New issue of economic monitoring


The IMF’s abrupt release of a $3.3 billion third tranche of standby agreement funds to Ukraine looks to be an exception to its usually stringent demands. Ukraine can’t hope to meet the original terms this year, as it faces a ballooning budget deficit in the runup to national elections.The full report could be obtained through subscription at Global Source ( Trial access is available.

Summary of Economic Overview

August 12, 2009