The International Monetary Fund forecasts a 2 percent growth of Ukraine's gross domestic product (GDP), with inflation rate making 10 percent at the end of 2017.
The current year has all prospects to become a year of economic growth and better standards of living of Ukrainian citizens.
The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine estimates export losses due to the armed conflict in the Donbas and Russia's occupation of Crimea at $13 billion.
The German advisory group working in Ukraine estimated losses incurred to the Ukrainian economy by the ban to transport goods across the demarcation line in the Donbas at 1.6 percent of the gross domestic product.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko expects the inflation rate to be lower than 10 percent in 2017.
The problem of trade between Ukraine and non-government controlled areas of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions should be solved by negotiations.
The Heritage Foundation 2017 economic freedom ranking has been published today with Ukraine holding 166th position out of 180 countries.
EU High Representative Federica Mogherini says the impact of anti-Russian economic restrictions on the EU's economy is minimal.
In his speech on the occasion of Ukraine's Dignity and Freedom Day, President Petro Poroshenko mentioned the importance of IMF's support and apologized to the Ukrainians for unpleasant measures the authorities had to take.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation initiated criminal proceedings against Minister of Economic Development Alexei Ulyukayev.
Nobel Prize winner in economics Paul Krugman expects negative impact on global economy following Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential race.
Ukrainian-Canadian-Swiss economist, professor, philanthropist and public activist Bohdan Dmytrovych Hawrylyshyn died Oct. 24, 2016, aged 90.
However, the organization warns that a sustainable recovery hinges on a commitment to root out corruption and improve governance.