The Ministry of Finance: Tranche of the IMF can get to the end of the year

Минфин: Транш МВФ можем получить до конца года

Finance Minister Alexander danyluk

The Finance Minister said that negotiations on gas price, progress was made.

Obtaining the next tranche of the International monetary Fund in the framework of the EFF may to the end of 2017, said Finance Minister of Ukraine Oleksandr danylyuk during a briefing in Washington, writes “Interfax-Ukraine”.

“We expect to get the tranche by the end of the year,” he said and added that progress has been made in negotiations on the price of gas.

“We have not yet reached a final agreement, but we moved, fixed certain principles. Negotiations are continuing,” added danyluk.

Commenting on a possible risks for economy of Ukraine in case of non-receipt of the IMF tranche by the end of the year, the Finance Minister expressed confidence that the funds will be received.

“We are not in that situation, when a month or two something changed. … The main question – adopt the law on privatization, it is important to find a fair formula of gas. When we accomplish this, the issue of the tranche will be technical,” added the Minister.

We will remind that earlier danyluk spoke about the opportunity to get to the end of the year, two tranches from the IMF.