The bills that will help Kiev to receive the next tranche of the IMF in the amount of 1, 7 billion dollars, will be considered at the upcoming plenary week, said the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
"at the upcoming plenary week will be considered Bills that you need to Ukraine went through reforms. These laws are necessary to receive the next IMF tranche in the amount of 1, 7 billion dollars ", - said Yatsenyuk at the meeting of the Cabinet.
The IMF agreed in March, a new program of financial assistance to Ukraine at USD 40 billion. 17, 5 billion dollars will be provided by the Fund itself. It is also planned restructuring of the external debt of Ukraine at fifteen. 3 billion dollars. Among those debts is mentioned and the debt to Russia for $ 3 billion.
Russia at the end of 2013 bought for this amount three-year Ukrainian Eurobonds on the Irish stock exchange. To pay the debt to the Russian Federation Ukraine has until the end of 2015. The next coupon on it for $ 75 million shall be paid on 20 June. However, since it is the weekend, Russia expects this payment on June 22.
New credit IMF program for Ukraine provides for the allocation of Fund 17, 5 billion dollars, and all international creditors over four years - $ 40 billion, including the fifteen billion through debt restructuring. Under the terms of the IMF Ukraine should implement economic reforms. IMF specialists offer the Ukrainian government to focus on the reform of the revenue side of the budget, energy, industrial sector, as well as in the areas of education and health.
Economist Paul Nefedov: