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 […]
On October 20, the Kyiv Art Gallery Tsekh hosted a presentation of the «Keep It Up!» project created by the artist and sculptor Yevgeny Petrov. The LDaily Business Edition became a media partner of this wonderful project, which highlights the theme of sport. The exhibition is currently open to the public and will be exhibited in the gallery until […]Next
December, 14 2015, Shell announced that after they finish the merger with the British oil company BG Group PLC, they will fire 2,800 people. The company said in report that their plans are to reduce the number of employees by 3%. Terminations will start in 2016. Earlier, Shell announced plans to cut the number of […]Next
The management of the Hungarian airline Wizz Air will close a branch in Kyiv, that has three passenger liners, if its employees do not agree to stop the union. This is stated in the statement of the European Transport Workers Federation ETF. According to the statment, the conflict began after the decision of Wizz Air […]Next
Many large Japanese companies continue to expand their presence in the international financial sector, they invest to promising companies. Major Japanese financial company Nomura Holdings acquires from Canadian Imperial Bank 41% stake of the US investment company American Century Investments. Canadian Imperial Bank acquired this piece at American Century Investments in 2011 for $ 848 […]Next
On the site of Guarantee Fund deposits of natural persons it was made public the information about getting by Fund two applications from potential contributors to get acquainted with the documentation and reports of the insolvent bank for finance of the financial institution. It is reported on its website source InVenture. Also on the site […]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
Recently, according to informed sources, the major Korean automakers Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors announced the purchase of the financial corporation Hyundai Capital from General Electric. The transaction price is generally $ 599,5 million. (Hyundai will pay $ 81,800,000 for 3% of shares, and the company Kia Motors will acquire a 20% stake for $ […]Next
The Major Trade Organization USTelecom, which represents the telecommunication companies in the United States, will speak at the court with a lawsuit, demanding for releasing it from the new “net neutrality” rules in the Internet. The new rules of the FCC equate Internet to conventional telecommunication channels and oblige providers equally apply to any traffic […]Next
In the second quarter of 2020, China’s economy grew after a historic downturn in the previous three months. This was reported by Interfax with reference to the State Statistical Office of China on Thursday, June 16. Thus, China’s GDP in April-June increased by 3.2% compared to the same period last year. The recovery was caused […]Next
According to the BBC, China has launched the world’s first 6G test satellite into space. It should demonstrate how well the experimental technology of the sixth generation network works. The satellite successfully entered orbit along with 12 other spacecraft after launching a rocket from the Taiyuan Cosmodrome in Shanxi Province. It is known that the […]Next
Federal Court of the United States filed a criminal charge to a large bank Wilmington Trust Corp. Four former heads of Wilmington Trust Corp. – David Gibson, Robert VA Harrah, William North and Kevin Rakowski are accused of fraud. Professor of the Delaware University – Charles Elson said that it would be unusual criminal proceeding […]Next
Abnormal growth in the value of bitcoin and sharp demand for it is due to the desire of investors to protect their savings from inflation, according to analysts at investment bank Deutsche Bank. Printing machines in the US and the EU will very quickly fill the economy with cheap money, with growing problems in the […]Next
Quotes of the Bed Bath & Beyond jumped from 33.47% to $ 19.99 according to the trading data. Papers are growing due to the strong report for the second quarter of 2020. The Bed Bath & Beyond chain announced the first increase in the in-store sales in almost four years. The jump in the revenue […]Next
If re-rigid quarantine is introduced, the Ukrainian economy will lose three times less than during the spring lockdown. This was stated on ICTV by the adviser to the head of the President’s Office Tymofiy Milovanov. According to him, the second lockdown will be easier, because during this time the economy has adapted to the conditions […]Next
World oil prices of reference brands continue to rise on the news of the victory of the Democratic candidate Joe Biden in the US presidential election and information on the success of tests of the vaccine from COVID-19 of the American company Pfizer Inc. and German BioNTech. This is evidenced by trading data on Wednesday, […]Next
The ED&F Man Ukraine company plans to invest another $ 10 million in a sugar refinery in the Mykolaiv region and expand its land bank to 45-50 thousand Ha. The previous investments of the company in the mentioned plant consisted about $ 30 million. This was announced by the Director of ED&F Man Ukraine – […]Next