Archive 2008

  • Monthly Economic Monitor Ukraine No.7 (93)

    • The questions on formal existence of the coalition appeared after two members of the Parliaments left it.
    • Between January and May real GDP increased by 6.4% yoy backed by acceleration in trade and manufacturing.
    • The long-awaited State Privatisation Program for 2008-2012 was adopted in the first reading.
    • In the first quarter current account deficit widened to USD 3.6 bn due to rapid growth of commodity imports.
    • In May the central fiscal surplus reached 0.5% of GDP as revenues continue to exceed targets.
    • Consumer price inflation decelerated to 29.3% yoy in June thanks to considerable slowdown in food prices.
    • The stock market declined by 33.8% in the first half of 2008.

    MEMU SUPPLEMENT: "Crisis within the parliamentary coalition"

    Issue:  No.7 (93) July 2008
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