The increase of the minimum wage in Ukraine from UAH 5,000 to UAH 6,500 in 2021 may increase the state budget deficit to more than 6% of gross domestic product. This is stated in the economic review of the World Bank.
In addition, the increase in the minimum wage will increase the overall need to finance the expenditure side of the state budget to more than 13% of GDP.
Risks for Ukraine are associated with significant financing needs, with the need for payments on the public debt in 2021 and 2022 will exceed 7% of GDP, according to the World Bank estimates.
At the same time, Ukraine expects to receive $ 2.9 billion in additional official financing from the IMF, WB and EU by the end of this year. If they are delayed, the government will have to limit spending or borrow more domestically, the World Bank said.
The decision of the Constitutional Court violates Ukraine’s obligations to Western creditors. This was reported by the Ministry of Finance with reference to the statement of the head of the department Serhiy Marchenko. He addressed to the assessments of the World Bank management regarding the decision of the Constitutional Court on the officials’ e-declarations. “They […]
The European Union has expressed its readiness to help Ukraine to gain access to the coronavirus vaccine. This is stated in a statement following the summit, the text of which was published on Monday, October 6, on the website of the European Pravda. The parties agreed that a pandemic threatens the entire world and its […]
The IMF said that the continuation of Ukraine’s financial support program depends on the independence of NABU, SAP and HACCUkraine. This was stated by the representative of the International Monetary Fund Jerry Rice, on September 10 in Washington. “I can say that the creation of an effective anti-corruption base for Ukraine has been a crucial […]
The world economy is on the road to recovery amid the pandemic COVID-19, however, the final completion of the corona crisis is possible only in the case of mass use of the vaccine. This was stated by IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva and Chief Economist of Fund Gita Gopinath in their joint paper of the magazine […]
Shares of Amazon, which rose by 73.8% since the beginning of the year (more than the growth of Apple, Microsoft, Google and Facebook), fell 2% after closing trading on Thursday, when the company released a report for the 3rd quarter, which ended September 30. Amazon set a new revenue record, e-commerce increased sales by 57% […]Next
LDaily prepared the short overview of latest news in the sphere of business and finance for last week for the readers. If you missed something, it would a good opportunity to correct it. 1. Yaroslav Gregirchak: «Ukraine has to look as a competitive option for investment in the “supermarket” of national jurisdiction» A shoppy talk […]Next
Shares of Johnson & Johnson rose by 0.68% on Thursday, ahead of the growth of the S&P 500 index by 0.32% after as the company announced that it plans to begin the final phase of a clinical trial of its COVID-19 vaccine in September. Shares of J&J recovered after losses in February and March and […]Next
On October 7, 2016, the protest action was organised by Council of lawyers of the Kyiv city and Lawyers Council of Kiev region took place in Kyiv. Though this action will take place under walls of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. However, the problems to which lawyers will pay attention, don’t concern people’s deputies. It […]Next
The US stock market came out in the plus on Monday, сontinuing to rise in the previous two sessions, while the S & P 500 and Nasdaq updated a high record due to the investor`s optimism about the prospects of treatment of coronavirus infection COVID-19. The news that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) […]Next
In the following days, the Japanese telecommunications holding Softbank intends to sell the large British manufacturer of microprocessors Arm Holdings to one of the world`s leaders in the production of graphics processors, chipsets and software, the American company Nvidia. The deal will be approximately of $ 40 billion. According to the Financial Times, the deal […]Next
The rating agency IBI-Rating and the Ukrainian credit rating agency (UCRA) announced a merger. Both companies have the status of authorized rating agencies of the National Commission on Securities and Stock Market of Ukraine and are engaged in the business on the credit rating according to the National Rating Scale. It is reported by the […]Next
American Walmart announced its decision to join Microsoft and to participate together in the struggle for the acquisition of Chinese business TikTok in USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. “The way, how TikTok has integrated e-commerce and advertising capabilities in other markets, will be a clear advantage for creators and users in the particular markets,” […]Next
Ministry of Economic Development of Ukraine considers as unacceptable any use of force in the enterprise and expresses its intention to be protected within the framework of the law. Ministry of Economic Development has announced an attempt to raider seizure of state enterprise “Electrotyazhmash” plant”(Kharkiv). This was reported by the press service of the Office. […]Next
The vaccine, developed by biotechnology company Moderna, is effective in 94.5% of cases. This result was shown by the intermediate results of the third phase of clinical trials, the company said. On this news, Moderna shares went up. In the pre-market, the company’s quoting rose by more than 18%, rising above $ 105 per share. […]Next
Last year, Ukraine’s economy shrank by 4%, while the Cabinet of Ministers expected a decline of 4.8%. Data from the State Statistics Service show this. According to the Ministry of Economy, Ukraine’s GDP decreased by 4.2% in 2020. The fall in GDP last year was the first in five years. According to the State Statistics […]Next
Airbus has published detailed information of three conceptual of the passenger`s plane called ZEROe with hydrogen fuel, stating that it can be put into operation by 2035. The three aircraft differ in size and design, one will have a range of more than 2,000 nautical miles and the ability to carry from 120 to 200 […]Next
LDaily has prepared for the readers the short overview of latest news in the sphere of business and finance for last week. If you missed something, you would have a good opportunity to correct it. 1.Trump won: the companies begin to take out assets abroad By the last calculations, Donald Trump has won in […]Next
Business assessments of economic growth in Ukraine have improved for the first time since the first quarter of 2020 – the index of business expectations of enterprises returned to a positive value of 108.4%. This is evidenced by the results of a survey of company executives conducted by the National Bank of Ukraine in the […]Next
The new Ukrainian low-cost carrier Bees Airline registered its first two aircraft in Ukraine – a Boeing 737-800. “This is a Boeing 737-800 with flight numbers of the Ukrainian register UR-UBA and UR-UBB. The State Aviation Service issued registration certificates for them on February 22 and 23, 2021,” the statement reads. It is noted that […]Next
Ukrainian company Blynk, which develops software for creating its own IoT-applications, announced a contract with a major manufacturer of Electronics – SparkFun. In collaboration was created the product SparkFun Blynk Board. Blynk also entered the start package of the SparkFun IoT Starter Kit with Blynk. The fact that the startup conducts negotiations with a major […]Next