Wednesday, 23 April, 2014,23:05
Русская версия Українська версія for-ua.com English version
ForUm - самое цитируемое Интернет-издание. Главные новости Украины и мира. Home| News| One-line news| Articles| Interview| Gallery| Comments| Forum| Archive| Service| Search| About us
News / 26 December 2013 | 13:30
Ukraine’s economic situation stabilized, Yanukovych says

Ukraine’s economic situation stabilized, Yanukovych says


Ukraine has managed to stabilize economic situation by the end of 2013, President Viktor Yanukovych said at the meeting of the Council of Regions, ForUm correspondent reports.

"We succeeded in stabilizing economic situation in the year-end, in ensuring stability of the financial system, budget balance, creating conditions for economic growth the next year. I believe this to be our achievement in spite of all the criticism, which we hear now," he said.

The President stressed that macro-financial stability is preserved in Ukraine.

"Inflation remains low. Throughout 2013 the weighted average exchange rate of hryvnia to dollar was almost stable and fluctuated within moderate borders," he said.

According to Yanukovych, positive trends of balance of payments are also kept.

"Despite the recession, some industries, oriented to the domestic market, are showing growth. Retail trade turnover in January-November of this year compared with the same period last year increased by 9%," he said.

The President stressed that agricultural sector notable makes positive contribution to GDP dynamics.

"The agricultural sector remains the economic powerhouse of Ukraine. Production for 11 months increased by 12%," Yanukovych said.

ForUm
Версия для печати
Speaker meeting heads of diplomatic missions of EU countries
On February 3 in Kyiv, speaker of Ukrainian parliament Volodymyr Rybak held a meeting with heads of diplomatic missions of EU countries, accredited in Ukraine
Rada coordination board sitting
On February 3 in Kyiv, the coordination board of heads of parliamentary factions and committees held a sitting
NBU issuing commemorative coins dedicated to Olympic games
On February 3, the National Bank of Ukraine put into circulation two commemorative coins "XXII winter Olympic games" of value 10 and 2 hryvnias
Azarov saying good-bye to the Cabinet
On January 29, now acting Prime Minister Mykola Azarov and first vice PM Serhiy Arbuzov presided at a sitting of the acting Cabinet
VR holding extraordinary sitting
On January 28 the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine held an extraordinary sitting
Protesters occupied Ukrainian House
On the night of January 25/26 protesters occupied the  building of the Ukrainian House in Yevropeiska square, previously vacated by law enforcements
09:49 February 6-7, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych pays working visit to the Russian Federation

4 February 2014
14:57 Skier Valentyna Shevchenko will bear Ukrainian flag at the opening of Olympic Games in Sochi
14:15 Rivne Regional Council chairman Yuri Kichatyi voluntarily resigned 

Read all news →
Top    
Editorial staff:english@for-ua.com
Republication or redistribution of ForUm content, including by framing or similar means,
is allowed with the reference to en.for-ua.com only.
All rights are reserved by © LTD. Inter-Media, ForUm 2001-2014
bigmir)net TOP 100