International Monetary Fund

Fighting corruption, Ukraine starts to judge its judges

Ukrainian judge Artur Yemelianov has acknowledged in an online declaration that he owns a Breguet watch worth nearly a third of his annual salary and keeps piles of cash. On Jan. 12 he was suspended for three months after prosecutors opened a

Ukraine News Today Apr. 18, 2017: Deficit of Ukraine’s foreign trade in goods up to $336.5 mln in Feb 2017; Ukraine ranked 88th in The Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2017; IMF offers recipe for Ukraine’s pension system

Deficit of Ukraine's foreign trade in goods up to $336.5 mln in Feb 2017 The deficit of Ukraine's foreign trade in goods in February 2017 was $336.5 million, while in the previous month $86.7 million, the State Statistics Service has said, according to

Breaking News: Letter Explodes at International Monetary Fund Offices in Paris

A letter exploded when it was opened at the International Monetary Fund offices in central Paris, injuring one person in the face, reports with reference to The Guardian. Police said there had been telephone threats against the IMF but it was not

“Harsh” IMF’s love: Pension reform, open land market, abolition of simplified taxation – Ukrainska Pravda

The International Monetary Fund has put forward strict requirements Ukraine has to fulfill if the country wants to continue cooperation with the Fund, according to Ukrainska Pravda. It is necessary to raise the retirement age, reduce the number of state employees, to

IMF mission starts working in Ukraine

On May 10, the mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Ron van Ruden arrived in Kyiv, according to the Ukrainian Ministry of Finance, reports with reference to UA Today. The experts will hold meetings with authorities to discuss

IMF forecasts Ukraine’s GDP growth in 2016

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has retained its forecast for Ukraine's economy growth in 2016 at 1.5% and in 2017 at 2.5%, according to an economic survey of the central and southern states of Eastern Europe (CEE Outlook), Interfax-Ukraine reports. "The positive

Ukrainian Cabinet to increase gas tariffs for households to 100% of market price

The increase of gas tariffs was initially scheduled for April 1, 2016, and was supposed to reach 75% of parity, but it was postponed for a month, reports with reference to UNIAN. In fact, by increasing the tariffs to 100%, the

Ukraine may get $1.7 bln IMF tranche by July – First Vice-Premier

First Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Serhiy Kubiv says that Ukraine hopes to complete talks with its key lenders, the International Monetary Fund, on the second review of the Extended Fund Facility program and receive the third tranche worth about $1.7 billion

Ukraine’s finance minister: IMF to provide tranche but date unknown

Ukraine continues working on the text of the memorandum on the economic and financial policy of the country to receive a new tranche under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), although the concrete date of sending it

Ukrainian President and IMF Chief agreed on elaboration of roadmap for reforms

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a phone conversation with Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday evening, reports with reference to the Presidential press service. President Poroshenko emphasized that Ukraine would continue reforms despite the