The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko hopes that the 1st tranche from the IMF will come to Ukraine until the end of March.
"The President is confident that the IMF will take a positive decision on the extension of payment of Ukraine, and the 1st installment will arrive in Ukraine until the end of March. This money will replenish the reserves of the National Bank and gradually stabilize the hryvnia, to open the way for international loans, which will give impetus to economic growth ", - informs the press service of the President on the first day of the weekend.
first Deputy Finance Minister of Ukraine Ihor Umansky said that Kyiv hopes that the volume of the first tranche of financial aid from the IMF under the enhanced program payment will be 10 billion dollars.
the meeting of the Board of Directors of the IMF on assurances of the expanded programme of payment for Ukraine is scheduled for March eleven.
first, the IMF decided to make a wider programme of support for Ukraine's supposedly 17, 5 billion dollars. In total financing from the IMF and from other sources for four years could reach $ 40 billion. The Minister of Finance of Ukraine Natalie Jaresko said that Kyiv hopes that the size of the first tranche under the new IMF loan program will be as large as possible.