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    Hryvnia weakens to UAH 26.39 to USD on interbank market
    Dec16

    Hryvnia weakens to UAH 26.39 to USD on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Friday fell to UAH 26.32/26.39 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 27.5756/27.6150, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH 0.4323/0.4343....

    Italy blocked EU from widening, lengthening sanctions on Russia
    Dec16

    Italy blocked EU from widening, lengthening sanctions on Russia

    Italy blocked attempts to extend European Union sanctions on Russia by a year as well as broaden the sanctions to cover alleged crimes by Russia in Syria, EU members said, according to Radio Liberty. ”We had a discussion that luckily ended without considering the option – which would have been wrong, I think – to react to the situation in Syria...

    National Bank of Ukraine closes 18th insolvent bank this year
    Dec16

    National Bank of Ukraine closes 18th insolvent bank this year

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has designated Investbank as insolvent for the failure to fulfil minimum capital requirements. The NBU said on its website that the bank`s shareholders had failed to take sufficient measures to bring charter capital in line with the banking requirements. Investbank`s charter capital as of December 15 was lower...

    Official forex rate of hryvnia to the euro gets stronger by 60 kopiykas
    Dec16

    Official forex rate of hryvnia to the euro gets stronger by 60 kopiykas

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Thursday evening set the official forex rate of the Ukrainian hryvnia to the euro at UAH 27.40, making it stronger by 60 kopiykas (one hryvnia, or UAH, equals 100 kopiykas) against the euro. The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for December 16:...

    Ukrainian farmers export over 20 mln tonnes of grain since July 2016
    Dec16

    Ukrainian farmers export over 20 mln tonnes of grain since July 2016

    Ukrainian farmers have exported 20.1 million tonnes of grain since the beginning of the 2016/2017 marketing year (July 2016 through June 2017), according to the Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry`s press service. In particular, they exported 10.6 million tonnes of wheat, about 4.1 million tonnes of barley, and 5.3 million tonnes of maize. What is...

    Ukraine imports of goods exceed exports by 2 bln USD
    Dec16

    Ukraine imports of goods exceed exports by 2 bln USD

    Exports of goods from Ukraine in January-October 2016 compared to January-October 2015 decreased by 7.9%, to $29.113 billion, and imports – by 0.1%, to $31.202 billion, according to the State Statistics Service. The deficit of foreign trade in Ukraine in January-October 2016 amounted to $2.089 billion against a $397.1 million surplus in the same...

    Naftogaz plans to pay in taxes of 60 billion USD in 2016
    Dec16

    Naftogaz plans to pay in taxes of 60 billion USD in 2016

    The National energy holding Naftogaz of Ukraine plans in 2016 to transfer to the state budget some UAH 60 billion in taxes, that`s according to the company CEO Andriy Kobolev who gave a briefing in Kyiv earlier today, December 15. ”We are planning to pay to the budget UAH 60 billion in taxes,” he said, adding that this amount is about 10% of...

    Ukraine not to buy Russian gas this winter
    Dec16

    Ukraine not to buy Russian gas this winter

    Ukraine`s national energy holding Naftogaz of Ukraine until March 2017 does not intend to buy natural gas from Russia, company CEO Andriy Kobolev told a briefing Thursday. ”Most likely, until the end of winter, we will not buy gas from Russia,” he said. Kobolev noted that in case of signing an additional agreement with the supplier of Russian...

    EU agrees to extend anti-Russian sanctions for 6 months
    Dec16

    EU agrees to extend anti-Russian sanctions for 6 months

    The leaders of the European Union during a summit December 15 agreed to extend economic sanctions against the Russian Federation for another six months, Reuters tweeted. ”BREAKING: EU leaders agree on extension of economic sanctions against Russia over Ukraine for six months: diplomats,” Reuters wrote on Twitter. As reported earlier, the...

    Ukrzaliznytsya website hacked on order from Russia – Infrastructure Minister
    Dec15

    Ukrzaliznytsya website hacked on order from Russia – Infrastructure Minister

    Today`s ddos-attack on a data network of Ukrzaliznytsia was performed by Ukrainian hackers on the order of an unidentified person from St. Petersburg, Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Volodymyr Omelyan wrote on Facebook. He said that the attack on the cargo database was carried out as a diversionary tactic. ”Reliable sources in law...

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