• 13/06/2024 00:47

The main thing for the week: the US approved aid to Ukraine, the NBU reduced the rate

Biden signed a bill on assistance to Ukraine

The main thing for the week: the US approved aid to Ukraine, the NBU cut the rate

On Wednesday, April 24, US President Joe Biden signed a bill on an aid package to Ukraine for $61 billion. The US Senate approved the document on the evening of April 23. $49.9 billion of this amount will be spent on defense expenses.

NBU reduced the discount rate to 13.5%

The Board of the National Bank decided to reduce the discount rate from 14.5% to the level of 13.5% per annum from April 26, 2024.

Ukraine received the second tranche from the EU for 1.5 billion euros within the Ukraine Facility

< p>The state budget of Ukraine received the second tranche within the framework of transition financing in the amount of 1.5 billion euros in accordance with the European Union’s Ukraine Facility instrument.

GDP of Ukraine accelerated in March to 4.6% – Ministry of Economy

 The main thing for the week: the US approved aid to Ukraine, the NBU reduced the rate

The Ministry of Economy of Ukraine estimated GDP growth in March at 4.6%. In January, GDP growth was at 3.5%, and in February – 3.9%. The GDP growth trend is supported by the stable operation of sea ports, which stimulated the activities of railway transport, metallurgy and metal ore mining, as well as a number of other factors.

Britain announced the largest military aid package to Ukraine in history< /p>

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak will visit Poland on April 23, where he will announce the largest package of military aid to Ukraine worth £500 million.

The National Bank significantly reduced rates on refinancing loans

The National Bank significantly reduced rates on refinancing loans by 2%. p. up to 17.5%.

Ukraine is ready to provide owners of Eurobonds with a plan for restructuring – Reuters

Ukraine is ready to send private owners of its bonds a plan for restructuring their debt in $20 billion at the beginning of May.

The Ministry of Economy gave a forecast of what the dollar exchange rate will be at the end of 2024

The main thing for the week: aid to Ukraine was approved in the USA, the NBU reduced the rate

The average exchange rate in 2024 will be 40.33 UAH/dollar. At the end of the year, the rate will increase to 41.67 UAH/dollar. This is stated in the consensus forecast for April 2024 of experts and officials, published on the website of the Ministry of Economy.

minfin.com.ua

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