Alexey Bogdanovsky. The managing Director of the international monetary Fund Christine Lagarde urged the Ukrainian government to deepen reform, noting that the Fund was impressed by progress.
"There remain significant challenges. It is important to stay on the path of reform and deepen these efforts. As we move forward, the IMF will fully support Ukraine, " said Lagarde following the visit to Kiev where She met with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. She did not mention any plans for a possible expansion of crediting of Ukraine.
According to Lagarde, She's impressed with the progress in the implementation of the reform program." in this complicated situation gradually leads to macroeconomic stabilization, and the economy shows signs of improvement, " said Lagarde.
"The fiscal performance improves, the foreign exchange market stabilized, and the banking sector is in the process of improvement, which will make banks more healthy again and is able to provide loans," said Lagarde. It is Also called "a vital component of the reform" not so long ago reached consensus Ukraine with private creditors.
Also, according to Lagarde, the Ukrainian authorities have reached a self-sustaining electricity tariffs "with due protection of vulnerable Residents" and progress on social safeguards.
"We have also set up an independent and competent anti-corruption Agency with broad powers, was Also initiated judicial reform," said Lagarde." it is Important that efforts in this direction continued, " - concluded the head of the IMF.
before Ukraine and the IMF signed an agreement on granting Ukraine 17, 5 billion dollars over 4 years. This year Ukraine has already received two tranches worth 6. 7 billion dollars