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    ”EUR 22 per parcel limit”: Controversial bill on customs limit withdrawn from Finance Ministry
    Dec09

    ”EUR 22 per parcel limit”: Controversial bill on customs limit withdrawn from Finance Ministry

    The Association of Information Technology Enterprises of Ukraine (AITEU) has recalled from the finance ministry a bill establishing the customs fee-free limit at EUR 22 per parcel sent to Ukraine, said AITEU Chairman Yuri Perohanych, according to Ukrainian newspaper Ekonomichna Pravda. ”The bill will be finalized. Such rules will be introduced in...

    Dutch threaten to sink EU-Ukraine trade and security deal
    Dec09

    Dutch threaten to sink EU-Ukraine trade and security deal

    The Netherlands has threatened to scupper a trade and security deal between the Ukraine and the EU unless it receives legally binding guarantees at a summit of European leaders next week, according to the Financial Times. In an interview with the Financial Times, Mark Rutte, Dutch prime minister, outlined his demands for a decision signed by EU...

    Ukraine position on trilateral gas talks: winter package similar to previous seasons
    Dec09

    Ukraine position on trilateral gas talks: winter package similar to previous seasons

    ”The objective of talks is to find consensus on a new winter package, which would be similar in terms of its content to those that we had in 2014 and 2015, to ensure that this winter Gazprom is able to sell gas, while the Ukrainian side – to buy it. We hope that as the outcome of tomorrow`s debate (I use the word ”hope” because we know that the...

    Kenya shows interest in Ukrainian turbines and transformers – trade envoy
    Dec09

    Kenya shows interest in Ukrainian turbines and transformers – trade envoy

    Ukrainian Deputy Ministry of Economic Development and Trade and Ukraine`s Trade Representative Nataliya Mykolska says Kenya has shown interest in Ukrainian industrial equipment, including turbines, motors, and transformers. ”Kenya interested in Ukrainian exports, namely of turbines, motors, pipes, transformers, PV and hydropower [equipment]....

    Rada votes for spending occupied areas` budgets on coal miners` wages
    Dec08

    Rada votes for spending occupied areas` budgets on coal miners` wages

    Ukraine`s Verkhovna Rada on Thursday passed a bill in first reading to boost budget support of state-owned coal mines in Ukraine in 2017 by UAH 1 billion ($US38.8 million), to UAH 1.25 billion ($48.5 million). Bill No. 4744 on amendments to the 2017 national budget was supported by 244 lawmakers with the required minimum being 226 votes. ”This...

    No IMF tranche for Ukraine by year-end: National Bank of Ukraine expects money in early 2017
    Dec08

    No IMF tranche for Ukraine by year-end: National Bank of Ukraine expects money in early 2017

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) hopes that the Board of Directors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will hold another meeting at the beginning of next year, resulting in obtaining the next tranche of the loan from the IMF being also possible at the beginning of the year, NBU Governor Valeria Gontareva said at a briefing. ”We will not...

    National Bank of Ukraine names main risks to price stability
    Dec08

    National Bank of Ukraine names main risks to price stability

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) notes the risks to price stability in raising the minimum wage, political tensions and a high probability of a delay of the next tranche of the International Monetary Fund. ”Since the previous decision on monetary policy, the risks for future inflation dynamics have been increased, which force the National Bank...

    NBU keeps refinancing rate at 14% per annum
    Dec08

    NBU keeps refinancing rate at 14% per annum

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has decided to keep the refinancing rate unchanged at 14% per annum after it was reduced for six months in a row, the NBU told UNIAN. ”The Board of the National Bank of Ukraine has decided to keep the refinancing rate unchanged at 14% per annum,” reads a statement by the regulator. According to the NBU, the...

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.79 to dollar on interbank market
    Dec08

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.79 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Thursday strengthened to UAH 25.75/25.79 to the dollar by the middle of trade, a broker at a commercial bank has told an UNIAN correspondent. Hryvnia quotes against the euro have settled at UAH 27.8125/27.8557, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH...

    Ukraine boosts crude oil imports by 1.8 times
    Dec08

    Ukraine boosts crude oil imports by 1.8 times

    Ukraine in January-November 2016 imported crude oil and gas condensate worth $1,449,800, which is 1.8 times more than in the same period last year, according to the State Fiscal Service. The main supply of oil (96.8%) came from Kazakhstan in the amount of $145 million, while the remaining volume (3.2%) came from Romania, worth $4.7 million. As...

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