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IMF calls for changes to anti-corruption court law, 2 other steps to restart lending in Ukraine

IMF calls for changes to anti-corruption court law, 2 other steps to restart lending in Ukraine

The International Monetary Fund called on Ukraine’s parliament to “quickly approve” a supplementary law submitted by President Petro Poroshenko to establish a High Anti-Corruption Court that will “adjudicate all cases under its jurisdiction, including all appeals of relevant first instance court decisions.” The requirement that the High Anti-Corruption Court hears appeals of lower court decisions ... Read More
 
How 2018 Currency Champ Is Dodging the Emerging-Market Rout (Bloomberg)

How 2018 Currency Champ Is Dodging the Emerging-Market Rout (Bloomberg)

 On the surface, Ukraine doesn’t look much like a country with a world-beating currency. An international bailout has been frozen for more than a year, its finance minister was fired last week and a Kremlin-backed war continues to simmer in its eastern climes. But almost halfway through 2018, the hryvnia is the No. 1 performer ... Read More
 
World Bank: Value of Ukraine’s land to triple if farmland sales permitted

World Bank: Value of Ukraine’s land to triple if farmland sales permitted

By Natalia Datskevych. The value of Ukraine’s land will triple, to $3,500 per hectare, if Ukraine cancels restrictions on land ownership, the World Bank believes. Satu Kahkonen, World Bank country director for Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine, told news agency Bloomberg in a story published on May 7 that the country’s budget is losing billions of ... Read More
 
Ukraine Is Worth Fighting For

Ukraine Is Worth Fighting For

May 3, 2018 Anders Åslund Kyiv. The new conventional wisdom is that four years after Maidan, reforms have stalled in Ukraine and corruption has consumed the leadership. But this picture is hardly true. Certainly, the economy has stabilised, but economic growth stopped at 2.1 per cent last year. Yet a broad reform agenda is still ... Read More
 
Experts look for economic positives, worried over losing IMF support

Experts look for economic positives, worried over losing IMF support

By Natalia Datskevych. Published April 24. Updated April 24 at 3:39 pm An employee works on the field on April 13 in Kyiv Oblast. Agriculture has been one of the most successful sectors in Ukraine in attracting investment.Photo by Oleg Petrasiuk Although Ukraine’s economy is still struggling, leading experts predict economic growth in 2018. All ... Read More
 
Ukraine Scores Major Win over Russia and Gazprom

Ukraine Scores Major Win over Russia and Gazprom

Naftogaz Chief Executive Andriy Kobolyev speaks at the Yalta European Strategy annual meeting in Kyiv, Ukraine, on September 15, 2017. Credit: YES © 2017. Photographed by Sergei Illin, Aleksandr Indychii and Aleksandr Pilyugin Ukraine Scores Major Win over Russia and Gazprom BY TIMOTHY ASH Ukraine received a useful fillip on February 28 when the Stockholm ... Read More