesses
European banks to bankroll $300-mln iron ore project in Ukraine
Philip Morris sees Ukraine output down 10% in 2020 on to illegal trade
Ukraine lists subsoil minerals sites ready for investment
Energoatom to start storing spent nuclear fuel in Ukraine in 2020
Kernel buys Ukraine’s Ellada oilseed processing plant for $21-mln
Ukraine’s forex reserves rise 2.5% in November to $21.93-bln
Russia to pay Ukraine EUR 1.5-bln over 10 years for oil transit
Ukraine’s current account deficit likely to shrink to 3% of GDP in 2019, NBU says
China's Bohai Commodity Exchange seeks to buy 49.9% of Ukraine’s PFTS stock exchange
Ukraine, helped by EBRD, seeks to attract investors to 3 hydrocarbon deposits
German low-cost bus carrier FlixBus joins forces with Regabus on Prague trips
Currencies (in hryvnias)
  11.12.2019 prev
USD 23.69 23.69
RUR 0.373 0.372
EUR 26.24 26.24

Stock Market
  10.12.2019 prev
PFTS 509.7 510.2
source: PFTS


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