Almost half of surveyed Ukrainians expect economic slide Two-thirds of Ukrainians note a worsening economic situation over the past six months.
11:00, 03 July 2020
World Bank: COVID-19 to plunge global economy into worst recession since World War 2 According to World Bank forecasts, the global economy will shrink by 5.2% this year.
12:00, 09 June 2020
Kyiv Sikorsky Airport facing bankruptcy amid COVID-19 without state support Prior to the lockdown, the airport served 100,000 passengers per month.
17:58, 25 May 2020
Three-quarters of Ukrainian enterprises continue to operate amid COVID-19 lockdown – poll If the crisis continues, 36% of enterprises will be forced to lay off employees.
19:10, 18 May 2020
PM Shmyhal names one of causes behind crisis in Ukraine's electricity market Imbalances on the market forced the government to negotiate with investors in renewables.
13:00, 13 May 2020
Zelensky proposes "payment holidays" for small and micro businesses Ukraine's government has allocated US$223.7 million from the Anti-Coronavirus Fund to help people who have lost their jobs amid the quarantine.
21:55, 11 May 2020
Ukraine ready to join G20 discussions on global food security – economy minister The official says farm produce should be exported with due regard to food security within the country.
15:40, 06 May 2020
PM Shmyhal: Cabinet's key task to balance energy market, ensure its stability Actions of the authorities must be prompt, effective and concerted.
13:20, 30 April 2020
National bank tells of rough crisis scenario for Ukraine At the same time, if Ukraine strikes a new deal with the IMF, the regulator expects no sharp drop in the country's economy.
23:50, 09 April 2020
Coronavirus crisis to drag Ukraine's economy down, World Bank says GDP in 2020 could drop by 3.5%.
22:40, 09 April 2020
Coronavirus crisis: economy ministry estimates potential GDP drop Unemployment may rise to 9.4%, minister suggests.
20:40, 08 April 2020
Ex-ambassadors' op-ed on NPR: The Coronavirus crisis presents an opportunity to end war in Ukraine They say the spreading coronavirus and collapsing oil prices weigh increasingly on the Kremlin.
14:56, 07 April 2020
Coronavirus greatest test since World War Two, says UN chief – BBC It could bring a recession "that probably has no parallel in the recent past".
09:40, 01 April 2020
Expert says coronavirus crisis aftermath in Ukraine may reach scale of Great Depression The current situation requires extraordinary solutions, he added.
18:00, 27 March 2020
Experts explain how Ukraine economy could survive COVID-19 quarantine with low losses To this end, the government must do its outmost to maintain economic activity.
13:40, 24 March 2020
Ukraine's PM estimates bailout fund at about US$7 bln He says the country is in a better shape than it was when the 2008-2009 crisis began.
12:40, 24 March 2020
PM Shmyhal says Ukraine should brace for economic crisis He has ordered to develop several scenarios to ensure that quick countermeasures could be taken for all of them.
14:20, 18 March 2020
Ukraine's new economy minister outlines first steps in office to respond to looming crisis One of the priorities is to set up a fundamentally comfortable environment for Ukrainian businesses.
16:00, 17 March 2020
Coronavirus could bankrupt most airlines by end of May – media Coordinated government and industry action is needed, CAPA says.
17:48, 16 March 2020