Ukraine’s agrarian exports to the European Union rose by 39.7% (from $2.88 billion to $4.03 billion), according to First Deputy Agrarian Policy Minister Maksym Martyniuk.
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According to an analytical article published by Carnegie Europe, Ukraine has intensified its energy reform efforts, partly due to the country’s accession to the Energy Community in 2011.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman says Ukraine's exports to the European Union countries in 2017 soared by 21% against 2016. According to the official, exports to the EU were estimated at $20 billion, which accounted for 40.5% of the total export structure.
Ukraine will become a new destination of Ryanair, and flights to the country will start to be operated in fall 2018. This information was confirmed by Chief Legal Officer/Secretary at Ryanair Holdings Juliusz Komorek in an interview with the Polish media.
EBRD will provide a $50 million loan to Nibulon Group, one of Ukraine’s largest grain exporters, will improve logistical solutions, help increase its volumes of cargo transportation by inland waterways up to 4 million tons per year and increase its grain exports up to 8 million tons per year.
The Anti-Monopoly Committee of Ukraine has allowed the international vertically integrated steel pipe producer Interpipe to create a joint venture with one of Europe’s leading producers of weldless pipes – Vallourec (France), - as well as for the latter to acquire a number of assets owned by Interpipe Limited.
The Polish oil and gas company PGNiG has discovered new gas fields outside the town of Przemysl, which is located near the border with Ukraine.
For the first time in a decade, Fitch rated Ukraine’s Odesa as a bond issuer, giving it a stable outlook
For the first time in 10 years, the international rating agency Rating Fitch has assigned Odessa a long-term issuer default rating in foreign and national currencies at the "B-" level.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Energopark Yavoriv LLC (Ukraine) have signed a loan agreement for construction of the first phase of a solar power plant for the amount of EUR 24.7 million.