Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman held the meeting with the representatives of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as Uryadovy Portal reported.
“Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman has met the representatives of the mission of the International Monetary Fund. Today, on May 21, the mission has started the work in Ukraine. Such cooperation is important for both sides, first of all, considering the fulfillment of the program of the reforms, support of the financial stability of the state and continuation of the dialogue with other partners and investors of Ukraine,” the message said.
It is noted that Financial Minister of Ukraine Oksana Markarova participated in the meeting.
Earlier IMF Spokesperson Gerry Rice stated that the Fund maintains communication with the then President-elect of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and the IMF mission would come to Ukraine soon.
As we reported former President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a phone conversation with Christine Lagarde, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, during which she expressed the concern concerning the court’s decisions on the nationalization of the PrivatBank.
In December 2018, the IMF Directors Board approved the 14-months-long of cooperation with Ukraine within the stand-by program. The overall sum of loans makes 3.9 billion U.S. dollars, which makes 139 percent of the quote of Ukraine in the Fund.