World Bank upgrades Ukraine GDP growth forecast amid mounting economic optimism

The World Bank is the latest international heavyweight to improve its GDP forecast for Ukraine and follows similar recent upgrades by the IMF and Morgan Stanley

Sunday, 20 October 2019 21:14

REGIONAL ROLE MODEL: Vinnytsia continues to set the gold standard for good local governance in Ukraine

The Central Ukrainian city has consistently taken first place for the past few years in International Republican Institute surveys

Thursday, 10 October 2019 00:38

Bunge and Dasca invest in the booming Vinnytsia breadbasket with new USD 14 million plant

High-tech corn processing facility in Vinnytsia region will boost the Ukrainian agriculture industry’s ability to export value-added produce

Sunday, 06 October 2019 23:28

Standard & Poor’s becomes latest of “Big Three” credit rating agencies to upgrade Ukraine

Upgrade follows similar move by Fitch in early September and reflects widespread international optimism over Ukraine’s future policy direction and macroeconomic fundamentals despite mounting concerns over oligarch influence

Sunday, 29 September 2019 23:44


Ukraine’s IT sector is expanding rapidly and will play an increasingly important role in the country’s economy over the coming years as revenues continue to rise and more qualified Ukrainians enter the IT workforce

Saturday, 28 September 2019 17:03

Kharkiv International Airport sets new monthly passenger record with 48% growth in August

Eastern Ukraine's primary air hub has experienced over three years of robust passenger increases that closely mirror the region's economic revival since 2016

Thursday, 26 September 2019 10:45

Ukrainian breadbasket feeds Europe: agricultural exports to EU up 34.3% so far in 2019

Ukrainian agricultural exports to the EU increase by over one-third during the first seven months of 2019, allowing Ukraine to consolidate position as Europe's No. 3 food supplier

Monday, 23 September 2019 17:49

"Big Three" ratings agency Fitch upgrades Ukraine to “B” with a positive outlook

Ukraine's ratings upgrade follows strong Q2 economic growth of 4.6% and comes as the new Zelenskyy government wins plaudits for its reformist posturing and initial appointments 

Saturday, 07 September 2019 20:46

BIG MONEY: Ukraine to introduce new UAH 1000 banknote in autumn 2019

The new UAH 1000 bill will enter circulation in October as the National Bank of Ukraine updates the national currency

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 18:49

Ukrainian GDP growth beats expectations and surges to 4.6% during second quarter of 2019

The Ukrainian economy has now enjoyed fourteen consecutive quarters of GDP growth and is on track to surpass all forecasts for the current year

Monday, 19 August 2019 14:14

Ukraine’s national currency is the world’s top performer against the US dollar so far in 2019

The hryvnia has posted almost 10% gains against the US dollar so far this year and enjoyed unprecedented levels of demand on the international bond market

Thursday, 15 August 2019 14:04

Lviv airport sees passenger numbers leap 41% in first seven months of 2019

Ukraine is currently experiencing an unprecedented rise in air travel thanks to a combination of factors including three years of consecutive GDP growth and the advent of visa-free EU travel

Tuesday, 06 August 2019 00:35

Ukrainian banking sector profits increase almost fourfold in first half of 2019

Ukraine's banking sector has undergone fundamental reform since 2014 and is now subject to new levels of regulatory scrutiny

Tuesday, 06 August 2019 00:22

RENEWABLES: Ukraine fifth in Europe for onshore wind energy installation in first half of 2019

Ukraine occupies Europe's No. 5 position for first half of 2019 ahead of Turkey, Greece, Britain and Spain

Monday, 05 August 2019 13:16

Ukraine Embraces Renewables

Renewables offer attractive returns for investors and also bring the promise of enhanced energy security for Ukraine

Saturday, 20 July 2019 15:10


Ukraine is now the third largest supplier of agricultural produce to the European Union and the world’s largest grain exporter. With trade volumes experiencing double-digit growth and investment flowing into the Ukrainian agribusiness sector,...

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 02:17

Property investment guide: apartment renovations in older Kyiv residential buildings

Historical Kyiv residential properties can offer investors a potentially attractive return if skillfully upgraded to suit international tastes

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 01:18

OSCHADBANK: Ranked number one in Ukraine for past four consecutive years

Post-2014 transformation of state-owned Oschadbank provides Ukraine with a blueprint for reform

Sunday, 14 July 2019 19:15

Ukraine’s hryvnia ranks as fourth best performer against US dollar so far in 2019

Ukraine’s national currency climbed 5.5% against the US dollar during the first half of 2019

Wednesday, 10 July 2019 15:16

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