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    Deficit of Ukraine`s foreign trade in goods estimated at almost $700 mln in H1
    Aug15

    Deficit of Ukraine`s foreign trade in goods estimated at almost $700 mln in H1

    Deficit of Ukraine`s foreign trade in goods estimated at almost $700 mln in H1 Goods exports from Ukraine in January-June 2016 fell year-over-year by 10.7%, to $16.623 billion, while goods imports dropped by 5.3%, to $17.306 billion. The ratio of coverage of imports by exports was 0.96 (it was 1.02 in January-June 2015). Ukraine traded with...

    Ukrainian farmers gather almost 38 mln tonnes of grain
    Aug15

    Ukrainian farmers gather almost 38 mln tonnes of grain

    Ukrainian farmers had threshed 37.8 million tonnes of early grain and leguminous croups from 9.6 million hectares (ha), which is 99% of the target, by August 15, 2016, according to the Ukrainian Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry`s press service. The average yield capacity is 3.94 tonnes per ha, the ministry said. Farmers harvested 26.4 million...

    Ukraine`s GDP sees annual growth of 1.3% in 2Q 2016
    Aug15

    Ukraine`s GDP sees annual growth of 1.3% in 2Q 2016

    Ukraine`s gross domestic product in the second quarter of 2016, when seasonally adjusted increased by 0.6%, as compared to the previous quarter, after a 0.7% decline, according to the State Statistics Service of Ukraine. In annual terms, the growth of Ukraine`s GDP in the second quarter of 2016 accelerated to 1.3% year-over-year, after an...

    EU Delegation concerned by incomplete launch of e-declaration system in Ukraine
    Aug15

    EU Delegation concerned by incomplete launch of e-declaration system in Ukraine

    The EU Delegation to Ukraine says it is concerned by the incomplete launch of the e-asset declaration system in Ukraine. ”We are very disappointed and concerned by the incomplete launch of the electronic asset declaration system by the NAPC [National Agency for Prevention of Corruption] last night, without the necessary certification,” the EU...

    Ukraine reports 1 soldier wounded in past 24 hours
    Aug15

    Ukraine reports 1 soldier wounded in past 24 hours

    One Ukrainian soldier was wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, according to presidential spokesman for ATO issues Oleksandr Motuzianyk. ”There was one wounded in action (WIA),” Motuzianyk said at a briefing in Kyiv on Monday, a UNIAN correspondent reported. According to Motuzianyk, the soldier was wounded in the Avdiyivka...

    Ukraine`s underground gas stocks grow to 11.4 bcm
    Aug15

    Ukraine`s underground gas stocks grow to 11.4 bcm

    Stocks of natural gas in Ukraine`s underground storage facilities grew by 3.8%, or 422 million cubic meters (mcm), from 10.973 billion cubic meters (bcm) of gas on August 6 to 11.395 bcm of gas on August 13, according to Ukrtransgaz, operator of Ukraine`s gas transport system. The amount of gas pumped daily into the underground facilities, as of...

    Secret ledger in Ukraine lists cash for Donald Trump`s campaign chief
    Aug15

    Secret ledger in Ukraine lists cash for Donald Trump`s campaign chief

    On a leafy side street off Independence Square in Kyiv is an office used for years by Donald J. Trump`s campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, when he consulted for Ukraine`s ruling political party. His furniture and personal items were still there as recently as May, according to The New York Times. See also: Ex-Yanukovych adviser to lead Trump...

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Groysman demands e-declaration system be fully operating soon
    Aug15

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Groysman demands e-declaration system be fully operating soon

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has demanded that the internet-based income declaration system be fully operational as soon as possible, the Department of Information and Communication of the Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ministers told a UNIAN correspondent. ”So, the electronic declaration system started to work today, though,...

    Lavrov: Russia not interested in severing diplomatic relations with Ukraine
    Aug15

    Lavrov: Russia not interested in severing diplomatic relations with Ukraine

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said that ”no one” is interested in severing diplomatic relations with Ukraine, and it would be an extreme measure, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”I don`t think we are in a situation where somebody is interested in severing diplomatic relations. It would be an extreme measure,” Lavrov said at a...

    Germany expects investigation into Crimean events – Steinmeier
    Aug15

    Germany expects investigation into Crimean events – Steinmeier

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has said Germany expects Russia and Ukraine to investigate the recent incident in Crimea, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”In the course of our meeting we discussed Ukraine, too. It is for two years now that we have been trying to achieve a solution of that conflict within the framework of...

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