Cabinet starts negotiations with IMF on 2021 state budget deficit The prime minister believes that the budget for 2021 is realistic.
19:30, 25 September 2020
Anticorruption bodies must remain independent – World Bank The Bank also stressed that the issue of corruption in Ukraine remains urgent and needs to be further addressed.
23:05, 23 September 2020
Ukraine's Cabinet, IMF discuss further cooperation, possibility of mission's online work The finance ministry expects an IMF mission to visit Ukraine by the end of the year.
14:35, 22 September 2020
Finance minister elaborates on IMF's position on 2021 budget draft Active discussion of the document with Ukraine's key lender is under way.
17:59, 18 September 2020
IMF negotiations with Ukraine not frozen – finance minister Marchenko has denied the claim by former Head of the President's Office, Andriy Bohdan, that the IMF has allegedly frozen contacts with Ukraine until December.
13:35, 16 September 2020
No date set yet for IMF review mission's visit The mission is supposed to assess the implementation of requirements envisaged in the latest Stand-By Arrangement.
23:15, 10 September 2020
Finance ministry says IMF loan tranches expected within 2020 Ukraine has been fulfilling all "structural beacons" envisaged in the IMF cooperation program.
22:30, 09 September 2020
Fitch affirms Ukraine at 'B' with stable outlook The agency expects Ukraine's international reserves may reach US$27.4 billion at the end of 2020 against US$29 billion in early September.
18:15, 05 September 2020
NBU chief tells int'l investors whether bank's policies set to change Shevchenko has held a number of meetings with representatives of international investment institutions.
23:05, 27 August 2020
Ukraine needs second IMF tranche – NBU Governor The central banks and the government are focusing on the implementation of the memo signed with the key donor.
15:40, 17 August 2020
Reuters: Ukraine says it is sticking to commitments after IMF declines to say if program on track The new NBU governor says the Central Bank will remain independent.
09:00, 30 July 2020
Ukraine's new chief banker: IMF remains key partner Shevchenko assures the IMF representatives that he respects the NBU's independence.
01:15, 23 July 2020
IMF hopes Ukraine central bank chief will keep the bank's independence – media Ukraine's parliament voted on July 16 to appoint the NBU's new governor.
10:15, 17 July 2020
IMF's Georgieva tells Zelensky about concerns over pressure on Ukraine's central bank The IMF's head praised the NBU's reforms.
10:40, 15 July 2020
IMF names conditions of cooperation with Ukraine after chief banker's exit The Central Bank should remain independent.
03:55, 10 July 2020
Ukraine's international reserves grow by 12.4% in June – NBU The reserves have hit an eight-year high since the autumn of 2012.
16:55, 07 July 2020
Next World Bank, IMF meetings to be virtual: World Bank chief – media The two international finance institutions also held their Spring Meetings online in April.
11:30, 07 July 2020
Reuters: Ukraine dollar bonds fall after cbank chief resigns, bond sale cancelled The Finance Ministry said on Thursday it would not proceed with a planned offering of dollar-denominated eurobonds.
13:10, 02 July 2020
IMF urges Ukraine to keep central bank independent as governor's exit rattles market – media Smolii's resignation, if accepted by President Volodymyr Zelensky, risks derailing a US$5 billion deal.
12:40, 02 July 2020