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 […]
For the year 2016, much has changed in Ukraine’s legal system as well. By the representatives of the Ukrainian government was done an extensive work in the field of reform of the current legislation. December, 30 is the perfect time to take stock of this work. We decided to focus on the innovations that are […]Next
During his visit to Kyiv, French Minister of Economy, Finance and Reconstruction Bruno Le Mer will sign four strategic intergovernmental agreements worth a total of 1.3 billion euros. He said this in an interview with Interfax-Ukraine. “During my visit, France will sign four strategic intergovernmental agreements with Ukraine totaling 1.3 billion euros. This is very […]Next
After the closure of the Russian market, Milkiland determined priority markets of the European Union, the Middle East and China. CEO of the company Anatoly Yurkevich said it in an interview with “Business.” “We see a very simple way out of this situation: work in the domestic market, beginning to develop and manufacture products for […]Next
Deutsche Lufthansa reported that it suffered a loss of 1.97 billion euros in the third quarter of 2020 against a net profit of 1.15 billion euros a year earlier. The carrier’s revenue fell by 74% to 2.66 billion euros from 10.11 billion euros a year earlier. Adjusted loss before tax and interest payments (EBIT) was […]Next
Saudi Arabian State Oil Company Saudi Arabian Oil Co. (Saudi Aramco) is negotiating the sale of up to 49% of its pipeline assets to a consortium of American, Chinese and local investors, writes The Wall Street Journal, citing informed sources. According to sources, the amount of the transaction could range from $ 10 billion to […]Next
The deal on the absorption by the US company Liberty Media group of companies Formula 1 is currently closed. Liberty Media has confirmed the completion of the absorption of the prestigious auto-racing Formula 1, and said that a new CEO position will head Chase Kerry. He succeeds his predecessor, Bernie Ecclestone. It became known from […]Next
British airline Virgin Atlantic Airways, which has assets and leading business, including in the United States, 49% of which belongs to the American Delta Airlines, filed a claim for bankruptcy protection in the Southern District of New York. Chapter 15 of the US Bankruptcy Code: “Law on Prevention of Abuse in Bankruptcy and Consumer Protection” […]Next
Recently in a world of M&A another significant deal was concluded. The CMA CGM French company, that occupies the third place in the world and specializes in the sphere of container shipping concluded the deal with Singapore shipping company Neptune Orient Lines (NOL), which incurs losses for the last several years. The agreement is valued […]Next
Shares of Pfizer decreased by 3.2% since the beginning of the year, fell by 1.65% on Tuesday after the company announced the results of the third quarter, which ended on September 30. Pfizer reported a 4% drop in earnings per share (compared to the same quarter in 2019) to $ 0.72, but this was slightly […]Next
In Ukraine this year can begin flow the investment from Korea and China. It became known from the message of the investment portal InVenture. This development scenario is possible with the signing of an agreement on free trade zone with China. About potential investment operations notified Oleh Ustenko – Executive Director of the company, which […]Next
French entrepreneur plans to open the first Ukrainian truffle farm in Kharkiv region. Edouard Henon,the owner of the oldest in Bordeaux truffle plantation, plans to organise a truffle farm in the territory of the regional Kharkiv park landscape .He is sure that all conditions, necessary for the cultivation of a delicacy, are in the Kharkiv […]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
BMW has agreed to pay 18 million dollars fine for distortion of sales data for five years. About it with reference to the Commission on securities and stock exchanges of the USA. According to the commission, from 2015 to 2019, BMW maintained a reserve of unaccounted for car retail sales, which it used to achieve […]Next
Deutsche Bank was able to resolve the conflict with the US regulator, agreeing with the charges of tax evasion and taking on the obligation to pay a fine in the amount of $ 95 million. It is reported by financial portal MinFin with reference to the foreign sources. In a statement, the bank’s press secretary […]Next
Continuing a topic of the relations correct registration between investors and the builder we continue to inform about legal niceties of such relations possible options registration within a “Construction scam”special project. We have already said about how to arrange the agreement of share participation, the purchase and sale provisional agreement. Today it will be an […]Next
According to Segodnya.ua, EX.UA has declared the domain sale for 1 million dollars in connection with the termination of work since 1st of December 2016. There is reported on the website: “We notify that the most expensive UANET domain is sold. The EX.UA domain price is 1 million dollars. 100% of proceeds will be spent for […]Next