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Projected % Change
   2017  2018
Real GDP 2 3.2
Consumer Prices 11.5 9.5
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2017)
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Ukraine and the IMF
Updated August 2, 2017

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IMF Survey Online
April 04, 2017 -- Ukraine Receives IMF Support But Must Accelerate Reforms
March 24, 2016 -- IMF Survey : European Parliamentarians Engage with IMF
Implementing structural reforms, mainly in pension systems and state-owned enterprises, is essential for countries in Eastern and Southeastern Europe to address crisis legacies and help stabilize debt and deficits, members of parliament concluded at a seminar at the Joint Vienna Institute (JVI).
August 03, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Cheaper Oil And Sanctions Weigh On Russia’s Growth Outlook
Russia’s economy is expected to contract by 3.4 percent in 2015, although growth should return in 2016, according to the IMF’s latest economic health check.
May 10, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe: Mind the Credit Gap
Countries in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe (CESEE) are facing mixed economic fortunes, according to a new report on the region. In addition to the legacies of the crisis, external forces are at play: the oil price, the strength of the euro area recovery, and geopolitical tensions.<b> </b>
October 10, 2014 -- IMF Survey : Emerging Europe: Geopolitical Tensions Taking a Toll
Overall economic growth is slowing down in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe (CESEE). The IMF has revised down the 2014 growth forecasts for the region to 1.2 percent largely reflecting the effects of Ukraine-Russia tensions.
September 02, 2014 -- IMF Survey : Stabilizing Ukraine’s Economy
Ukraine needs to address short-term challenges while not losing sight of deep-seated structural problems and vulnerabilities, says the IMF’s Poul Thomsen in an interview.
June 30, 2014 -- IMF Survey : Geopolitical Risks Cloud Future of Russian Economy
Russia’s economy continued its slow pace of growth in 2013, reflecting pre-existing structural problems and the fallout of geopolitical tensions with Ukraine.
May 06, 2014 -- IMF Survey : Slowdown in Emerging Markets Weighs on Caucasus, Central Asia
Economic growth in the Caucasus and Central Asia is expected to decline to 6 percent in 2014 from 6½ percent in 2013, mainly because of sharply weaker activity in Russia and other emerging markets, the IMF says.
April 30, 2014 -- IMF Survey : Ukraine Unveils Reform Program with IMF Support
Ukraine unveiled a comprehensive program of economic reforms, backed by a $17.01 billion IMF loan approved on April 30 by the institution’s Executive Board.
March 05, 2014 -- IMF Survey : IMF Sends Fact-Finding Team to Ukraine
An IMF staff team is in Kiev to conduct a technical, independent analysis of the economic situation and to begin a preliminary dialog with Ukrainian authorities on a possible Fund-supported economic program.
October 20, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Worst Outcome Was Avoided in Emerging Europe, New IMF Study Finds
Even though emerging Europe was hit exceptionally hard by the global financial crisis, a complete meltdown was avoided thanks to swift action by policymakers, underpinned where necessary by international financing, according to the IMF’s new Regional Economic Outlook report.
August 11, 2010 -- IMF Survey: IMF Approves $15.1 Billion Loan for Ukraine
The IMF's Executive Board has approved a $15.1 billion loan for Ukraine to put the country on the path to fiscal sustainability, reform the gas sector, and shore up the country’s banking system, the institution announced on August 6.
December 28, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Multi-Speed Recovery Seen for Europe
As 2009 draws to a close, IMF European Department Director Marek Belka says that what is striking about Europe is how differently countries fared during the global crisis. These different points of departure will also make for a multi-speed recovery, Belka argues.
November 04, 2009 -- IMF Survey: IMF Urges Ukraine To Stick With Recovery Policies
The IMF urges Ukrainian policymakers to try to forge a consensus to support economic recovery and avoid measures that would fuel inflation and unemployment. IMF Mission Chief Ceyla Pazarbasioglu discusses the status of the Ukrainian economic program and the way forward.
May 08, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Policy Adjustments Move Ukraine Forward
Reeling from the impact of the global economic crisis, Ukraine is poised to receive the second installment of a $16.4 billion IMF loan. IMF Survey online spoke with IMF Ukraine mission chief Ceyla Pazarbasioglu about key economic and financial issues facing the country.
January 14, 2009 -- IMF Survey: IMF Helping Counter Crisis Fallout in Emerging Europe
The financial crisis has hit Europe hard. In an interview, IMF European Department head Marek Belka talks about Europe's prospects for recovery and the principles that guide the Fund as it seeks to help Europe's emerging economies counter the fallout of the crisis.
November 10, 2008 -- IMF Survey: Helping Ukraine Avoid a Hard Landing
A $16.4 billion loan for Ukraine approved by the IMF's Executive Board will help the government strengthen confidence and restore economic stability after the country became the latest victim of the financial crisis sweeping the global economy.
October 26, 2008 -- IMF Survey: IMF Set to Lend $16.5 Billion to Ukraine
The International Monetary Fund announces outline plans to lend $16.5 billion to Ukraine to support a policy package the country has assembled to maintain economic and financial stability. Ukraine's economy has been affected by the global financial turmoil and falling steel prices.
October 26, 2008 -- IMF Survey: IMF Set to Lend Ukraine $16.5 Billion, In Talks With Hungary
The IMF says it has reached a tentative agreement with Ukraine to lend the eastern European country $16.5 billion to help it combat a series of economic problems tied to the international financial turmoil and announced broad agreement with Hungary on a set of policies designed to bolster near-term stability.