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 believe Ukraine is violating its liabilities under the DPL loan agreement. This threatens all the bank’s projects with Ukraine. In general, we talk about $ 2.23 billion,” Marchenko said.
According to him, Ukrainian authorities risk losing two IMF tranches of $ 700 million this year, as well as a € 600 million loan from the EU and $ 350 million from the World Bank due to the decision of the Constitutional Court.
Moreover, the Ukrainian government may not receive another $ 1.5 billion from the IMF, € 600 million from the EU and $ 350 million from the World Bank in 2021.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted in the first reading the draft law №3637 on virtual assets. LIGA.net reports, 230 people’s deputies voted for this document. According to the explanatory note, the market for virtual assets in Ukraine has been already formed and has existed for about five years, but it is completely outside the […]
The Kyiv shipyard Kuznya na Rybalskomu (Ukrainian: “Кузня на Рибальському”) has returned to the state budget more than 300 million UAH, which the Ministry of Finance had previously paid on the company’s debts. It is noted that in 2017 the government provided state guarantees for a plant loan from Ukreximbank. The credit line allowed to […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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The State Administration of Market Control on Saturday, April 10, announced a fine of 18.22 billion yuan ($ 2.78 billion) from Alibaba for antitrust violations. This is stated in a statement published on the regulator’s website. “Impose a fine of 4% of the company’s domestic sales for 2019 of 455.712 billion yuan, which is a […]Next
Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted in the first reading a bill needed to start privatization. It is envisaged that buyers cannot be legal entities, and related to them persons who registered in countries recognized by the Verkhovna Rada as aggressors. It is not allowed to participate in the privatization the representatives of countries with sanctions. […]Next
Chinese yuan in the next ten years could become the third global reserve currency after the dollar and euro. Such conclusion was reached by analysts of Morgan Stanley, writes CNBC. The growth of investment in the Chinese economy is called to be the reason for the increase in demand for the yuan. Currently, it accounts […]Next
In 2020, corruption caused JSC Ukrzaliznytsia 8 billion hryvnias in losses. The head of the Temporary Investigation Commission of the Verkhovna Rada on UZ Yulia Hryshyna with reference to NABU data announced this. “NABU has carried out significant analytical work on Ukrzaliznytsia’s procurement. Detectives estimated Ukrzaliznytsia’s losses from corruption in procurement at UAH 8 billion […]Next
Company Guild Esports of David Beckham, specializing in cybersport, announced plans to place its shares on the London Stock Exchange in the autumn of 2020. During the IPO, the company expects to raise 20 million pounds ($ 25.86 million). It is estimated that it will be valued at 50 million pounds. The resulting funds Guild […]Next
The Teva Ukraine company is the part of the Teva Corporation, the leading international pharmaceutical company specializing in the development, manufacture and marketing of generic and original medicines. The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine gave the permission for concerted action in the form of fulfillment of the conditions contained in Articles 9.6 and 9.12 of the […]Next
One of the largest supermarkets in the USA – Whole Foods was in the midst of a large-scale scandal. As a result, a spot check of stores, which was produced by regulatory agencies in New York, was found mismatch on the price tags of products, a total of 80 items. For various purchases that were […]Next
Representatives of the House of Representatives and the US Senate have agreed to include additional sanctions against Russia’s Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline. The sanctions will be included in the US State Defense Act for 2021.This was reported by Bloomberg. The sanctions will affect insurance and certification companies working with Russian courts to complete the project. […]Next
In France, the government has unveiled a draft plan to restart the 100 billion-euro economy amid a crisis over the coronavirus pandemic. This was reported by BFMTV on Thursday, September 3. The document was released by the Prime Minister Jean Castex after months of consultations with economists, trade unions and other stakeholders. This economic aid […]Next
The Agricultural company “Volyn-Grain-Produkt” built a seed plant for the production of the soybean seeds, peas, wheat and barley. The official opening of the company is planned this year. This was said to the Latifundist.com by the founder of the company, Evgenyi Dudka. According to him, the company has tentatively made for themselves the soybean […]Next
The German publishing holding Axel Springer will purchase the Politico policy site. This was reported by the press service of Axel Springer. The holding has signed an agreement with the founder and publisher of Politico, Robert Allbritton, to acquire the American company Politico and the news website Protocol, which specializes in the technology sector. The […]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
Residents of the United States spent a record $ 9 billion on shopping in online stores on “Black Friday” – a day of big sales, which follows Thanksgiving celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November. This was reported by the Associated Press, citing data from Adobe Analytics, which analyzes information from 80 of the 100 […]Next
Intellias, a global software engineering and digital consulting company, has announced the completion of its acquisition of Digitally Inspired, a fast growing, UK based peer, focusing on the Retail and eCommerce industry. “I am delighted to welcome the Digitally Inspired team to Intellias. It is symbolic that Intellias’ twentieth anniversary coincided with signing an agreement […]Next
Taxi service Uber Technologies Inc. wants to sell the part of its stake in the Chinese taxi ordering service Didi Chuxing worth $ 6.3 billion, writes Bloomberg agency. According to sources, Uber is negotiating the sale of shares in Didi with Japanese company SoftBank Group, which is the major shareholder in both companies. “Although various […]Next
Sales of state-owned distilleries will begin in mid-September. This was reported by Acting Director of the state concern Ukrspirt Serhiy Bleskun on the social network. For professionals in the alcohol industry, privatization does not mean loss of jobs, but rather – new career opportunities, he highlighted. “We have already submitted proposals for 25 of Ukrspirt’s […]Next