Forecast of development of economy of Ukraine in 2015 reduced to minus 9%, inflation at the end of the year will be 46%, said in Kiev, the head of the IMF mission Nikolay Gueorguiev.
"The mission has reviewed the Forecast increase in 2015 downward to minus 9 % and expects inflation at the end of the year in the amount of 46 percent," writes the news Agency referring to the press service of IMF.
Georgiev said that inflation in the majority was due to the strong impact of the devaluation of the national currency in February, and increasing energy prices. The Ukrainian government for the second tranche of the IMF to the beginning of the second half of June must decide on the restructuring of the external public debt, the amount of which exceeds $ 18 billion. As said yesterday the former Minister of parish funds and duties of Ukraine Oleksandr Klymenko, the total debt of Ukraine, then there is country, business to external creditors is slightly more than 126 billion dollars." in terms of every Ukrainian, including the elderly and children, owes external creditors 993 dollar, " added the former Minister. According to Western media, the conflict in the South-East of Ukraine has put Kiev on the brink of bankruptcy. The Ukrainian leadership is not able to pay the external debts of the country. The administration has to ask for financial assistance from the IMF and Western countries, besides the greater part of this money goes to military spending or assigned. So, in April in the verification process one of the military units in Ukraine were discovered embezzlement in the amount of about 133 thousand Dollars. As stated at the end of March, for the supply of Ukrainian soldiers this year is not enough around 677 million hryvnia (about 29 million). According to presidential adviser Yuriy Biryukov, dry rations fed in the Ukrainian soldiers in the area of conducting special operations, do not meet established standards, they lack the vitamins, because these military rations teeth fall out.