The managing Director of the international monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde during her visit to Kiev, said that the Fund was impressed with the progress of reforms, which reached Ukraine.
"I must say that Ukraine has surprised the world, having achieved what she has achieved in a short period of time. It was very difficult to achieve the macroeconomic stabilization, which currently is fixed, to obtain economy which is already showing signs of recovery, " said Lagarde, UNIAN reports.
According to Lagarde, a unique situation for the world and the fact that in Ukraine, women headed the Ministry of Finance and the national Bank." It's really unique, " said Lagarde. Among the main factors that contributed to the economic recovery, Lagarde called the recovery of the banking sector." It is a signal that the economy becomes more powerful. It is a signal to investors like this: be sure that the team that works and carries out reforms, to promises, to provide a better life for people ", - said the Director of the IMF. August 27, Ukraine agreed with creditors to write off 3, $ 6 billion bond debt totaling approximately $ 18 billion. Against this background, the international rating Agency Fitch downgraded the long-term chart Issuer default ratings of Ukraine to the level of " default inevitable." Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk claimed that the country was unable to maintain even existing debts (not to mention the accumulation of new). Anyway to reduce, for example, Kiev military spending is not going to begin heating season without crediting will not have the opportunity.