In the first six months of 2021, Ukraine’s trade increased by a quarter compared to the same period last year, according to the State Statistics Service.
Thus, exports of goods and services increased by 25.5% and amounted to 34.870 billion dollars, and imports increased by 27.6% to 34.456 billion dollars.
Thus, the positive balance of Ukraine’s foreign trade balance amounted to 413.6 million dollars. Although the first quarter recorded a negative balance of $ 1.049 billion.
The Ministry of Economy notes an increase of 45% in the first half of the year in the European Union.
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 […]
Telegram Group of businessperson Pavel Durov placed five-year convertible dollar bonds on the market for the first time and raised $ 1 billion. The bond rate was 7% per annum, Forbes reported on Monday, March 15, citing one of the executives involved in the placement. “Holders of Telegram bonds will be able to convert them […]Next
In the first quarter of 2021, the net outflow of foreign direct investment from Ukraine amounted to 301 million dollars. This was reported on the website of the National Bank. At the same time, negative reinvested earnings of $ 141 million were recorded. According to the NBU, investments in equity (excluding reinvestment of income) amount […]Next
At the end of July 2020, the dollar billionaires owned a record $ 10.2 trillion. This is evidenced by the results of a joint study by consulting and auditing company PwC and UBS Bank, published on Wednesday, October 7. The previous peak of $ 8.9 trillion was recorded in 2017. Now the number of billionaires […]Next
Recently, one of the plants of Lviv, which operates in the agricultural sector, has become bankrupt. This refers to the agricultural machinery plant “Lvovselmash” that the Commercial Court of Zaporizhia region declared a bankrupt and opened the liquidation procedure. Last month, in February, the Commercial Court of Zaporizhia region ordered the reopening of the bankruptcy […]Next
The Hong Kong administration “until further notice” canceled all orders for the purchase of coronavirus vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech, and stopped using it for vaccination in all two dozen locations in the city, according to the South China Morning Post. This happened after the distributor of the drug in the region of Fosun Pharma […]Next
According to the sources, “Gazprom”, JSC demands to annul the decision of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (AMCU) of the fine in the amount of 85.966 billion UAH through the Commercial Court of Kiev. The claim is registered in the court on April, 12. “Naftogaz of Ukraine” and “Ukrtransgaz” must be the third parties in […]Next
On June 30, 2016 the State Property Fund of Ukraine (SPF) plans to launch tender for the privatization of the 99, 6% shares of one of the country’s largest manufacturers of chemical products – Odessa Port Plant. “Carrying out of competition for the sale of stock of shares with an open offer of cost on […]Next
According to Interfax-Ukraine, the State Food and Grain Corporation of Ukraine (SFGCU) will initiate a rate decrease. The Eximbank of China issued the credit to the corporation under Ukraine state guarantees in the amount of 1,5 milliard dollars in 2012. Oleksandr Hryhorovych, the acting CEO of SFGCU said: “We work on the very important issue. […]Next
German economy in the second quarter of this year decreased by 9.7% compared with the previous three months. This is evidenced by the final data of the Federal Statistical Agency of Germany (Destatis), according to Interfax-Ukraine. It is noted that this is the most significant rate of decline since the beginning of accounting rate in […]Next
In September 2016, the Ukrainian government will open an office, which is financially supported by private equity fund for support investment from abroad. It is about WNISEF (Western NIS Enterprise Fund), which was established in 1994 with a capital of $ 150 million, for the amount, which was paid by the US government. This kind […]Next
Press service of the international financial group VTB-Ukraine has confirmed the information about the planned sale of BM Bank. According to the official statement of the company, approval of decisions on the operation are going to realize till the 1 of March 2017 year. It is also worth noting that potential investors have already received […]Next
The owner of the largest online store Rozetka.ua, Vladislav Chechetkin accused the retailer “Epicenter” which is developing a network of building supermarkets, in the non-competitive behavior and pressure on suppliers. “Epicenter” for a long time, probably two years, requires the suppliers not to sell the goods in Rozetka.ua. This solicitation sounds like: if your product […]Next
Over the past three years, the number of vacancies in the world has tripled with a four-day working week. Their number increased to 62 per 10,000. It is noted that the effectiveness of the reduced working week is also confirmed by the results of research conducted by the British think tank Autonomy. “The four-day week […]Next
The Kyiv Administrative Court of Appeal found guilty the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) in bankruptcy of the Ukrgazprombank. This is stated in the judgment from April 26 in the case N826 / 26255/15, writes UBR. The NBU actions were called “illegally inactive” by the decision. Thus, was confirmed the decision of the previous court – the District […]Next
The position of the richest man in the world, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos reached $ 199.7 billion, which is a record for a businessman. This was reported on Wednesday by Forbes magazine. The publication noted that during the trading of Amazon shares on Tuesday, the state of Bezos even exceeded the mark of $ 200 […]Next
On July 15, OPEC + countries decided at a meeting to gradually increase oil production due to improved demand. “During a meeting of the ministerial monitoring committee, both co-chairs, Russian and Saudi energy ministers Alexander Novak and Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, said that demand for oil was recovering and production could be increased, but the […]Next