Ukraine has returned part of the debt, the IMF’s previous program on Tuesday will pay interest

Ukraine transferred International monetary fund 375 million dollars in debt in the principal amount of the loan under the previous stand-by program 2014.

Tomorrow, February 6, Ukraine will transfer the IMF has 87 million dollars as the interest on the stand-by program and the current program eff EFF. This was announced by the national Bank, writes UNIAN.

Note, in 2018 year, Ukraine must pay foreign currency debts of 7.4 billion dollars, which, however, will not lead to a reduction in international reserves due to the expected receipts of foreign currency from the IMF and other international partners, placement of Eurobonds and currency purchases in the interbank market.

Recall that Ukraine and the IMF since April 2014 implement the two-year stand-by program with a volume of 17 billion dollars, under which Kiev received two tranches of credit volume of $ 4.6 billion. In March 2015, the IMF approved a new four-year lending program of Ukraine’s economy EFF 17.5 billion, under which Kiev has already received four tranches of 8.7 billion dollars. The term of the program expires in March 2019.

International reserves of Ukraine on January 1, 2018 was $ 18,808 billion, which is 21% higher than on January 1, 2017. The national Bank predicts growth of international reserves of Ukraine at the end of 2018 to 20.5 billion dollars.

Earlier the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko told about the results of negotiations with the IMF and the World Bank in Davos.

Videoscale known IMF conditions, without which there will be another tranche for Ukraine

Even the smartest robot in the world in the name of “Sophie”, who visited the Ukrainian Breakfast in Davos, organized by the Pinchuk Foundation, could not answer the journalist – how to overcome corruption in Ukraine. But, TSN journalists learned about the three conditions of the International monetary Fund, without which there will be another tranche for Ukraine and whether Poroshenko to run for a second term, and what can prevent.

TSN. 19:30

25 Jan, 20:47


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