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    S&P affirms ratings on Ukraine at `B-/B` with stable outlook
    May14

    S&P affirms ratings on Ukraine at `B-/B` with stable outlook

    On May 12, 2017, S&P Global Ratings affirmed its `B-/B` long- and short-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings on Ukraine with the stable outlook, S&P said in a statement. ”Our `B-` long-term rating captures the significant debt repayments Ukraine faces over the forecast horizon, political challenges that could slow...

    NBU holds talks with Indonesian company on money production
    May13

    NBU holds talks with Indonesian company on money production

    National Bank`s Acting Governor Yakiv Smolii held a meeting with the delegation of Indonesian state-owned company Perum Peruri, a global producer of banknotes and highly secured products, the NBU press service reports. During the meeting, participants discussed the possibility of establishing a strategic partnership between the NBU...

    Soybean processing in Ukraine lags behind last year record – experts
    May13

    Soybean processing in Ukraine lags behind last year record – experts

    Ukraine`s large and medium-sized crushers produced 15.5 KMT of soybean oil in March 2017, or almost 7% more than in the previous month (14.5 KMT) but 2.5% less than in March 2016 (15.9 KMT), UkrAgroConsult reports. A total 95.3 KMT of soybean oil was made in September – March 2016-17 against 104.3 KMT at the same time a year ago (down...

    U.S. Department of Agriculture releases forecast for Ukraine`s grain yield, exports
    May13

    U.S. Department of Agriculture releases forecast for Ukraine`s grain yield, exports

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has forecast grain production in Ukraine at the level of 61.79 million tonnes in the 2017-2018 marketing year (MY, July 2017 – June 2018), according to the USDA`s May report published on the department`s website. Grain exports from Ukraine in the 2017-2018 MY could reach 38.31 million tonnes, the report...

    National Bank of Ukraine says Ukrainian banks lose UAH 196 bln in year
    May13

    National Bank of Ukraine says Ukrainian banks lose UAH 196 bln in year

    The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has revised its report on the performance of the banking system for 2016 toward the increase of losses of operating and insolvent banks by 22.2%, or by UAH 35.516 billion, to UAH 195.658 billion, which is a record figure for Ukraine`s banking system, according to the NBU`s website. Earlier, in February this...

    European Investment Bank  could lend EUR 160 mln to Kharkiv subway for 3.5km extension
    May13

    European Investment Bank could lend EUR 160 mln to Kharkiv subway for 3.5km extension

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) could lend EUR 160 million to the city of Kharkiv for a 3.5 kilometer extension of the Oleksiivska subway line and the construction of the Derzhavynska and Odeska stations, according to the EIB`s website. The total cost of the project is EUR 320 million. At the same time, the EIB noted that the project...

    Ukraine could beat own record in sunflower oil exports
    May12

    Ukraine could beat own record in sunflower oil exports

    The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has estimated sunflower oil exports from Ukraine at the level of 5 million tonnes in 2017-2018 marketing year (MY, September 2017 – August 2018), according to the USDA`s May report published on the department`s website. The production of sunflower oil may reach 5.63 million tonnes, the report...

    Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine signs month-long extension of emergency in energy sector
    May12

    Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine signs month-long extension of emergency in energy sector

    The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine at today`s government meeting has prolonged for another month the emergency measures introduced in the Ukrainian electricity market in mid-February. ”We need to continue the emergency measures, as we have to take operational management decisions; that`s why we call them emergency measures. Unfortunately, today,...

    Ukraine sees 36% decline in industrial prices rise
    May12

    Ukraine sees 36% decline in industrial prices rise

    A rise in prices of industrial products in Ukraine in April 2017 slowed to 35.6% year-over-year (y-o-y) against 38.3% in March 2017, according to the Ukrainian State Statistics Service`s website. Prices of industrial products rose by 1.6% in April 2017 against March 2017, the service said. Since the beginning of the year, prices of industrial...

    Core inflation up 6.3% in Ukraine in April
    May11

    Core inflation up 6.3% in Ukraine in April

    Core inflation in Ukraine in April 2017 remained at the level of 6.3% in annual terms, compared with April 2016, and recorded in March 2017 against March 2016, according to Ukrainian State Statistics Service`s website. Core inflation in April 2017 slowed to 0.6% compared to March 2017 against 1.7% in March 2017 from February 2017, the State...

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