Tatyana Firsova. The head of the Oriental Department of the German economy Eckhard Cordes gave a comparison of GDP of Ukraine with economic indicators is just one of the 16 Federal States of Germany - Schleswig-Holstein.
"now the Ukrainian economy is so weak that GDP 45 million population is placed at the level of GDP of Schleswig-Holstein. Economic indicators of Schleswig-Holstein on 2, 8 million inhabitants currently the same as that of Ukraine, " said Cordes correspondents in Berlin on the Last working day of the week.
according to the 2010 GDP of Schleswig-Holstein was about 75, 6 billion euros. Ukraine's GDP in 2014 was about 66 billion euros.
Severe Crisis of political power affects the economy and the public sector of Ukraine, in fact the country is on the verge of default. In the country increases unemployment, the national currency over one year fell by more than 3 times. In the end, according to the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, in January 2015 the average salary in the country amounted 3455 hryvnia, or about $ 160. This is one of the lowest figures in the EU. The latest IMF forecast for the economy of Ukraine for 2015: GDP decline by 9%, inflation at 46%.