Today in Washington the IMF will decide the destiny of the next loan tranche for Ukraine throught the "stand-by" credit program.
In the first quarter of 2011 the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine promises to repay a debt of wage arrears to workers of enterprises, institutions and organizations despite of the form of ownership, caused in 2010.
The International Monetary Fund on December 22 decided to provide Ukraine with the second tranche of $ 1.5 billion. Information about this is in the IMF report.
EU will provide new financial assistance to Ukraine for reformftions. At this time, its size is 116 million euros. Funds are provided to upgrade the transport infrastructure of Ukraine, environment and development capacity of key institutions, agencies and organizations needed to improve cooperation between sides.
The Cabinet of Ministers appropriated UAH 37.2 million for the implementation of a national target scientific and technical space program of Ukraine. Funds are allocated through the reappropriation of budget allocations provided by the National Space Agency, by reducing of spending on the program "Credit services, taken for "Cyclone-4" project".
The Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said that the financial situation in Ukraine is a riskfree and stable. He stressed that there is absolutely no need for immediate receipt of funds of the next tranche of the International Monetary Fund.
According to the official website of the National Bank of Ukraine on December 28, the National Bank has established the following official rate of hryvnia against foreign currencies:
In 2011, the Prime Minister Mykola Azarov predicts GDP growth to 6%. "We have laid the budget about 4% growth for next year, if it will develop optimistically - will be 6%, i.e., in 2012 we finally emerge to the activities of pre-crisis in 2007", - Azarov said.
Yesterday, the President of Ukraine Victor Yanukovych after all signed the Law of Ukraine "On State Budget of Ukraine for 2011". Before that, he also signed the Law of Ukraine № 2856-VI "On Amendments to the Budget Code of Ukraine and some other legislative acts of Ukraine".