Ukraine's minister: 750,000 ha of land stolen from the state during farmland sale ban Ukraine's land market may bring about US$376 million in revenue in one quarter of 2020 (October-December) alone.
18:00, 05 December 2019
Some 49% of Ukrainians against lifting farmland sale ban – poll Only a third of respondents support the relevant bill.
11:40, 20 September 2019
Farmland sale moratorium must be lifted before Dec 1. Zelensky says The president instructed the Cabinet to draft a relevant bill before Oct 1.
13:35, 02 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
Atlantic Council: The West needs to act fast to help Ukraine Åslund says the West must not raise concerns about the speed of reforms in vital areas and call for delays, as it has done in the past.
14:44, 22 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
Zelensky's Office: Moratorium on round timber exports "inefficient" EU partners "very sharply" raise the question of lifting the corresponding moratorium, since they believe that Ukraine has violated its obligations.
19:50, 09 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: Extension of farmland sale moratorium directly linked with corruption The moratorium serves those who are trying to exploit an opaque land market, the head of state says.
10:20, 16 April 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
Ukraine Parliament extends moratorium on farmland sale until 2020 The ban was extended by 12 months.
18:10, 20 December 2018
Land market may open in Ukraine in two years after respective law passed – agrarian ministry Extending the moratorium repeatedly, the government has been delaying the launch of the land market, the official said.
11:40, 20 December 2018
Ukraine may get at least US$12.4 bln from sale of half of state-owned farm land – expert Now such land plots are either rented at a lower price, or are managed by state-owned enterprises through various schemes, Yablonovsky said.
15:42, 05 December 2018
Lifting of land sale moratorium to accelerate Ukrainian economy growth – expert According to Nizalov, the moratorium and land reform concerns the rights to private property of about 7 million people who have received land in private ownership during privatization.
15:40, 30 October 2018
Ukrainian agri-businesses need US$6 bln if land moratorium lifted – MP The issue of financing can be partially solved by creating a mortgage bank with a state-owned controlling stake.
12:45, 11 October 2018
ECHR rules to lift farmland sale moratorium in Ukraine The case concerned a complaint by two people about a state ban on the sale of farmland.
16:40, 22 May 2018
Land prices in Ukraine may triple – World Bank The World Bank is ready to provide more financial assistance to Ukraine in this connection.
19:50, 08 May 2018
Ban on farmland sale in Ukraine hinders development – MHP CEO <p>Yuriy Kosyuk, CEO of Ukraine's major poultry producer PJSC Myronivsky Hliboproduct (MHP) that also grows wheat, sunflowers, and other crops, says the moratorium on farmland sale hinders the country's business development, according to Censor.NET.</p>
10:59, 03 January 2018