ECONOMY NEWS: Ukraine GDP rises 2.5% in 1Q17

ECONOMY NEWS: Ukraine GDP rises 2.5% in 1Q17

ECONOMY NEWS Ukraine GDP rises 2.5% in 1Q17 Ukraine’s 1Q17 GDP rose 2.5% yoy owing to impressive growth of investments in fixed assets (20.1% yoy) and improving private consumption (2.6% yoy), the State Statistics Service reported on June 19. Government consumption also was in the black with 4.2% yoy growth. Net exports contributed negatively (-2.1pp) […]

Ukraine advances but still faces big challenges

Ukraine advances but still faces big challenges

Ukraine advances but still faces big challenges Last year’s asset rally continues but investors should demand more progress on reform MARCH 22, 2017 by: Chris Weafer Ukraine equity indices and debt prices were among the best performing in the world last year with, for example, the euro-denominated WIG-Ukraine Index up more than 40 per cent […]

Ukraine’s Economic Growth Surprises

Ukraine’s Economic Growth Surprises

Ukraine’s Economic Growth Surprises Although we have definitely felt solid improvement on the ground, these numbers still come in as a positive surprise.  Frankly we wouldn’t mind so much if things slowed down a little as we still are buying and want to buy a lot more.  Remember, Ukraine doesn’t either tick up or down […]

Ukraine IMF Agreement

Ukraine IMF Agreement

Ukraine reaches latest IMF agreement, paving way for USD 1 bln tranche The Ukrainian government reached an agreement with IMF staff to update its economic and financial policies memorandum, IMF Mission Chief in Ukraine Ron van Rooden announced on March 4. As a result, the third review of the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) program by […]