• 26/02/2024 06:27

The main thing for the week: the EU approved aid to Ukraine, the national debt doubled, the NBU gave gloomy forecasts

The EU has agreed on financing of 50 billion euros for Ukraine

The main thing for the week: the EU approved aid to Ukraine, the national debt doubled, the NBU gave gloomy forecasts

EU leaders on Thursday reached an agreement on the allocation of macro-financial assistance Ukraine in the amount of 50 billion euros. The decision was supported by all 27 EU member states. “This provides stable, long-term, prospective funding for Ukraine. The EU takes leadership and responsibility in supporting Ukraine; We know what’s at stake,” Michel emphasized.

Ukraine’s national debt has doubled since the start of the war

Ukraine's public debt has grown significantly since the beginning of the war, mainly due to receiving soft loans from the West.

NBU predicts slower growth of Ukraine's economy

National Bank predicts slower growth of Ukrainian economy in 2024 than last year, and expects real GDP growth to be 3.6%.

Inflation in Ukraine: A temporary increase to 8.6% is expected with a subsequent return to the NBU target

The main thing for the week: the EU approved assistance to Ukraine, the national debt doubled, the NBU gave gloomy forecasts

The National Bank expects that by the end of 2024, inflation will moderately accelerate to 8.6%, but already next year it will enter the target range, dropping to 5. 8%, and in 2026 – up to 5%. This is stated in the NBU Inflation Report for January 2024.

The bank accounts of military draft dodgers will be frozen by court decision. What is known

The bank accounts of those liable for military service who evade visits to the TCC and SP will be arrested by court decision. But not immediately – the bill provides for several stages until accounts are blocked.

Ukrainians through “Diya” can already purchase duplexes and townhouses for a mortgage

In the “Diya” mobile application they can purchase a mortgage private houses, duplexes and townhouses.

The Rada exempted jewelers from the 10% fee to the Pension Fund

The main thing for the week: the EU approved aid to Ukraine, the national debt doubled, the NBU gave gloomy forecasts

The Verkhovna Rada abolished the 10% levy on compulsory state pension insurance for jewelry sales, which was introduced in the summer of 1997 and brought the budget UAH 591.6 million for the 11 months of last year.

minfin.com.ua

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