IMF will postpone the allocation of funds to Ukraine – media

МВФ отложит выделение средств Украине – СМИ

The Cabinet failed to agree with the IMF

The Cabinet failed to persuade the IMF to cancel the increase in gas prices for the population.

The international monetary Fund refused to change previously agreed with the government of Ukraine the conditions for determining gas prices for the population, which should lead to rise of 17.6%. This became known following the talks, Finance Minister Alexander danyluk in Washington with the IMF, Ukrainian news reports.

According to sources in the government, it was the last negotiations with the lender on this issue. The IMF was proposed by the government of Ukraine is absolutely a new version of the change principle of determining the prices of import parity. The IMF has taken a principled stand – no changes.

In this regard, the government do not make sharp statements, however, the requirement of the IMF are not going to perform and intend to leave the gas price unchanged until 1 April. This situation, as well as the failure of Ukraine to a number of conditions, making it virtually impossible the continuation of the funds until at least mid-spring 2018.

Recall, obtaining the next tranche of the International monetary Fund in the framework of the EFF was expected by the end of 2017.

Previously Danilyuk talked about the possibility to get to the end of the year, two tranches from the IMF.

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