International monetary Fund (IMF) will provide Ukraine 1st tranche in the amount of 5 billion dollars, said the Ukrainian Ministry of Finance.
"The approval of the expanded programme of cooperation allows for bestlocation Ukraine the first tranche of the loan of $ 5 billion, according to the report, reports a news Agency. According to the Ministry, the Board of Directors of the IMF blesed four-year program of extended payment volume 17, 5 billion dollars, which was agreed with the government of Ukraine." during the first year of 17, $ 5 billion of the total programme Ukraine will be granted up to 10 billion that is required to help the rapid stabilization of the macroeconomic situation and the restoration of improving the economy, starting in 2016 ", - is specified in the message Department. The provision of IMF credit, according to the Ukrainian Ministry of Finance, will help to increase the level of reserves of the National Bank of Ukraine, to strengthen the measures taken by the government to stabilize the balance of payments of the country, and to prevent the outflow of capital. First on Wednesday, Finance Minister of Ukraine Natalie Jaresko said that Kiev hopes to receive from the IMF $ 5 billion in the first tranche of the expanded programme of payment. Before that, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that tranche of the international monetary Fund (IMF), which expects Ukraine, cannot be applied to social needs. Remember, February 12, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said that the international monetary Fund (IMF) and Kiev agreed on the allocation of Ukraine 17, $ 5 billion for a period of four years. According to Lagarde, financial aid Kiev depends on how you want to stabilize the situation in the East of Ukraine. International monetary Fund believes that the decline of the economy of Ukraine in 2015 will amount to 5, 5%. In addition, the IMF Experts believe that in 2015 Ukrainian exports will fall on the background of the overall deterioration in the trade. The IMF expects inflation in Ukraine in 2015 at the level of 2014, assuming a price increase of 25%. We emphasize that the increase in the prices of communal services in Ukraine is a direct consequence of the conditions of the issued country of the international monetary Fund. Thus, the national Commission for government regulation of the electricity market of Ukraine in the framework of the implementation of the Memorandum with the international monetary Fund raised the minimum tariff for gas for residents to 3600 UAH per 1 thousand Cubic meters (about 134 dollars) from 1 April.