The IMF has updated its forecast for the economy of Ukraine

МВФ обновил прогноз для экономики Украины

The Fund released a report on the prospects for the global economy.

The international monetary Fund (IMF) forecasts real GDP growth of Ukraine in 2017 by 2% with consumer inflation at year end in the amount of 10%.

This is stated in the October report of the Fund about the prospects for the global economy, UNIAN reports.

Earlier, in its April forecast, the IMF has published a similar performance to the expected growth of Ukraine’s GDP this year and inflation at the end of the period. Forecast for Ukraine to 2018 also remained unchanged with GDP growth of 3.2% with inflation at the end of the period at 7%.

The current account deficit of the balance of payments, according to IMF forecasts, will amount to 3.3% of GDP in 2017 and 3% of GDP in 2018. The unemployment rate, the Fund expects at 9.5% and 9.3%, respectively.

As reported Корреспондент.netpreviously the world Bank has kept the forecast of growth of economy of Ukraine in 2017 by 2% with an inflation rate of 10%.

We will remind, in September of this year in Ukraine was recorded inflation of 2%, compared with the 0.1 percent deflation in August. In annual terms inflation reached 16.4%, and from the beginning and from the beginning of 2017 10.2%.