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That is what the International Monetary Fund requires from the state. IMF mission representatives currently get acquainted with the 2018 Ukrainian budget draft.

CASE Ukraine`s executive director Dmytro Boyarchuk says in a commentary to the ‘Radio Svoboda’ media outlet, that the budget project is quite realistic, which is very important for the IMF.

Therefore, there is no need to wait for some great corrections. ‘In essence, the deficit proposed by the Finance Ministry – as far as I can remember, it is 2.4% of GDP – and quite moderate. I would say, these are quite realistic indicators of the revenue side. Therefore, I think that there should be no big problem with the budget, in the long run, the expert believes. He forecasts IMF may discuss with the Ukrainian government certain details only.

November 14, 2017