Funds in the amount of $1 billion from the placement of Eurobonds under the U.S. loan guarantees were received at the account of the government of Ukraine, according to the website of the Finance Ministry, Censor.NET reports.
"This became possible thanks to signing of the Safeguards Agreement between the governments of Ukraine and the United States," the report says.
The Ministry notes that the rate of interest on Eurobonds is 1.847% per year. Payment of interest will be carried out twice a year (May 29 and Nov. 29). Expected maturity of the bonds is May 29, 2020.