Ukraine: MHP poultry exports up in H1 2019

During the first half of 2019, MHP poultry exports increased by 43% YoY and reached 190.5 thousand tons. “MHP continued to follow a strategy of both geographic diversification and of a product mix optimization building-up the export volumes of chicken meat across the MENA, the EU, Africa and Asia. Total poultry exports in H1 constituted…

Ukraine: state budget receives over UAH 131 billion in revenues from single social contribution in H1 2019

Revenues from single social contribution totaling UAH 131.4 billion were transferred to the state budget in the first half of 2019, according to the data provided by the State Fiscal Service. “In January-June revenues from the single social contribution for compulsory state social insurance totaled UAH 131.4 billion, up by UAH 23.6 billion or by…

Ukraine: local budgets revenue up in H1 2019

Receipts of own revenues of the local budgets’ general fund in January-June increased to UAH 128.8 billion ($4.99 billion), which is 19.6%, or UAH 21.1 billion ($817 million) over the amount for the same period of 2018. That’s according to Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Public Utilities of Ukraine Hennady…

Ukraine: National Bank registers new payment system

The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has registered a new domestic payment system, the central bank’s press service has reported. “The National Bank of Ukraine agreed the rules and registered the domestic payment system Lime Money,” the report says. The payment organization of the domestic payment system Lime Money is Smart Finexpert LLC (Mykolaiv). Lime…

Ukraine: exports to Canada up in Q1 2019

In the first quarter of 2019, exports of Ukrainian goods and services to Canada amounted to $41.9 million, up by 48.8% YoY, the press service of the Economic Development and Trade Ministry wrote on Twitter. In particular, over the reporting period, Ukraine’s exports of goods to Canada made up $27.2 million, up by 62.4%. The…

Ukraine: conditions to boost economic growth named

First Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine, Minister of Economic Development and Trade Stepan Kubiv says Ukraine demonstrates strong economic growth, but to significantly accelerate its pace, the government should ensure the opening and liberalization of markets for the entry of private capital in a number of key sectors. “For economic growth to be more dynamic,…

Ukraine: UIA launches combined aircraft + bus service

On July 1 Ukraine International Airlines in cooperation with JSC “Atass-Borispol” launched intermodal transportation between Vinnytsia and Boryspil International Airport. Through tickets are available on UIA website, at UIA ticket offices, and authorized travel agencies. The UIA combined services connecting Vinnytsia and Kyiv are operated daily on Neoplan buses. Buses depart from Terminal D, Boryspil…

Ukraine: Lviv International Airport passenger flow on international flights up in June 2019

Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport serviced 227.4 thousand passengers in June, up by 30.8% YoY, according to a report posted on the airport’s official Facebook page. In June the number of passengers serviced on international flights totaled 208.8 thousand (+34.9%), and on domestic flights – 18.6 thousand (-2.1%). The number of flights over the reporting…

Ukraine: NBU chooses 14 systemically important banks

The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has identified 14 systemically important banks in accordance with the updated methodology, the central bank’s press service has reported. “The National Bank has determined the list of systemically important banks in accordance with the updated methodology. The new methodology has significantly expanded the number of such banks,” reads the…

Ukraine: national debt down in May 2019

The volume of public and publicly guaranteed debt of Ukraine in May decreased in dollar terms by $1.44 billion, or by 1.8%, to $78.4 billion, the Ministry of Finance reports. In the hryvnia equivalent, public debt for the said period was down by UAH 18.36 billion, or by 0.9%, to UAH 2.106 trillion. According to…