A mission of the International Monetary Fund can arrive in Ukraine in mid-February. This was announced on the air Channel 5 by the Chairman of the National Bank of Ukraine Council Bohdan Danylyshyn.
"The main result of Davos forum is that Ukraine is beginning to be perceived as an active negotiator, and I think that the results of the meeting of Ukrainian president with Christine Lagarde, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, their half-hour conversation - this is evidenced by the press conference of the President of Ukraine, and Lagarde herself - has the corresponding results," he said.
Danylyshyn added: "We expect the arrival of the IMF mission in the middle of February."
Earlier, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko noted that the IMF mission will arrive in Ukraine "till April".
We recall that the National Bank expects to receive about 2 billion dollars from the IMF. Also on January 26, the Finance Minister Olexander Danilyuk said that Ukraine hopes to receive a tranche from the IMF in May. Among the main conditions, the head of Ministry of Finance called the adoption of the law on the anti-corruption court and the appointment of the head of the NBU.
It is known that at the moment Ukraine's debt to the IMF is $12.1 billion. This amount is made up of liabilities of the National Bank ($7.2 billion) and the Ministry of Finance ($4.9 billion).