The Ministry said the GDP growth

The growth of the gross domestic product of Ukraine in the first half of 2017, is estimated at about 2.5 percent.

This was announced by the Ministry of economic development and trade, writes Reuters.

According to the Ministry of consumer and investment demand stimulated activity in construction, trade, transport and food industry. In the industrial sector in General and in agriculture in the first six months was disease progression.

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Agency Fitch has lowered its growth forecast for Ukraine’s GDP

The state statistics service publishes only quarterly data of GDP and have not yet released results for April-June. In the first quarter of 2017, GDP growth accelerated to 2.5% yoy from 0.1 percent for the same period in 2016. In the second quarter of 2016, the economy grew by 1.5 percent.

Video settings the capital has presented the Doctrine of balanced development of Ukraine

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The Ukrainian authorities and international lenders predict that in 2017 the economy will grow by about 1.6-1.8 percent after increasing 2.3 percent in 2016.

We will remind that earlier the damage from the spread of the virus Petya.A, according to expert estimates, amounted to 0.5% of Ukraine’s GDP. This was reported neskhodovsky, Director of the Institute of socio-economic transformation at a press-conference on the prevention of cyber threats.

“The losses that are now very hard to find – that excuse is according to some estimates half a percent of gross domestic product,” – said the expert.