The World Bank will provide Ukraine with a second tranche of $ 350 million, but subject to certain conditions. WB Vice President for Europe and Central Asia Anna Bjerde told Interfax-Ukraine what exactly is expected from Kyiv.
“The prospects for the second tranche of the Economic Recovery Development Policy Loan depend on maintaining an adequate macroeconomic framework. They also depend on the adoption of the necessary legislation that will establish the appropriate institutional framework for the newly opened land market, especially the law to help small and medium-sized farmers gain access to finance, “she said.
Bjerde stressed the importance of opening up the land market, but warned that its implementation would require much more effort. In particular, she said, access to credit for small farmers should be simplified.
“Successful implementation of land reform is an important chance to give impetus to Ukraine’s economic growth in the future,” Bjerde said.
SoftServe is expanding its presence and opening new office spaces in four cities — Vinnytsia, Khmelnytskyi, Uzhhorod, and Odesa. They are available for 250 people working in these regions as well as other employees. The coworking in Vinnytsia where SoftServe has around 50 employees is already fully operating. Odesa is the next — office space […]
COMBINE ROAD AND COMFORT Shell is launching a new coffee brand Shell Café all over Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) (to replace […]
Radisson Hotel Group is proud to be the world’s first hotel group to make all meetings and events across 400+ hotels in its EMEA portfolio carbon negative. For every event taking place at its participating hotels, Radisson Hotel Group will offset double the carbon footprint, to ensure that every meeting has a positive impact on […]
During trading on Monday, October 11, the price of a barrel of Brent oil rose by 2% to $ 84.01. She reached this mark for the first time since October 2018. US WTI oil rose by $ 1.62 to $ 81.3 – the highest price since 2014, according to Reuters. It is noted that Brent […]
The agreement on a single corporate tax rate of at least 15 percent was signed by 136 states, which account for more than 90 percent of world GDP. The agreement is aimed at combating tax evasion by international corporations. The initiative was also signed by countries that were initially opposed to tax reform, such as […]
The savings of Ukrainian citizens outside the banking system are estimated at $ 30-35 billion. This estimate was given by the chairman of the National Bank Kyrylo Shevchenko during the Kyiv Economic Forum. There are different estimates of the “gray” economy. We in the National Bank believe that this is up to 30% of GDP. […]
During the week, the National Bank of Ukraine bought $ 228 million on the interbank foreign exchange market. At the same time, the central bank did not sell currency on the interbank market. So the NBU continued to buy currency on the interbank market, the bank increased it compared to last week ($ 15 million) […]
The new Tesla factory in Berlin may release the first electric cars next month. CEO Elon Musk stated this. Speaking at the plant, Musk said he hoped to get the green light to begin production in the coming weeks. The last consultation on public concern about the plant ends on October 14, after which the […]
Ukraine can start production of small modular reactors (MMR). Negotiations are underway between the Ministry of Energy and the Czech concern Witkowitz, according to the press service of the agency on Facebook. So far, the parties have agreed to exchange information and set up a working group to further work on the issue. Deputy Minister […]Next
This year, the state enterprise Antonov is preparing an order for four An-74 aircraft. Deputy Prime Minister – Minister for Strategic Industries Oleg Urusky, stated this. “In order for our aviation industry to function properly, we must talk about dozens of orders. In addition, this year we are preparing an order for four An-74 aircraft. […]Next
In Ukraine, land belongs to citizens only within the limits allowed not by the law but the authorities, and the problem of ownership is inherited from the totalitarian times. By the way, the moratorium on selling land operates in Venezuela, Congo, Tajikistan, North Korea, and Cuba, in addition to our country… Law and Practice Neither the Verkhovna Rada nor the Constitutional […]Next
Shares continue to fall in the Chinese stock market. Two major Chinese exchanges experienced a sharp decline in prices. One reason for this is the fact of fraud in the local exchange market. It will be recalled that, that the employees of the two major Chinese exchanges in the summer of 2015 are under investigation. […]Next
Apple Inc. for the first time in 2016 ranked first in the list of most valuable brands in the world. Brand Finance analysts estimated the company at $ 263.4 billion. Amazon ($ 254.2 billion) is second in the annual Brand Finance Global 500 ranking, followed by Google ($ 191.2 billion). The top ten most expensive […]Next
The US company, which produces seeds, has signed a licensing agreement with a major seed company about production and sale of sunflower seeds in Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Georgia and Kazakhstan. The press service of the company officially announced about this. The americans want to make only two varieties of sunflower seeds in Ukraine. Although, […]Next
Net profit of one of the largest financial corporations in the world Citigroup Inc. in January-September 2020 fell twice, compared to the same period in 2019 to $ 7.068 billion, follows from the reporting of the corporation. Adjusted earnings per share were $ 2.97 against $ 5.89 a year earlier. The financial giant’s revenue for […]Next
President of the United States Donald Trump is studying the issue of prohibition of Chinese company Alibaba in the US. “Well, yes. We study and other things” – quotes his words the portal. In such way Trump answered for the question of whether the government does not intend to ban the work of other major […]Next
The National Commission for the State Regulation of Communication and Informatization has reduced the inter-operator tariff. The NCCIR press service reports. From July 1, 2021, market participants will pay 7 kopecks per minute of outgoing call for a local call and 10 kopecks for long distance. Moreover, from January 1, 2022, rates will reduce to […]Next
The largest manufacturer of equipment for laboratory research Thermo Fisher, conclude a purchase deal to buy the Affymetrix company, which develops integrated solutions for genetic researches, for $ 1.3 billion cash. Following the announcement of the transaction, shares of the Affymetrix company sharply increased in price by 50%. Currently, Thermo Fisher estimates Affymetrix estimates at […]Next
The TAS-Agro company plans to increase its land bank from 95 to 150 thous. Ha. The company is interested in areas in the northern part of Ukraine. This was announced by the investment chief of the TAS Group company – Anton Kernasovskyi, – says delo.ua. According to him, he does not know exactly when and […]Next
Apple Inc, according to a lawsuit filed by Epic Games Inc., must allow mobile app developers to redirect users to alternative resources to pay for services in the App Store. The Wall Street Journal reported this. A 30% commission is now charged on each purchase. Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers concluded that Apple’s practice was uncompetitive […]Next
Recently, foreign automobile corporations are increasingly exposed to multi-million dollar fines from regulators. The reason is negligence of manufacturers who violate the road safety legislation at the stage of cars’ production. Scandals accompanied by multi-million dollar fines recently occurred in companies BMW, Volkswagen, and Fiat Chrysler, which subjected the charges from the regulatory authorities for […]Next
Naftogaz states that in the first quarter of 2021 they received a net profit of UAH 12.6 billion against UAH 3.2 billion a year earlier. The group’s CFO Petrus van Drill said so. “I am pleased to announce that the net profit in the first quarter of 2021 is UAH 12.6 billion (unaudited preliminary result, […]Next
Re-arrest of Gulliver, the appointment to the post of Privatbank a foreign financier and the return of the tax police: events that you need to know. LDaily: only what is really worth your attention. Gulliver: “… there is no base for court decision on the arrest of the property “ Ukrainian media notified again about […]Next
One of the biggest Ukrainian trade and industrial groups Fozzy Group, which is a part of PJSC Holding Invest (Kyiv), has received permission from the Antimonopoly Committee for the purchase of Boguslavskii zavod prodtovariv (Kyiv region, city Bohuslav) and a plant for fish processing Vohni hestii (legal address – Kyiv, physical address – Zhytomyr). This […]Next