Danyluk said that Ukraine is close to receiving the IMF tranche

Данилюк заявил, что Украина близка к получению транша МВФ

Ukraine is very close to obtaining the next loan tranche from the International monetary Fund. In an interview with Reuters, said the Finance Minister Oleksandr danylyuk.

“We are very close and it is very important for us because it is an important signal for the markets, for investors and opens up other financial support”, – said the Minister.

Danilyuk refused to name concrete terms of tranche, but added that it would amount to 1.7 billion USD. as previously planned, but 1 billion, which will be guaranteed by the United States. He also announced Ukraine’s obtaining other financial assistance in the amount of 600 million euros, and loans for the purchase of gas.

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Note that yesterday it became known that the Ukrainian question in the agenda of the meetings of the Board of Directors of the IMF in the coming days.

Previously, the Finance Ministry said that the IMF Board of Directors will decide on the allocation of Ukraine the next tranche of credit in late August. That the meeting in Ukraine will take place in late August, and reported Fund spokesman William Murray.

Open in March of 2015 four-year EFF program in the amount of 17.11 billion. with the first tranche of $ 5 billion. originally suggested quarterly review of the program, the allocation in 2015 of three more tranches of 1.63 billion dollars. and a decrease in quarterly tranches in 2016-2018 to 0.61 billion.

Yet Ukraine was able to receive only two tranches. Part of the first in the amount of $ 2.7 billion. went to support the state budget, and the recipient of the remaining funds was the national Bank. In the controller I hope to receive the next tranche of the IMF within the EFF program in late August 2016, And by the end of this year the NBU I want to get both tranches worth $ 2.7 billion.