Ukraine: state debt up in January-November 2019

Ukraine’s state and government-guaranteed debt grew by 5.8% YoY, or by $4.5 billion, in January-November, to $82.8 billion. The country’s debt in the hryvnia equivalent shrank by 8.2%, or by $177.7 billion, to UAH 1.991 trillion, Ukraine’s Finance Ministry said on its website. State debt in November rose by 1.2% in the dollar equivalent, whereas…

Ukraine: 23 regions 100% provided with heat supply

As of December 23, 23 regions of Ukraine have been 100% connected to the winter heating system, according to the Ministry for Communities and Territories Development. “According to the regional and Kyiv city state administrations, 23 regions and the city of Kyiv were 100% provided with central heating,” the report says. In Svitlovodsk, Kirovohrad region,…

Ukraine: economic growth down in Q3 2019

The State Statistics Service of Ukraine has lowered the estimate of real GDP growth in the third quarter to 4.1% in annual terms from 4.2% announced earlier. The estimate of growth compared with the previous quarter, taking into account the seasonal factor, has deteriorated to 0.6% from 0.7%, according to the report. The agency says…

Ukraine: UAH 5 coins put into circulation

On December 20 the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) put into circulation new UAH 50 banknotes, as well as UAH 5 coins that would gradually replace the relevant paper banknotes, the press service of the central bank wrote on its official Facebook page. “First of all, the National Bank intends to put into circulation 5…