The changes are caused by completion of negotiations of the Ukrainian government on restructuring of the country's external commercial debt.
S&P analysts predict that Ukraine's real GDP will fall by about 15 percent in 2015 after shrinking by 6.8 percent last year. Next year they expect growth of 2 percent, in 2017 - 3.5 percent, and in 2018 - 4 percent.
Consumer prices will jump to as high as 55 percent this year after rising by 12.2 percent in 2014, the experts say. In 2016, inflation will slow down to 20 percent, in 2017 - to 14 percent, in 2018 - to 9 percent.