Ukraine hopes for positive decision of IMF on April 3 - Groysman
Ukraine hopes for a positive decision of the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the issue of the next tranche will contribute to the development of the Ukrainian economy and stabilization of the hryvnia exchange rate, Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman has said.
According to the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, the government welcomes the IMF meeting scheduled for April 3, Groysman stressed, communicating with journalists in Zhytomyr region.
The head of government noted a slight delay in the schedule of meetings of the IMF board was caused by the need for clarifying macroeconomic indicators and forecasts due to the energy and economic blockade.
"It is clear that the IMF's support is necessary for Ukraine today because it forms the currency reserves of our country and will positively influence the economy and the exchange rate of the national currency," Groysman said, adding that the final negotiations with the fund leadership ended yesterday.
At the same time, he again drew attention to the fact that the energy and economic blockade of Ukraine allowed to steal Ukrainian enterprises, left the country without access to its mineral resources and as a whole was in the interests of the Russian Federation.