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IMF says two bills are key for Ukraine loan
WASHINGTON, March 26 – The International Monetary Fund on Thursday urged Ukraine to approve legislation on banking regulations and on land reform as key requirements to qualify for its lending program. 08:57 | More
EBA warns Ukraine of ‘devastating consequences’ on coronavirus shutdowns
KYIV, March 26 – The European Business Association warned Ukraine of potentially ‘devastating consequences’ if the government goes ahead and shuts down the country’s economy for 30 days due to coronavirus pandemic. 08:56 | More
Russia operates Ukrainian floating rigs at offshore fields in Crimea
KYIV, March 26 – Russia operates two Ukrainian self-elevating floating rigs in offshore areas near Crimea and this will be used as evidence in international court, the Maritime Guard of the State Border Service of Ukraine reported Thursday. 08:55 | More
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy had a meeting with newly appointed Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Ukraine Fan Xianrong. (Photo by Presidential press service.)
Minister tells travelers to return home before March 27 or stay abroad
KYIV, March 25 – Interior Minister Arsen Avakov urged Ukrainians traveling overseas to come back within two days or to stay abroad for coronavirus pandemic since aviation and railway travels will be halted on March 27. 08:53 | More
IN FOCUS Ukraine said to be close to deal with IMF
KYIV, March 24 - Ukraine is close to finishing talks for more loans from the International Monetary Fund but has no plans to restructure its debt to cope with the fallout from the coronavirus epidemic, Finance Minister Ihor Umanskiy told Reuters. 08:46 | More
Cabinet sends key IMF bill to Parliament
KYIV, March 25 - Ukraine's Cabinet has submitted to parliament a revised bill on banking regulations needed to meet requirements set by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a new lending package as the country's feeble economy braces for the effects of the coronavirus outbreak. 12:20 | 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

IMF says two bills are key for Ukraine loan
Russia operates Ukrainian floating rigs at offshore fields in Crimea
Minister tells travelers to return home before March 27 or stay abroad
800 Ukrainians to take last train coming from Russia amid coronavirus
Ukraine’s budget deficit in January-February falls within target: Treasury
Ukraine’s economy to contract 10% in 2020 if IMF deal is rejected: Capital Times
Ukraine’s 2020 budget deficit may skyrocket to 7% of GDP on coronavirus
Ukrainians returning from overseas will be asked to take coronavirus test
PM: No need for state of emergency as coronavirus spreading slowly
Ukraine in better shape to confront crisis than in 2008, NBU official says
Parliament approves UAH 8-bln coronavirus economic rescue bill
Zelenskiy offers condolences to Italy hit hard by coronavirus pandemic
Zelenskiy seeks urgent support from IMF
Zelenskiy tells governors to avert panic as Ukraine battles coronavirus
Ukrainian army cargo aircraft delivers COVID-19 test kits from China
NBU shells out $1-bln to support hryvnia
Russia spreading fake coronavirus reports
NBU launches 5-year bank refinancing as coronavirus crisis worsens
Lawmakers to be tested for coronavirus
Ukraine accelerates talks with IMF as coronavirus threatens economy
Parliament approves bill for tax breaks as Ukraine fights coronavirus
Zelenskiy seeks help to fight coronavirus
Coronavirus likely to hit Ukraine’s agriculture exports in ‘significant’ way
EBA warns Ukraine of ‘devastating consequences’ on coronavirus shutdowns
Golden Tile to reduce production at Kharkiv plant due to quarantine
Ukrainian Business Council suggests lifting quarantine from April 3
ArcelorMittal urges Ukraine against imposing state of emergency on coronavirus
Naftogaz pledges to lower 14% gas prices for households in March
Ukrainian entrepreneurs step up medical equipment supplies on coronavirus
AmChem urges Ukraine to accept IMF deal as coronavirus spreads
Ukraine’s retail gasoline sales drop 20% amid coronavirus quarantine
Ukrtelecom, Iskratel to jointly build fiber optic cable network in Ukraine
Kernel spends UAH 55-mln to buy rapid coronavirus tests in Ukraine
Ukraine to save $6-bln in energy costs in 2020 as oil prices plummet
Ukraine must work with IMF to fight coronavirus: business survey shows
Ukraine urged to keep pharmacies, pet food stores open during quarantine
Ukraine’s pulp and paper industry braces for 15% drop due to coronavirus
Ukraine’s power consumption drops 5% after start of quarantine: Ukrenergo
Ukraine suspends alcohol exports to help fight coronavirus at home
Ukraine asks private clinics to help accommodate coronavirus patients
Ukraine’s defense firm Ukroboronprom working to start making lung ventilators
Akhmetov to donate UAH 300-mln to fight coronavirus pandemic
Interpipe boosts steel output to support its robust railway wheel business
Ferrexpo boosts to 8% its share of pellet supplies on global markets
Currencies (in hryvnias)
  27.03.2020 prev
USD 28.14 27.96
RUR 0.362 0.356
EUR 30.86 30.27

Stock Market
  26.03.2020 prev
PFTS 513.4 514.3
source: PFTS


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