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2017 Results Mixed; 2018 Prospects Good

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Results for 2017 were mixed. Ukraine’s economy is on the rise, and many positive achievements were reached. But 2018 begins with one awful reality: ongoing attacks against the new anti-corruption agencies have revealed to the world just how reluctant the establishment is to give up its rent-seeking activities any time soon.

The IMF has made it very clear that further funding is contingent upon effective anti-corruption action. But with a presidential race looming in 2019, the latter is far from guaranteed.

More about economic perspectives, please, read at our last quarterly report “2017 Results Mixed; 2018 Prospects Good”.

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January 11, 2018