Ukraine in the first half of 2017 implemented 415 international technical assistance projects worth a total of $5.32 billion, the press service of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade reported.
The major donors of technical assistance remained the U.S. with 104 projects worth $1.5 billion, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development with 39 projects at $671.1 million, and the European Union with 139 projects worth a total of $326.5 million, according to the ministry.
Among the largest donors is also Germany with 26 projects worth $206.9 million, Canada with 20 projects at $150.3 million, and Japan with seven projects worth $20.9 million.
21% of financing has been allocated for the national security and defense sector, 21% – for nuclear security (excluding the Chornobyl Fund). (UNIAN/Business World Magazine)