The world Bank improved the Outlook for Ukraine

Всемирный банк улучшил прогноз для Украины

The world Bank kept its forecast for Ukraine for the current year at 2%

Experts said the “distinct growth” of the Ukrainian economy in 2016.

The world Bank has improved the forecast of growth of gross domestic product Ukraine to 2018, from 3% to 3.5%, and in 2019 – 3% to 4% in comparison with their estimates, the data in January of this year.

“In Ukraine, the government’s efforts to stabilize, supported by international financial institutions, and a very good harvest resulted in a clear growth in 2016 to 2.3% after a cumulative fall of 15.8% in 2014-15 as a result of geopolitical tensions with Russia”, – stated in the WB report “Global economic prospects “Fragile recovery”.

The Bank indicates that improved assessment of the growth of the Ukrainian economy in 2016, up from 1% to 2.3%, while retaining the forecast for the current year at 2%.

The world Bank, the report pointed out that, in General, the currencies of commodity exporters, which he took, and Ukraine, strengthened, and inflation receded. The commodity prices stabilised and confidence grew, which allowed to ease monetary policy, says the Bank, pointing as an example, and Ukraine.

Among the factors limiting growth in countries such as Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Brazil, Russia, WB calls strongly deteriorating household balance sheets. The Bank also pointed to the transport blockade, the uncontrolled territories in Donbas, which has led to weak industrial production data.

As reported Корреспондент.netpreviously the world Bank has criticized the Ukrainian economy. As stated, world Bank Director for Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova satu Kähkönen, Kiev economic growth is necessary to conduct a pension, land, healthcare and anti-corruption reforms.

The world Bank has allocated Ukraine $150 million

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