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'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
World Bank welcomes "successful first reading" of bill on farmland sale in Ukraine The Bank says it looks forward to the positive adoption of the law.
09:55, 15 November 2019
Arakhamia vows ban on land sale to foreigners until referendum held The land market bill will not be discussed at second reading if the relevant amendment isn't introduced, Arakhamia promised.
12:00, 13 November 2019
Only 19% of Ukrainians support farmland sale – poll Three-quarters believe that the launch of the sale of agricultural land in Ukraine should be decided at a national referendum.
14:57, 08 October 2019
President Zelensky assures only Ukrainian citizens, companies to be able to buy farmland The president says land is Ukrainian citizens' property and they must enjoy the full right of ownership of own land.
14:18, 19 September 2019
World Bank, Ukraine's Finance Ministry sign $230 mln deal to attract private investment in agriculture The funds will be used to improve the performance of the country's agri-sector.
21:50, 27 August 2019
Farmland reform may be approved by year-end – Zelensky's Office Discussions with the World Bank will determine whether to allow purchases by foreigners or limit the size of sales.
23:28, 30 July 2019
Land market may be introduced in Ukraine within 12 months – Razumkov According to the party leader, at the moment the team is working on a legislative basis for opening the land market.
20:15, 13 June 2019
Poroshenko enacts extension of farmland sale ban until 2020 The moratorium has been in effect in Ukraine since 2001.
18:54, 04 February 2019
Economy Ministry advises president to veto extension of farmland sale ban The ECHR has recognized that a ban on the sale or any other way of alienating agricultural land in Ukraine violates the provisions of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
11:20, 24 January 2019
PM Groysman: No farmland sale in Ukraine until parliament adopts land turnover law The moratorium on the purchase and sale of agricultural land in Ukraine had been in effect since 2001.
19:59, 12 December 2018
Rada prolongs moratorium on farmland sale until 2019 <p>The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Thursday, December 7, extended until 2019 the moratorium, which has been in force since 2001, on trading in farmland, an UNIAN correspondent reported.</p>
17:50, 07 December 2017
Rada Committee backs extension of farmland sales moratorium until 2019 <p>The Verkhovna Rada Committee on Agrarian Policy and Land Relations has recommended that the parliament prolong the moratorium on farmland sale until 2019, according to the Committee's website.</p>
22:30, 06 December 2017
Agrarian official names approx price per hectare if farmland market launches in Ukraine <p>The price of 1 hectare of farmland in Ukraine in case the moratorium on its sale is canceled may amount to some UAH 50,000-60,000, First Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food Maksym Martyniuk told ICTV channel, according to Ekonomichna Pravda.</p>
19:50, 05 December 2017