Poroshenko predicts GDP growth of more than 3%

Порошенко прогнозирует рост ВВП более, чем на 3%

Poroshenko expects GDP growth of more than 3%

In 2018, the GDP in Ukraine will grow by 3.2%, said the head of state.

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko predicts GDP growth in 2018 at the level of more than 3.2%. About this he said during the Ukrainian-Maltese business forum in Kyiv on Tuesday, October 17, the press service of the AP.

According to him, within 6 months of 2017, Ukraine’s real GDP grew by 2.3%. And this at a time of war and occupation by Russia of the Ukrainian territory, where the industrial enterprise.

In addition, over 8 months of construction has increased by 25,4%, and the growth of capital investment is 22.5%. At the same time, according to Poroshenko, the international reserves of the National Bank in August of 2017 amounted to almost 18 billion dollars.

“This is a demonstration of our stability. I can assure you that the prognosis is good,” said the President and added that the expected GDP growth of over 2% in 2017, and 3.2% in 2018.

We will remind, earlier it was reported that the growth of the gross domestic product of Ukraine in the first quarter of 2017 amounted to 2.5%.