USA will give Ukraine an additional $78 million

США предоставят Украине дополнительно $78 млн

The total amount of financial assistance from the US under the two agreements will exceed $ 200 million

The Cabinet adopted a decision on the signing of additional documents to the Agreement for the implementation of tasks in the sphere of development between the governments of Ukraine and the United States as of September 17, 2014.

Ukraine will receive from US additional $ 23.6 million to increase the transparency of management and 54.4 million dollars for sustainable economic development.

About it reports a press-service of the Ministry of economic development and trade Wednesday, 22 August.

Ukraine will receive an additional almost 78 million from the US government to increase transparency and sustainable economic development, – stated in the message.

As noted in the Ministry, on 22 August, the Cabinet adopted a decision on the signing of additional documents to the Agreement for the implementation of tasks in the sphere of development between the governments of Ukraine and the United States from 17 September 2014 to improve the transparency of management and sustainable economic development.

The corresponding decree developed due to the fact that the US government is going to allocate additional funds for realization of the agreement objectives.

Signing the additional agreement for the sustainable economic development will further receive from the United States of 54.4 million dollars. These funds will be used to ensure the availability of the investment activities of the middle class in Ukraine, strengthening the capacity of the private sector of the economy, the energy efficiency of the Ukrainian economy and its energy security, increase in agricultural production.

Thus the total amount of technical assistance aimed at these purposes in the framework of the agreement, taking into account the additional funds will amount to more than 139 million dollars.

Additional agreement on assistance for governance reform will further receive from the United States, 23.6 million dollars. The funds will be spent on improving the legislative environment in accordance with EU standards, improve the functions of civilian oversight and participation of citizens in governance processes, and increasing the accountability of government to citizens and the rule of law.

The total volume of technical assistance in the framework of this agreement taking into account the additional funds is more than 62 million dollars.

We will remind, the European Union has allocated 15.5 million euros for the reform of public administration in Ukraine. The government has fulfilled 75% set for 2017 indicators, making it possible sleduushii tranche.

Earlier, the President of the United States Donald trump signed the defense budget for 2019,which includes $ 250 million to bolster Ukraine’s security.

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