Press Archive

April 15, 2019

Ukraine’s Headline Inflation at 8.6% YoY after March Data

Ukraine’s State Statistics Committee (UkrStat) reported that rolling 12-month consumer inflation slowed to 8.6% YoY in March

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April 01, 2019

Poroshenko Beats Tymoshenko, Faces Uphill Battle Against Zelenskiy on Apr 21

Incumbent President Petro Poroshenko defeated his main rival, leftist opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko, in the first round of Ukraine’s presidential election on Sunday (Mar 31)

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March 19, 2019

Ukraine’s Headline Inflation Slows to 8.8% in February

The decline in headline consumer inflation in Ukraine in February was less then expected as food prices demonstrated a 0.9% MoM increase.

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March 04, 2019

Ukraine’s January Industrial Output Down 3.3% YoY

Ukraine’s industrial production fell by 3.3% YoY in January, representing a second straight month of notable decline following December’s 3.6% YoY drop, the State Statistics Committee (UkrStat) reported last week.

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February 25, 2019

Ukraine Reports BoP Surplus of USD 2.9bn for 2018 (+12% YoY)

Ukraine has reported a balance of payments (BoP) surplus of USD 2.88bn for full-year 2018, which is 12% YoY higher than in 2017.

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February 04, 2019

NBU Hints at Easing of Monetary Policy, Leaves Key Rate at 18%

The National Bank of Ukraine left its main refinancing rate unchanged at 18.00% after its board meeting on Jan 31, according to an official statement that said the rate was held at the same level in order to push inflation down toward the target of 5% in 2020.

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January 21, 2019

Gov’t Says Ukraine’s Agro Output Rose 7.8% YoY in FY18

Ukraine’s agriculture output index rose by 7.8% YoY in full-year 2018, according to data published by the State Statistics Committee (UkrStat) on Jan 16

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January 08, 2019

Ukraine Loses Important Ally With Mattis Departure

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis was forced by US President Trump to leave his post ahead of schedule on Jan 1 after he wrote a letter of resignation criticizing Trump’s approach to foreign affairs.

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December 26, 2018

Ukraine’s GDP Grows for 11th Straight Quarter with 2.8% YoY Rise in 3Q18

The data also showed that the country’s seasonally-adjusted GDP rose by 0.4% on a quarterly basis in the period.

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December 10, 2018

NBU Reserves Increase by USD 975mn After Eurobond Placement

Ukraine’s foreign currency reserves increased by USD 975mn (+5.8%) to USD 17.71bn in November, the National Bank of Ukraine said on Dec 5.

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