Ukraine&#39;s GDP grew by 2.5% Photo from UNIAN The State Statistics Service of Ukraine says the growth of Ukraine&#39;s real GDP is better than projected. In particular, the growth of real GDP in Ukraine in the first quarter of 2019 year-over-year was 2.5%, though it slowed down from 3.5% a quarter earlier, but it was higher than the previously published estimate of a 2.2% growth, the service said on its website. Read alsoUkraine to get additional US$72 bln GDP in decade due to energy reform – expert Compared with the previous quarter, real GDP growth is 0.3%, taking into account the seasonal factor, which is also better than a previous estimate of 0.2%. Nominal GDP in the first quarter amounted to UAH 807.8 billion, or US$30.7 billion, and GDP per capita was UAH 19,179, or US$728. UNIAN memo. According to the State Statistics Service of Ukraine, real GDP growth in Ukraine in 2018 accelerated to 3.3% from 2.5% in 2017 and became the highest indicator in the past seven years. Ukraine&#39;s national budget for 2019 is based on the government&#39;s macroeconomic forecast for a 3% increase in real GDP. The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank predict a 2.7% growth in Ukraine&#39;s economy this year.