The results of the week: closure of the factory Roshen in Lipetsk and a record grain harvest


700 people

will lose their jobs after the suspension of production at the Lipetsk confectionery factory (Russia), which were adopted by the Ukrainian confectionery Corporation “Roshen”. Full stop and conservation of industrial and infrastructure projects planned for April 2017.

149, 5 million hryvnia

cash awards were made available for servicemen from the beginning of hostilities in the Donbass, the status of combatants received 192 thousand people, distinctions of the Ministry of defence awarded 35.8 thousand military personnel and the APU.

will grow in average by 15%

from January 1, salaries of civil servants and other categories of employees of government agencies, and the minimum salary is 2000 UAH.

increased by 8.7%

for 2016, the financial resources of the Deposit guarantee Fund of individuals ‘ deposits – to 15.32 billion. In 2015, the Fund size decreased by 16.5%. Over the past year the Fund paid to depositors of insolvent banks of 14.94 billion UAH, and in the entire history of its existence has paid 80,87 billion.

grew by 8.7%

the volume of deposits in banks in 2016 in the national currency – to 425,62 billion UAH, but in foreign currency decreased by 0.4% to 13.25 billion, according to the NBU. Hryvnia deposits of legal entities grew by 12%, to individuals – increased by 5.2%. Foreign currency deposits of legal entities since the beginning of last year grew by 3.3%, natural persons – has decreased by 2.4%.

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increased 52.9 thousand people

in December the number of registered unemployed in the Public employment service – to 390,8 thousand people At the same 317,1 thousand people received unemployment benefits. The average benefit in December 2016 amounted to UAH 1997. Among the urban population was RUB 210.1 thousand unemployed, among rural – 180,7 thousand

69 thousand people

in 2016, signed a contract on service in the Armed Forces, of which 7.5 thousand officers.

2 billion UAH

the government has allocated further funding for the procurement in 2017 of medicines and vaccines through international organizations and promised to make every effort to tender procurement procedures were conducted on time and delivery was made prior to the end of the year.

905 complexes

auto-commit violations of traffic rules is necessary to ensure order on the roads of the country, say the National police (485 complexes in cities and 420 – on the highways of the state value). Six test such systems from July to October last year recorded 1.3 million violations of the speed limit. But for this system there is no money and there is no legislative support for its work.


66 million tons

the grain harvest in Ukraine last year was a record for the period of independence and exceeded (in standard weight) indicator 2015 of 5.9 million tonnes As reported by the Ministry of agriculture, last year also set the record for the yield of grain: wheat – 42,1 kg/ha, rye – at 27.3 t/ha, corn – 66 t/ha, peas – 31.3 C/ha.

2.32 billion dollars

made the deficit of foreign trade in Ukraine in January-November against $ 315.5 million surplus for the same period in 2015, As reported by the state statistics Committee, exports of goods decreased by 5.9% and imports increased by 1.8%.

increased by 6.1%

average selling prices of agricultural products by agricultural enterprises for 2016, estimated by the state statistics service. The crop production rose by 9.7%, while livestock production fell by 2.6%.


79.1% of total employed workers

and 59% of value added in Ukraine accounts for small and medium – sized businesses, has identified the Ministry of economy.

4% more

year-on-year Ukrainian farmers set for 11 months of last year to foreign markets of agricultural products – by 13.57 billion, reported state statistics Committee. Exports of agricultural products amounted to 41.5% of the total national exports. The import of agricultural products during the same period increased by 10.7% to $ 3.5 billion, which is 9.9% in the structure of national import.

The world

at 3.4%

in 2017 and 3.6% in 2018 – a growth of the world economy is still waiting for the IMF. By the end of 2016 the growth of the Fund, was 3.1%. The preservation of their forecasts on global economic development Fund, in particular, explains the uncertainty related to the economic policies of the new U.S. administration and its global effects.

1.38 billion people

reached in 2016, the population of China (without Hong Kong and Macau), reported the State statistical office of China. In the country 105 males there are 100 females, so it is expected that at least 4 million Chinese men by 2020 will not be able to marry. 793 million Chinese live in cities. The working-age population aged 16-60 years, at the end of 2016 amounted to 907, 5 grn million people to 65.6% of the total population. 230 million people over the age of 60, that is 16.7% of the total population.


13 billion more

in annual terms last year the world was made of downloads of applications for smartphones – 90 billion, according to international research company App Annie. Market leaders apps stay Google Play for Android devices and AppStore for iOS devices from Apple.

rise 0.6%

global sales of smartphones by the end of last year, estimates research firm IDC. In 2015, there was an increase of 10.4%.

40 thousand dollars

such a record-breaking fee paid Facebook Russian hacker for finding vulnerabilities in your code. In 2014, it paid $ 33.5 thousand Brazilian expert on cybersecurity over the same discovery.