World Bank approves US$350 mln loan to support economic reforms in Ukraine The COVID-19 pandemic is resulting in a sharp economic downturn that is hurting the incomes of ordinary Ukrainians and small businesses, and straining the government's budget.
16:15, 27 June 2020
Ukrainian farmers to enjoy preferential terms for farmland acquisition On the occasion of Farmer's Day, President Zelensky emphasized that without land reform, Ukraine would have no chance to become Europe's breadbasket again.
21:30, 20 June 2020
Ukraine to lift restrictions on farmland purchases by foreigners under condition – Zelensky According to the president, the restrictions will be lifted only when Ukrainian farmers get access to lending at low rates.
13:55, 04 June 2020
Zelensky enacts law on farmland sale in Ukraine from July 2021 The law will enable the realization of citizens' constitutional rights to dispose of their property freely.
23:59, 28 April 2020
Farmland sale bill signed by parliament speaker, sent to president for enacting Ukraine's parliament on April 13 unlocked the signing of the farmland sale bill by voting down 13 draft resolutions blocking its enactment.
20:25, 13 April 2020
Ukraine's Rada fails to pass all draft resolutions blocking farmland bill Each of the drafts received fewer than 100 votes with a minimum of 226.
18:50, 13 April 2020
Ukraine could receive from IMF first loan tranche worth $4 bln right after fulfilling conditions – MP Funds will be allocated for the budget's stabilization fund, set up to combat coronavirus.
11:00, 01 April 2020
Five bills registered in Ukraine's parliament to block signing of draft law on farmland Two recent documents were registered by members of the Batkivshchyna Party's parliamentary faction.
20:58, 31 March 2020
Two MPs block signing of Ukrainian farmland market bill They have used their procedural rights to file corresponding resolutions which must be considered by Parliament before the voted bill is sent to president for signing.
15:20, 31 March 2020
Farmland market launched in Ukraine: main facts In the first two years after the launch of land reform, land purchases shall be limited to 100 ha per buyer.
11:20, 31 March 2020
Ukraine's parliament passes bill to launch farmland market from July 2021 The document was backed by 259 MPs.
00:58, 31 March 2020
Ukraine's land market bill: amended draft limits purchases to 100 ha per buyer Legal entities will be allowed to purchase land plots from 2024.
16:00, 30 March 2020
Ukraine's Rada considers 184 of over 4,000 amendments to farmland bill, to continue on Friday The Thursday session was closed at 19:30 Kyiv time.
21:30, 06 February 2020
EU to provide Ukraine with EUR 26 mln aid for agricultural sector The relevant agreement was signed in Brussels on January 28.
11:53, 30 January 2020
MP Honcharuk: EU may provide Ukraine with EUR 26 mln aid for land reform The draft agreement with the European Union also envisages assistance for the institutional and sectoral reform in agriculture.
16:06, 27 January 2020
Servant the People faction leader says parliament may start considering farmland bill in mid-February The bill designed to launch the farmland market in Ukraine from October 1, 2020, passed its first reading on November 13.
11:32, 15 January 2020
Zelensky signs law to tackle raiders in agri-sector The Rada passed the relevant bill at second reading and as a whole on December 5.
20:30, 14 January 2020
Ukraine's farmland market: Finalized bill stipulates no more 10,000 ha per person A citizen of Ukraine will be able to buy no more than 10,000 ha of farmland, even if he or she has a company that can buy land as a legal entity.
15:14, 14 January 2020
Ukrainian lessee farmers to be able to buy land on preferential terms – economy minister This will be a tool for indirect state support for farmers, the official says.
13:52, 14 January 2020