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Haircut or default, finance ministry says
KIEV, July 30 - Ukraine's finance ministry warned Thursday it could declare a technical default in two months should its lenders fail to accept less stringent repayment terms and a possible partial debt write-off, AFP reported. 15:42 | More
5 countries probing MH17 downing will try again at UN, Kiev envoy says
UNITED NATIONS, July 30 - Ukraine's foreign minister said Thursday that the five countries investigating the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine a year ago will try again to get U.N. Security Council approval for an international tribunal to prosecute the alleged perpetrators. 15:41 | More
Russian aggression has hit living standards, Poroshenko says
KIEV, July 30 Ц Russian military aggression and the trade war against Ukraine have caused great damage to the industrial potential of the country and has lowered the living standards of Ukrainians, President Petro Poroshenko has said. 15:41 | More
President Petro Poroshenko met with delegation of the European Parliament headed by Chairman of the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs Elmar Brok. "Thank you for your strong support in such a difficult time for Ukraine," the Head of State noted. (Photo by the president's press service)
New NBU bank goodwill standards not legal, banking group declares
KIEV, July 30 Ц The criteria for defining goodwill in banking operations and measures of the loss of goodwill introduced by the National Bank of Ukraine are not in line with international requirements and Ukrainian law, the Ukrainian Credit-Banking Union (UCBU) said. 15:40 | More
IN FOCUS PM: IMF $1.7 billion decision due July 31
KIEV, July 22 - Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said Wednesday he expected the International Monetary Fund to make a decision on the disbursal of a second tranche of financial aid worth $1.7 billion on July 31. 12:16 | More
Kiev floats new restructuring proposals
KIEV, July 27 - Heavily indebted Ukraine made new proposals to its creditors for restructuring $23 billion of foreign debt and is now awaiting their response, Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko said on Monday, Reuters reported. 16:03 | More
Ukraine economy could fall 6% this year, according to official

Ukraine's GDP will register a 3% decline for H1 and could fall 6% this year, First Deputy Economic Development and Trade Minister Anatoliy Maksiuta said at a briefing in Kiev. He said that inflation this year could accelerate to 19%.More

Ukraine's economic decline accelerating

Ukraine's economic decline has accelerated as fighting between the army and pro-Russian separatists in the east took a heavy toll on industry and other economic activity in the last three months, Reuters reported.More

Hryvnia won't tank further this year, according to trade minister

Ukraine's Ministry of Economic Development and Trade is not expecting the further devaluation of the hryvnia and an increase in the rate of inflation growth in the current year, Minister Pavlo Sheremeta has said at a briefing in Kiev.More

1938 Sudetenland vs. 2014 Ukraine; West must act now

The West must not ignore Russia's ongoing attack on Ukraine because inaction will create a monster that will be able to destroy the Western civilization. Look at Germany's annexation of Sudetenland in 1938 for parallels.More

Ukraine expecting 1,240 Javelin missiles from US, president tells WSJ
Haircut or default, finance ministry says
5 countries probing MH17 downing will try again at UN, Kiev envoy says
Russian aggression has hit living standards, Poroshenko says
EU may provide up to И75 million to support civil service reform
Deputy health minister unveils proposed organ transplant law changes
Russia vetoes UN MH17 tribunal resolution
Ukraine and EC to discuss natgas ahead of trilateral talks with Russia
Kiev envoy working on exchange of Obama and Poroshenko visits
Japan providing $800,000 to help Donetsk, Luhansk refugees find jobs
Ukraine debt risks remain despite recent coupon payment, Moody's says
We're ready to help rebuild Donetsk hospitals, says ICRC official
Venice Commission said to approve proposed Ukraine judicial changes
OSCE mission pleads for safety guarantees
No locals need apply for customs agency tenders, prime minister says
Western financial aid is insufficient, prime minister complains
Poroshenko confident on provision of $1.7 billion IMF tranche
Ukrainians preparing to prosecute rebels for crimes against humanity
Kiev to boost Europe gas imports as Russian supplies remain suspended
President renews drive against 'populist' politicians in Parliament
PM promises local votes after Constitutional amendments take effect
И600 million of EU help expected in 2015, finance ministry says
Ukrainians grill alleged Russian officer
Bunge Ukraine reports exports of 3.9 million tons for last year
Boryspil Airport to donate former Sky Taxi autos to Ukrainian police
Ukrtransgaz: Ukraine imported 471 mcm of gas from Slovakia in July
NBU moves to relax access to international online payment systems
Russia's Rusal says it will complete Mykolaiv alumina plant expansion
New NBU bank goodwill standards not legal, banking group declares
Former UATC head calls for revival of military transport aviation
Ukraine court quashes lower court ruling on Aeroflot UAH136,000 fine
APK-Inform analyst predicts bumper year for Ukraine apple exports
Hryvnia use in trade deals to be extended upon request of Belarus
Central bank moves to lower limits on cash payments, to UAH50,000
Ukrainian banks lost UAH82 billion in first half, NBU reports
Real wages fell 26.3% in June, State Statistics Service reports
Ukraine wage arrears up 45.1% so far this year, government reports
State Fiscal Service preparing draft laws to relax tax administration
Slovyansk coal power plant back on line to make up for shortage
Ukrenergo expresses alarm at unequal distribution of coal stockpiles
EIB loans И400 million to finance Ukraine infrastructure projects
Naftogaz Ukrayiny suing Kyivenergo for UAH3.9 billion of gas supplies
Ukraine and China sign memorandum on nuclear fuel cycle cooperation
Former Ukrspecexport chief staying in Britain, Interpol reports
Aviation regulator to consider revoking rights of UIA, other airlines
Currencies (in hryvnias)
  31.07.2015 prev
USD 21.61 22.07
RUR 0.366 0.369
EUR 23.68 24.35

Stock Market
  30.07.2015 prev
PFTS 336.3 336.3
source: PFTS


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