Finance minister confirms delays in payments on unprotected expenditure itemsAt the same time, Marchenko says there will be enough money in budget to pay off pensions and salaries to state employees before year-end.
13:10, 27 November 2020
Tax Service meets budget revenue target ahead of scheduleFinance Minister says the results testify to the successful efforts toward de-shadowing.
13:10, 25 November 2020
Outlook for GDP fall by end of 2020 within target of below 5% - Finance ministerDespite seeing a difficult year, the Ukrainian economy did not suffer all potential losses it could have sustained.
21:45, 19 November 2020
Finance Minister sees no risks of significant hryvnia fall by year-endThe rate against the U.S. dollar is an exclusively technical indicator that is used to calculate budget figures.
23:15, 05 November 2020
Ukraine runs risk of losing more than $2 bln in loans over CCU ruling – Finance MinisterThe country cannot afford this, Marchenko said.
21:00, 04 November 2020
Finance Minister: "No IMF tranche" scenario off tableMarchenko said the IMF mission is expected to arrive in October or November 2020.
12:20, 30 September 2020
IMF negotiations with Ukraine not frozen – finance ministerMarchenko 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
Finance ministry says IMF loan tranches expected within 2020Ukraine has been fulfilling all "structural beacons" envisaged in the IMF cooperation program.
22:30, 09 September 2020
Ukraine will need US$22 bln in 2021 to repay and service its sovereign debtThe government plans to lower the budget deficit next year.
15:00, 03 July 2020
Ukraine has sufficient resources to ensure hryvnia stability – finance ministerThe statement comes following an unexpected resignation of NBU Governor Yakiv Smolii.
21:00, 02 July 2020
Ukraine to stop borrowing from IMF by 2023 – finance ministryThe minister said the 2020 budget would be fulfilled by the end of the year.
11:55, 16 June 2020
Privatization in Ukraine on hold until quarantine lifted, Finance minister saysThe minister noted that the prices of enterprises put on sale are at their lowest over the COVID-19 crisis.
13:00, 11 June 2020
IMF expects Ukraine to continue tax, customs reform – Ministry of FinanceAlso, the key lender traditionally wants to see a balanced budget policy and efforts to tackle corruption.
11:00, 11 June 2020
Minister speaks of prospects for declaration of assets by all UkrainiansCitizens could be told to put "bleached" money on deposits or invest in government bonds. They could also be offered to pay to the budget 5% of the amnestied sum.
22:40, 01 June 2020
Finance minister announces "reboot" of tax, customs services, notes loss of confidence in sacked leadersReplacements will be appointed in the coming days, minister says.
13:30, 25 April 2020
Finance ministry seeing no conditions for Ukraine's public debt restructuringThe Cabinet of Ministers is counting on support from the IMF, the World Bank, and the European Union.
17:40, 11 April 2020
Serhiy Marchenko appointed finance minister following repeat voting in parliamentSome 256 MPs gave their votes in his favor.
18:25, 30 March 2020
Defective body armor case: General Marchenko released from custody pending trialThe senior military official claims he was set up in favor of one of the manufacturers.
23:45, 17 December 2019