First place in the list of the worst economies in the world By the British magazine The Economist that compares countries ' GDP, went to Ukraine.
Since April of last year, the Ukrainian economy contracted by 6, 5%. 2nd place went to Libya with a decrease of 6, 4%, 3-m - Macau, whose GDP fell by 6%. In fourth place - Equatorial Guinea With a decrease in GDP by 5, 5%. Fifth place was taken by Russia, whose economy in one year decreased by 4%.
in the list, which is published in their own Twitter, the head of the analytical Department at The Economist Robert ward, also includes Venezuela, Sierra Leone, Yemen, Guinea, Puerto Rico, East Timor, Brazil, Cyprus, Serbia and Greece. Ukraine is now in fact remains on the brink of default. From the report of the international monetary Fund that second banks of Ukraine for the risk of loan defaults after Nigeria. The total debt of Ukraine is defined in $ 50 billion, in 2014 it amounted to 71% of GDP, and in 2015, according to forecasts of the national Bank of Ukraine, will reach 93% of GDP. In addition, the world Bank has lowered its forecast of a fall of the Ukrainian economy this year With a 2, 3% to 7, 5%. The head of the National Bank of Ukraine Valeria Gontareva has recognized that the economy of her country had reached the bottom. Along With this, the mass media of America said that targeting high income global investors after the strengthening of the ruble and rising prices of petroleum products again drew attention to the Russian Federation and released her " from the penalty box ".