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23 Jan 2018
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Ответ на критику Налога на выведенный капитал

Ответ на критику Налога на выведенный капитал Руководитель офиса КНП ГФС Евгений Бамбизов в интервью «Українським Новинам» от 22 января выступил с критикой налога на выведенный капитал (НнВК), называя в качестве основного контраргумента потенциальные потери Бюджета. «Расчеты, которые приводят некоторые эксперты, о том, что потери могут составлять около 20-30 млрд. гривен, не совсем правдоподобны. Если такие темпы роста...
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22 Jan 2018
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Підвищення тарифів боляче вдарить по українцях

Джерело: Gazeta.ua Через збільшення вартості газу й нафти українців очікує ріст цін на продукти і комунальні послуги. Про це розповів кандидат економічних наук, експерт з енергетики Андріан Прокіп в інтерв'ю журналу "Країна". "Україна має високий обсягом імпорту. Попри те, що є власні запаси ресурсів, які можна розвивати. Буквально за два місяці гривня послабилася від 26,6 до 28,6 за долар. Всі розрахунки проводяться...
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19 Jan 2018
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Russia does not have reserve of strength for speculation in oil prices

Source: Ukrinform Oil prices, stimulated by OPEC, allowed Russia to relax a little bit. However, they shouldn’t get excited too soon - the US has not yet “disclosed” its shale. Having concluded agreement with Russia on a joint reduction in oil production in order to increase its price, the OPEC countries (who own 79% of the world's...
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18 Jan 2018
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6 Ways to double Ukraine’s GDP in five years

The column is published in a special issue of NV and The Economist World in 2018 The Ukrainian economy completed year 2017 with GDP at the level of $ 105-108 billion, which is almost half as large as it was in 2008 ($ 188 billion), and with an annual growth of 2.2%.This is, of course, a positive signal, however, the...
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15 Jan 2018
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Shulmeyster: Money of road fund risks "to sail away" from Ukraine

The State Road Fund has started to work. The government hopes that it will help to solve all problems with financing the road repairs. Volodymyr Omelyan, Minister of Infrastructure, said that due to the beginning of the fund’s work and additional sources, the Ukrainian road industry will receive about 47 billion UAH this year.
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12 Jan 2018
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Anatoliy Amelin predicted challenges and opportunities for Ukrainian economy in 2018

Co-founder and Director of Economic Programs of the Ukrainian Institute for the Future Anatoliy Amelin, presenting the analytical forecast "2018: Challenges and Opportunities", told about the probability of default, the UAH exchange rate, and the levels of average wages and pensions in Ukraine in 2018. uifuture.org publishes the theses of Anatoliy Amelin's report, which were explained during the...
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11 Jan 2018
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What to expect from energy tariffs in 2018

In 2018 there will be a number of objective and subjective factors that can cause an increase in tariffs for energy supply. The solution is traditional - subsidies. In 2018, we should not expect dramatic changes in the Ukrainian energy sector. Attempts to reform the energy sector may face unwillingness to raise public discontent before the elections in 2019....
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28 Dec 2017
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Economy of Ukraine in 2018: threat or opportunity?

Source: Special Project "News Time" and The Economist The country will have a choice: to allow a spontaneous default or to conduct the technical one. In the next five years, Ukraine will have to pay more than $ 40 billion for foreign debts. At the same time, the international reserves of the National Bank of Ukraine as of November 2017...
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26 Dec 2017
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US-Ukraine energy security plan: towards a win-win strategy

Both Ukraine and USA are interested in strengthening of Ukrainian and European energy security, what at somehow means decreasing influence of Russia and thereafter contributing stability to the region. Current conditions are favorable for participating US companies in extracting energies in Europe, beside exporting those from America. This can provide profits to US investor and local actors, make European market...
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21 Dec 2017
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Amendments No.180 and No.182 to Tax Code threaten agrarian business of Ukraine

According to the UIF assessment, the introduction of amendments No.180 and No.182 is economically viable due to the creation of additional GDP and the reorientation of raw materials export. However, as a result of the unformed transition period for producers, in 2018 there may be a refusal to grow soybeans, rape, sunflower because of economic unattractiveness. This will reduce the...
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20 Dec 2017
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No more bets: situation with inflation is getting out of control of National Bank

The National Bank has decided that taming of rebellious prices is more important today than the availability of loans. Regulatory rush looks like a fire fighting. On December 15, the National Bank quite unexpectedly, and for the second time in the current quarter, raised the discount rate (a monetary instrument, a control point of the cost of attracted and placed...
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15 Dec 2017
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SkyUp lowcoster in Ukraine: 3 questions for independent expert from ordinary passenger

Volodymyr Shulmeyster, the Director of the Infrastructure Program of the Ukrainian Institute for the Future, at the request of uifuture.org, told what should an ordinary passenger expect from the new SkyUp lowcoster, the launch of which was announced on Thursday by Volodymyr Omelyan, the Head of the Ministry of Infrastructure.
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14 Dec 2017
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FRS rate will hit Ukraine's exports

The Federal Reserve System of the USA (FRS) raised the key interest rate for the first time since June - up to 1.25-1.50%.
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14 Dec 2017
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“There must be alternative”: Schulmeyster commented on UZ-USA cooperation

Cooperation with any of the world's producers is a positive tendency. However, only when it is properly structured. This is how was commented to Gazeta.ua the agreement on cooperation between Ukrzaliznytsya and the US Company General Electric Transportation by Volodymyr Shulmeyster, the Director of the Infrastructure program of the Ukrainian Institute for the Future and former Deputy Minister of...
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11 Dec 2017
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Economist outlined problems of Russia's Central Bank in 2018

Russian economist Dmytro Nekrasov, at the request of the Ukrainian Institute for the Future, prepared a forecast for Russia's economic development for year 2018. The full text of the report will be included in the main collection of analytical publications of the Ukrainian Institute for the Future (UIF) "Forecast 2018: Challenges and Opportunities".
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11 Dec 2017
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In 2030 Ukraine can increase river freight traffic by 4 times

The use of the Dnipro river and other rivers of Ukraine for the transportation of freights would cause a revolution in infrastructure until 2030. This is the opinion of Yaroslav Pylypchuk, the expert of the Infrastructure Program of the Ukrainian Institute for the Future.   "River transport has obvious advantages over the railway. Firstly, it is ecological, secondly, it...
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08 Dec 2017
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Raising of minimum wage will not make Ukrainians richer

From January 1, 2018, the minimum wage will increase by 16% to 3,723 UAH with the possibility of raising to 4,100 UAH during 2018. How can this affect the economy and, what is the most important, the incomes of the Ukrainians. The increase in nominal wage does not mean the increase of financial solvency.
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06 Dec 2017
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Roads risk to lie out of money allocated by the Cabinet of Ministries - Shulmeyster

The Cabinet of Ministries in the second reading increased the budget for the next year by 36 billion UAH. The modified document was made public on the Verkhovna Rada’s website. The growth of revenues is provided due to the revision of the macro-forecast of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade (plus 11 billion UAH), the deductions of the National...
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05 Dec 2017
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Almost caught in the same trap or Price of unlearned lessons

The material was published in the printed and online version of the publication “Dzerkalo tyzhnya” ("The Mirror of the Week") Various countries have the experience of return of energy assets into the state ownership.   The government is preparing for a large privatization, in particular, of energy facilities. Is the privatization of energy actually necessary? Are the...
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05 Dec 2017
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Co-founder of UIF met Poroshenko within the framework of dialogue with business (photo, video)

Anatoliy Amelin, the Director of Economic Programs of the Ukrainian Institute for the Future, put the question on the exit capital tax to the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during the business forum "Dialogue between business and power", which was held on December 1. <span id="selection-marker-1" class="redactor-selection-marker"></span>
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