Alexander Okhrimenko

President of the Ukrainian Analytical Center, Ph.D. in Economics, on the economy and business, latest trends and forecasts.

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Over the last five years Ukraine’s leadership has been constantly conducting negotiations with the IMF, and this process hasn’t stopped. In many respects exactly the problem with the IMF credit became the main reason of the pause which Ukraine had to take in question of signing of the Association Agreement with the EU. In the… » read more

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The leadership of Ukraine and business on the whole understand that the Association Agreement with the EU is like the “road map” which yet needs to be gone through to really create the Free Trade Area. Many experts and businessmen understand that Ukraine’s way to the fully-fledged work of the Free Trade Area won’t be… » read more

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A new round of negotiations between Ukraine and the IMF has started as has the period of new discussions and arguments. The discussion has been going on for quite a long time about the appropriateness of the new IMF’s loan and whether the loan will be received this year if any time at all. This… » read more

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IMF Mission visit to Ukraine

Ukraine is close to the signing of the memorandum with the IMF for the provision of the loan for the new period. According to the statement of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych all technical requirements, laid down by the IMF, have been fulfilled – except for the issue of the increase in the gas tariffs for… » read more

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