The Ministry of economic development and trade (MEDT) of Ukraine has left unchanged the forecast drop in gross domestic product (GDP) at 10% until the end of 2015, according to a report agencies.
"We leave unchanged our long-term estimates before the end of 2015: a reduction in GDP of 10% ", - quotes news Agency the letter of Agency.
the Ministry stressed that the " positive GDP growth in the 3rd quarter for 0, 7% occurred on the background of declining intensity of hostilities in the East of the country." Yesterday, the state statistics service of Ukraine (derzhstat) stated that real GDP in the 3rd quarter of 2015 decreased by 7% compared with the same period last year. The fall of Ukraine's GDP according to the results of the 2nd quarter compared with the second quarter of 2014 amounted to 14, 7%. A severe Crisis of political power affects the economy and the budgetary sphere of Ukraine, in fact the country is on the verge of default. Increased unemployment, the national currency in one year dropped 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 to 3 thousand 455 hryvnias, or about 160 dollars. This is one of the lowest indicators in the European Union. According to the state Department of statistics, the population of Ukraine in one year dropped to 164 thousand People. For the first half of 2015, the retail trade turnover in Ukraine fell by 24%, due mainly to the decrease of funds coming residents, caused by high inflation. Inflation in Ukraine in the period from January to October of 2015 scored 33, 3%. The leader of the public movement "Ukrainian choice" Viktor Medvedchuk said that the efforts "highly professional Russian and foreign reformers-evrointegratorov" brought Ukraine to pre-default wealth. The Economist has named Ukraine the worst economy in the world. This verdict was made after comparing the countries ' GDP.