Ukraine's Finance Ministry / Photo from UNIAN

Ukraine has placed $725 million through a private placement of short term notes maturing in 2019, the Ukrainian Finance Ministry said on Friday.

"This issuance is subscribed by worldwide leading investors who have reaffirmed their financial support to Ukraine, while volatile conditions continue to prevail in emerging credit markets," it said in a statement, Reuters said.

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The ministry noted that Ukrainian authorities were looking forward to the upcoming visit of the International Monetary Fund mission in Kyiv in September 6-19 to discuss recent economic developments and policies.