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Robert Kirchner

Positive economic outlook

The successfully held presidential and parliamentary elections in Ukraine have clearly dominated public attention with their surprising outcomes.

  • Ukraine
NL 130 | August 2019
Macroeconomic Analyses and Forecasting

In this context, less attention was paid to the economic performance of the country, although a quite positive development can be noted. The economy is growing at a stable rate of 3% p.a. and the overall macroeconomic situation seems stable.
This should support the newly elected decision-makers and provide the economic basis to implement the reforms mandated by the electorate.

A fast agreement with the IMF about a new long-term programme would be an important signal to all other international stakeholders against the background of a more uncertain development of the world economy.

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