Ukraine: airports passenger flow up in January-February 2018

In January-February the number of passengers carried by Ukrainian airlines rose by 8.8% YoY, and the passenger traffic flow through Ukrainian airports increased by 19.3%, according to the State Aviation Service of Ukraine. “In January-February the volume of passenger-carrying operations of Ukrainian airlines increased by 8.8% and totaled 1,344.4 thousand people. The volume of international…

Ukraine: vehicle production up in February 2018

In February Ukrainian plants manufactured 721 motor vehicles, up almost 2-fold YoY, the Ukrainian Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association, UkrAutoProm reported. The largest share of motor vehicle production was made up by cars, which totaled 606 unit (all manufactured by ZAO Eurocar: up by 134% YoY and by 26.5% MoM). Also, in February 35 trucks were…

Ukraine: financing of solar power plants construction in Vinnytsia region by EBRD another step to country’s energy independence

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has expressed gratitude to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for organizing the financing of EUR 25.9 million for construction of solar power plants with a capacity of almost 34 MW in Vinnytsia region. “The EBRD has allocated EUR 25.9 million for construction of three solar power plants in…

Ukraine: trade with Finland growing

Trade between Ukraine and Finland has increased by 17%, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has said. He stated this at a joint briefing with Finnish Foreign Minister Timo Soini. “Our turnover has grown by 17%,” Klimkin said. In addition, he said that a meeting of the joint Ukrainian-Finnish commission on trade and economic cooperation was…

Ukraine: payments to consolidated budget in Vinnytsia region up in January-February 2018

Vinnytsia region transferred UAH 1.966 billion to the consolidated budget in January-February, according to the department of information activities and communication with public at Vinnytsia Regional State Administration. “The contribution of Vinnytsia region to the consolidated budget exceeded UAH 1.966 billion in January-February. The general sum of budget payments transferred over this period is UAH…

Ukraine: state debt down in January 2018

The aggregate state (direct) and state-guaranteed debt of Ukraine in January decreased by 0.25%, or by $190 million, to $76.11 billion, according to the website of the Ministry of Finance. In the national currency the state debt decreased by 0.46%, or by UAH 9.82 billion, to UAH 2.132 trillion. According to the report, public debt…

Ukraine: EBRD supports strategy for state-owned banks

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Ukraine’s largest international investor, supports the Ukrainian government’s updated strategy for reforming the country’s state-owned banks. EBRD’s Country Director for Ukraine Sevki Acuner said that the strategy had been developed in the form of a general debate, which resulted in a very clear-cut strategy with the clear…