Ukraine, IMF discussing new assistance program to deal with COVID-19 impact Fund spokesman Gerry Rice said the talks on the new EFF worth $5.5 billion are expected to resume once the economy has started recovering from the pandemic.
19:20, 07 May 2020
IMF warns Ukraine of possible loan issues over NABU director sacking initiatives If the Bureau's independence is put in jeopardy, the Fund reserves the right to reconsider any potential agreements for Ukraine.
11:40, 29 April 2020
Ukraine may receive first US$2 bln tranche from IMF in May – MP The government hopes to get US$4 billion by year-end, the official says.
16:40, 17 April 2020
IMF announces progress in talks on new program for Ukraine Georgieva has named conditions under which the previously stipulated funding of US$5.5 billion could be increased.
11:40, 27 March 2020
Ukraine seeking from IMF double the amount of aid it asked for earlier All tranche money is set to be allocated for the budget.
20:00, 23 March 2020
Ukraine "almost fulfilled" obligations before IMF, says NBU chief Parliament is yet to pass two bills required as preliminary measures.
16:20, 20 March 2020
Ukraine can't afford any dragging in IMF talks – central bank chief Smolii has stressed that in the face of increasing turbulence in world markets, it is critical to seal a cooperation program with the IMF.
23:45, 13 March 2020
Ukraine determined to continue cooperation with IMF, NBU chief says However, the timing of the first tranche is still difficult to predict.
20:15, 12 March 2020
Ukraine's new PM speaks with IMF mission chief over phone Shmyhal says the country is set to continue cooperation with the Fund.
14:00, 11 March 2020
Zelensky on cooperation with IMF: "We have already done more than any previous government" Ukraine fulfills its obligations, the president emphasized.
10:40, 11 March 2020
Ukraine's Cabinet reshuffle may delay start of new IMF program – expert The new prime minister and finance minister must confirm their agreement with the terms of the loan program.
13:20, 06 March 2020
IMF team makes progress in talks in Ukraine IMF experts began their work in Kyiv on February 20.
13:39, 29 February 2020
IMF mission arrives in Kyiv Ukraine and the IMF in December 2019 reached a staff-level agreement on a new three-year EFF worth $5.5 billion.
11:20, 20 February 2020
IMF elaborates on progress of talks with Ukraine The decision on approving the new program is subject to approval by the IMF Executive Board.
23:10, 13 February 2020
Ukraine may get EUR 500 mln in macro-financial aid from EU in Q1 – PM Honcharuk The macro-financial assistance program is tied to the IMF Extended Fund Facility (EFF) for Ukraine, which is under consideration now, Dombrovskis says.
19:10, 29 January 2020
Ukraine's economy minister says IMF Executive Board may approve new program soon Ukraine's authorities and the IMF staff earlier reached an agreement on policies to underpin a new three-year US$5.5 billion Extended Fund Facility.
10:47, 28 January 2020
Ukraine may complete cooperation with IMF after new program implemented – minister Ukrainian authorities and the IMF staff had reached an agreement on policies to underpin a new three-year US$5.5 billion Extended Fund Facility.
13:40, 22 January 2020
Date for IMF Executive Board meeting on Ukraine program yet to be set Ukraine authorities and the IMF staff had reached an agreement on policies to underpin a new three-year US$5.5 billion Extended Fund Facility, while the Fund's Executive Board is yet to approve the program.
14:20, 13 December 2019