EU Representative Maasikas: IMF can approve another tranche to Ukraine soon

Source : 112 Ukraine

The macro-financial aid from Brussels is politically tied with the IMF
11:05, 7 September 2021

Matti Maasikas, new EU Ambassador in Ukraine
Open source

Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine Matti Maasikas believes that the IMF can approve the provision of another tranche to Ukraine in the first half of September as Suspilne reported.

“The macro-financial aid of the EU is politically tied with the IMF program. The commission in Brussels is waiting for the approval from the IMF. Everyone remembers about deadlines and I am sure that soon we will hear good news from Brussels,” Maasikas noted.

Related: U.S. to provide Ukraine with military equipment as part of second tranche of military aid

He drew attention to Ukraine’s work on the implementation of the judicial reform and solution of issue on the qualification council of judge.

Earlier, Oleh Ustenko, adviser to the president on economic issues, said that Ukraine would raise the issue of receiving new funds from the IMF during the expected visit of the fund's mission to Kyiv this month.

Related: Part of aid from IMF will be directed to reserves of National Bank, - Zelensky's adviser

On August 23, Ukraine received assistance from the International Monetary Fund in the amount of $ 2.7 billion.

According to forecasts of experts from the American financial holding J. P. Morgan, the second tranche from the IMF in the amount of $ 3 billion can be provided to Ukraine by the end of 2021.


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