KIEV, Aug. 28 – The National Bank of Ukraine plans to reach its medium outlook inflation target (5% in 2019) by reviewing the key interest rate.
This is stipulated in proposals on the fundamentals of monetary and credit policy for 2016-2020 approved by NBU decree No. 541 of August 18, 2015 which has been posted on the regulator's website on Thursday.
KIEV, Aug. 28 - Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said that the Agreement on a Free Trade Area with the European Union will come into force in early 2016 despite Russia's threats to impose an embargo on Ukrainian goods.
KIEV, Aug. 28 - The debt restructuring deal Ukraine has struck with a group of creditors was seen Friday as tantamount to a default of payment, according to ratings agencies Fitch and Standard & Poor's, AFP reported.
PARIS, Aug. 29 - France, Germany and Russia back plans for a complete ceasefire in eastern Ukraine from Sept. 1, the French presidency said after their respective leaders spoke by telephone on Saturday, Reuters reported.
KIEV, Aug. 28 – The state will do everything possible to rein in prices of bread in Ukraine, despite a rise in the price of grain on the global markets, and the government could introduce direct support for bakeries, Social Policy Minister Serhiy Tyhypko said.
KIEV, Aug. 30 – Prime Minister Mykola Azarov on Thursday rejected speculation Ukraine may be heading towards default and suggested the government will continue a budget policy that challenges recommendations of the International Monetary Fund.