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All the materials marked with tag: Economic crisis
5 February, 2016Economics
Ukraine’s economy will start moving upwards and gain momentum gradually
10 June, 2014Economics
The unrest in Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts has deep underlying causes. Unless removed, they make a prospering Donbas as part of Ukraine a mission impossible
20 May, 2014Economics
Ukraine is currently the bottom of an economic cycle, but some indicators suggest the first signs of growth. The government’s ambitious reform plan gives hope that the country will bounce back
4 November, 2013Economics
Having survived a harsh liquidity crunch last year, the Ukrainian banking system now seems fairly stable. This impression is misleading
21 October, 2013Economics
Governments are putting up impediments to globalisation. It is time for a fresh wave of liberalisation
21 October, 2013Economics
While tycoons pay most of their taxes offshore, the budget crisis is escalating along with increasing tax pressure on non-oligarch businesses
7 October, 2013Politics
While the economic crisis in Ukraine escalates, the government focuses exclusively on replenishing the current budget deficit
4 October, 2013Economics
Emerging economies have enjoyed a steady inflow of capital in recent years. It boosted their development and stock markets. This flow is now reversing, hitting many of them hard. Ukraine is one of the first to suffer
4 October, 2013News
Italian UniCredit Group starts searching for a buyer of UkrSotsBank it acquired six years ago for USD 2bn
30 September, 2013News
Since mid-2011, Ukraine has spent USD 16bn of its international reserves to keep hryvnia exchange rate unchanged. Ex-Finance Minister and current MP Viktor Pynzenyk said this in his interview for Inter TV channel, Ukrayinska Pravda, an online publication, reports
9 September, 2013News
The risk of an abrupt end to capital inflows is now a worry for much of the emerging world, The Economist suggests. Turkey tops the list. Ukraine comes sixth
21 August, 2013Economics
A profound reboot of Ukraine’s socio-economic system is the only way to transform it from an uncompetitive Soviet fragment to a modern dynamic economy
5 August, 2013Economics
Ukraine’s seemingly falling foreign trade deficit hides growing negative trends in the economy
23 July, 2013Economics
Polish reformer Leszek Balcerowicz on how Ukraine can embark on market reforms
10 July, 2013News
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the largest financial investor in Ukraine, plans to start borrowing in hryvnias on the local market to fund further hryvnia lending, Reuters reports
5 July, 2013News
Ukraine and Turkey are among the most vulnerable to an external funding shortfall in emerging markets as investors cut their holdings off the region’s bonds, according to Standard & Poor’s. Reports Bloomberg
5 July, 2013Economics
Why Ukraine’s economy and public finance are in a much worse state today compared to 2012
2 July, 2013Economics
High deposit rates with zero inflation, expensive loans and a production sector underfinanced by banks whose funds are channelled to support the cash-starved budget are all results of the government’s detrimental economic policies
20 May, 2013
Interviewed by Lyubomyr Shavalyuk
3 May, 2012Economics
To understand how the eurozone crisis may develop – and how it may affect Ukraine – we first need to understand how the euro got into such a mess in the first place.
27 April, 2012Economics
The Ukrainian Investment Summit in London has once again proved that the Ukrainian government does not take attracting foreign investments very seriously
24 February, 2012Economics
Despite the global crisis, Ukraine is increasing its foreign debt while producing and selling less and buying more
6 February, 2012Politics
Attendees at the 2012 World Economic Forum in Davos primarily discussed the future of capitalism and a coming “great transformation.” Guests at Viktor Pinchuk’s “Ukrainian dinner” were told, unconvincingly, that Kyiv is on the right track.
28 December, 2011Economics
Switching to rubles in gas payments may undermine favorable trade agreements and pose currency risks
23 December, 2011Economics
The government should have embarked on modernizing the Ukrainian economy yesterday. Today, 46 million people are far too many for it. Tomorrow could be even worse
1 August, 2011Economics
Memories of last-year’s government moves in the agricultural sector are still fuelling prices
31 May, 2011Economics
The French journalist Camille Magnard speaks about why the ex-CEO of Kryvorizhstal failed to stand the test of Ukrainian reality Camille Magnard’s report about Kryvorizhstal entitled “Arcelor Mittal tested by Ukrainian steel” and broadcast by Radio France Internationale on 2 March 2010, won the Louise Weiss Prize, an annual award from the Francophone section of the Association of European Journalists
11 May, 2011Economics
The ten-year program to overcome poverty in Ukraine is a fiasco as some regions have actually found themselves on the verge of poverty
6 April, 2011Economics
A borrower’s reputation and prospects are becoming more important than collateral in lending
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Mostly discussed for its regulation of the language of instruction in schools, the new law offers more overlooked important innovations intended to change the quality and the content of education in Ukraine
7 November, Hanna Trehub,
The new law on the reintegration of the occupied parts of the Donbas qualifies them as such and names Russia as the occupier. Yet, it does not launch the process of deoccupation or change the mechanism envisaged in the Minsk Agreement
20 October, Maksym Vikhrov,
This week started off with a bang in Kyiv...and it had nothing to do with working on healthcare reform, which the Verkhovna Rada eventually passed on October 19. The #1 topic became a protest action to push political reforms forward that was called by anti-corruption politicians and former Odesa Governor Mikhail Saakashvili
19 October, Stanislav Kozliuk,
Founded this fall, Donetsk oligarch Serhiy Taruta’s Osnova or Foundation party has already started campaigning although the next Verkhovna Rada election is two years away
18 October, Denys Kazanskyi,
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