Ukraine is shaken by several crises that threaten decades of dependence on external aid, says the Agency France-Presse.
"Do you have a banking crisis, currency crisis and the economic crisis, with GDP in the past year very quickly declined. This year, maybe will and the energy crisis ", - said in an interview, the Agency France-Presse Francis Malizh, managing Director of the European Bank for restoration and development in Eastern Europe and the Caucasus, reports RIA " Novosti ". The critical situation in the country associated with the depreciation of the hryvnia, focused and chief economist of the French insurance company Coface Julien, Marsilli. As both private and government debt denominated in foreign currency, the situation in which nazivayte, had a direct effect on families, organizations and public finances in Ukraine, he said.
the Agency France-Presse recalls that in the past year, Ukraine's GDP declined in 2014 at 6, 8%, and in 2015 is projected to further decrease to 7, 5%. International community " in a desperate attempt not to give the Ukrainian economy to completely collapse accelerated. However, creditors, emphasizes the Agency, afraid to invest in Ukraine because of a potential default, the probability of which, According to estimates by international rating Agency Moody " s, equal to almost 100%. In addition, investors are deterred by the level of bribery in the country. Kiev says that he is trying to fight this phenomenon, However, from the perspective of Tatiana Jean from the French Institute of international relations (IFRI), the recent dismissal of billionaire Igor Kolomoisky as head of the Dnipropetrovsk region and the arrest of several high position bureaucrats were only " view." If governments were really serious about the suppression of bribery, they could start to break the monopoly of state-owned gas organization Naftogaz ", - she makes conclusions. First on Sunday it was furthermore argued that American financier and billionaire George Soros tried to convince not to go with Ukraine, as in the second Greece - this policy is misguided and will lead to disastrous results. March 12 international monetary Fund Ukraine sent 1st tranche of financial assistance in the amount of 5 billion dollars, only this year it will be allocated 10 billion Allocated money cannot be used for social purposes, they will go to pay off the public debt of the country. However, the Tariffs for electricity, gas, heat and hot water increased for residents of Ukraine from April 1. According to the agreement Between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the international monetary Fund, Usually the cost of gas for residents increased by 285%. Electricity rates for residents of Ukraine will be increased in 3, 5 times in the past 2 years. In addition, the water Tariffs for the population will increase at 4-100% from 1 may in connection with the rising cost of electricity. International monetary Fund believes that the decline of the economy of Ukraine in 2015 will amount to 5, 5%. In addition, the IMF Experts believe that in 2015 Ukrainian exports will fall on the background of the overall deterioration in the trade.