Kyiv expects this year next tranche of us $ 5 billion from the IMF, said on Thursday the head of the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine Natalie Jaresko.
The Board of Directors of the IMF on Wednesday blesed four-year program of financial assistance to Ukraine in the amount of 17, 5 billion dollars. Jaresko said that Kyiv expects "today or tomorrow" the admission of the first tranche of the loan from the IMF in the amount of about us $ 5 billion.
"Second tranche I won't tell you when (will be back). You are right that In the current year we expect a little more than 5 billion (under the second tranche - editor), but the specific date, I think it is in the program, but it will change, " said Yaresko, answering the question about the timing and amount of the second tranche.
Ukraine is in a difficult political crisis, which affects its economy and the public sector, in fact the country is on the verge of default.