CASE Ukraine`s executive director Dmytro Boyarchuk forecast in the article for ‘Novoe Vremia’ media outlet the Ukrainian Hryvnia`s future: a complete collapse of currency will not take place, but it will weaken its position within 5%.
Ukraine’s economy is steadily recovering now. During H1, GDP grew 2.4% y/y, twice as fast as forecast.
Volodymyr Dubrovsky, CASE Ukraine`s senior economist, told ‘UBR’ media outlet that the simplified tax system does not hurt the budget as much as it is thought to be.
The IMF loan, promised previously, was expected this year. However, the National Bank of Ukraine made an official statement that the next IMF loan tranche is assumed the next year.
The World Bank unveiled the next Doing Business-2018 rating. Ukraine took 76th place in it, having improved last year’s result on four positions. CASE Ukraine`s executive director Dmytro Boyarchuk evaluates this news in the comments to ‘Liga. Biznes’ website.
Volodymyr Dubrovsky, CASE Ukraine Center for Socioeconomic Research senior economist, comments to ‘Radio Svoboda’ media outlet: rating may not fully reflect the state of affairs. The expert remains skeptical of possible investments, as many investors now observe not the ratings, but the reputation of the country in the world.
As the government’s is reluctant to raise the price of gas for the residents, cooperation with the IMF would be negatively affected. The Fund demanded these changes, CASE Ukraine`s Executive Director Dmytro Boyarchuk said in the comments of ‘Radio Svoboda’.
Medical reform implies that a person will be able to receive a certain part of the guaranteed medical services, and this part will be clearly stated in the law. No one will be able to say ‘No!’ to the patient, CASE Ukraine`s Executive Director Dmytro Boyarchuk wrote in a ‘Novoye Vremia’ column.
Does one need to pay pensions to inhabitants of the occupied territories? Minister of Social Policy Andriy Reva said that the legislation does not provide for recalculating Separate regions of Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts (SRDLO) residents` pensions.
Investment banker Serhiy Fursa accused Ukrainians of not desiring to pay taxes. In his opinion, it is the middle class, which does not want to pay it. CASE Ukraine`s senior economist Volodymyr Dubrovsky denied this statement.