International monetary Fund (IMF) extended the term of negotiations with Kiev on granting Ukraine a new package of financial aid, said the Agency source close to the situation.
The IMF mission on January 12 beginning dialogues with the authorities of Ukraine for further lending. It claimed that the work of the mission in Kiev will last till January 29.
According to the source, the dialogues were obliged to end in a few days, but will last at least until next week." For negotiations of this kind takes time ", - noted the source.
The amount of financial aid, which is able to be provided in Kiev under the new program, it doesn't say. According to France Press, under a new program of financial aid to Kyiv have the opportunity to spend more money than was given before, and the duration of the programme will be longer than the previous - more than 2 years.
last week the managing Director of the IMF Christine Lagarde has said that Ukraine appealed to the international monetary Fund with a request to make a multi-year programme lending decision on this matter until it is not accepted.
in January, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the results of negotiations with international financial institutions the IMF and the world Bank and individual countries - the U.S., EU, Australia, Japan, Canada and others - Ukraine hopes to get 13-15 billion dollars over 2 years.
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. The authorities want to improve the situation of foreign borrowing. The IMF has opened For Ukraine's two-year loan program 17, $ 1 billion. Of this amount, 4, 6 billion Kyiv received in 2014, the remaining funds must be allocated in 2015. Send Kiev was also provided by the world Bank, the EBRD, the European investment Bank and some countries. In General in 2014, Ukraine received financial assistance amounting to about 9 billion dollars. The total state dog for eleven months was 69, 3 billion dollars.