Archive 2002

  • Monthly Economic Monitor Ukraine No.3 (17)

    • The Government and the IMF did not reach an  agreement  on resolving the VAT refund problem, which postpones disbursement of the next IMF tranche to Ukraine.
    • The  President  did  not sign the Civil and Commercial Codes and returned them to Parliament.
    • Due  to  slowdowns in industrial production and construction, the real  GDP  grew by 3.2% in January 2002 compared to 9.1% growth in January of the previous year.
    • A  tender for sale of 37% of the Ukrtelecom stock, designated to strategic foreign investor, might be scheduled for October 2002.
    • Within  the  framework  of the WTO accession process, Ukraine signed bilateral protocols on access to the markets of goods and services with Canada and Republic of Korea.
    • The NBU decreased the reserve requirements rates  for deposits in national currency.
    • The NBU allowed Ukrainian banks that meet certain requirements to open branches abroad and eased the  establishment  of  new banks.
    Issue:  No.3 (17) March 2002
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